Kenyan internet comedian Elsa Majimbo has graced the cover of the latest issue of Teen Vogue magazine of Young Hollywood Class of 2021.
“My first Magazine Cover is with teen vogue!!! My first magazine cover is with teen vogue !!!! bury me now !!! look how God came through for me !!!" an elated Majimbo wrote on Twitter.
The 19-year-old is featured alongside American actress Charli D’Amelio, comedian Ziwe Fumudoh, American dancer Michael Le and American rapper Lil Yatchy.
“This year’s Young Hollywood creators are focused on the people at the front of the culture, pushing us to think, laugh, dance, and cry. It takes extraordinary talent to shine through a year of pandemic, protests, and a presidential election. But these rising stars did just that,” Teen Vogue said.
Majimbo rose to fame last year after her hilarious videos went viral on Instagram and Twitter following a nationwide lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
She has since been featured by international media platforms such as The Guardian, New York Times, CNN, BBC, Forbes, among others.
In November 2020, she won the prestigious E! People’s Choice Awards in the African Social Star category.
She also become a Fenty beauty ambassador, partnered with MAC, appeared on Comedy Central, and has been nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award.