5 facts you didn’t know about South African born Trevor Noah.

We all love Trevor, he is like the king of South Africa at the moment. A true hero and icon to the country. Here are some facts you may not know about the man.

1) He has been labelled sexist and anti semitic for tweets he has sent in the past.


2) He has a South African mother but his father is actually Swiss.

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3) His family said he was afflicted with albinism, a lie to explain his lighter skin tone in the area they lived. This would stop him from being reclassified by the Apartheid Government.

4) Noah speaks 5 languages. Yes 5!

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Via Twitter / Homestay

5) He is from the capital, Johannesburg.

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Via Twitter / TravelPirates

So there you have it, some interesting facts about South Africa’s biggest superstar. Thanks to Quora and All That is Interesting.