Top 10 Most Richest Actresses In Ghana

The film industry in Ghana makes millions monthly and has proven to be one of the major exports in Ghana, which is one reason it needs to be guarded jealously. Ghana actors and actresses are living extravagant lifestyle. The life of fame, glamour, money and flamboyanes has become the order of their day and it’s a life many of us are dreaming to live in.

In this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana and their net worth. The Ghana movie industry popularly known as Ghallywood is generally a goldmine in Africa and Ghana is one of the leading movie industries in Africa after Nollywood of Nigeria. No wonder most of Ghanaian actresses are extremely rich. In this list, we are going to look up at the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana and their net worth. You will be surprised to see who is number one on this list and why.

Before we proceed, I want to make it clear that this list is just an estimated value of their respective net worth. It is the most accurate and most credible Ghanaian actresses net worth you can find anywhere on the internet. This list of top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana is highly competitive and however changes every year, because overtaking is allowed.

So therefore, the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana are as follows;

10. Nana Ama MCBrown

Nana Ama McBrown is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, television presenter and a music writer. She rose to prominence for her role in the television series Tentacles. She was born on 15th August 1977 in Kumasi, Ghana. She is currently 41 years old.

Nana Ama McBrown started her career as a TV presenter and later found mainstream success following her amazing performance in the movie Asoreba. Her mother and her father divorced when she was still very young. With her father gone and her mother unable to take care of her and her six other siblings, Nana Ama McBrown together with her siblings were adopted by Kofi McBrown and her aunt, Madam Betty Obiri. As a result, Nana Ama McBrown considers her childhood to be difficult.

Nana Ama McBrown attended St. Peter’s International Residential School. After which, she proceeded to Minnesota International School and then later moved to Central International School both in Ghana and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. Nana Ama McBrown is very wealthy and currently number 10 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $200,000.

9. 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 currently 34 years old. She received her early education at Wilmore Elementary School in Kentucky, United States of America. At the age of 9 years old, her family moved to Ghana, where she continued her education at Akosombo International School in Ghana.

After which she attended St. Louis Secondary School in Kumasi, Ghana where she completed her secondary school education. After her secondary school education, Lydia Forson graduated from the University of Ghana where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Information Studies. In 2010, she won Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award.

Lydia Forson acting career started in 2005 when she played a cameo role in Hotel St. James. She has acted in many other movies which include Run Baby, Different Shades of Blue and a stint in the reality show The Next Star in Nigeria. Lydia Forson is very wealthy and currently number 9 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $250,000.

8. 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. She is currently 38 years old. Joselyn Dumas was born and raised in Accra, Ghana, where she spent her early childhood. She had her basic education at Morning Star School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After which she proceeded to Archbishop Porter Girls High School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.

While in Archbishop Porter Girls High School, she was appointed as the Entertainment Prefect.  After completing her secondary school education, she proceeded to the United States of America, where she studied in a reputable university and earn a Degree in Administrative Law. In 2009, Joselyn Dumas started her acting career. She made her debut on Television as the host of Charter House’s Rhythmz, an entertainment show, which saw her interview many celebrities.

Her role in the movie “Perfect Picture” brought her to limelight and gave her a lot of advantages in Ghallywood and Nollywood. Joselyn Dumas is very wealthy and currently number 8 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $270,000.

7. Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese is an award winning British/Ghanaian actress, model, television presenter, film producer and a television personality. She was born on 3rd May 1980 in Kumasi, Ghana. She is currently 39 years old. She was born in Ghana and raised in West London in the United Kingdom. She won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2011 for her stellar performance in Sinking Sands. Her film credits include the Netflix movie “Beasts of No Nation” directed by Car Fukunaga and stars Idris Elba. In the movie, she plays the role of the mother to the young lead actor, Abraham Attah who played the role of Agu.

Ama K. Abebrese has been listed among the Africa’s Top 20 Actors and Actresses by filmcontacts.com. She was named among C Hub magazine’s 100 most influential African Women Influencers of the era of 2014/2015. She was ranked the Number 1 Most Influential TV and Radio Host of 2015 on the Ghana Social Media Rankings List. She is an accomplished television presenter, having started hosting TV shows in her teens on YCTV in London. She has presented on BBC2, OBE TV, Viasat 1, TV3 Ghana, Ebonylife TV and many more. Ama K. Abebrese is very wealthy and currently number 7 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $350,000.

6. Martha Ankomah

Martha Ankomah is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, director, entrepreneur and a television personality. She was born on 10th October 1985 in Accra, Ghana. She is currently 33 years old. She attended Adabraka Presbyterian Junior High School and Labone Senior High School in Accra, Ghana. After her primary and secondary school education, she went further to Jayee University College, Ghana where she studied Marketing and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Her childhood was characterized as difficult. She and her mother struggled to support the family financially.

