Instagram star Elsa Majimbo is the winner of the E! People’s Choice Awards African Social Star Category.
She battled against South African Kwaito queen Sho Madjozi, Karl Kugelmann, Dimma Umeh, Wian, Lydia Forson, Thuso Mbedu and Zozi Tunzi.
Elsa took to social media after her win, thanking her fans for helping her secure the win.
I WON THE E! PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD!!!!! 🥳🥳🥳🥳💃🏾💃🏾I LITERALLY COULD NOT HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT ALL YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT!!! A BIG THANK YOU TO @EENTERTAINMENT FOR RECOGNIZING GAME 🕶.
In a past interview on CNN news broadcast Anderson Cooper 360°, Elsa revealed that she started the short videos out of boredom.
“IT ACTUALLY STARTED OUT OF PURE BOREDOM DUE TO THE LOCKDOWN. THEN PEOPLE STARTED MESSAGING ME AND TELLING ME HOW MUCH THEY ENJOYED AND RELATED TO MY STORIES. THAT’S WHEN I REALISED THAT I WAS ON TO SOMETHING,” SHE REVEALED.
Check it out the full interview below