Fame by memes: they didn’t even try

The Githeri man is probably the biggest beneficiary of the last election season and arguably the biggest meme celebrity of all time. PHOTO| JEFF ANGOTE

What you need to know:

  • For many, it comes as a shock because they become famous in a digital space in which they don’t even participate in.
  • Some who have become famous by memes don’t even have smart phones or access to internet, but that moment of fame throws them into a whole new world.

Fame as they say is an elusive treasure sought by many, yet there are those who get it without even trying.


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