6.Shirley Frimpong Manso (Age: 40 years)
Shirley Frimpong-Manso is a Ghanaian film director, writer, and producer. She is the founder and CEO of Sparrow Productions, a film, television, and advertising production company.
She won Best Director at the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2013, she was ranked the 48th most influential person in Ghana according to E.tv Ghana.
Her age came as a surprise to many when she turned 40 on March 16, this year.