12 Famous Nollywood Actresses Who Are Originally From Ghana

Nollywood is not just a Nigerian film industry, it is also a film industry for many African countries. That is why we refer to Africa actresses as Nollywood actresses. In this article I will be sharing with you 12 famous Nollywood actresses who are originally from Ghana. Many people are still mistaking these actresses as Nigerians because they have had a lot of connection with Nigerian actresses and many people assume them to be Nigerians.

That is why whenever I make a list of the top 10 richest or top 10 most beautiful actresses in Nigeria some of my viewers will be asking what of Yvonne Nelson, What of Jackie Appiah and so on. For that reason I have decided to bring to you the list of our famous Nollywood actresses who are originally from Ghana so you will learn to differentiate between Nigerian actresses and Ghanaian actresses.

  1. Jackie Appiah

Jackie Appiah is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producers, entrepreneur and a television personality. She is the last child in a family of five children. She was born on 5th December 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but hails from Kumasi in Ghana. She joined Nollywood in 2001.

  1. Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet Ibrahim is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, singer, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. She was born on 3rd March 1986 in Accra, Ghana. She was born to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother in Accra, Ghana. She attended Ghana Institute of Languages, where she studied English, French and Spanish. She joined Nollywood in 2004.

  1. Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and a television personality. She was born on 21st November 1982 in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana. She studied Performing Arts from the University of Ghana. She joined Nollywood in 2001.

  1. Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. She was born on 12th November 1985 in Accra, Ghana. She attended Central University College in Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management. She joined Nollywood in 2004.

  1. Joselyn Dumas

Joselyn Dumas is a famous Ghanaian actress, television host, model and a television personality. She was born on 31st August 1980 in Accra, Ghana. Joselyn Dumas joined Nollywood in 2009, after making her debut on Television as the host of Charter House’s Rhythmz, an entertainment show, which saw her interview many celebrities.

  1. Martha Ankomah

Martha Ankomah is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. She was born on 10th October 1985 in Accra, Ghana. She attended Jayee University College in Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. She joined Nollywood in 2005.

  1. Lydia Forson

Lydia Forson is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, writer, human right activist and a movie producer. She was born on 24th October 1984 in Mankessim, Ghana. She is a graduate of English Language and Information Studies from the University of Ghana. She joined Nollywood in 2005.

  1. Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese is a Ghanaian actress, model, television presenter, film producer and a television personality. She was born on 3rd May 1980 in Kumasi, Ghana. But raised in West London in the United Kingdom. In 2011, she won the Best Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. She joined Nollywood in 2009.

  1. 9. Zynnel Zuh

Zynnel Zuh is a Ghanaian actress, producer, model, script writer and a television personality. She was born on 18th July 1990 in Accra, Ghana. She hails from the Volta Region of Accra in Ghana. She attended University of Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Studies. She joined Nollywood in 2004.      

  1. Nana Ama MCBrown

Nana Ama McBrown is a Ghanaian actress, model, television presenter and a music writer. She was born on 15th August 1977 in Kumasi, Ghana. She started her career as a TV presenter and later found mainstream success following her amazing performance in the movie Asoreba. She joined Nollywood in 2010.

  1. Christabel Eke

Christabel Eke is a Ghanaian actress, model and a television personality. She was born on 16th October 1990 in Accra, Ghana to her Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. She is the first child in the family. She attended University of Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. She joined Nollywood in 2010.

  1. Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro is a Ghanaian actress, model and a television personality. She was born on 6th November 1984 in Accra, Ghana to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. She made this list because she rejected Nigeria and only accepted Ghana as her nationality. She joined Nollywood in 2005.

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