Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, TV and radio host, and actor. He is the most successful comedian in Africa.
Here are facts things you didn’t know about Trevor Noah:
- Trevor Noah was born in Soweto, Johannesburg in 1984.
- Noah’s mother, Patricia Nombuyiselo Noah, is South African Xhosa, and his father Robert is a white native of Switzerland.
- He speaks several languages including English, German, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, and Afrikaans.
- Noah had a starring role on the South African soap opera Isidingoin 2002 when he was 18.
- He was hosting his own radio show “Noah’s Ark” on Gauteng’s leading youth radio station, YFM.
- He won South African Comics’ Choice Award for Comic of the Year in 2012.
- Noah appeared on Leon Schuster‘s Mad Buddie as Bokkie in 2012.
- Noah became the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on The Tonight Show on 6 January 2012 and he became the first to appear on Late Show with David Letterman on 17 May 2013.
- Noah performed for the Royal Family at the Royal Variety Performance.
- Noah was announced in 2015 as the of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, following the departure of Jon Stewart.