We love movies but most importantly it is the casts in the movie that makes us enjoy the movies. Ghana boasts of lots of beautiful, talented, sharp brained, and smart damsels who grace our screens every now and then to entertain us.
Who are these ladies and what do we know about them? We bring to you some of the all-time popular contemporary actresses Ghana is blessed with.
Nana Ama McBrown
Felicity Ama Agyemang but popularly known as Nana Ama McBrown is a screen goddess who doubles as a TV presenter and a music writer.
She was born on August 15, 1973 and attended a couple of schools but later on, she couldn’t sit for the Basic Education Certificate Examinations due to some challenges.
Nana Ama McBrown shot herself to stardom when she tried out an audition organized by Miracle Films.
Her first movie, That Day, opened windows of opportunities which saw her starring in popular movies like Tentacles, Asoreba He is mine, Nsem Pii, Wo Nyame som mpo ni, etc.
She has many awards to her name including favorite Actress at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards and Eurostar Best Dressed Female Celebrity on the red carpet at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards. Currently, she is the host of McBrown’s Kitchen and United Showbiz on United Television.
Jackie Appiah (Agyemang) became a household name when she debuted and became popular through the movies Divine Love, The Perfect Picture and Mummy’s Daughter.
Jackie was born in Canada on 5th Dec 1983 but came down to Ghana at age 10 with her adorable mother. Her acting skills coupled with her beauty make her one of the most recognized actresses in the Ghana Movie Industry.
She has bagged many awards including the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for best supporting actress in the year 2007 and Achievement In Africa Entertainment award at the F.A.C.E List Awards (USA) in 2013.
Popular movies Jackie has starred in include: The King is mine, Beyonce: The President’s daughter, The heart of men, Tears of womanhood, etc. she is currently the face of IPMC for commercials and billboards.
Meet Nadia Buari, the actress with beauty dripping all over her. Nadia was born in Sekondi-Takoradi on 21st November, 1982 to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother.
She looks unassuming yet very talented and skillful in the art of film making. Nadia studied performing arts at the University of Ghana and throughout her time in school, she was actively involved in drama and dance clubs.
Buari made her debut in the movie Beyonce: The President’s Daughter although she had earlier pemiered in the TV series Games People Play and the movie Mummy’s daughter.
She went ahead to star in movies such as. Beyonce and Rihanna, Rough Rider, Beauty, and the Beast, among others, currently, Nadia Buari was Buari was awarded the Special Recognition Award at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in the year 2014.
Yvonne Nelson is regarded as the beautiful, talented and business minded actress who taught many lessons through the roles she played in the various movies she starred in.
She was born on born November 12, 1985, in Accra where she attended grade A schools such as St. Martin De Porres School and Central University College where she studied Human Resource Management.
She was also a former Miss Ghana contestant who made it big on the screens with movies like Playboy and Princess Tyra.
Aside from being an actress, she is an entrepreneur, a model, and a movie producer, where she has three movies to her credit. Yvonne Nelson has bagged many awards including Most Stylish star award at the Glitz Style Awards in 2016.
With a degree in Administrative Law, being head hunted by the defunct TV Network, ViaSat 1 to host their first own produced flagship Talk show, The One Show and starring alongside great actors like Majid Michel and John Dumelo, Joselyn Canfor-Dumas claimed a seat for herself as one of the impossible to overlook screen goddesses in Ghana.
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Born in France but raised in Ghana, Joslyn has couched a niche for herself as a very talented and topnotch media person.
She has won many awards such as Best Actress in the TV Series Shampaign at the Golden Movie Awards as well being shortlisted as being among Africa’s Top 3 women in entertainment in the year 2016. Currently, she is the Brand Ambassador for Range Rover Evoque Ghana and Jobberman Ghana.
Other popular screen goddesses Ghana boasts of include:
- Yvonne Okoro
- Ama K Abebrese
- Lydia forson
- Martha Ankomah
- Juliet Ibrahim
- Emelia Brobbey