In 1994, she was introduced to acting by her cousin who took her to the National Theatre and she joined the Harrisco Drama Group. She has acted in over 100 movies which include Rough Rider, My Taxi Driver, Bed of Roses, No More Love, Thug Love, amongst others. In 2013, she officially launched her ultra-modern beauty salon called “Martha’s Place”. In 2013, she was honored by the University of Education, Winneba for her contribution to Ghana’s entertainment industry. Martha Ankomah is very wealthy and currently number 6 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $400,000.

5. Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro is a famous 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 is currently 34 years old. Her father is from Abia State in Nigeria while her mother is from Accra in Ghana. Yvonne Okoro is of mixed lineage of both Ghana and Nigeria and calls herself an African woman. She is a native of Amankalu Alayi, a small village in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but was born and bred in Accra, Ghana. She is the first child of her mother and the fifth child of her father, because her father married many women.

She attended Community School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her First school Leaving Certificate. After which she proceeded further to Mfanstiman Girls Senior High School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. After completing her secondary school education, Yvonne Okoro proceeded to University of Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Linguistics. She later went further to University De-Nantes in France to study Press Civilization, Drama and Marketing. Yvonne Okoro is very wealthy and currently number 5 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

4. 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 is currently 33 years old. She was born to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian-Liberian mother in Accra, Ghana. She is the first child in a family of four children. She has two sisters and a brother. She is a Muslim by religion. Juliet Ibrahim along with her siblings spent the longest part of their childhood in Lebanon and Ivory Coast due to the war in Liberia.

She completed her primary school education in Lebanon, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After her primary school education, Juliet Ibrahim relocated to Ivory Coast for her secondary school education and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.

After her secondary school education, Juliet Ibrahim relocated back to Ghana and completed her tertiary education. She attended Ghana Institute of Languages, where she studied English, French and Spanish. She also studied Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations at the Ghana Institute of Journalism. Juliet Ibrahim is very wealthy and currently number 4 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $600,000.

3. Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, producer and a philanthropist. She was born on 21st November 1982 in Takoradi in the Western Region of Ghana. She is currently 36 years old. In 2001, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and won the award in 2009. She was born out of wedlock to an unknown white man. Later her mother married Alhaji Sidiku Buari, who adopted her legally. She studied Performing Arts at the University of Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts.

Throughout her school life she was actively involved in school drama and dance clubs. She started her acting career in 2005 after starring on Ghanaian national television with the TV series “Games People Play”. She has acted in several blockbuster movies which include Mummy’s Daughter, Chelsea, The King is Mine, The President’s Daughter, Beyonce & Rihanna, amongst others.

In 2013, she won the Pan African Actress Award at the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards in New York City, United States of America. In 2013, she became an Ambassador of Tablet India Limited, a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer company in India. Nadia Buari is very wealthy and currently number 3 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $780,000.

2. Jackie Appiah

Jackie Appiah is a famous Ghanaian actress and model. She is the last child in a family of five children. She was born on 5th December 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is currently 35 years old. She was born in Canada and spent her early childhood in Canada before relocating to Accra, Ghana with her mother at the age of 10 years old. She is originally from Kumasi in Ghana but was born and bred in Ontario, Canada. In 2005, she got married and currently has a son.

Jackie Appiah has acted in many blockbusters movies which include Tentacles, Games People Play, Sun-city, The King is Mine, Beyonce, Black Soul & Bitter Blessing, President Daughter, Princess Tyra, Pretty, amongst others. She is believed to be a shy girl when she first started acting. The movie “Mummy’s Daughter” made her famous in Ghana.

In 2007, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2008, she won the Best Upcoming Actress of the year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Jackie Appiah is very wealthy and currently number 2 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $870,000.

1. Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson is a famous Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. She was born on 12th November 1985 in Accra, Ghana. She is currently 33 years old. She is originally from Cape Coast in Ghana. She started her education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra, Ghana and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School in Accra, Ghana.

After her primary and secondary school education, Yvonne Nelson proceeded to Central University College in Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management. In 2005, Yvonne Nelson took part in the Ghana prestigious beauty pageant “Miss Ghana” but could not reach the crown.

She started her acting career in 2000. In 2007 she rose to fame after starring as a lead character in the Ghanaian blockbuster movie “Princess Tyra”. After her success in Princess Tyra, she went to Nigeria and shot about five more movies which launched her career in Nollywood and made her a public figure in Nigeria. Yvonne Nelson is very wealthy and currently number 1 on our lists of the top 10 most richest actresses in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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