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.
Boyega was nominated for starring as Leroy Logan in Amazon’s anthology series, Small Axe. He 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.
American actor Jamie Foxx stated that he deserved the award. He described Boyega as a force to be reckoned with. “Yesssssss!!!!! Big ups!!! Well deserved and this is just the beginning. I have the pleasure of working with you at this moment and I can tell you right now that you are a force to be reckoned with congratulations on tonight and keep inspiring and entertaining the universe,” Foxx said.
While Nollwood’s finest and 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.”