To many people, countries are defined by the sights and sounds it has to offer, but to the rest its all about celebrities. Ghana is one of those countries that has managed to form the lives and careers of many celebrities, making Ghana one of the most popular hot beds of celebrities. But with our entry into the 21st century, it seems like Ghana has gone almost into an overdrive in its celebrity creation. Which is why to set apart the best from the rest, we have created this list of the top 10 Ghana Celebrities Making Waves in 21st Century.
Here’s a Look at the 12 Ghana Celebrities Making Waves in 21st Century
It has become a norm for any and every celebrity to act like a complete jerk when it comes to people, but winning the hearts of millions both onscreen and off screen is something that only a true celebrity can do. Efya has always been known to be one of the coolest celebrities to hang out with. Being born into one of the richest families in Ghana, Efya has seen it all from her childhood, maybe this is why her celebrity status does not get into her head.
11. Reggie Rockstone
Popularly known as the Grandpapa or Godfather of Hiplife, Reggie has made indelible marks in the entertainment industry, precisely in music. He currently owns the booming the ‘Django Bar’ and ‘Grandpapa’s lounge/bar’ which is currently one of the major spots where celebrities hang out in Ghana.The deal he signed with Globacom has also contributed to the extent of fame he has gained in and outside the Ghana society. Though we wouldn’t say he was born poor but the fact is that music is a major contributor to his wealth.
10. Vicky Zugah
Even though Vicky has been shrouded with controversy for a long time, she has managed to win the hearts of many people time and again through her touching performances. Overcoming the accusations of skin bleaching and her personal choices, which made her the talk of the town, Vicky Zuga is without a doubt one of the most popular celebrities in recent times.
9. Nana Aba Anamoah
Style, grace, panache, these are the first three things that comes to mind when you lay your eyes on Nana. Being one of the most iconic personalities on Ghanian television, Nana overcame many obstacles to reach her celebrity status. Starting off her career as a news anchor for TV3, Nana made her big switch when she became the host on the Divas Show and the rest is history. Even though she is a single mother and had almost aborted her child, Nana overcame all odds and faced her problems face on to become one of the most celebrated personalities of Ghana.
It is strange how sometimes raps about the hood or a way of life can mold a person’s appearance and this is most true when it comes to this Ghanian rapper. With one of the toughest lyrics going around, Paedae is infact one of the most chilled out guys you can ever hang with and this is the exact thing that has turned him into the cream of Africa. Taking over the African music industry with some of the most hard hitting raps that you can comeup with, Paedae is without a doubt a must have celebrity on our list of 10 Ghana Celebrities Making Waves in 21st Century.
Being one of the most popular faces of Hip Hop, this 25 year old rap superstar has created a new league of celebrities that are more interested in their work rather than money. Topping almost every chart and music award since the first time he hit into mainstream rap, Sarkodie is without a doubt the hottest celebrity today.