10 Ghanaian celebrities who were born into rich families.


Kennedy Osei

As the eldest son of Dr. Osei Kwame Despite, CEO of the Despite Group of Companies, he has been an outstanding director of the team, and his honesty and exceptional personal qualities in managing the businesses under one of Ghana’s largest conglomerates is remarkable and undoubted.

Aside from that, Ken has nearly a decade of experience in the REAL ESTATE sector, having overseen the development and rental of several properties in the Greater Accra and Ashanti Regions.

Reggie Rockstone

Reginald Osei, aka Reggie Rockstone, is a Ghanaian rapper. He is rightfully referred to as the “Godfather of Hip-Hop,” having helped to establish the genre in 1994. In 2004, Reggie and Shaggy won the Kora Award for Best African Video, and they performed in front of a 50,000-person crowd in Ghana. Reggie is the son of well-known fashion designer Ricky ‘Ricci’ Osei. Rockstone was born in the United Kingdom and is a British musician. He attended Achimota Academy in Accra, Ghana, a prestigious boarding school.


M.anifest, real name Kwame Ametepee Tsikata, is a Ghanaian rapper and songwriter who won the Ghana Music Awards in 2013 for Best Rapper of the Year and Hip-Hop Song of the Year. His father is lawyer Tsatsu Tsikata.


Jane Fara Fauzzier Afia Boafowaa Yahaya Awindor is a Ghanaian neo-soul vocalist, songwriter, actor, and actress whose real name is Jane Fara Fauzzier Afia Boafowaa Yahaya Awindor. Since 2011, she has won the Ghana Music Awards’ Best Female Vocal Performance category four times in a row. Her mother, Nana Adwoa Awindor, is a well-known filmmaker. She founded Premier Productions, which produced the late television show Greetings from Abroad. Efya also attended NAFTI film school.

Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro is a beautiful Ghanaian actress who won the Ghana Movie Awards for Best Actress in 2010. She is one of the best-paid actresses in Ghana. According to various sources, she comes from a wealthy family and had her own home in East Legion before taking over the movie industry. Okoro also attended the Universite de Nantes in France, where she studied Press Civilization, Drama, and Marketing.

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Majid Michel

In 2012, Ghana’s most attractive star, Majid Michel, won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. His family owns the bulk of the thriving businesses and prestigious homes in Accra’s Cantonment neighborhood. His mother is Ghanaian, and his father is Lebanese.

Ama K. Abebrese

Ama Konadu Abebrese, also known as Ama K. Abebrese, is a Ghanaian actress with a thriving career. She is also a television producer and host. Among the celebrities she has interviewed are Harrison Ford, Akon, Neyo, Idris Elba, and Rihanna. She won Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2011. Rumors abound in Ghana that she is the daughter of a celebrated Ghanaian who fought for the country’s independence. She grew up in the United Kingdom after being born in Ghana.

Shatta Wale

Shatta Wale, whose real name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr., is a Ghanaian reggae-dancehall musician who received the Ghana Music Awards’ Artiste of the Year award in 2014. Charles Mensah, Shatta Wale’s father, is said to be one of Ghana’s political influencers.

Deborah Owusu-Bonsu

Deborah Vanessa Owusu-Bonsu is a beautiful Ghanaian model, television host, and academic. Her brother, Wanlov The Kubolor, is a well-known Ghanaian hip-hop artist. Their father was a major shareholder in Vanef STC, the country’s largest transportation firm. Her mother has Romanian ancestors. She attended the University of the Arts in London as well.

Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari is a gifted Ghanaian actress who was nominated for two Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009 for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Her mother, Hajia Buari, is a beautician and the daughter of Alhaji Sidiku Buari, an eminent musician and producer. She is unmistakably a daddy’s girl.


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