Popular for her role as Molly on HBO’s TV series Insecure Nigerian-American Actor, Yvonne Orji has secured her place in the hearts of a huge number of fans at home and in the diaspora. You might also know her as one of the co-hosts of popular podcast ‘Jesus and Jollof’ that features two Nigerian women sharing conversation around things they love and how they navigate life with no holds barred.
HBO teams up with Yvonne Orji for an hour-long comedy special with Orji taking the centre stage wearing her other hat as a stand-up comedian. The special includes footage shot both in Nigeria and the United States of America. From the released trailer, you can see Yvonne taking her audience back to her hometown in Nigeria as she gives a back story on her life and how her ideologies were shaped; she then takes her viewers on a journey she ends at the Howard Theatre in the DMV.
Momma, I Made It! premiers on HBO on the 6th of June and will be available to stream on HBO max. It was either this or medical school.