5 Fun Facts About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-In Honor Of The Author’s 42nd Birthday.

5 Fun Facts About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie-In Honor Of The Author’s 42nd Birthday.

September 15, marks the day Award-Winning Nigeria born novelist, Chimamanda Adichie was born and here are 5 reasons why we stan:

  1. Her best-selling novel “Half of a yellow sun” has been adapted into a film starring Academy Award nominee  Chiwetel Ejiofor and BAFTA winner Thandie Newton.
  2. Her 2012 TED talk “We should all be feminist” has had more than five million views and was sampled for the 2013 song “***flawless” by American singer, Beyonce.
  3. In 2015, she was named one of Time’s Magazines 100 most influential people in the world.
  4. She was one of 15 people selected by Duchess Meghan Markle of Sussex to appear on the September 2019 cover of the British Vogue.
  5. A 10 series limited adaptation of her bestselling novel “Americanah” is set to be done by HBO Max starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.

 

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