- Nigerian Hollywood actress Yvonne Orji recently took to her social media page to share a good news
- The actress' comedy series was listed under the Outstanding Variety Show
- Yvonne's fans congratulated her on the achievement
Nigerian Hollywood actress Yvonne Orji has expressed excitement after she was nominated for the NAACP Image Award.
The actress took to her official Instagram page to share a video showing the moment her name was called.
Yvonne's Momma I Made It comedy series was nominated under the Outstanding Variety Show alongside singer Beyonce, US musician Timbaland, Will Smith among others.
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honour outstanding performances in film, television, music, and literature.
Yvonne has been working hard at her career in the entertainment industry and there is no doubt that this nomination means a lot to her.
Check out the video below:
Following her announcement, the actress' fans and followers took to her comment section to congratulate her on the new feat.
Read some comments below:
"Woot! Woot!! congratulations."
"ABSOLUTELY!!!! That’s where you belong!"
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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Yvonne Orji was excited to produce her comedy series with David Oyelowo and Oprah Winfrey.
The comedian took to her official Instagram page to make the big announcement to her 966k fans and followers.
VARIETY revealed that the comedy series of the Hollywood actress is titled First Gen. The series is said to be based on Yvonne's personal experiences growing up as a Nigerian immigrant in America.
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It was noted that the actress was caught between trying to honour her parents and culture and at the same time trying to take in American life.
In the caption that accompanied the post that Yvonne made online, the actress expressed gratitude to God for open doors.