Captain Smart Biography, real name and net worth

By | January 9, 2023

Who is Captain Smart in Ghana? Captain Smart is a Ghanaian radio and television personality and Businessman. He calls himself the King of Morning Show in Ghana. He currently works at Media General’s Onua TV/FM as the host of the morning show, Onua Maakye.

Profile Summary of Captain Smart

Real name: Blessed Godsbrain Yirenkyi Smart
Date of Birth: May 5, 1980
Age: 43 years old
Nationality: Ghanaian
Hometown: Gomoa Techiman, Central Region
Tribe: Fante
Instagram: @captainsmartofficial
Facebook: Onua Captain Smart
Twitter(X): @OnuaSmart

Early Life

Captain Smart was born on May 5, 1980, in one of the Gomoa towns in the Central Region to Samuel Evans Egyir and Auntie Aggie. He grew up in the Central Region. Smart is 43 years old and a Fante from Gomoa Techiman in the Central Region of Ghana.


Captain’s father is Samuel Evans Egyir Smart, and his mother is Auntie Aggie.


He is the only child of his biological parents.

Educational Background

He completed Apam Senior High School, Central Region. He furthered his education and earned a diploma in mass communication and a degree at Ghana City University College (GCUC) in Kumasi, Ashanti Region.


Cynthia Boamah (Smart) is the name of the current wife of Captain Smart. The two tied the knot on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at Dansoman SSNIT Flats Down around the Opoku Ware Hospital, adjacent to the Church of Pentecost (Otojor, Konka Street).


Captain’s ex-wife is called Afia Pokua. She is not the Vim Lady of UTV we know.


Captain Smart has ten (10) children. They include one child with his ex-wife, the kids he has with his current wife, children from relationships he had, stepchildren, and adopted ones.

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Captain wanted to be a soldier, and after completing Apam Senior High School in 2000, he enlisted in the Ghana Armed Forces. But he couldn’t finish training because his mum didn’t want his only child to become a soldier. So when he returned from the training ground, one of his uncles, a notable politician in Ghana who helped him enlist into the service, decided to give him the name Captain since he had a passion for the profession but couldn’t pass out.

Captain Smart started farming after he returned from the Armed Forces Training School, and he did that till somewhere in 2001 when he landed his first radio job at Radio Peace in Winneba, Central Region. He worked with Radio Peace for ten (10) months before joining Otec FM in Kumasi. Kessewaa Radio, formally Less Radio in Kumasi, is the next radio station he worked with, and later Fox FM, also in Kumasi. In 2013, Captain came to Accra and joined Multimedia Ghana’s Adom FM, where he hosted a radio show called “Famewoso.”

After a few years at Adom FM, Captain joined Angel Broadcasting Network’s Angel TV/FM on June 1, 2020. He also did “Fabewoso,” Morning Show at Angel FM/TV, and after he started having issues at ABN and parted ways with them, he introduced his own online television station called “Smart TV.” On June 1, 2021, Smart joined Media General Onua TV. He works now at Onua TV as the host of Onua Maakye, a morning show.


He has won several awards, including Morning Show Host of the Year (Greater Accra Region) Akan at the Foklex Media Awards 2020, Radio Morning Show Host of the Year at the RTP Awards 2020, and an honorary Award at the 15th UCIA Global Achievers Awards.


Captain Smart owns BGS Groups (Blessed Godsbrain Smart). He also has farms in Ghana.


Captain has built a plush mansion at Golden Door, Tantra Hills, Accra.


He drives a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 and other cars.

Net worth

Smart has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

FAQs about Captain Smart

• Where is Captain Smart working now?
He now works at Onua TV in Accra, Ghana.

• How many children does Captain have?
He has 10 Children.

• What program does Captain Smart host on Adom TV?
He hosted a program called “Fabewoso” on Adom FM.

• Who is Captain Smart wife?
She is called Cynthia Smart or Cynthia Boamah.

• Which tribe is Captain Smart?
He is a Fante.

• Is Captain rich?
Yes, he is rich.

• Which year was Captain Smart born?
He was born in the year 1980.

• Is Captain Smart a Soldier?
He is not a Soldier.

• Has Captain been arrested?
He has been arrested on different occasions. However, he is a free man now.

• Has Captain resigned from Onua FM?

• how old is Captain Smart?
He is 43 years old as of 2024.

• Has Captain been released?

• Where is Captain now?
He is at Onua TV now.

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