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5 Facts About Jackie Appiah You Probably Did Not Know

Ghanaian screen goddess, Jackie Appiah is one of the finest actresses not just in Ghana but the whole of the African continent.

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.

She recently told News-One that she had an amazing career over the last 10 years.

She said:

“There have been so many great changes in my life and career in the last 10 years. I can’t point out which one is the greatest but I can say it’s been blockbuster after blockbuster, endorsement after endorsement. So I will say by the special grace of God it has been an amazing 10 years for me.”

How well do you Jackie Appiah though? We have made some compilations about her which you probably did not know.

1. First acting gig was a hit serial drama called Things We Do For Love

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.

2. She was born in Canada

Appiah is the last of five children. She was born in Toronto and spent her early childhood in Canada, and moved to Ghana with her mother at age 10.

3. Her first movie was Divine Love

She played the role of Kate in Divine Love, produced by Venus Films which happens to be her first movie.

4. Married at the age of 22

Appiah married Peter Agyemang in 2005 and has one son.

5. Her father lives in Canada

Jackie’s father is Kwabena Appiah (the younger brother of the late Joe Appiah, a famous lawyer in Kumasi) currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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