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Famous Ghanians

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

L - M
  • Emmanuel Gyimah Labi composer, conductor, music professor
  • Nii Lamptey Olympic medalist, football player
  • Hilla Limann former president
  • Aliu Mahama former vice-president
  • John Dramani Mahama president, former vice-president
  • Koby Maxwell singer, record artist, producer, actor
  • Nana Ama McBrown actress, music writer
  • Anthony Mensah Olympic medalist, football player
  • Peter Mensah actor
  • Richie Mensah singer, songwriter, producer
  • Majid Michel actor
  • John Atta Mills former president, former vice-president
  • Abdul Salam Mumuni filmmaker
N - O
  • Yvonne Nelson actress
  • Gloria Amon Nikoi politician
  • Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia ethnomusicologist, composer
  • Alex Nyarko Olympic medalist, football player
  • Kobina Nyarko artist
  • Ataa Oko fantasy coffin artist
  • Nii Amaa Ollennu former interim president
  • Owusu-Ankomah painter
P - R
  • Yaw Preko Olympic medalist, football player
  • Nat Quansah botanist
  • Clement Quartey Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Shamo Quaye Olympic medalist, football player
  • Nii Quaynor scientist, engineer
  • Oli Rahman Olympic medalist, football player
  • Jerry Rawlings former president
S - Y
  • Kwaku Sintim-Misa actor, director, author, television host
  • Van Vicker actor
  • Rikki Wemega-Kwawu artist
  • Suzzy Williams actress
  • Joachim Yaw Olympic medalist, football player
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.