Top 10 Richest Actors in Ghana (2022)

The Ghana film industry, also called Ghollywood is among the fastest-growing film industries in Africa concerning production and gross net worth. It is important to note that some of the top Ghanaian actors are from Nollywood which is the name used worldwide for the Nigerian film industry. They then set out to establish their own film business in Ghana and dubbed it Ghollywood.

The Ghana film industry has experienced impressive growth in the past even though it is decreasing at a higher rate in the present. Many of the actors from Ghana are not just recognized by their own country but across the entire continent. Due to their huge number of fans, many of them have made a fortune through their acting. The richest actor in Ghana is Peter Mensah with an estimated net worth of about $50 million.

Top 10 Richest Actors in Ghana.

1. Peter Mensah

Peter Mensah is a Ghanaian/British actor, who has been featured in a variety of international films, including Hollywood. He is the richest actor in Ghana and has an estimated value of $50 million. Peter Mensah was born on 27th August 1959 in Accra, Ghana.

Peter Mensah is best known for his performances in the films Tears of the Sun and Hidalgo 300. He has also been featured in television shows like Starz, Spartacus, Terminator, Blood and Sand, Gods of the Arena, Vengeance, Avatar, Tears of the Sun, Bless the Child, The Incredible Hulk, and many others. He is well-known for his many roles in films and is regarded among the top powerful African actors ever.

He earns his income through producing, acting, brand endorsement deals, and also through his business ventures as an entrepreneur. Peter Mensah is currently the most successful actor from Ghana in 2022, with an estimated fortune of $50 million.

2. Chris Attoh

Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian actor, presenter, TV host, and film producer. He is most well-known for his role as Kwame Mensah in the Nigerian soap show Tinsel. Born on May 17, 1979, in Accra, Ghana. He is now 41 years old. Chris Attoh is the 2nd richest actor in Ghana, with an estimate of $9.9 million in net worth. At the age of 15, he was wed to Bettie Jennifer, who he divorced in the year 2017.

In 2018, he was wed to Nollywood actress Damilola Adegbite. Their marriage is now blessed with a son known as Brian Attoh. He graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he completed his studies in Theatre Arts. He was the host of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards in 2016. He earns money through producing, acting, directorship, brand endorsement as well as his business as an entrepreneur.

3. John Dumelo

John Dumelo is a Ghanaian actor, film producer, and model. He is the last child in a family of three. He was born on the 3rd of February 1984, in Accra, Ghana. He was a student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering. John Dumelo is the 3rd richest actor in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $7million.

The year 2009 was the time he took home the Joy FM’s award for Best Ghanaian actor award. In 2010 the award was presented to him for Africa’s most promising actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. The year 2001 was the time he was awarded Africa’s Most Outstanding Actor Award at the Afro Australian Movies and Music Awards in Australia.

He also was awarded the Best African Actor Award at the African Entertainment Awards held in Malaysia. He earns money through performing as a producer, producing, endorsements, and his business ventures as an entrepreneur.

4. Majid Michel

Majid Michel is a Ghanaian actor, film producer, TV model, and philanthropist. He was born on the 22nd of September, 1980 in Accra, Ghana to a Lebanese father and Ghanaian mother. He was raised in Accra and was a part of a family with 9 siblings. Majid Michel was a student at St. Theresa’s Primary and Secondary School in Accra, Ghana. In secondary school, he was a member of the theatre club and was a student in the school’s Drama Club.

After having completed his primary and secondary schooling, Majid Michel attended the University of Ghana and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts. He earns his income through performing and producing, as well as branding endorsement, politics, and his entrepreneur-owned businesses. Majid Michel is the fourth richest actor in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $6.8 million.

5. Van Vicker

Van Vicker is a Ghanaian actor, film producer, businessman, and model. His father passed away at the age of seven. He was born on the 1st of July, 1977 in Ghana to a Liberian mother and a Dutch father. He was a student at the University of Ghana and received a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. Van Vickers started his career in the entertainment business as a radio host.

