South Africa’s very own funny man Trevor Noah has continued to make waves in the world of entertainment. 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 talents in the world. Trevor is in the same category with talented entertainers like Beyonce, 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.” Legit.ng reported that Trevor was named the fourth highest- paid comedian in the world by Forbes. Trevor made an estimated whopping N21 billion in 2019.
Trevor Noah makes Fortune 40 Under 40 list alongside Beyonce