Top 10 Richest Actors In Ghana
Who are the Top 10 Richest Actors In Ghana ? An Actor is a person who portrays a character in a performance , performs “in the flesh” in the traditional medium of the theatre or in modern media such as film, radio, and television. Most Actors In Ghana has made it to the limelight through thier acting career and with thier popularity they have become brand Ambassodors , producers etc…and they are now rich in the country.
Can acting make you rich?
The most traditional among professions to make you rich, acting is a low entry barrier yet hard to reach success field. The odds of making it to the list of gallywood biggies are low but given the right amount of talent and drive, you can become a successful actor.
Who are the Top Richest Actors In Ghana?
John Dumelo , Adjetey Anang , Kofi Adu , Kwadwo Nkansah , Prince David Osei , Van Vicker , Majid Michel , Chris Attoh , Micheal Blankson and Peter Mensah are the Top 10 Richest Actors In Ghana on our list .
1. John Dumelo
John Dumelo is a Ghanaian actor, farmer and politician. On 1 April 2014 he emerged as the first Ghanaian to hit a million likes on Facebook. His parents are Mr. John Dumelo who was a Civil Engineer and Mrs. Antoinette Dumelo a Customs Officer
He attended Achimota School was part of the Drama Club and also won the Fliers Guy in Mo-TOWN prize. and further studied Civil Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He contested in “Mr University” won at KNUST. Later, he enrolled in GIMPA’s School of Public Service and Governance. He started acting in the early 1990s in a 1991 movie called Baby Thief while he was attending Christ the King School and was paid 20 thousand old Ghana Cedis (currently 2 Ghana Cedis) at age 7 years.
John Dumelo is married to Gifty Mawunya Nkornu. He held a grand wedding at Royal Senchi Resort in Akosombo.The couple’s first child was born on 16 October 2018. He is named John Dumelo Jnr. after his father. He is currently The Richest Actor in Ghana with an estimated worth of $1.2 million.
Adjetey Anang is a Ghanaian actor, popularly known as “Pusher”, which was his screen name in the television series Things We Do for Love. He is married to Elom Anang and they have a son. He has featured in many Ghanaian movies, including Deadly Voyage, A Sting in a Tale, The Perfect Picture and others.
Is Adjetey Annan a lecturer?He is a lecturer in Acting at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) teaching at the Bachelor’s Degree and Diploma levels and also handles Acting Certificate Courses at the same Institution.
Kofi Adu, also known as Agya Koo, is an actor and comedian from Ghana. He has appeared in over 200 Ghanaian movies including Obaatanpa, Away Bus, Black Star, and Ma Tricki Wo.
When did Agya Koo start?In 1999, Agya Koo made his big screen début on the popular movie “Kumasi Yonko.” In a bid to entertain his audiences Agya Koo incorporated comedic element in his roles making him an instant hit with audiences.
In July 2008, he was awarded a National Award by then-Ghanaian President John Agyekum Kufuor. Although he originally journeyed to Accra to sing, Agya Koo has been featured in many Ghanaian movies, 15 of which remain his favorite.
Prince David Osei
Prince David Osei is a Ghanaian actor, model, producer, director and a philanthropist. He has featured in many Ghanaian and Nigerian movies, including Fortune Island, Last Night, Hero, Forbidden Fruit and others. He has also featured in the American movie titled The Dead.
Prince David Osei studied at Accra High School and proceeded to the University of Ghana, where he studied English, Sociology and Theatre Arts.
Kwadwo Nkansah professionally known as Lil Win, is a Ghanaian artist, musician, actor and comedian. Kwadwo Nkansah was born to Mr Kofi and Ama. He grew up with six other siblings in Kwaman in the Ashanti region. He is the founder of Great Minds International school in Kumasi, Ashanti Region of Ghana. Kwadwo completed Junior High school at Kenyasi Abrem in the Ashanti region but wasn’t able to further his education.
Joseph van Vicker, better known as Van Vicker, is a Ghanaian actor, movie director and humanitarian.He is the CEO of Sky + Orange production, a film production house.Van Vicker received two nominations for “Best Actor in a Leading Role” and “Best Upcoming Actor” at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
Vicker has been nominated for and won numerous awards from Africa to the Caribbean. Awards include Ghana Movie Awards, ACRAG awards and the Nollywood Academy Films Critics’ Awards. In 2009, he won the Best African Caribbean Actor and Best Actor African American and in 2011, he won the Pan African creative actor. In 2013, he won the Best International Actor award at the Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards (PAMSAA) 2013, which was held in Abuja, Nigeria.
Majid Michel is a Ghanaian actor, model, television personality, evangelism and a humanitarian. He received nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. He eventually won the award in 2012 after three previous consecutive nominations .
Michel is one of the Ghanaian actors who got into the film industry during the period in which Frank Rajah Arase signed a contract with Ghana’s Abdul Salam Mumuni of Venus Films. The contract basically involved introducing Ghanaian actors into the mainstream Nollywood film industry and making them have a star power comparable to Nigerian actors. Films produced under this contract featured Michel include:
Crime to Christ (2007), Agony of Christ (2008), Heart of Men (2009), The Game (2010) and Who Loves Me? (2010) amongst others.
Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian actor, film director, on-air personality, television presenter and Producer. He is best known as “Kwame Mensah” in Nigerian soap opera Tinsel.
He attended the New York Film Academy, Achimota School and Accra Academy. At Accra Academy, his classmates included the media businessman and radio personality Nathan Adisi. He then moved on to KNUST where he studied for a Bachelor of Art in Painting degree. He later went to London to study Banking and Securities.
Michael Blackson is a Liberian-American actor and comedian based in the United States.Michael Blackson was born on November 28, 1972 in Ghana. His father, Kwaku-Nsian Adom Bediako, stayed in Ghana while Blackson’s mother had custody of him and his sister. Bediako died in 2008. Blackson’s family moved to Liberia at some point, before relocating to Newark, New Jersey when he was 13, and then settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania when he was 15. He began pursuing comedy after his coworker at Domino’s suggested he start open mic.
Peter Mensah is a Ghanaian-British actor, best known for his roles in the films Tears of the Sun, Hidalgo, 300, and television series such as Starz’ Spartacus: Blood and Sand, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, and Spartacus: Vengeance.
Mensah’s film credits include Avatar, 300, Hidalgo, Tears of the Sun, Jason X, Harvard Man, Bless the Child and The Incredible Hulk. He also stars in the short film The Seed, produced and directed by Linkin Park’s DJ Joe Hahn. He has made television appearances in Star Trek: Enterprise, Tracker, Witchblade, Blue Murder, Relic Hunter, Earth: Final Conflict, Highlander: The Raven, and La Femme Nikita. He was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E Network series A Nero Wolfe Mystery and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
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