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Jackie Appiah Biography: Inside The Life Of Ghanaian Actress


Jackie Appiah Agyemang (Born on 5 December 1983) is an award-winning Ghanaian Actress, fashion model, influencer, and movie producer. She was born in Toronto, Canada, Before moving to ghana in 1973. Jackie Appiah started acting at an early age and she has become very successful. She was nominated for Best Actress In Comedy at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Early Life And Education

Jackie Appiah was born on December 5, 1983. Her father’s name is Kwabena Appiah, he is the younger brother of the late popular lawyer Joe Appiah in Kumasi and her mother’s name is Janet Owusu. She moved to Ghana with her mother in the year 1973, when she was ten years old.

She began her primary education at Darry Down Public School in Toronto, Canada, and on reaching Ghana in Africa, she furthermore attended the Faith Montessori School in Accra, Ghana. Jackie earns her First School Leaving Certificate and West Africa Senior School Certificate and continues her schooling at the University of Ghana in Accra, where she earns her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.


Jackie Appiah became very popular when she appeared on television. However, she was invited by Edward Seddoh Junior, who is the writer of the movie “Things We Do for Love,” in 2005, and Jackie Appiah played the role of Enyonam Blagogee. As time goes on, she later starts taking part in Sun CityGames PeopleTentacles, and many other TV series.

She was shy on her first time on set, though she fumbled on “It was a Venus Film Production titled “Divine Love” where she played the role of Kate, the protagonist, but many people did not notice her mistake. She said her best part was in Mummy’s Daughter by Venus Films, where she played the role of Princess, the daughter, and the film tells the story of the Bartels Family.

Appiah Nollywood Success

Jackie has appeared in many movies. She was known to Nollywood through her many successful Ghanaian films, including Beyoncé – The President Daughter, which earned her the first award as the best-supporting actress for the roles she played. Her famous Nollywood movies included Bitter BlessingBlack Son with Nollywood actor Ramsey Noah, and My Last Wedding with Nollywood actor Emeka Ike. She has played many roles with different popular actresses and actors across the globe.


Jackie Appiah was selected as the face of U.B., and she carried it out in commercials on TV for promotions. And now she is the IPMC billboard and advertising face.

Personal Life

Jackie Appiah got married to Peter Agyemang in 2005, and they got divorced in 2012. He left their child in the custody of Jackie Appiah; the name of their only child is Damien, who was born on October 13, 2005.

Jackie Appiah and Ex-husband, Peter Agyemang


Damien and his mother share a great bond. After the divorce between her and her husband, there is a rumor that actress Jackie Appiah has been seeing different types of men in the industry.

Jackie Appiah and Son

There are rumors that the romantic movement involved her and the president of Liberia, Gorge Weah; however, the rumors faded away very quickly as there is no evidence to prove them right.


  • Things We Do For Love
  • Divine Love
  • The Heart of Men
  • The Power of a Woman
  • Run Baby Run
  • Beyoncé – The President Daughter
  • The Return of Beyoncé
  • Mummy’s Daughter
  • The Love Doctor
  • Royal Battle
  • Chasing Hope
  • Princess Tyra
  • the prince’s bride
  • Fake Feelings
  • Wind of Love
  • Total Love
  • Passion of the Soul
  • Mortal Desire
  • Pretty Queen
  • The Prince’s Bride
  • The King is Mine
  • Spirit of a Dancer
  • Excess Money
  • Blindfold
  • Before My Eyes
  • Virginity
  • Career woman
  • Passion Lady
  • Her Excellency
  • The Perfect Picture
  • Prince of the Niger
  • My Last Wedding
  • Love Games
  • Tears of Womanhood
  • Night Wedding
  • A Cry for Justice
  • 4 Plays
  • 4 Play Reloaded
  • Death after Birth
  • Golden Stool
  • Deadly Assignment
  • Turning Point
  • Wrath of a Woman
  • Blind Lust
  • Black Soul
  • Against My Will
  • Royal Kidnap
  • End of Royal Kidnap
  • The Siege
  • Royal Honour
  • Eye of the gods
  • The Comforter
  • Palace Slave
  • Throwing Stones
  • Comfort My Soul
  • Above Love
  • Wind of Sorrow
  • Piece of My Soul
  • Cold Heart
  • Golden Heart
  • A Bitter Blessing
  • Queens heart
  • Kings heart
  • Forever young


Jackie Appiah has won many awards, and she has become very successful with her business.

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Beyonce:The President’s Daughter Won
2010 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress Leading Role The Perfect Picture Won
2010 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress 4 plays Won
City People Entertainment Awards Best Ghanaian Actress Won
2011 2011 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Leading Role (English) Reason To Kill Nominated
2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Pan African Actress Of The Year Won
2012 2012 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Leading Role Grooms Bride Nominated
Ghana National Youth Archievers Awards Performing Arts Won
African Women Of Worth Awards Best Actress Won
2013 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress In Drama The Perfect Picture Won
2013 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Leading role Cheaters Won
Glits Magazine favorite actress Won
Nafca Best Actress Diaspora Turning Point Won
Pyprus Magazine Screen Actors Awards Best International Actress Won
The F.A.C.E List Awards (USA) Achievement In Africa Entertainment Won
2014 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress Comedy Role Cheaters Nominated
2014 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Leading Role Sisters At War Nominated
Favorite Actress Nominated
2015 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress In Comedy A Letter From Adam Nominated
2015 Ghana Movie Awards Favorite Actress Nominated

Net Worth

Jackie Appiah is a popular Ghanaian actress who has become successful through her hard-working and talent. Her Net worth was estimated at $800,000. She is among the Top 10 richest actresses in Ghanaian.


Written by How Africa News

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