Shirley Frimpong Manso Biography and net worth

By | December 20, 2022

Who is Frimpong-Manso? Shirley Frimpong Manso is an award-winning Ghanaian movie producer, director, and scriptwriter. She is the Founder and CEO of Sparrow Productions, a movie production company located in Accra, Ghana, that has produced several exciting and educative series and films, including A Sting in a Tale, 21 Days Inside, the Perfect Picture, Adams Applés, Boys and Girls, and V-Republic.

Profile Summary of Shirley Frimpong Manso


Real name: Shirley Frimpong Manso
Date of Birth: March 16, 1977
Age: 46 years old
Nationality: Ghanaian
Hometown: Kwahu Pepease, Eastern Region
Instagram: @shirleyfmanso
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Early Life

Shirley Frimpong Manso was born and raised in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She was born on March 16, 1977. Her father is a native of Kwahu Pepease, and her mother hails from Akropong-Akuapem, and both towns are in the Eastern Region. She is 46 years and a native of Kwahu Pepease.


Siblings (Sister)

She has a younger sister called Bridgette Frimpong-Manso (Bee Manso).

Educational Background

She attended Mfantsiman Girls’Senior High School in the Central Region of Ghana and obtained her “A” Level Certificate in 1996. After SHS, She proceeded to the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) in Ghana.


Shirley’s husband is Ken Attoh, the elder brother of actor Chris Attoh. He is a Ghanaian film producer and a creative director at Sparrow Productions. The couple tied the knot in 2009, and they are still together.



She has a son called Lincoln Attoh with her husband.

Read also: Ken Attoh Biography


Frimpong-Manso started her career as a radio presenter in 2003. She worked with radio gold for some time, and during her studies at NAFTI, she met the CEO of Eagle Productions, Juliet Asante, and they collaborated and introduced a show on TV dubbed “Heart to Heart.” The show runned for about two years under Eagle Productions, and after the two years and completing NAFTI, Shirley started Sparrow Productions, an advertisement, and production company.

With Sparrow, Frimpong-Manso has produced and directed cooking shows, films, and beauty pageants, including the Miss Ghana Pageant. At the moment, Shirley is one of the best producers and directors in Ghana and Africa. She is a multiple-award-winning Scriptwriter, director, and film producer, and the movies and series she has directed and produced are a lot. She once worked as the Chief Operations Officer of TV Africa, Ghana.

Productions (Sparrow)

  • V-Republic, Adams Applés, Rebecca, Shampaign, the perfect picture, the Devil’s Work, Contract, Life and Living It, Scorned, A Sting in a Tale, Checkmate, Boys and Girls, Potato Potahto, Love or Something Like That, Potomato, Grey Dawn, Devil in the details, Six Hours to Christmas, Peep, 21 Days Inside, Big for Nothing, Stranger in My Bed, Tenant, US in Between, Madam.


  • Film Director of the Year – Entertainment Achievement Awards 2021.
  • Narrative Feature Film Award – Silicon Valley African Film Festival 2017.
  • Ghana Woman of the Year 2017 (Special Award) – Glitz Africa.
  • Best Writing TV Series (Shampaign) – Ghana Movie Awards 2016.
  • Best Writing/Adapted/ Original Screenplay (Love or Something Like That) – Ghana Movie Awards 2014.
  • Best Movie Director – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2014.
  • Best Directing (Love or Something Like That) – Ghana Movie Awards 2014.
  • Best Writing/Adapted/ Original Screenplay (Contract) – Ghana Movie Awards 2013.
  • Best Director – Africa Movie Academy Awards 2010.
  • Best Writing/Adapted/ Original Screenplay (A Sting in a Tale) – Ghana Movie Awards 2010.
  • Best Directing (A Sting in a Tale) – Ghana Movie Awards 2010.


  • Sparrow Productions

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

FAQs about Shirley Frimpong-Manso

• Is Shirley Frimpong-Manso married?
Yes, she is married to Ken Attoh, the elder brother of Chris Attoh. He is a movie producer and director.

• Does Shirley Frimpong-Manso have a child?
Yes, she has a child, a son called Lincoln Attoh.

• How old is Shirley Frimpong-Manso?
She is 46 years old as of 2024.