Meet the 10 most controversial popular Ghanaians


They are well-known Ghanaians who have attained notoriety for engaging in acts that sometimes outrage, shock, disappoint or divide members of the public.

There is nothing like bad publicity but these Ghanaian celebrities have always entangled themselves in controversies so much that it is as if they are bed-mates with controversy. came with the list of Ghanaian popular celebrities who rely or thrives on controversy.

10. Afia Schwarzenegger (Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa)

Afia Schwarzenegger since day one she was introduced to the screens by Delay has been popular but she became very popular thanks to her controversial “fights” with Bishop Daniel Obinim.

She has since been involved in several controversies.One moment she is fighting on the streets, another moment she is posting a subtle jab at someone.

In 2015, she was arrested in Accra for reportedly beating a man who reportedly stole her iPhone.Another recent controversial beef that made waves all over the country was when she engaged the Member of Parliament of Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, in caustic tit-for-tat verbal attacks in the media.

Her conduct among others, subsequently, got her momentarily suspended by her employers, despite group of companies.

9.Asamoah Gyan

” I will become black stars coach one day” - Asamoah Gyan

The 31-year-old footballer who plies his trade with Al-Ahli Dubai F.C, has been in one controversy after another in the last five years.

The first occurred when his friend and co-musician, Castro, went missing (probably died) in Ada in July 2014.

Gyan, who had taken Castro and other friends on a weekend rendezvous at Ada, failed to speak for two months on the circumstances leading to the disappearance of the hiplife artiste and his lady friend, Janet Bandu, when they went for a boat cruise on the Volta River.

His loud silence on the matter sparked a rumour that he was responsible for the musician’s death.

When a Daily Graphic journalist,Kumasi based Daniel Kenu, asked Gyan what he made of those rumours at a press conference in Kumasi, the Black Stars captain attempted to assault him but was restrained.

Two days later, Gyan’s senior brother, Baffour Gyan, led thugs to assault the journalists at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, provoking public outrage.

Gyan also made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2015 when a 22-year-old University student, Sarah Kwabla, accused him of raping her and forcibly having anal $ex with her.

The Black Stars striker again sparked public anger when he reportedly slapped a worker of Alisa Hotel hotel in Accra February over a misunderstanding.

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Toni Kusi
Toni Kusi is the co-founder and Editor-in-chief of Ghpage. He holds B.A in Social & Development Administration. Adjudged the best Ghanaian blogger in 2018, Toni also acts as a Publicist, Lifestyle coach and a social media marketer for various clients. He's a lover of seasonal movies. Shoot me an Email at or call/Whatsapp +447507648176. You can also follow or reach out to me on any of my social media handles below.


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