Famous Ghanaian Business People

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Tinchy Stryder
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Birthdate: September 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Accra

Ghanaian-British rapper Kwasi Esono Danquah III is better known as Tinchy Stryder, "Tinchy" being an indication of his short frame and "Stryder" indicating a game he played as a child. Famous for his album Star in the Hood, he also owns an apparel range of the same name.

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Esther Afua Ocloo
(Co-Founder of Women's World Banking)
Esther Afua Ocloo
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Birthdate: April 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Dayi District, Ghana
Died: February 8, 2002

Ghanaian businesswoman Esther Afua Ocloo, better known as the founder of Women’s World Banking, had stepped into the world of business with less than a dollar. She initially sold marmalade in Ghana and then moved to England to learn food processing, eventually turning into a microlending pioneer.

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Yvonne Nelson
(Ghanaian Actress and Film Producer Known for Her Film 'House of Gold')
Yvonne Nelson
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Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Ghanaian actress, model and film-producer Yvonne Nelson chanced upon acting with the film Princess Tyra. Over the years, she has produced and starred in several movies, most-notably the Ghanaian-Nigerian comedy House of Gold that bagged many awards at 2013 Zulu African Film Academy Awards. She founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation and is noted for her charity-work in fighting glaucoma.

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Menaye Donkor
(Ghanaian Businessperson, Entrepreneur and Winner of Miss Universe Ghana Title 2004)
Menaye Donkor
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Birthdate: March 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Canadian-born-Ghanaian businessperson and philanthropist Menaye Donkor became Miss Universe Ghana in 2004. She founded Menaye Charity Organization which works for underprivileged women and children, and also funds for Menaye School of Hope that she adopted. Her luxury Italian brand SHE-Y donates a part of its profit to Menaye Charity Organization. Menaye was named Nkosuohemaa or Development Queen of Agona Asafo.    

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Martha Ankomah
(Ghanaian Film Actress and Entrepreneur)
Martha Ankomah
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Birthdate: October 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Ghanaian film-actress and entrepreneur Martha Ankomah is known for starring in films like Somewhere in Africa. She has so-far won Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Promising Actor twice and many Ghana Movie Awards including two for Best actress in a lead role. She garnered criticism after questioning superficial narrative of Ghanaian films. Ankomah launched Martha Ankomah Foundation in 2016.

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D-Black
(Ghanaian Anglophone Hip-Hop and Afrobeat Musician, Record Producer and Entrepreneur)
D-Black
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Birthdate: January 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Ghanaian rapper, song-writer, anglophone hip-hop and Afrobeat musician, record producer and entrepreneur D-Black is known for spawning award winning songs like Get On the Dancefloor, Vera and Seihor. He serves as CEO of the record label Black Avenue Muzik and the events management company Livewire Events. Other ventures of D-Black include the Black Avenue Clothing line and Black Avenue Films/TV.

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Irene Logan
(Accomplished Ghanaian Singer and Songwriter Who Spawned Hit Songs like ‘Runaway’ and ‘Kabila’)
Irene Logan
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Birthdate: February 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monrovia, Liberia

Liberian-born-Ghanaian singer-songwriter Irene Logan gained-attention after winning maiden edition of Stars of the Future in 2006. Moving on, she garnered great success, both as a solo artist spawning hit songs like Runaway and Kabila; and as part of music-duo Irene and Jane with singles like heated up and baby. She is presently a minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Frank Baffoe
(Economist, Diplomat and Businessman Who Served as Ghana's Honorary Consul to Lesotho)
Frank Baffoe
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Birthdate: February 3, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nkoranza, Ghana
Died: December 13, 2016

Economist, diplomat and businessman Frank Baffoe served as Ghana's honorary consul to Lesotho. He held several academic-positions including as Senior Lecturer of Economics at the National University of Lesotho, and University of Swaziland. He also remained a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Lesotho and an Advisor to different Ministries of different governments of Lesotho.