- Mzansi comedian and US TV host Trevor Noah has made it to the prestigious Fortune 40 Under 40 list of influential people in the world
- The funny man featured for the first time in the publication's media and entertainment category
- The South African comedian is in the same list as Beyoncé, Issa Rae, Marcus Rashford and Lewis Hamilton
Mzansi's very own funny man Trevor Noah has continued to wave our colourful flag very high in the world. The star has made it to this year's Fortune 40 Under 40 list of most influential people in the world.
The comedian featured in the media and entertainment category, which mixed established stars with some of the brightest emerging talent in the world.
He is in the same category with talented entertainers like Beyoncé, Issa Rae, Lewis Hamilton and Marcus Rashford, among others. This is the first time that the host of The Daily Show has featured on the list. The publication described Trevor as one of the most visible comedians in the US:
"Since 2015, South African Trevor Noah has become one of the most visible comedians in the U.S. and beyond as the host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, succeeding the wildly popular Jon Stewart. Noah is also an actor, writer, producer and political commentator."
Briefly.co.za reported that Trevor was named the fourth highest-paid comedian in the world by Forbes. Trevor made an estimated whopping R430 million in 2018.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Black Coffee has took to social media to praise Drake for helping him chart the the Billboard Hot 100. The internationally acclaimed Mzansi DJ worked with Drake and Jorja Smith on the smash hit titled Get It Together.
The Superman hitmaker shared Drake's "stimulus package" on Instagram and applauded him for always helping other artists get into the Hot 100 chart. Drake has also helped other artists such as 2 Chainz, 21 Savage, French Montana and Future, among others, chart on the Hot 100.
The Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the US for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on sales (physical and digital), radio play and online streaming in the US. Black Coffee captioned his post:
"Big up to @champagnepapi for always sending the elevator back down. More life."
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