Ghanaians with no doubt do enjoy hollywood movies alot. Most of them also have their favorites they always want to see in a movie. Little do we know some of these Hollywood Stars we have at heart and always look forward to watch in movies are Ghanaians.
Due to how unaware lovers of hollywood are concerning Hollywood Stars who are Ghanaians, Edems trend has a list of them who trace their roots from Ghana.
Hollywood Stars You Probably Didn’t Know Are Ghanaians
1. Peter Mensah
Am sure you have seen this man countless time in popular movies you have watched but never knew he is a Ghanaian.
His surname “Mensah” even says it all about where he trace his roots from since the name is a typical Ghanaian name. He was born in Chiraa, Ghana to Ghanaian parents in the Brong Ahafo Region.
2. Abraham Ataah
Young Ghanaian celebrity Abraham whose transformation has become a surprise to many was born Abraham Nii Attah to Ghanaian parents.
The 20 years old had the chance to show up hollywood movies after starring in his first ever movie that is “Beast Of No Nation”.
3. Idris Elba
Idris Elba who also starred in “Beast of No Nation” with Abraham Attah is a half Ghanaian and Sierra
4. Nana Kofi Siriboe
“Kofi”, a common name for Friday borns in Ghana easily depicts the Ghallywood star is a Ghanaian. He has starred in Oprah Winfrey Drama Series and several others.
5. Akosua Busia
The Hollywood actress grew up in Ghana before she began her acting career at age 16 which landed her abroad.
She is the daughter of former Prime Minister of Ghana with the name Abrefa Busia.
6. Micheal Blankson
The name Micheal Blankson when mentioned will actually let one know he is not from Africa. But he is actually from Ghana and most often comes all the way from abroad to enjoy holidays in Ghana.
Blankson is known as one who made great impact with his comedy career abroad.
7. Joey Ansah
His complexion may deceive you doubt if he is really a Ghanaian. But a fact, he is the second son of celebrated Ghanaian fashion designer Kofi Ansah.
8. Agyemang Frema
“Frema”, a household name in Ghana clarifies which roots the Hollywood actress belongs to. She appeared as Penny in the 2015 film North V South and starred in other movies too.
9. Hugh Quarshie
Ghanaian born British actor has played many roles in different movies. The actress who has the Ghanaian name “Quarshie” played roles of Sunda, Kastagir in Highlander, Captain Panaka in star wars e.t.c
10. Sam Sarpong
Sam Sarpong is a Ghanain born in UK. The actor, producer, rapper and model starred in Warner Brothers Comedy with Nick Cannon and Christina Milian and others.
11. Jaye Davidson
Jaye Davidson’s father is a Ghanaian while his mother is a British. He became popular when he starred in “The Crying Shame”.
12. Ato Essadoh
The Ghanaian Hollywood actor works as an American television film actor and was born to parents who are from Ghana.
13. Boris Kodjoe
He is an Austrian born actor of German and Ghanaian descent. His father is Eric Kudjoe.
14. Cynthia Addai Robinson
The American of Ghanaian descent has a mother from Ghana and a father who is a US citizen.