The Ghana movie industry has been in existence since 1980 after conquering the European cinemas who at that time were the only people producing movies in the country.
Ghana since that time has created a lot of stars in the movie industry who are now doing very well for themselves in their various lives.
The likes of actors Rev. Chris Essie, Mr. Ernest Abbeyquaye, Mr. kwaw Ansah, and a few others were some of the people who through an initiative by the first president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah formed a government-owned Ghana Film Industry Corporation (GFIC) which started the production of movies in Ghana.
Today Gossips24.com brings to its readers some top ten actors in the country.
Ghanaian-born England-based Actor Peter Mensah who is known for his movies in Hollywood happens to be the first and richest actor from Ghana.
The actor was born in Chiraa to his parents who both hail from the Brong Ahafo region on August 27th,1959.
He has starred in many blockbuster movies like Spartacus, Avatar, 300, Harvard Man amongst many others as he is said to be worth over $5million.
Tho many do not know much about him, Michael Blackson happens to be a Ghanaian actor and comedian who is not known for his acting in Ghana but in Hollywood.
He was born on 28 November 1972to his Ghanaian father Kwaku-Nsian Adom Bediako and is estimated to have a net worth of over $2million.
Ghanaian actor Majid Michel who happens to be the third richest actor from Ghana happens to be Majid Michel born 22 September 1980 by a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother.
The actor has starred in over 50 movies and has gained for himself a name not only in Ghana but Africa and the world at large.
Majid was said to have started his secondary school at Mfantsipem where he started acting after joining the drama and debate club. He is said to be worth over $1.5 million.
Unknown to many, Chris Attoh happens to be the fourth richest actor in Ghana as he was born on May 17, 1974 to his Ghanaian parent. The actor also doubles as a producer, television presenter, and on-air personality.
Chris Attoh is a product of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Ghana who gained a lot of popularity after starring in a series known as TInsel. He is estimated to be worth $1.2 million
The fifth richest actor in Ghana happens to be Van Vicker who was born on August 1, 1977 to a dutch father and a Ghanaian mother.
The actor has starred in many movies like Divine Love which happens to be his debut movie which starred the likes of Majid Michel and Jackie Appiah.
Van Vicker started off his media works as a radio presenter at Groove 106.3 FM and Vibe 91.9 FM as he also worked for TV3 at a point. Van Vicker is worth $1.2million.
Actor and politician John Dumelo who stood on the ticket on the NDC for the post on an MP was born on February 3, 1984, to his parent who both are ewes and hail from the Volta region.
John Dumelo started his secondary school education at Achimota and continued to pursue a civil engineering degree at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He has starred in many movies like A Northern Affair (2014), Adams Apple film series (2011–2012), A Private Storm (2010).
He is estimated to be worth over $1.1million.
Kwadwo Nkansah who is popularly known as Lil win was born on the 15th of April 1987 to his parent who are both Ghanaians and hail from the Ashanti Region.
The actor rose into prominence after starring in the famous Kyiewaa Movie where he was called “Lil Win”. The actor has since starred in many movies like Maye Papa Enu Me Ho, Azonto Ghost, John, and John among many others.
Kwadwo Nkansah is said to be worth $1 million.
Prince David Osei
Prince David Osei was born on the 6th of December 1983. He attended his senior high school education at Accra high and progressed to study English, Sociology, and Theatre Arts at the University of Ghana.
He was said to be a banker before he decided to venture into movies. Prince David Osei has acted in many movies like Fortune Island, The Dead, Last Night, as well as an American movie titled The Dead.
He is estimated to be worth $ $950,000.
Ghanaian actor Adjetey Anang who is popularly known as pusher happens to be the ninth richest actor in Ghana and was born on the 8th of July 1974.
Adjetey Anang started his secondary school education at Labone secondary school after which he went to study Fine Arts at the University of Ghana Legon.
The actor further went to the Wits University in Johannesburg for a masters programme in Dramatic Arts.
Adjetey Anang has starred in a lot of movies like Deadly Voyage, A Sting in a Tale, The Perfect Picture of which the one that gained him the popularity been ‘Things we do for love.
He is said to be worth over $900,000.
Kofi Adjorlolo is among the top richest actors in Ghana and as well as one of the oldest actors in the movie industry at the moment.
The actor was born on March 23, 1956, in Keta, Ghana. Kofi Adjorlolo started off as a musician who joined a musical group called Joromi fame owned by Victor Uwaifo in Nigeria.
Kofi Adjorlolo later started acting in Ghana in 2003 when he starred in The Chosen One which happened to be his debut movie which shot him to the top.
The actor has starred in many movies like That Night, Crime Suspect, Family Album among many others and is estimated to be worth $850,000.