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Profiling Yvonne Nelson, Ghanaian Actress and Model


Yvonne Nelson was born in Accra, Ghana, on November 12, 1985. She is a Ghanaian actress, model, producer, and businesswoman. Yvonne has acted in a number of films, including Swings (2013), Any Other Monday, and House of Gold. Yvonne Nelson has received numerous honors, including the 2018 Ghana Movie Awards for Best Actress.

Early Life and Education

Mr. Oko Nelson and Mrs. Margaret Gaddy welcomed Yvonne Nelson into the world in Accra, Ghana. She is a descendant of the Ga and Fante peoples. At St. Martin’s De Porres School in Accra, Ghana, Yvonne completed her primary schooling. Following that, she attended Aggrey Memorial Senior High School.

She completed a degree program in human resources management at Central University College as part of her postsecondary education. She received a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Ghana University of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in the year (2020).

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Following her victory in the high school beauty contest, Yvonne Nelson rose to fame. She started her career by going to her favorite location to witness an audition. The producer eventually asked her to participate, but she declined the invitation. After being properly introduced to the industry in the film “Princess Tyra,” where she portrayed her first acting part, she made the decision to pursue her acting profession. She flew to Nigeria to film her first collaboration with Genevieve Nnaji in 2007 after making a successful debut in roughly six films. After starring in several films in Nigeria, she has achieved superstardom in the country’s film industry.

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Yvonne made her filmmaking debut in 2011 with “The Prices,” a film starring Majid Michel and Frank Rajah. Later, she went on to create more films like “Single and Married” (2012), She produced the 2013 comedy “House of Gold,” which stars well-known performers such Omawumi Megbele, Mercy Chinwo, and Ice Prince Zamani and was directed by Pascal Amanfo. In 2019 she also released “Fantasia,” “Folly,” and “Fix Up.”

Yvonne Nelson has collaborated with a number of well-known actors and actresses from around the world, including Mercy Chinwo, an actress and gospel singer from Nollywood, Alexandra Amon, Ice Prince, and many others.

In addition to acting, Ynovve was involved in other activities, such as running a clothing store named “YN’s Closet, a Hairline.” The newest designer clothing is in Her YN’s closet, “and many more.”


On May 16, 2015, she and other famous people led a nonviolent protest dubbed “DumsorMustStop” to protest the energy crisis in her nation. She is renowned for speaking out strongly lately regarding national political matters.

She compares the unemployment and lack of progress that have plagued Ghana since it gained independence in 1957.


The Yvonne Nelson Foundation, which promotes disease awareness, was established by Yvonne in 2010. She received assistance from other well-known Ghanaians, and she also produced an educational film. The Elson Foundation also contributed to its funding.


When Nigeria, Ghana, and Ivory Coast first collaborated, Yvonne was the first actress from Ghana to perform in that country. In addition, she received a special award at the “MTN” Heroes of Change ceremony in honor of her humanitarian efforts in the fight against glaucoma. She received three awards, including “Miss Photogenic” and two others.

Personal Life

Yvonne’s biological father left her when she was a little child, and her single mother reared her by herself. Because her mother has been her role model since she was a youngster, she always celebrates Mother’s Day, but she didn’t celebrate Father’s Day. Ryn Roberts, Yvonne Nelson and Jamie Robert’s daughter, was born on October 29, 2019. Additionally, she has kept her romantic relationships a secret ever since giving birth.



  • Love war
  • Plan B
  • Pool Party
  • The Game
  • Deadly Pot
  • Folly
  • Heart of Men
  • In April
  • Local Sense
  • Doctor May
  • Classic Love
  • Diary of a Player
  • Girls Connection
  • Material Girl
  • Obsession
  • Passion of the Soul
  • Love and Crises
  • Blood Is Thick
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes
  • Festival of Love
  • Any Other Monday
  • Crime to Christ
  • Local Sense
  • Doctor May
  • Blood Is Thick
  • Festival of Love
  • Any Other Monday
  • Crime to Christ
  • Classic Love
  • Diary of a Player
  • Girls Connection
  • Material Girl
  • Obsession
  • Passion of the Soul
  • Love and Crises
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes
  • Gold Diggin
  • Losing You
  • Golden Adventure
  • The Mistress
  • My Cash Adventure
  • My loving Hearth
  • Who am I
  • Threesome
  • Refugees
  • The Queen’s pride
  • Strength of a Man
  • To love and Cherish
  • Yvonne’s tears
  • Keep my Love
  • The prices
  • Tears of Womanhood


20084th Africa Movie Academy AwardsBest Upcoming ActressNominated
2009Joy Nite Fm AwardsStars Best ActressWon
2010Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress – Supporting RoleNominated
Favorite ActressWon
2010 Africa Movie Academy AwardsBest Supporting ActressNominated
2011Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress – Supporting RoleNominated
City People AwardsBest Ghanaian ActressWon
2012Ghana Movie AwardsBest ActressNominated
Best Picture-Africa CollaborationNominated
Best PictureWon
2013Ghana Movie AwardsBest ActressNominated
Glitz Magazine Fans Favorite ActressWon
2013City People Entertainment AwardsHottest Ghanaian Actress in NollywoodWon
2014Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress – Leading RoleNominated
2015Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress – Leading RoleWon
Best PictureNominated
Favorite ActressNominated
Glitz Style AwardsMost Stylish Movie StarWon
2016Ghana Movie AwardsBest ActressNominated
2018Ghana Movie AwardsBest ActressWon

Yvonne Net Worth

Yvonne is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Ghana. Her Net Worth was estimated at US$1 million.



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