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Jackie Appiah Biography, real name and net worth

Who is Jackie Appiah? Jackie Appiah is a Canadian-born Ghanaian actress, brand influencer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. She is in the real estate business and has a foundation called the Jackie Appiah Foundation. For her work as an actress, she has received numerous awards, including the awards for Best Supporting Actress at the 2007 Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Ghana Movie Awards 2013, and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Ghana Movie Awards 2014. She has starred in
films like Divine Love, Mummy’s Daughter, and Red Carpet.

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Profile Summary of Jackie Appiah

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Real name: Jackie Adwoa Appiah
Age: 40 years old.
Date of Birth: December 5, 1983.
Hometown: Ejisu Abankro, Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Tribe: Asante
Instagram: @jackieappiah
Facebook: Jackie Appiah
Twitter: None

Early Life & Background

Jackie Appiah was born in Toronto, Canada, on December 5, 1983, to Kwabena Appiah and Janet Owusu. She spent her early childhood in Toronto, Canada, and moved to Ghana with her mum at age 10. She is a native of Ejisu Abankro in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Jackie is the last child among five children. She is 40 years old.


Jackie’s parents are Kwabena Appiah (father) and Janet Owusu (mother).


She has four older siblings, three sisters, and one brother called Kofi.

Educational Background

Jackie Appiah began schooling in Toronto at Derrydown Public School. After moving to Ghana with her mum, she enrolled at Faith Montessori School but later left and went to Achimota Preparatory School. She had her high school education at Harvard College at Kokomlemle in Accra and proceeded to the University of Ghana, where she studied Political Science and Information Studies. Appiah graduated from the University of Ghana in 2022 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Information Studies. She also attended the New York Film School in Florence, Italy.


Jackie Adwoa Appiah is currently not married. However, she has been married before. She got married in 2005 to Peter Agyemang, a Ghanaian businessman, and in 2008, they got separated. Their divorce was finalized in 2012, and the actress was allowed to take custody of their only child, called Damien Agyemang.


Jackie has one child, a son, with her ex-husband, Peter Agyemang. Her son’s name is Damien Agyemang.

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Jackie Appiah always thought she would become a Lawyer because she comes from a family of Lawyers. Her late uncle, thus her father’s brother, who goes by the name Joe Appiah, was a well-known Lawyer in Kumasi, the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

She developed a passion for acting at a young age in Canada while watching Barney, a popular kids’ program on TV. Jackie one day said to her mother that she would want to feature in Barney, and her mum made an effort to get her daughter to audition and join the show, but things didn’t work out because the auditions took place in New York, United States and they lived in Canada.

Appiah started acting by participating in drama in school in Canada. When she moved to Ghana with her mum, she joined a drama group called “The Representatives” at the Christian Action Faith Ministry, where she worshipped with her mother. She used to go to various senior high schools with the drama group to do plays, and they also performed for the congregation in Church.

Later, she participated in a talent competition at the National Theatre in Accra, Ghana, organized by Paa John Dadson. She acted during the talent competition and emerged as 1st runner-up. After the final event, Edward Seddoh Junior, the writer of the Ghanaian TV series “Things We Do For Love,” who was present at the finals of the talent competition went to see Jackie backstage and told her she did well and would like to feature her in a series which was the “Things We Do For Love” series.

Mr. Edward Seddoh Junior took Jackie to see the producer of the “Things We Do For Love” series, Ivan Quashigah, and he auditioned her, and she got to play the character “Enyonam Blagogee” in the series. Things We Do for Love is Jackie Appiah’s first television appearance, and after the series, she starred in her first film, “Divine Love,” produced by Venus Film Production in Ghana.

Jackie later starred in Ghanaian series like Tentacles, Sun-City, and Games People Play. She also featured in Ghanaian movies like Mummy’s Daughter, Passion of the Soul, and The Return of Beyoncé. Through her many successful Ghanaian films, she became known in Nigeria, and movie producers in Nigeria began starring her in Nollywood movies. Her notable Nollywood films include My Last Wedding, Bitter Blessing and Black Soul.

Jackie Appiah Movies and TV shows

• YOLO Series
• Things We Do For Love Series
• A Taste of Sin
• Stalemate
• Red Carpet
• Symphony
• Chasing Hope
• Total Love
• Zongo Boys
• Royal Battle
• The Perfect Picture
• My Partner’s Enemy
• Two Peas
• The Return of Beyoncé
• 2 Days After Friday
• Tell Her About Me
• The Prince’s Bride
• Divine Love
• Run Baby Run
• Mummy’s Daughter
• Wind of Love
• Beyoncé – The President Daughter
• My Partner’s Enemy
• Before My Wedding
• True Lies
• 4 Play
• Still Standing
• Cheaters
• Sisters At War
• Grooms Bride
• Turning Point


• Excellence in Creative Arts – Ghana Women of the Year Honours 2023, Organized by Glitz Africa.
• Excellence Award (2017) by AfroGlobal TV.
• Best Actress in a Leading Role – Ghana Movie Awards 2014.
• Best International Actress – Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards (PAMSAA) 2013.
• Honorary Award (Achievement in Africa Entertainment) – The F.A.C.E List Awards 2013, Organized by Face2Face Africa.
• Best Actress in a Leading Role – Ghana Movie Awards 2013.
• Glitz Magazine Favorite Actress – Ghana Movie Awards 2013.
• Best Actress Diaspora – Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards 2013.
• Best Actress — Drama – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2013.
• Best Actress – African Women Worth Awards 2012.
• Performing Arts – Ghana National Youth Achievers Awards 2012.
• Pan African Actress of the Year – Nigeria Entertainment Awards 2011.
• Best Ghanaian Actress – City People Entertainment Awards 2010.
• Best Actress – Ghana Movie Awards 2010.
• Best Actress Leading role – Africa Movie Academy Awards 2010.
• Best supporting actress – Africa Movie Academy Awards 2007.

Jackie Appiah house and cars

Appiah drives a white Range Rover Velar. She owns a plus mansion inside Trasacco Estate in Accra and other houses in the Greater Accra Region and Ashanti Region that she gives out for rent.

FAQs about Jackie Appiah

• Where was Jackie Appiah born?
She was born in Toronto, Canada.

• How tall is Jackie Appiah?
She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.

• How old is Jackie Appiah?
She is 40 years old as of 2023.

• Where is Jackie Appiah from?
She comes from Ejisu Abankro in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

• What tribe is Jackie Appiah?

• What religion is Jackie Appiah?
She is a Christian.

• Is Jackie Appiah married?
Currently, she is not married.

• How many children does Jackie Appiah have?
She has one (1).

• What does Jackie Appiah do for a living?
Appiah is in the real estate business. She builds apartments and rents them out. She also earns from her acting career, ambassadorial deals, and advertising for brands on social media.

• When did Jackie Appiah get married?
She got married in 2005, and three (3) years later, she separated from her husband.

• What is Jackie Appiah first movie name?
She played the role of “Enyonam” in the “Things We Do for Love” television series in Ghana.

• Where is Jackie Appiah mansion?
Jackie’s mansion is in the Trasacco Estate in Accra, Ghana.

• Is Jackie Appiah dead?

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