Many actresses and actors in Ghana weren’t born with silver spoons in their mouths. Most of them had to strive to make their own success story and that seem very fascinating.
Most of them have very inspiring success stories to share. A list of the richest actress and actors in Ghana shall be discussed.
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1. Majid Michel – $1.5 million
The first on the list is an actor turned pastor Majid Michel. He is an ace actor born in 1980 to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. Majid Michel is worth $1.5 million and he has nine siblings. Majid’s acting prowess was eminent back in his days at the Mfantsipim School where he was then awarded the best actor.
However, his early participation in acting occurred when he was featured on a television series; Things we do for love, and was endeared with the name Shaker. The series skyrocketed his talents and he had a build-up from there. In 2012, Majid was awarded the best actor in a leading role by The African Movie Academy Awards.
2. Van Vicker – $1.3 million
The second richest actor in Ghana is Van Vicker who is estimated to have a net worth of $1.3 million. Van Vicker is a key actor in both the Ghallywood and Nollywood industries and is very experienced in romance movies.
It is said that his fame in acting earned him most of his wealth. He has been accredited with numerous awards like the 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Best Actor of the year and Kumawood Awards. The 1977 year born started his early career as a presenter at Groove 106.3FM, Vibe 91.9FM, and Metro Tv before venturing into acting.
3. John Dumelo Net worth – $1.2 million
The third on the list is John Dumelo. John Dumelo is also now a fervent politician who aspires to win the seat of Ayawaso West Constituency. His net worth is estimated to be $1.2 million. John Dumelo was born in February 1984 and started making appearances in the movie industry in the early 1990s.
John Dumelo is known to have been very keen on acting during his days at the Achimota and gladly he has started prominent movies like Ghetto Queen and Humble Hero. He has also been recognized with awards like Afro Australian Movies and Music Awards’ Most Outstanding Actor(2011) and Ghana Movie Best Actor in Leading Role.
4. Chris Attoh net worth – $1.2 million
Chris Attoh is the fourth richest with an estimated worth of $1.2 million. Chris Attoh is a TV presenter, and a movie producer as well. He has movies like Journey to Self, Flower Girl, and Scorned attributed to his name. He also acts and directs certain episodes of MTV Africa’s Shuga after he stepped out of Tinsel.
5. Yvonne Nelson
Finally, a female actress takes the fifth spot as the richest actress in Ghana. Her name is Yvonne Nelson and she is worth $900,000. Yvonne Nelson is popularly known for acting in a movie titled Princess Tyra as her debut career kick-off. She is currently a movie producer and fetching great from that. She is also known for being starred in movies like Deadly Passion, In April, Local Sense, and Love.
6. Kofi Adjorlolo
The sixth richest actor amongst the top ten is Kofi Adjorlolo. He happens to have refuted the point of being rich however, he in-depth knowledge of arts has really paid him. As a former band member for the Joromi fame in Nigeria, Kofi settled in Ghana to create his own singing band before heading towards the movie industry. After his successful debut; The Chosen One, the 1956 year born was starred in several successful movies. His estimated net worth is $850,000 and has been available to take Ghana movie awards.
7. David Prince Osei
The seventh spot isn’t surprising as David Prince Osei who is worth $850,000 is named for the spot. His early education periods were spent giving him grounds in the movie industry. He completed the Accra High School and further enrolled in The University of Ghana where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, English, and Theatre Arts. He is currently a movie director and producer. For ages, he has been known for his involvement in romantic movies and plausibly, he has been starred in an American movie before.
8. Jackie Appiah
Again, a female actress has been found. Jackie Appiah is the eighth richest actresses amongst the topmost actresses and actors in Ghana. She is mostly known as the traveling ambassador and is a Ghanaian born in Canada in 1983. Appiah’s net worth is about $800,000. She has been starred in popular movies like Cold Heart, Golden Heart, Wind of Sorrow, and Deadly Assignment. She is known both to the Ghanaian and Nigerian movie industries.
9. Nadia Buari
The ninth richest in the Ghanaian movie industry is Nadia Buari. Nadia has won awards like the Pan African Best Actress of the year during the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2013 and Best Leading Actress in 2009 at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Her net worth is estimated to be $750,000. In most movies that start Nadia Buari, it’s very common to see the likes of John Dumelo, Van Vicker, and Majid Michel also being starred. Nadia has featured movies like Slave to Lust and Darkness to Sorrow. She was born in Ghana on November 11, 1982, and made a breakthrough in the Ghanaian movie industry in 2006.
10. Juliet Ibrahim
The tenth richest is Juliet Ibrahim. In recent times she has been captured to have written a book for empowerment. Juliet Ibrahim holds an estimated net worth of $600,000. She was born in Accra and the actress made her first appearance in the movie industry in 2005 where she was starred in the popular movie; Crime of Christ. With her fundamentals, Juliet spent most of her formative years in Lebanese and Ivory Cost but later entered the Ghana Institute of Languages where she studied different Languages. She is also a recipient of honorary and multiple awards.