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Adwoa Smart Biography, real name and net worth

Adwoa Smart, born Belinda Naa Ode Oku, is a Ghanaian actress. She became popular in the 1980s as a member of the Obra drama Group in Ghana. Besides the Obra TV Series, which made Adwoa Smart famous, she has starred in Efiewura, a Ghanaian television Sitcom, and movies such as Koti Academy, Judgement Day, Lucifer, and Black Star FC.

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Profile Summary of Adwoa Smart

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Real name: Belinda Naa Ode Oku
Age: 53 years old
Date of Birth: October 5, 1970
Height: 3ft
Place of Birth: Abossey Okai, Accra.
Hometown: Ga Mashie, Jamestown, Accra.
Tribe: Ga

Early life & Family Background

Adwoa Smart was born at Abossey Okai, Accra, on October 5, 1970, to Mr. and Mrs. Oku. She grew up in her family home at Abossey Okai alongside her siblings. She was raised by her Grandmother, the late Cecilia Quaye (Ayi Nye), with support from her family. Adwoa is 53 years old, which is her real age, and a native of Ga Mashie, Jamestown.


Both parents of Adwoa Smart belong to the Ga tribe in Ghana. Her father is a native of Ga Mashie, Jamestown and her mum comes from Osu, Accra. Unfortunately, Adwoa has lost both parents.

Educational Background

She ended her education in Class 1, and this was because the students in the school where she was, started making fun of her height.


Adwoa is not married. However, she has had a few relationships, her first with Nana Yaw, a member of the Obra team, which led to her getting pregnant for him and giving birth to a baby girl when she was 20 years old. Sadly, seven months after giving birth, Adwoa Smart lost her daughter.


She lost her daughter, and currently, she has no child.

Read also: Akyere Bruwaa Biography


After Adwoa Smart quit school, she developed an interest in doing business, so she started plying a trade, and a few years later, she joined a Drama Group headed by one Mr. Mensah that rehearsed at GBC.

Subsequently, Adwoa Smart became friends with Auntie Rose of Obra, who was a trader at the Kaneshie market, and on one of her frequent visits, Auntie Rose (Obi Aberewa) told Adwoa she would like to introduce her to Maame Dokono, who at the time was auditioning people for Obra series after they decided to change the name of the series from Kekete. So, Adwoa Smart and Rose went to Maame Dokono, and she auditioned for Obra.

However, after the audition, Maame Dokono took Adwoa as a daughter and added her to the cast for the Obra drama Series on GTV. While the diminutive actress began featuring in the Obra series, she started working for Maame Dokono at her Spot and later went to live with her. They stayed together for 20 years and were both casts in the Obra Series with other stars like David Dontoh, the late Prince Yawson, Joe Eyison, and Emry Brown. A few years later, the actress joined “Efiewura” on TV3, and following that, she started starring in full Ghanaian movies. She has acted and featured in several of these movies alongside the late Kwame Owusu Ansah, Koo Fori, Agya Koo, and Akrobeto.


• Lucifer
• Koti Academy
• Black Star FC
• Judgement Day
• Yaa Asantewaa
• Its too late
• Money Bag
• Father and Son
• Matters of the Heart
• Obra
• Efiewura
• Back to School
• Papa No


• Honorary Award – Ghana Outstanding Women Awards 2023.
• Honorary Award – Comedy Express 2019.

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

FAQs about Adwoa Smart

• How old is Adwoa Smart?
She is 53 years old as of 2024.

• Who is Adwoa Smart Husband?
Adwoa Smart is not married.

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