If there really is one country out there that has grown from nothing to extreme popularity over the last few years, it has got to be Ghana. In fact, thanks to its rise in popularity more and more Ghana celebrities are even becoming well known throughout parts of Africa. With some of the most renowned actors and music artists, there truly is a who’s who list of celebrities in Ghana that everyone should be aware of. Below, you will learn more about these celebrities and how they have helped shape their country.
You might know him as Tornado, but Stephen Appiah is without a doubt one of the most well-respected football stars in the country. In fact, in 2006 his skill and leadership as team captain helped Ghana make it all the way to the World Cup. He also had a big role in the 2010 season where the World Cup was actually held in South Africa.
When it comes to divas with acting skills, you will not find anyone that suits the role better than Yvonne Nelson. She is extremely well known and respected in the Nigeria and Ghana regions. Even though she is still fairly new to the big screen, she has already won her way into the hearts of many Ghanaians. Every movie that she has starred in has been a huge hit.
Hip-hop artist, Sarkodie, is one of the country’s most popular celebrities. His music has earned him innumerable awards, as well as worldwide recognition. At the 2012 BET Awards, Sarkodie was awarded the “Best International Act: Africa category”. In 2014, he was ranked the “Hottest African MCs”, by the MTV base.
Sarkodie has born in Tema and has four siblings. He developed an interest in music at a very young age. His music career has evolved from an underground rapper to one of the most notable celebrities in Ghana.
Nana Aba Anamoah is one of Ghana’s most popular television personalities. This single mother is highly respected for not aborting her child to focus on her career. She got her start as an anchor on TV3 before securing the role as host of the Divas Show. It is undoubtedly true that Nana Aba Anamoah is an inspiration for women all throughout Ghana. When you look at all of her accomplishments, it is easy to see why she is one of Ghana’s hottest celebrities.
If you listen to the radio in Ghana, there is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard of Kwami Sefa Kayi. He hosts the Kakrooko Morning Show on the Peace FM network. Kayi’s show is widely considered to be the very best breakfast radio show in the country. It is full of amazing interviews and stellar music.
Rebeca Acheampong is better known as Becca. She just happens to be one of the most celebrated celebrities in all of Ghana. The afro-pop singer has truly made a huge presence for herself far and wide. She is well known for her charitable acts and has also won many awards. She has collaborated with some of the world’s best-known celebrities, including Hugh Masekela.