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Gifty Anti Biography and net worth

By | May 23, 2023

Who is Gifty Anti? Oheneyere Gifty Anti is a multiple award-winning Ghanaian broadcast journalist, speaker, entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist. She hosts the standpoint, a television program on Joy Prime television in Ghana produced by GDA Media Limited, owned by her. She is the President and founder of the Girl in Need Foundation and the Awo Dansoa Reading Project.

Gifty Anti is the author of books like “When Strong Women Cry,” “A Bit of Me,” and “The Best of You.” She is married to Nana Ansah Kwao IV, Chief of Akwamu Adumasa, in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region of Ghana, and she bears the stool name “Awo Dansoa.”

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Profile Summary of Oheneyere

Real name: Gifty Naana Afia Dansoa Anti
Age: 53 years old
Date of Birth: January 23, 1970
Nationality: Ghanaian
Hometown: Asempanyin, Central Region.
Tribe: Fante
Instagram: @oheneyere_gifty_anti
Facebook: Oheneyere Gifty Anti -OGA

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Early life

Gifty Anti was born on January 23, 1970, in Kyebi, Eastern Region of Ghana, to the late Samuel Christian Kofi Kyei Anti (Wofa Kyei) and Stella Aba Suma Idun. She grew up in Tema Community 8 with her dad and siblings after her parents separated when she was young. Gifty Anti is a Fante from Asempanyin in the Central Region of Ghana. She is the last born of eight (8) children. She is 53 years old.

Parents

Samuel Christian Kofi Kyei Anti and Stella Aba Suma Idun are the names of Gifty Anti’s parents. The late Samuel Christian Kofi Kyei Anti, Gifty’s father, was a Gold Coast Police officer and an Akyem man from Nkwantanang in the Eastern Region. Gifty’s late mother, Stella, was a dealer in second-hand clothing at Mankessim and a Fante woman from Asempanyin in the Central Region of Ghana.

Siblings

She has seven siblings.

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Educational Background

Oheneyere attended Tema Community 8 “Number 1” Primary and Middle School. In 1984, she wrote the common examination and went to Mfantsiman Girls’ Senior High School in the Central Region, where she completed her sixth-form education. She served as an entertainment prefect at Mfantsiman Girls’ SHS.

After completing her sixth-form education, Gifty Anti had the desire to enter the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, but that couldn’t happen. She later studied Journalism at the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 1994, where she served as Women’s Commissioner.

Qualification

Awo Dansoa/Oheneyere Gifty Anti currently holds a Master’s Degree in International Journalism from City University in London and has also attended a number of training courses at the United Nations and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association and had an internship at SABC-Africa in South Africa.

Husband

She is married to Oyl Akehyire Nana Ansah Kwao IV, Chief of Akwamu Adumasa, in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. Gifty Anti and her husband got married on October 15, 2015.

Children

Oheneyere has one child, a daughter with her husband. She gave birth to her daughter on Friday, August 11, 2017, at age 47. Anti’s daughter is called Nyame Animuonyam Ahenkan Oheneba OheneNana Afia Asaa Afrakoma Sintim-Misa.

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Media Journey

Oheneyere’s first broadcast experience was in 1995 when she became a regular panelist on two programmes, “New Generation” and “Every Woman,” on Joy FM.

She began her media journey as an Intern at the Ghanaian Times after she was asked to go and search for a story that was published in the Ghanaian Times Newspaper.

After completing the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), Gifty Anti started her National Service at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in 1996. Whiles doing her service at GBC, she landed her first job as a Floor Manager on February 13, 1997, the day The Breakfast Show began airing.

After some time working as a Floor Manager, she became the host of the Breakfast Show and later became a newscaster, production assistant, and others. She worked at the GBC for seventeen years (including National Service) before starting her own talk show, “The Standpoint,” which addresses women’s issues.

Awards

Gifty Anti has won over fifty (50) awards as a media personality, women’s advocate, and humanitarian. Below are some of the awards which she has won.

