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Entertainment of Friday, 16 September 2022


Chimamanda Adichie shares 29-year-old throwback photo to celebrate 45th birthday

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 16 years old Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 16 years old

Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie marked her 45th birthday on September 15, 2022.

To celebrate the day, the award-winning writer shared an old photo of herself when she turned 16.

The photo has since generated mixed reactions from Nigerians on Instagram.

"On this day, 29 years ago. My sixteenth birthday party in Nsukka," she captioned.

Chimamanda did contrary to the norm where celebrities share exclusive and beautiful photos of themselves to mark their special day.

See reactions below

poetbyimpulse said: Not Chimamanda giving us maths homework on her birthday. A queen. I Stan.

jolaayeye commented: A fashion forward queen. Look at that blouse.

ajokeo_ wrote: Stunning then, stunning forever! Happy birthday.

duruemglory2 commented: Happy birthday my queen, May all of the beauty you have shared with the world continue to inspire people.

lxre_ said: I wonder what 16 year old Chimamanda was like. Happy Birthday!

ozofuonline said: Happy Birthday CNA. Your books have literally changed my life. Plus it's so cool that we're one day apart in birthdays. You deserve so much love and joy.

omawumio commented: Always been a style star.