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:
- 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.
- 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.
- In 2015, she was named one of Time’s Magazines 100 most influential people in the world.
- She was one of 15 people selected by Duchess Meghan Markle of Sussex to appear on the September 2019 cover of the British Vogue.
- A 10 series limited adaptation of her bestselling novel “Americanah” is set to be done by HBO Max starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o.