Elsa Majimbo is a Kenyan comedianne, comercial model, brand influencer, 15 x Chess Champion and Steve Harvey’s new adopted Child.
She rose to fame after her monologue comedy videos went viral in South Africa and popular artists like Casper Nyovest shared them on social media.
Elsa Majimbo Quick Life Story and Achievements.
Before the Covid-19 global pandemic, Elsa Majimbo was just a regular Journalism student at Strathmore University pursuing Journalism and Mass Communication.
At the time, she just had 7k followers on instagram but her video titled ‘I miss no one’ grew her followers to 10,000 plus.
In a span of few months she went viral to the point of gaining 2.2 Million followers on instagram.
She is known all over the internet with her close up monologue videos in her bed room with a signature of crunching chips after the punchline.
Elsa Majimbo has achieved alot in a very short period of time.
She has met her idols, Rihanna, and had a social media endorsements from big celebrities like Lupita Nyong’o, Casper Nyovest and Beyonce.
She has also performed her monologue at the Golden Globe Awards which was aured on CNBC.
Elsa Majimbo has also been selected to be among the brand ambasadors of Fenty Beauty Cosmetics and Luxury fashion brand Valentino.
How did Elsa Majimbo become famous?
Elsa Majimbo went viral on Tiktok and instagram doing monologues and one liner comedy close ups with her iphone.
Is Elsa Majimbo Kenyan or South African?
She is a Kenyan from the Tribe of Luhya Community of Western Kenya.
Elsa also considers South Africa her second home sice they were the first ones to understand her sense of humor.
Elsa Majimbo Age, Tribe, Real Name, Parents and Family.
How old is Elsa Majimbo?
Elsa Majimbo was born on 29th June 2001 in Nairobi Kenya to a nuclear Family of two kids.
She has a sibling called Ivy. Her parents are still married and live together in Nairobi.
Elsa Majimbo Education Background.
Elsa Majimbo went to a private university in Nairobi, Strathmore University, to pursue a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Elsa Majimbo Ethnicity and Nationality.
Where did Elsa Majimbo grow up?
Elsa was born and raised in Nairobi Kenga by her Luhya parents.
Though she struggles to understand the luhya local dialect due to the urban environment she grew up in, she still speaks a little swahili and more of Kenyan English accent.
Elsa Majimbo Steve Harvey.
The American TV host, Author, Radio Personality and Businessman Steve Harvey promised to adopt Elsa Majimbo and treat her as his niece.
“I’m going to adopt you as my niece. I’m going to give you my phone number, and I don’t care what you need. If you need anything, a place to go, help, some advice or you wanna talk to somebody you call me,” Steve Harvey told Elsa.
The reason for adoption is to intentionally bridge the gap between Africans and African Americans.
“I don’t want to let anything happen to you because its been one of my goals to bridge the gap between Africa and African-America. If you have never been, you have to go. You know what I love most about it, it’s the first time in my life in 67 years that I wake up in the morning and I’m not a minority. But Elsa you got an Uncle in me,” said Steve Harvey.
Elsa Majimbo later shared a clip of the video on her socials saying ” an interview that turned strangers into Family, I love you uncle Steve”.
Who adopted Elsa Majimbo? Who did Steve Harvey Adopt?
Elsa was adopted by Steve Harvey on a live TV interview after telling a Sobb story on how she was hated by many people online from her country due to her darker skin.
Elsa Majimbo Rihanna and Fenty.
After being noticed by Lupita Nyong’o through a retweet, Elsa Majimbo also got not only a social media follow but also a DM from her childhood idol Rihanna.
The two had some long private charts. Rihanna also wrote her a latter and even added her instagram reel on her profile.
This was definitely a milestone achieved by Elsa since Rihanna has only three reels on her instagram.
In September 2020, Elsa Majimbo revealed that she landed a deal with Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty Cosmetics as one among the brand ambassadors.
Elsa Majimbo Awards and Brand Ambassador Deals.
After quickly rising to fame and becoming a viral sensation in South Africa before Kenya, Elsa Majimbo landed her first endorsement deal.
The giant make-up brand MAC-Africa chose her to be their brand ambassador in 2021.
In the same year she won the most coveted award of E! People’s Choice Award in the Africa Social Star Category.
Elsa Majimbo also won the GQ Men of The Year Awards in the – Entertainer of The Year Category.
She also graced the cover of Teen Vogue Magazine wearing Valentino, one of the most civeted luxury fashion brands in the world.
A few days later, Elsa announced her partnership with the brand after her appearence on Teen Vogue was offucially published.
She confirmed the deal through the tweet saying “On tuesday i was wearing Valentino on the Cover of Teen Vogue, on Friday I announced i am working with Valentino. Thats how we do baby”.
She was also invited to do a Monologue at the Golden Globe Awards, the show aired live on CNBC on 28th February 2021.
Beyonce later sent her an Ivy Park Package, which is every young girl’s dream.
Indeed every young girl is now praying to the God of Elsa Majimbo to visit them too sometime.
Get a full interview of Elsa Majimbo on GQ here.
Elsa Majimbo 15 x Chess Champion.
The fact that Elsa Majimbo is a 15x chess player, her manager used this as a concept to promote Queens’ Gambit.
On the popular Netflix series, Elsa explained how she relates more with the lead character, Beth.
Elsa has been a fan of chess since she was as young 14 and this has contributed to her sharp andsmart nature when it comes to understanding human nature in relation to humor.
Speaking on Netflix’s ” Strong Black Lead”, Elsa said that her dad introduced her to chess while still young and he took her to every chess tournament all around the world.
Elsa Majimbo Manager, Mohamed Kheir.
Behind every solid brand that appeals to many people and corporates worldwide, is a manager who knows how to penetrate the negotiations in the boardroom.
Though they have never met, Elsa Majimbo and her personal manager Mohamed Kheir have done alot in a very short period of time.
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Thus was greatly contributed by the talent that Elsa has and how skilled Mohamed is.
The two met through a simple DM message and have only had a Virtual conversation on Facetime.
“Mo was clearly a fan who saw me the way I saw myself, not just for where I was at, but where I could be. He was strategic like me, we set huge goals, and achieved all them in a matter of months, then set even bigger ones — we are now surpassing those as well,” she told Forbes.
Though he is a graduate of architecture, Mo has an eye for talent and the ability to build it to meet international appeal and standards.
“It’s almost unheard of for a comedian to rise in the speed that Elsa has, but then to also land the couture collaboration, of which we retained the IP ownership — it’s unprecedented for a comedian to do that in a period of less than a year,” Kheir explains.
Elsa Majimbo Boyfriend.
Elsa Majimbo is currently dating Dj Hkeem.
She is always thankful of him for bringing her joy all the time.
Elsa Majimbo Net Worth, House and Cars.
Elsa majimbo drives one of the best cars out of Tesla company, Tesla Model 3.
Where does Elsa Majimbo live?
Elsa Majimbo bought a house in Los Angeles Califonia on July 2022 as her 21st birthday present.
What is Elsa Majimbos Net worth?
Elsa Majimbo has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.
What does Elsa Majimbo do for a living?
Elsa Majimbo is a monologue comedian, brand influencer, comercial model and actress.
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