Who is Trevor Noah?
Let us assume, there is a group of intellectuals discussing the topics that really matter. What according to you must be their concern? Politics, Economy, Future generations, Important developments in the world etc. Have you ever heard a group of the highbrow person talking about the comedians or people who actually try to make this depressing world into the happening one? The answer would be No!
We live in a world where one country is fighting with the other trying to push their bullshit agendas on everyone. There has been a lot of time when the artists are forced not to show their talents to the public. Almost all forms of the artist must have faced the problem of injustice towards them. Comedians play an important role in society, they allow us to think out of the box. It gives the power to question the work of others, by promoting the Freedom of Speech. According to George Carlin an American stand-up comedian, famous for his black comedy, “Governments don’t want well informed, well-educated people capable of critical thinking. This is against their interests.” Comedy has the power to convince the majority of message the messenger is trying to give due to which advertisements make use of it to sell their products.
Humorist, One of the Kind!
One of the great comedians of present times is, Trevor Noah. He is a South African comedian, political commentator and television host. He is most famous for hosting the Daily Show, an American Satirical news program on Comedy Central. He started his career in South Africa as an actor, comedian, and presenter in the year 2002.
‘Born a Crime’, Noah’s autobiography with comedy as the genre was published in the year 2016, collected some dislikeness from readers. He is named one of ‘The 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media’ by The Hollywood Reporter in the year 2017 and 2018. He has also been declared as one of the 100 most Influential people in the World, by Time Magazine.
He has been awarded too many awards like MTV Africa Music Award, People Choice Award, Prime Time Emmy Award, and many others.
In his book, Born a Crime, he has revealed that his birth is technically illegal. Interracial sexual relations and marriages were illegal and outlawed. It became legal just after the year he was born. Just like other common people he was also scared of facing the camera and took a lot of courage to face it with confidence. One of his many skills is, he is able to speak in many different languages like English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Tswana, and Tsonga. He also wants to learn Spanish once he fully learns German.
What Noah is today is no work of magic but his determination and patience. Growing up in the most racially troubled place dealing with poverty with the only good reason, his mother was a challenge. His humorous nature can be a gift from God but the effort with which he showed it to the world was the true challenge.
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