Top 5 Highest Paid Ghanaian Actresses

If you have been wondering how much your favourite Ghanaian actresses are being paid per movie, is here to present to you the top 5 highest paid Ghanaian actresses.

Note: This list is based on highest paid Ghanaian actresses, but not the richest as you can be the highest paid actor, but not the richest, depending on how they invest their monies. Below are the top 5 highest paid Ghanaian actresses according to our research;

5. Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro is the 5th highest paid Ghanaian actress

Chinyere Yvonne Okoro is a Ghanaian-Nigerian actress who was born on November 25, 1984, in Tamale, Ghana, born to a Nigerian father and Ghanaian mother. The actress is of mixed lineage and calls herself an African. Yvonne Okoro is from Koforidua in the Eastern Parts of Ghana.

She attended Achimota Preparatory School after which she went to the Lincoln Community School and then to Faith Montessori School. She continued at Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School after which she enrolled in University of Ghana, Legon where she did a Bachelor of Arts, combining English and Linguistics. Subsequently, she was at the Universite de Nantes in France to study Press Civilization, Drama and Marketing.

She made her screen debut in Sticking to the Promise, a 2002 movie produced by the Nigerian producer Theo Akatugba, just after her Senior High Education. She also played a cameo role in the hit series Tentacles by the same producer for Point Blank Media Concepts. In 2019, she donated to the Black queens of Ghana ahead of the 2019 WAFA tournament. At the start of 2020, she also donated some items to maternity ward of the Korle bu Teaching Hospital. She made it known to Accra based radio Peace FM that she owns her own company Desamour Company Limited. As well as other transport business. Yvonne Okoro earns $2,500 per movie, making her the 5th highest paid Ghanaian actress.

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4. Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari
Nadia Buari is the 4th highest paid Ghanaian actress

Nadia Buari is a Ghanaian actress who was born on November 21, 1982, in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. She attended Mfantsiman Girls’ Secondary School and then studied performing arts at the University of Ghana, graduating with a BFA degree. Throughout her time at the University of Ghana, she was actively involved in drama and dance clubs.

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Nadia Buari first major film was Mummy’s Daughter, after which, she starred in Beyonce: The President’s Daughter. Her role as “Beyonce” was her major breakthrough. Her movie career began with her playing a role in the TV series Games People Play in 2005, which she got nominated for best actress. She has starred in more than 20 movies. In 2013, she came out with her own movie called The Diary of Imogene Brown.

In January 2014, she briefly dated Nollywood actor Jim Iyke. In 2019, Nadia is married and has four children. In 2014, she was awarded the Special Recognition Award at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Nadia Buari earns $3,000 per movie, making her the 4th highest paid Ghanaian actress.

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3. Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet Ibrahim
Juliet Ibrahim is the 3rd highest paid Ghanaian actress

Juliet Ibrahim is a Ghanaian actress and film producer of Lebanese, Ghanaian and Liberian descent. She was born to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian- Liberian mother On March 3, 1986. She is the first child and has two sisters including the actress Sonia Ibrahim, and a brother.

Juliet Ibrahim and with her siblings spent the longest part of their childhood in Lebanon and Ivory Coast due to civil wars. She had her primary education in Lebanon, then proceeded to the Ivory Coast for her secondary education where she lived with her parents. She studied at the Ghana Institute of Languages, where she studied English, French and Spanish. Not only that, but she also studied Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations at the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

Juliet made her first acting debut in the 2005 film Crime to Christ starring Majid Michel. Her first Nollywood film was Yankee Boys, and she has features in more than 50 films afterward. In 2014, she produced her first film Number One Fan, where she stars as an actress being stalked on by a fan in the film. Her 2nd movie ‘Shattered Romance’ which paraded Nigerian and Ghanaian actors, launched amidst fanfare in Accra, Ghana on December 5, 2014. Her new TV series; ‘Every Woman Has A Story’ where she debuted her directorial skills is airing on Terrestrial Tv and her new Reality Show, The Perfect Assistant, TPA will be unveiled soon. She has also featured in Twi movies, in Yoruba language films, and also in Ladan Aure, a Hausa Language film. She has been referred to as the “Most Beautiful West African Woman” according to A-listers Magazine. Juliet Ibrahim earns $3,300 per movie, making her the 3rd highest paid Ghanaian actress.

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2. Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson
Yvonne Nelson is the 2nd highest paid Ghanaian actress

Yvonne Nelson is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and entrepreneur who was born in Accra, Ghana on November 12, 1985. She is a descent of the Fante people and Ga people. Furthermore, she started her education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School.

She had her tertiary education at Zenith University College and Central University, where she did a degree course in human resource management. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) with a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy in 2020.

Yvonne Nelson is a former Miss Ghana contestant, bust onto the movie scene with big-screen roles in Princess Tyra and Playboy. She delved into movie production in 2011. Her first production was the movie The Price, which was released that year. She also produced Single and Married in 2012 and House of Gold in 2013. The latter won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards.

She founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010 to help create awareness about the disease. With support from other Ghanaian celebrities, she recorded an all-star charity single and shot a video to help educate people. She also shot a video to help educate people about glaucoma. As a result of her philanthropic activities particularly in glaucoma, she was honored by GoWoman Magazine and Printex for her foundation and film career. Yvonne Nelson earns $3,600 per movie, making her the 2nd highest paid Ghanaian actress.

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1. Jackie Appiah

Jackie Appiah
Jackie Appiah is the highest paid Ghanaian actress

Jackie Appiah is a Ghanaian Canadian, as she was born on December 5, 1983 in Toronto. She is the last of five children. Furthermore, she spent her early childhood in Canada, and moved to Ghana with her mother at age 10. Jackie Appiah married Peter Agyemang in 2005 and has one son, Damien. They divorced after three years of marriage. Appiah’s father is Kwabena Appiah (the younger brother of the late Joe Appiah, a famous lawyer in Kumasi) currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Jackie Appiah’s appearance on screen became regular when she was invited by Edward Seddoh Junior, the writer of Things We Do For Love, where she played the role of Enyonam Blagogee. She later took part in Tentacles, Games People Play, Sun-city and many other TV series. Appiah remembers herself as being very shy the first time she went on set. According to Jackie, her best part was in Mummy’s Daughter by Venus Films. The film tells the story of the Bartels Family where she played the role of Princess, the daughter.

Appiah’s face can be seen on many billboards and TV commercials in Ghana including a GSMF advert on protection against HIV AIDS. She won the face of U.B in a promotion she did for them on TV commercials, and she is currently the face of IPMC for commercials and billboards. “GSMF ” was her first TV commercial. For her work as an actress, she has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007. Jackie Appiah earns $3,700 per movie, making her the highest paid Ghanaian actress.

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