Nigerian-British actor and filmmaker, John Boyega, has won his first-ever golden globe award for best supporting actor in a TV series at the 78th edition of the ceremony that held last night.
He was nominated for starring as Leroy Logan in Amazon’s anthology series, Small Axe. The elated actor took to his verified Instagram to acknowledge his win.
In the caption section of a picture he posted which detailed his win, the actor wrote, “All I can say is THANK YOU SO MUCH.” Several stars around the world have taken to his comment section to congratulate him.
While Lion Heart actress, Genevieve Nnaji congratulated the star as she simply wrote, “Congratulations love.”
Patience Ozokwor fondly referred to as Mama G, also wrote, “Congratulations.”
More so the late Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, won a posthumous award at the Golden Globe for best actor in a drama for his poignant role in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” which comes just months after he died of cancer at age 43.
The movie, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which was Boseman’s last project before his death, earned him his first-ever Golden Globe award.