After it was revealed that Trevor Noah would be hosting the 2021 Grammy Awards, we decided to take a look at a few more of Trevor’s biggest achievements.

Trevor Noah has made winning a habit in the last decade of his career. From dominating the comedy circuit in South Africa to eventually becoming an internationally renowned star, Trevor continues to achieve his biggest goals every year and as a nation, we are incredibly proud of every single win he manages to add to his increasingly impressive CV. 

This week it was announced that Trevor will be hosting the biggest night in international music, the 2021 Grammy Awards. In doing so, he will make history by becoming the first-ever South African to host the Recording Academy’s annual awards ceremony. 

The Grammy gig is up there with some of Trevor Noah’s most notable achievements, and we decided to put together 5 other big wins which made the world stand up and take notice. 

Trevor Noah’s biggest international wins

Two TIME Magazine Covers

Landing a TIME Magazine cover is a big deal. Landing two in the space of a year is almost unheard of but Trevor Noah managed to do exactly this when he appeared on TIME‘s cover in 2016 alongside his fellow TV hosts in the industry; then again in 2017 where he was named as one of the “Next Generation Leaders”.

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NAACP Literature Awards

Trevor Noah’s book, Born a Crime made waves across the world and even made its way into the American school curriculum. Its success is a victory in itself, and it opened the doors for him to win two NAACP Image Awards in 2017.

GQ Man of the Year 2020

Fast forward to 2020 and just before he was unveiled as the host of the Grammys, Trevor had landed himself another big achievement when he was named as one of GQ’s Men of the Year for 2020.

An Emmy award

Trevor and his team were proud to receive an Emmy in 2017 in the Outstanding Short Form Variety Series category for The Daily ShowBetween the Scenes. 

5 Years on The Daily Show 

It’s hard to believe it has already been 5 years since Trevor Noah made his debut on The Daily Show but the comedian reached that massive landmark in September 2020. How life has changed since that incredible day!



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