TOP 5 RICHEST ACTORS IN GHANA 2018
Over the years, professional acting has remained one of the profitable occupations in Ghana. Obviously, the Ghanaian movie industry –popularly known as Ghallywood –has become one of the blossoming African movie industries. So,
Who Is The Richest Actor In Ghana?
Besides being famous, several Ghanaian actors are reputed for having transformed their acting skills into wealth. Based on recent findings, we have compiled a list of the Top 5 Richest Actors in Ghana 2018. Some of these actors may have established other wealth streams for themselves but it is widely believed that acting is their major source of wealth.
Continue reading this article to find out the wealthiest Ghanian actors and the net worth each of them has to his name.
Top 5 Richest Actors in Ghana 2018
1. Majid Michel
- Date Of Birth: September 22, 1980
Majid Michel is undoubtedly one of the most popular Ghanaian actors. He was born in 1980 through the union of a Ghanaian mother and a Lebanese father. He was raised in Accra –his birthplace –and received primary education at St. Theresa’s Primary School. Together with fellow Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker, Michel Majid attended the Mfantsipim School. He is said to have developed his acting flair at a young age when he was part of the Drama Club at his secondary school. The school’s Drama Club performed on Emancipation Day in Cape Coast Ghana. Meanwhile, Michel Majid was honoured with a Best Actor Award for his remarkable contribution as a member of the Drama Club.
Majid Michel, who is currently married to Virna Michel, is the father of three children and he is reputed for having won awards and received nominations. From 2009 to 2012, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role under Africa Movie Academy Awards. Fortunately, he won the award through his 2012 nomination and was later nominated for the same award in 2014 and 2017.
At the moment, Majid Michel is Ghana’s richest actor and he claims the net worth of $1.6 million. Significantly, the star actor has featured in numerous movies including but not limited to Nation Under Siege, House of Gold, The Three Widows, Reason to Kill, Her Excellency, Shattered Mirror, Gangster, Agony of Christ, Bursting Out and Shakira.
2. Chris Attoh
- Date Of Birth: May 17, 1979
Fully known as Christopher Keith Nii Attoh, Chris Attoh is a renowned Ghanaian who blends professions as a producer, television presenter, actor and on-air personality. He was born in 1979 and he is widely recognized for his role as Kwame Mensah” in Tinsel –a Nigerian soap opera.
For his secondary education, he was enrolled into Achimota School and afterward, he proceeded to Accra Academy. Chris Attoh, who graduated from KNUST, is said to be a divorcé. In 2017, he ended his marital relationship with Damilola Adegbite.
Regarded as the second richest Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh maintains the net worth of $1.2 million. So far, the popular Ghanaian has starred in several movies including Sinking Sands, Love and War, Flower Girl, A Trip to Jamaica, Six Hours to Christmas, Single and Married, Happiness is a Four Letter Word and Journey to Self.
3. John Dumelo
- Date Of Birth: February 3, 1984
John Dumelo is a popular Ghanaian actor with several awards and nominations to his credit. At the 7th Africa Movie Academy Awards, John Dumelo received a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. Earlier, he had been nominated for an award titled “Most Promising Actor” at the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Born in 1984, John Dumelo is said to have begun acting at a very young age. Precisely, he has remained an active actor since 1991. His debut movie was titled “Baby Thief’’. He was enrolled into Achimota School for secondary education. Having finished from Achimota School, he proceeded to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
A graduate of Civil Engineering, John Dumelo is in a marital relationship with Gifty Mawunya Nkornu and he has starred in numerous movies. Few of the movies he featured in are Men in Love, Love Alone, Single Sex, The King is Mine, 4Pl, y and Holy Secret.
Having amassed the net worth of $700,000, John Dumelo is worthily the third richest Ghanaian actor.
4. Van Vicker
- Date Of Birth: August 1, 1977
Van Vicker is a well-known Ghanaian actor. At the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards, he was nominated for two awards namely “Best Upcoming Actor” and “Best Actor in a Leading Role”. Born in Ghana in 1977, Van Vicker is best known as a film actor and he has remained active since 2000.
His birth came about through the union of a Dutch father and a Liberian/Ghanian mother. Sadly, he lost his father when he was a six-years-old and by reason of this, his upbringing was mainly done by his mother. Like Majid Michel –a fellow Ghanaian actor –Van Vicker received an education at Mfantsipim School. Some of the awards he has to his name are Pan African Creative Actor (2011), Best Actor African American (2009) and Best African Caribbean Actor (2009). At the moment, Van Vicker claims the net worth of $650,000, making him one of Ghana’s richest actors.
5. Prince David Osei
- Date Of Birth: December 6, 1983
Prince David Osei is a famous Ghanaian actor who previously plied his career as a banker. Born in Accra, Ghana in 1983, David Osei combines roles as a director, producer, model and actor. For his basic education, he was enrolled into Accra-based De Youngster’s International School. Having completed his primary education, David Osei was admitted to Accra High School for his secondary education.
A graduate of the University of Ghana, Prince David Osei is said to have studied Theatre Arts, Sociology and English. Following his graduation from the said University, David Osei secured employment in one of Ghana’s banks. However, he eventually abandoned his banking occupation in a bid to fulfill the dream of becoming an actor. He began professional acting in 2005 when he was admitted into Ghallywood. In recognition of his key roles in a movie titled “Fortune Island’’, Prince David Osei was awarded “Best Actor of the Year in Ghana’’ at the 2006 City People Entertainment Awards.
So far in his acting career, Prince David Osei has featured in numerous Ghanaian movies including but not limited to Forbidden Fruit, Fortune Island, Hero, Last Night and The Dead. Regarded as one of the richest Ghanaian actors, David Osei claims the net worth of $150,000.
That’s all about The Richest Actors In Ghana 2018.
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