• Industrious Woman of the Year – National Industrious Awards 2023.
• Citation of Honour from Akwamu Adumasa Youths (2023).
• 100 Most Impactful 2022 Change Makers: Ghana – Humanitarian Awards Global 2023.
• Woman of Excellence of the Year – Ghana Entertainment Choice Awards 2022.
• Outstanding Woman of Excellence in the Media Industry – CenBa Africa Business Excellence Awards 2022.
• Media Legacy Honour – Female National Communications Awards 2022.
• Citation of Honour – National Outspoken Awards 2022.
• Excellence in Media – Women’s Choice Awards Africa 2022.
• Honorary Award (Eminent Paragon) – Eminent Awards 2022.
• Legendary Life Time Award of the Year – Global Business and Entrepreneurship Awards 2022.
• Honorary Award – Great Excellence Movie Awards 2022.
• Honorary Award – Ghana Outstanding Women’s Award (GOWA) 2022.
• Honorary Award – Ghana Event Staffers Awards 2022.
• Honorary Award – Ghana Arts and Entertainment Awards 2022.
• Honorary Award – Women in Entrepreneurship Awards 2022.
• Excellence in Media – Ghana Women of the Year Honours 2022.
• Woman of Excellence of the Year – Festival of Art Conference 2022.
• Honorary Award – Awoulacc Awards 2022.
• Citation of Honour – Seventh-Day Adventist Church (2022).
• Honorary Award – Ghana Youth Leaders Awards 2022.
• Distinguished Media Personality (Women’s Right Activist of the Year) – National Outspoken Awards 2021.
• Outstanding Industry Leadership Award, Electronic Media – CenBa Africa Business Excellence Awards 2021.
• Media and Women Empowerment Award (The Standpoint) – National Communications Awards 2021.
• 100 Most Influential Change Makers in Ghana 2020-2021 – Humanitarian Awards Global 2021.
• Voice of Women Award – Women’s Choice Awards Africa 2021.
• Honorary Award (2021) – Women of Wonder, Wow Magazine.
• Honorary Award – Women in Entrepreneurship Awards 2021.
• Honorary Award – Great Excellence Movie Awards 2021.
• TV Programme of the Year (The Standpoint) – Time Ghana Arts and Entertainers Awards 2021.
• 2020 Woman of Honour Award – Impactful Women Awards 2020.
• Gorbachev Peace Award for Women Empowerment 2020.
• Media Role Model Honour – National Communications Awards 2020.
• Honorary Award – Humanitarian Awards Ghana 2020.
• Citation (Visiting Scholar of Leadership) in 2020 – Pentecost University College, Faculty of Business.
• Heroes of Leadership Award – Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance, Ghana Chapter (2020).
• Most Influential Woman of the Year Award – Ghana Actors and Entertainers Awards 2019.
• Awarded Fellowship of the Boardroom Institute, FBI, by The Boardroom Institute of the Accra Business School in 2019.
• Most Inspiring Woman in Media – Ghana Most Inspiring Women’s Awards 2019.
• Super Woman of the Year – Women’s Choice Awards Africa 2019.
• Citation of Honour – Women of GIJ Awards (2019).
• Tell It Moms Exemplary Resilience Feminist Honour 2019
• Best Women Empowerment Programme (The Standpoint) – Ghana Outstanding Women’s Award 2018.
• Honorary Award (Outstanding Ghanaian Woman) – Ghana Outstanding Women’s Award 2018.
• Reading Promoters Award – Accra International Book Festival 2018.
• Life Time Achievement Award for Excellence – 4th Feminine Ghana Achievement Awards 2018.
• Voice for the Women’s Award 2015 – Altar of Faith Women Ministry International.
• Exceptional Woman – Chavvah Awards 2015.
• Super Woman 2015 – Jandel Limited.
• Certificate of Honour (Best TV Reporter On Current Affairs in the City) awarded by Accra Metropolitan Assembly in 1999.

Books (Author)

• Women Strong Women Cry
• Fifty Nuggets @ 50
• The Best of You
• A Bit of Me
• Room 5005
• Broken But Beautiful

Businesses

She is the CEO of GDA Media Limited, the producers of the award-winning television programme, The Standpoint. GDA Media Limited is located in Kokomlemle, Accra, and they provide services in Motion Picture, Video and Television Programme Production activities.

House and Cars

Oheneyere owns a house in Accra, Ghana. She drives a Toyota Highlander car.

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

FAQs about Oheneyere Gifty Anti

• How old is Gifty Anti?
She is 53 years old as of 2023.

• How old is Gifty Anti daughter?
She is 5 years old as of 2023.

• When did Gifty Anti gave birth?
She gave birth on Friday, August 11, 2017.

• Who is Gifty Anti married to?
She is married to the Chief of Akwamu Adumasa, Nana Ansah Kwao IV.

• How old is Gifty Anti Husband?
He is 52 years old as of 2023. Nana Ansah Kwao IV was born March 17, 1971.

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