The year 2008 was the time he received a nomination in the category of Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He also was awarded the Ghana Movies Awards and the Nollywood Academy Film Critics’ Award for Best actor with a Lead Role. He is the current Director of Sky + Orange Production.

He earns his income from events management, film acting, television hosting, brand endorsements, and his entrepreneur-owned businesses. Van Vickers is currently the fifth-richest actor in Ghana with an approximate net worth of $6.2 million.

6. Prince David Osei

Prince David Osei is a Ghanaian actor, model, film producer, director, and TV personality. He was born on the 6th of December, 1983. Prince David Osei attended the University of Ghana and received a Bachelor’s degree with a major in English, Sociology, and Theatre Arts. After having graduated from university and obtaining his degree, Prince David Osei got employed in an established bank in Ghana.

In the interest of acting, he decided to quit his bank job to go into acting full-time. He entered the Ghana Movie Industry in 2005 but the year 2006 was the year he came to prominence after appearing in the blockbuster film Fortune Island which gave him the title of Best Actor in Ghana during the City People Entertainment Awards.

He earns his income through producing, acting, branding, endorsement deals, and also his business ventures as an entrepreneur. Prince David Osei is currently the sixth-richest actor in Ghana with an estimated worth of $5.8 million.

7. Frank Artus

Frank Artus is a Ghanaian actor, model, film producer, director, and television host. He was born on the 4th of May, 1979 in Liberia to an Egyptian father and a Liberian mother. After completing his secondary and primary school education, Frank Artus attended AME University in Monrovia, Liberia where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management.

Frank Artus also has a bachelor’s degree in Information & Communication Technology and Computer Engineering. Following his post-secondary studies, he left Liberia and moved to Ghana to pursue an acting career. The year 2009 was the year he wrote, directed, and starred in his first film Juetey (Children’s Business) which won him the awards for Best Actor, Best Director, Best Soundtrack, and Best Film of the year during the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

The money he earns is earned through performing, producing movies, brand endorsements, and also his business as an entrepreneur. Frank Artus is currently one of the richest actors in Ghana, with an estimated value of $5 million.

8. Kofi Adjorlolo

Kofi Adjorlolo is a Ghanaian actor, filmmaker, film director, and television host. He was born on the 14th of June 1956 in Keta, Ghana. The actor is famous around the world for his performance in the film The Will. After completing his primary and secondary schooling, Kofi Adjorlolo attended the University of Ghana and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.

He worked as an official in the civil service, a broadcaster at the radio station in Accra, Ghana, and has also served as an Ambassador to the Republic of Benin. He earns his income through acting, producing, and directing movies, brand endorsements, and his entrepreneur-owned businesses. Kofi Adjorlolo currently ranks as one of the most successful actors in Ghana with an estimated worth of $4.6 million.

9. Ekow Smith Asante

Ekow Smith Asante is a Ghanaian actor, TV personality, filmmaker, director, producer, designer of productions, and consultant. He was born on the 15th of April, 1973 in Takoradi, Ghana. After finishing his secondary and primary schooling, he went to the University of Ghana and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the field of Theatre Arts.

He gained fame for performing in the film Passion of the Soul in the year 2008. He earns money through acting, producing & directing movies, endorsement deals, and also his business ventures as an entrepreneur. Ekow Smith Asante is one of the richest actors in Ghana, with an estimated net worth of $4.2 million.

10. Adjetey Anang

Adjetey Anang is a Ghanaian actor and producer, who is known for his role as Pusher which was his screen name in the tv show Things We Do For Love. Born on the 8th of July, 1973 Adjetey Anang is from Accra, Ghana. He has appeared in a variety of Ghanaian films including Deadly Voyage, A Sting in a Tale, and The Perfect Picture among others.

He was nominated for Best Actor in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. After having completed his primary and secondary schooling, he enrolled at the University of Ghana and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. Then, he obtained a Master’s degree in Acting and Arts at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa.

He earns money through performing & producing movies, brand endorsements, and also his business ventures as an entrepreneur. Adjetey Anang is currently one of the richest actors in Ghana, with an estimated fortune of $4 million.

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