The Ghanaian acting industry is full of beautiful actresses one of whom is Emelia Brobbey. Emilia is a darling of the modern Ghallywood actress and rightly so. This Ghanaian princess is blessed with extreme beauty; no wonder she is appearing in one movie after another. So, how much do you know about Emelia Brobbey?
It is easy to imagine that you know your stars too well. Many a times, some people can’t even say the middle name of their favourite actors, people they watch on the screens on a daily basis. At times the information becomes scarce with not much being availed to the public. But that can’t be said of Emelia Brobbey. This lady has been at the centre of quite a few controversies; she shouldn’t have escaped anyone’s attention.
Here are 10 Things You Should Know about Emelia Brobbey.
1. She was born on the 6th January
Emelia was born 6th January to Miss Selina Amponsah of Akim Swedru in the east of Ghana and Mr. Samuel P. Brobbey. January is always a lucky month, many stars are actually born ether in January or December so it seems the star in Emilia was actually born inside her.
2. She grew up in Akyem Swedru
Unlike most superstars who grow in the city or a major urban center, this lady wasn’t born in that kind of luxury. Akyem Swedru is found in the eastern region of Ghana in Birim South District. She actually went to Akyem Swedru School for S.S.C.E.
3. She is a Teacher by Training
She trained as a teacher at the Presbyterian Teachers Training College for a whole 3 years where she graduated with a Teachers Cert ‘A’. Emelia was always hard working which is evident in her performance. She was indeed such a bright student.
4. She also has a diploma in journalism, an ICM Certificate in Broadcast Journalism and a Bachelors Degree in Human Resource Management
She joined Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration GIMPA in 2007 to pursue a degree in Human Resource Management and consequently graduated in 2010. During this period, Emelia also engaged in acting.
5. She once upon a time recited poems at funerals
known for her acting prowess and unrivalled courage, the little girl found herself reciting poems at funerals for cash. This would have seemed exploitative back then but the actress believes it is part of what finally made her what she is today. It helped her work on recitation techniques from such an early age while she also learned to cope with the demands of stage performance.
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6. The first pageant she won was the Miss Akyem Bosome
Charity begins at home and Emelia did just that by participating in the Miss Akyem Bosome which was held during the Odwira Festival. Her beauty stood out and she consequently won the contest. This nicely laid the foundation for the future success of the beauty queen.
7. She has her own production house known as EndTime Films
The production house was unveiled way back in October 2012. It looks like Emelia has her eyes set on the big prize – getting as many Ghanaians as possible to the acting industry.
8. She also owns Emilia Brobbey Charity organisation
The charity organisation is meant to give back to the society and specifically deals with helping the needy.
9. She divorced her husband
Emelia is not a fan of talking about her relationship matters especially in the public. However, with questions surrounding her children and former husband, the actress admitted to having divorced her husband due to “complications” in the relationship. She recounts that the former husband actually had three other children without her knowledge making it impossible to continue the relationship.
10. Her last born is a child to the former husband
The actress delivered a baby boy on the 13th June 2013 and made it clear that the child belonged to her former husband. People had been curious about her pregnancy due to her claims that she was already divorced.
As accomplished as she is, Emelia Brobbey has also hit the headlines for the wrong reasons. Recently, the self made actress was involved in an image destroying shop lifting scandal in London. According to her, the allegedly stolen bracelet had actually fallen on her baby by mistake. However, the fact that she went ahead and paid a fine was never a welcome statement to her critics. We are human, we really shouldn’t judge Emelia. How about enjoy her movies instead? She has plenty of them!