Funny you should say that about Trevor Noah

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Funny you should say that about Trevor Noah

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Tswelopele Maputla

Trevor Noah became one of SA’s greatest exports in 2015 when he became the host of The Daily Show. Since then the 35-year-old has published his autobiography, Born A Crime, which became a New York Times bestseller, and was named the fourth-richest comedian by financial magazine Forbes a few months ago. Last weekend Noah made history by being the first African comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden in New York. Here are seven things you might not know about the funny guy:

Getting away with mischief

In Born a Crime, Noah speaks candidly about the privileges and prohibitions of being a bi-racial child in apartheid SA. Having fairer skin than his cousins let him get away with mischief because his grandmother was too afraid to give him a hiding...

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