When it comes to talent, we’ve always been confident that Ghana will represent well. Ghanains are know to be very hardworking and unrelenting when it comes to making use of their talents. And mind you, no age bracket is left out. The old, the young, and even the children. This seems to be most prominent in the entertainment world. Most Ghanaian stars we are celebrating today started from very young age. These young Ghanaian celebrities are making waves far beyond your expectations despite still being teenagers.
Here, we bring you young Ghanaian celebrities who are below the age of 20. Check them out…!
6. Dabo (Adwen K3si3)
Yaw Dabo is one of the most popular young Ghanaian celebrities who have not clocked 20. He is an uprising comic actor making waves in the Kumawood movie industry in Ghana. He was introduced to the industry by colleague actor, Kwaku Manu and has steadily risen through the ranks to become one of the most talked about actors in Kumawood. The miniature Dabo once revealed his pint stature was the major reason he ventured into acting, to prove those who considered him useless, wrong. Dabo is said to be just 17 years. Dabo has featured in over 50 movies but his most popular movies till date are ‘Megye Wo Girl’ and ‘Our Judges’.
5. Maame Serwaa
Clara Amoateng Benson known popularly as Maame Serwaa is an actress. She is the only female we have in the list. Maame Serwaa as she’s affectionately called, was discovered in the Kumawwod movie industry and has made her mark. Serwaa said she had her first role after her mother went to a movie set with her. It happened that the child who was to play her first movie role was absent so she took up the challenge and this is how far it has brought her. She has so far won several awards.
Maame Serwaa has featured in movies like; ‘Who Killed Maame Serwaa’, ‘Maame Serwaa In Love’. She has also starred alongside popular actors like Agya Koo, Kwadwo Nkansah LiWin, Nana Ama Mcbrown, Vivian Jill, Rose Mensah aka Kyeiwaa, Mercy Asiedu, Kwaku Manu, Bill Asamoah and so many others.
4. Rahim Banda
Rahim is a young actor who has won several awards in the industry. He has starred in a lot of movies and performed excellently. He started acting when he was very young. Rahim was born November 25. 2000. He is the son of the owner of Bandex Films, Ahmed Banda. He ususally features in most of his dad’s movies which include among others, ‘Masters of the Game’, ‘Millions’.
Emmanuel Darko, known in showbiz as Cartun is a rapper and actor. Emmanuel came to fame when he appeared on Talented Kids, a children-oriented reality show produced by TV3 Network some years ago. He starred in Kumawood movie, “Fakye” with Lilwin and has been in a couple of other movies. He’s also a cast of award winning TV production, Afia Schwarzenegger and Salinko’s “Bantama Kwesi Aboagye” TV series. He released a new track with his godfather Guru, not long ago.
Tuutulapato is a young rapper with a lot of prospect. He won TV3’s “Talented Kids” Talent Show in 2013 and has been performing on several platforms after that. Some of his songs include. ‘Small Danger’, ‘Prizners>>>>Potomanto’. He has also done music with big musicians such as Pope Skinny and Sarkodie.
1. Abraham Attah
Abraham Atta is one of the most recently discovered young Ghanaian celebrities. He was virtually unknown until he struck gold with Netflix movie, ‘Beast of No Nation’. Since after the debut movie role, Abaraham Attah has won numeroujs national and international awards. These include, Best Male Lead at the 31st Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best Young Actor at the Venice film festival’s Marcello Mastroianni Awards, the Black Film Critics Rising Star Award, Best Breakthrough Performance at the National Board of Review Award, two awards at the Ghana Movie Awards, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, and the Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer. Attah is just 14 and is currently studying under a Netflix scholarship.