10 Real Facts About Jackie Appiah You Probably Didn’t Know

Jackie Appiah is one of the most trending actress in Ghana. She is very beautiful and has been on the screen for decades. So in this article you will get to know more about this pretty lady for I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Ghanaian famous actress Jackie Aygemang Appiah popularly known as Jackie Appiah that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Jackie Aygemang Appiah popularly known as Jackie Appiah is a famous Ghanaian actress, model and a television personality. She is the last child in a family of five children. She is popularly known for playing romantic roles in movies. She is originally from Kumasi in Ghana but was born and bred in Canada.

  2. She was born on 5th December 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to Ghanaian parents. She is currently 35 years old. She was born in Canada and spent her early childhood in Canada before relocating to Accra in Ghana with her mother at the age of 10 years old.

  3. Jackie Appiah completed both her primary and her secondary school education in Accra, Ghana and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West Africa Senior School Certificate. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Jackie Appiah went further to University of Ghana in Accra and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.

  4. After completing her tertiary education, Jackie Appiah joined the Ghana movie industry popularly known as Ghallywood in 2001 and made her first appearance on screen when she was invited by Edward Seddoh to play the role of Enyonam Blagogee. After her first movie, she later took part in many blockbusters movies such as Tentacles, Games People Play and Sun-city, amongst others.

  5. Jackie Appiah is currently married. She got married in 2005 and currently has a son. She was believed to be a shy girl when she first started acting. The movie “Mummy’s Daughter” made her famous in Ghana and also skyrocket her to fame. In 2008, Jackie Appiah rose to prominence after starring in the Ghanaian blockbuster movie “The King is Mine” alongside with John Dumelo and Nadia Buari. The movie won her the award for Most Promising Actress in Ghana at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

  6. Jackie Appiah after making a name in the Ghana movie industry (Ghallywood) was opening welcomed into the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. She has acted in over 90 Nollywood movies with Nollywood celebrities like Tonto Dikeh, Mike Ezuruonye, Nonso Diobi, Desmond Elliot, Rita Dominic, Jim Iyke, amongst others. Some of her Nollywood movies include Black Soul and Bitter Blessing.

  7. She has also acted in over 100 Ghanaian movies which include Beyonce, President’s Daughter, Princess Tyra, Pretty, The King is Mine, amongst others. In 2007, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2008, she won the Best Upcoming Actress of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

  8. In 2010, Jackie Appiah was nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2013, she won the Best International Actress award at the Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards held in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria. In 2013, she won the Best Actress in a Leading Role and Glits Magazine Favorite Actress at the Ghana Movie Awards which was held in Accra the capital city of Ghana.

  9. In 2011, Jackie Appiah won the Best Actress in a Leading Role (English) at the Ghana Movie Awards. In 2014, she won Best Favorite Actress at the Ghana Movie Awards. In 2015, she won Favorite Actress of the Year at the Ghana Movie Awards. Her face can be seen on many billboards and TV commercials in Ghana including a sponsored advert commercial on protection against HIV and AIDS.

  10. Jackie Appiah is very beautiful and currently one of the wealthiest and most accomplished and influential actress in Ghana with an estimated net worth of over $1.2 million. Aside from acting, Jackie Appiah is also a model and very popular on social media. She has more than a million followers on her official Instagram handle and Facebook page.

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