In Ghana, it is easier for an influential personality to be enstooled as a king or a queen even if the person is from a royal lineage or married to royalty.
Some female celebrities have been fortunate enough to have these royal titles attached to their names. They are mostly tasked to promote development in the towns where they are enstooled as queens.
Let’s have a look at top 5 Ghanaian female celebrities who have been enstooled as queens in some villages and towns in Ghana.
1. Oheneyere Gifty Anti
Respected Ghanaian broadcaster was enstooled as queen-mother of Adumasa in the Eastern Region after she tied the knot in January 2018 with Oyikekyire Nana Ansah Kwao IV.
2. Mercy Asiedu
By default, award winning actress and producer Mercy Asiedu became a queen after she married Chief of Kunsu in the Ahafo Ano South District in the Ashanti Region, Nana Agyemang Badu.
3. Wendy Shay
Rufftown records signed singer touched down from Germany and was made queen in less than a year in a town in Ghana.
Wendy Shay was enstooled as Ahenemba Hemaa of Gomoa Afransi in December 2019 although she does not hail from the town. She was made queen because of the developmental works she undertook in the town.
Beautiful Ghanaian song bird eShun was also enstooled as the ‘Youth Queen Mother’ same day as Wendy Shay in the Gomoa Afransi community in Central region of Ghana.
5. Ciara Antwi aka Bofowaa
The wife of famous televangelist, Rev. Obofour was enstooled as Queen Mother of Tepa, a community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana in October 2020 along with her husband.
Bofowaa was given the title Abuafuohemaa (Development Queen Mother) and tasked with developing the community to global standard.