16 years Marsai Martin has been globally recognized for breaking Guinness World Record for the youngest Hollywood Executive Producer.
At 14 years, she produced the movie titled “Little” in which she also starred alongside Regina Hall and Issa Rae.
After receiving the award she says in a video “it feels crazy, honestly, A World Record? That’s insane.
“Although Marasi is now 16years old, she technically broke the record in 2019 but she wasn’t presented with this award and officially declared a record-breaker by Guinness until now.
“To be able to create a film, to star in it and be with your favorite stars, and actually seeing that entire experience was so amazing,” Martin said during the certificate presentation.
Marsai, came to fame after acting as Dianne in the movie “Black-ish,” reportedly pitched the idea for the film herself to “Black-ish” producer Kenya Barris when she was 10.
After the pitch was accepted, Martin signed a deal with Universal Pictures, developing scripted project, last year.
The record makes sure to note that she was only 14 and 241 days old when “Little” was released.”
According to Peter Cramer, president of Universal Pictures said in a statement in CNN
“She is not only tremendously talented in front of the camera, but offers a unique perspective as a creator and producer that will resonate with all audiences.”
Martin will appear in the 2021 edition of the physical Guinness World Record book and in the meantime her production company, Genius Productions, us currently working on another film, “StepMonster.”