The 33-year-old now lives in the United States and hosts one of the leading satirical shows.
His story however began at the age of 18 as an actor. He has taken on many roles since then and his career has earned him great attention and reward, his latest purchase, a $10 million penthouse apartment in Manhattan.
The price for the penthouse may have been steep but then again so has Trevor Noah’s rise to the top of American comedy.
Noah’s story is being hailed back home as a tale of encouragement for a young man who has realized his dreams.