There is nothing like taking advantage of a buzzing social network and using it to gather a large number of followers that can only boost your brand. Now while some have keyed into this, haven’t. We have listed our 10 most followed Ghanian celebrities on Instagram:
10. Samini — 637K
This Ghanaian Reggae and Dancehall recording artiste is quite big in his country. He blew up with his music career and proved he is a force to reckon with when he received “Best African Act.” award at the 2006 MOBO awards. He has 7 albums to his name, the latest being “Untamed.” which he dropped last year.
9. D Black — 811K
Desmond Kwesi Blackmore is a Ghanaian hip hop star. His unique rap skills and extreme creativity is the reason he is loved in his country. He has also won countless awards to prove he is here to stay. All this put together, and more are the reasons he has such a huge following on Instagram.
8. Efya — 812K
Jane Amindor is a songwriter, singer, and actress. She burst into the limelight with her amazing music talent years back. Her performance at the 21013 AMVCAs is still talked about as one of the best seen on that stage till now. Three years ago, she got signed by Wizkid’s Starboy Entertainment. Efya was once accused of drug abuse; she shrugged it off by just stating it was a plan to spread negativity her way.
The influential singer has shared a stage with some of the top guns in the music industry, locally and internationally. They include Wizkid, Burna Boy, Wande Coal e.t.c.
7. Shatta Wale — 1.1M
This Reggae and Dancehall musician might be controversial, but he is still well respected and adored at the same time. He was ranked “Most Influential Act.” on Instagram in 2017, proving why he had it in him to attract so many fans to his social media account. Guinness Ghana Breweries in 2014 endorsed Shatta Wale.
6. Nadia Buari — 1.5M
She is a popular Ghanaian actress that needs no introduction. She moved from Ghollywood to Nollywood in 20018, getting her big break in the popular movie “Beyonce and Rihanna.” also starring Omotola Jalade.
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Four years ago, rumors came out that she was dating Jim Iyke but the Nigerian actor came out recently to confirm that it was a publicity stunt that they both agreed on. She has featured in so many Ghanaian and Nigerian movies to earn the right to be called one of the icons in the movie industry.
5. Sarkodie — 2M
Michael Owusu Addo is a Ghanaian hip hop star. He is seen as one of the major brains behind the popular dance Azonto. He cemented his fame and popularity in Africa when MTV Base ranked him 6th on its list of the Hottest African MCs 5 years ago. He is a philanthropist as well. He proved he had the underprivileged kids in mind when he set up his Sarkodie Foundation in 2013. Also a successful businessman, he currently owns “Sark by Yas.” They cater for men and women clothing. He is a brand ambassador for Samsung with so many awards as appreciation for his work in the Ghana Music Industry. As he’ll say, what else?
4. John Dumelo — 2.5M
Ghollywood actor blessed with so many awards to go with his work in the movie industry. He became the first Ghanaian to hit 1 million likes on Facebook. Apart from being a movie king, he is also known for being a businessman to the core. He launched a clothing line in 2012 that includes collections from bass, hoodies, Jeanswear e.t.c. On the side, he is known to be into Crop and Animal farms.
He has been rumored to be in a relationship with Yvonne Nelson for so many times, but he shut down all speculations by getting married to the love of his life, Gifty Mawunya last year.
3. Juliet Ibrahim — 3.5M
Actress, Producer, Singer, of Ghanaian and Liberian descent. She was referred to as the “Most Beautiful West African Woman” by A-listers Magazine in the past, and we can confirm that they knew what they were talking about. She made her acting debut in the 2005 film “Crime to Christ.” starring Majid Michel.
Rarely done by some of her colleagues, and aided by the fact that she has never been a stranger to Nollywood, Juliet Ibrahim has shown her versatility by featuring in Twi movies, Yoruba language films and also Hausa Language dramas.
2. Yvonne Nelson — 4.6M
Actress, Producer, Model, Business Woman, she has done it all. She has been on our TV screens acting out one script or the other for so long now that we don’t want to see her off it anymore. She has featured in over 100 movies and has been showered with so many deserving awards. 2 years ago, Yvonne Nelson and Jamie Roberts had their first kid, Ryan Roberts, together. Yvonne Nelson has acted alongside many of Nollywood and Ghollywood heavyweights too as she is a heavyweight as well.
1. Jackie Appiah — 4.7M
Many might not know this, but this beautiful Ghollywood, Nollywood queen, was born in Canada. She has dazzled her audience for so many years with her believable and remarkable acting prowess to go with her effortless elegance and a smile to die for. She is considered a role model for any Ghanaian girls. She has won so many awards and clinched several endorsements. It comes as no shocker to find out that she has so many fans. It’s the least she deserves.
There you have it guys, a comprehensive list of most followed Ghanian celebrities on Instagram. If we missed any top Ghanian celebrity, please lets us know in the comment box below.