The Cardi B versus Ghana issue got people wondering why the people ranting were not familiar faces. Indeed, you will agree with me that the celebs who took the meet and greet issue to instagram werent faces that we are familiar with. This got people wondering why the A list celebrities in Ghana didn’t show up to welcome Cardi same way it was done in Nigeria.
Are there top celebrities in Ghana? Yes! But we wouldnt know why they were nowhere near the scene. On this post we would be looking at the top 10 celebrities in Ghana.
10. Jackie Appiah
Jackie Appiah is a Ghanaian actress. She has featured in lots of Nollywood movies, her notable Nollywood films include Black Soul, Bitter Blessing etc. She has acted alongside Nollywood actor Ramsey Noah, Emeka Ike, etc. She has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007. She has other awards and endorsements to her name.
9. John Dumelo
John Dumelo is a Ghanaian actor, farmer and politician. He started acting in the early 1990s in a 1991 movie called Baby Thief. John Dumelo is also an entrepreneur. He launched his clothing line (J.Melo) in 2012. The Actor is also known to be involved in both Crop and Animal farming. As a politician, on August 24th 2019, he won the NDC parliamentary primaries to represent the NDC in Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency in the 2020 general elections.
Michael Owusu Addo, aka Sarkodie, is a Ghanaian rapper from Tema. He is a huge force in the Ghanaian music industry. His hard work has gone ahead to earn him different awards and accolades. Sarkodie has done lots of features with A list Nigerian musicians and he is a household name both in Ghana and beyond. He is considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance. Sarkodie owns the Sark by Yas clothing line, which was launched on April 27, 2013. On 30 October 2019, he was appointed as an ambassador for the Year of Return campaign; the honour was conferred on him at the Creative Arts Industry Forum.
7. Majid Michel
Majid Michel is a Ghanaian actor. In 2008, Michel starred as the lead role in the film Agony of the Christ, which received seven nominations at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009. Michel made his Nigerian Nollywood debut in the 2009 romantic drama, Emerald, where he played a leading role alongside Genevieve Nnaji. However, the 2009 film Silent Scandals brought Majid into prominence in Nigeria. He received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
6. Yvonne Okoro
Chinyere Yvonne Okoro is a Ghanaian actress. Born to a Ghanaian mum and a Nigerian dad. She made her screen debut in the movie titled Sticking to the Promise, a 2002 movie which was produced by a Nigerian producer. She’s currently the host of Dining with Cooks and Braggarts. Cooks and Braggarts is a celebrity cooking show that features well-known figures to mint their hands on how they cook their favourite foods while bespeaking about various topics.
5. Martha Ankomah
Martha Ankomah is a Ghanaian film actress and an entrepreneur. She made her first screen debut in 1995 through the help of a cousin. In July 2013, Ankomah officially opened her beauty salon ‘Martha’s Place’ in Accra. The salon offers treatments for men and women. In 2016, she launched a social organization founded by Ankomah to provide health awareness, child care support programs, livelihood empowerment and community development projects.
Rebecca aka Becca, is a Ghanaian singer, songwriter and actress. She first gained recognition as a contestant on the second season of TV3’s annual singing competition Mentor. Becca was ranked 94 on E.tv Ghana’s 2013 list of the 100 most influential people in Ghana. Her debut studio album Sugar was released in 2007; it earned her five nominations at the 2008 Ghana Music Awards. The album’s lead single “You Lied to Me” won Record of the Year at the aforementioned awards show. Becca released her second studio album Time 4 Me on 16 May 2013. It features guest appearance from 2face Idibia, M.I, King Ayisoba, Trigmatic, Jay Storm and Akwaboah.
3. Chris Attoh
Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian actor, on-air personality, television presenter and producer. He is best known as “Kwame Mensah” in Nigerian soap opera Tinsel. He co-hosted the 2016 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with Naa Ashorkor and Dj Black. He was also the MC of the 2014 edition of F.A.C.E List Awards in New York City along with Sandra Appiah. He is one actor who is hell deep in marriage controversy scandal.
2. Yvonne Nelson
Yvonne Nelson is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and entrepreneur. In 2011, she ventured into movie production. Her first production was the movie The Price, which was released that same year, in 2012 she produced Single and Married and in 2013, she produced the movie titled. Nelson founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010 to help create awareness about the disease. As a result of her philanthropic activities particularly in glaucoma, she was honored by GoWoman Magazine and Printex for her foundation and film career.
1. Nadia Buari
Nadia Buari to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother is Ghanaian actress. Her first major film was Mummy’s Daughter, after which, she starred in various Ghanaian movies. She made her grand debut to Nollywood scene in 2008 on a movie titled Beyonce and Rihanna. She played the lead alongside popular Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. In 2013, she won the Pan African Actress award at the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) in New York City.