Martha Ankomah Biography – Age, Net Worth, Career & Awards

REAL NAME : Martha Ankomah
NET WORTH : $200,000.
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born on 10th October, 1985
PLACE OF BIRTH: Accra, Ghana.
OCCUPATION : Ghanaian actress
EDUCATION : Adabraka Presbyterian Junior High, Labone Senior High School. Jayee University College

Martha Ankomah is undoubtedly one of the most popular faces in the Ghanaian movie world. She is a Ghanaian actress who is widely tagged as one of the most featured owing to the fact that she has appeared in numerous Ghanaian Ghallywood movies. The Ghollywood diva has also been described by a section of the Ghanaian populace as one of the s3xiest and most talented actresses from the country Ghana.

Early Life Background And Life

Martha Ankomah is her given name and stage name, she is one of the most sought after Ghanaian actress. Aside movie acting, the ravishing lady is also involved in modelling, film producing, movie directing, entrepreneur and philanthropist . She is also behind a philanthropic foundation. Martha Ankomah was born on 10th October, 1985 in Accra, Ghana. The Ghallywood actress is recently clocked thirty one years attended Adabraka Presbyterian Junior High School and Labone Senior High School in Accra, Ghana before she proceeded to the tertiary institution. Following the completion of her basic education, she proceeded to study in the college college at Jayee University College, where she successfully bagged a degree marketing.

The dark skinned lady walked us into her childhood experience of poverty and struggling. According to the black beauty, she characterized her childhood as difficult and pain; she said it was her mother that struggled to support the family as a single mother and expected Ankomah’s support as the first born. She also made it know that her childhood difficulties and challenges was the reason she was able to recognize opportunity and allowed her to learn and succeed as there was no other option left for her except to succeed and made her mother proud . The gorgeous Ghanaian actress is the first child of her family which was the major reason she had to sell to support the family.

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She started hustling right from her early days , she was so determined that she didn’t even give in to any form of pressure from her peers. According to the dark skinned diva, she always considered the challenging and trying situation as an opportunity for her to learn though a challenge.

Career : How She Started Acting

She made it known in a recent interview granted that it was her cousin named “Harry Amonoo” that officially introduced her to acting. Fast forward to the year 1994, her cousin Amonoo took her to the National Theatre where she joined the Harrisco Drama Group. She started acting in stage dramas at Funworld and Kiddafest. Meanwhile, when she was still at Labone Senior High School, Ankomah joined the Theatre Programme for Schools (TPS), and participated in a number of stage plays.

From that point, she started acting in television series. These included Suncity, St. James Hotel, All That Glitters and Where is Your Mobile? from there she also auditioned for other movies roles and recorded a lot of success and eventually started making name in the industry. She later participated in the edition of the Next Movie Star and came out third in the competition. She was so fortunate to stay long in the competition, she went so far in the competition that she later left in the competition with five others: Lydia Forson, Uti Nwachukwu, Enoch Hammond, Ameh Lucy Franscesca and Oshinuga Olufemi after so many evictions.

The winner of the completion is decided by via votes from the public, views of professionals about the housemates,and an in-house judges’ assessment. They are the people who decide who and who is leaving and who is staying in the competition. The Ghanaian actress was acknowledged for her display of talent , versatility and good acting skills: audibility, gesticulation, projection and mimicking.

Ankomah after The Next Movie Star revealed that participating in the competition didn’t really do much for her career instead it only gave her the luxury to meet different kinds of people, and also learn from the directors who came to train her as well. She also made it known that the Next Movie Star didn’t really make her a star automatically as you still have to keep working hard.

In her word;

That’s what people don’t realize. Do not think that because you have been on TV for 30 days you are there, forget it! It’s just the grace of God,” she stated.

Business And Investments

The Ghanaian movie diva own some business enterprise which i will be mentioning. She owns an ultra-modern beauty salon called ‘Martha’s Place’ located at Tesano, Maa Bee Plaza, a storey building adjacent Karldorlf was officially opened in 2013. The saloon offer services like bridal makeup, facial treatments, acrylic waxing, barbering, pedicures and manicures and cosmetics.

Endorsement Deals

Ankomah was made the face of Vita Milk’s Viora in 2014. She shot a commercial for the product in early 2014 in Thailand.

Charity And Social Responsibilities

Ankomah is behind a charitable organisation called “The Martha Ankomah Foundation”. The foundation joined the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana to celebrate the World Autism Awareness Day at the Efua-Sutherland Children’s park in Accra in year 2016. According to a recent revelation, she decided to shoot good Christian movies only after featuring in many romantic movies for many years since the beginning of her acting career. She is generally labelled a bad girl due to the roles she play in movies , this is the major reason she has decided not to take romantic roles anymore.

Awards , Nominations And Recognition

Ankomah has won several awards and numerous nominations to her name

  • She was nominated for Most Promising Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • In 2013, she was honoured by the University of Education, Winneba as part of activities marking the 20th anniversary of the University’s Student Representative Council (SRC).
  • Her role in Somewhere in Africa earned her a Best Young Actress nomination at the 2012 Africa Movie Academy Awards.

There you have it, the biography of Martha Ankomah Ghanaian actress .

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