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10 Famous Hollywood Stars With Ghanaian Heritage

Hollywood is blooming with superstars from all works of life. But do you know that some of these superstars we see on TV are Ghanaians by birth or their parents are from Ghana? Why not read through to the end to find out.

10 Hollywood superstars with Ghanaian heritage.

1. Idris Elba

Idris Elba is one of the top Hollywood stars in this generation. He was born in London to a Ghanaian mother and a Sierra Leone father. He starred in many Hollywood movies, some of which includes: Thor, Mandela, avengers, Pacific rim etc.

Photo: Idris Elba and his father.

2. Senyo Amoaku

He is a Hollywood actor, composer, screenwriter and a producer. He was born to a Ghanaian father, Komla Amoaku.

Photo: Senyo Amoaku

3. Boris Kodjoe

This is another famous Ghanaian Hollywood star who has embraced his Ghanaian roots. He was born and raised in Germany by his Ghanaian father Eric Kodjoe, and German mother Ursula Kodjoe. Who starred in American movies such as soul food, love and basketball, resident evil, Ferdinand and many others.

Photo: Boris Kodjoe and his father.

4. Nana Gbewonyo

He is a Hollywood superstar who was born in Ghana in the year 1980. He left Ghana for America with his parents at the age of 3. He starred in Hollywood movies such as: gran Torino and Coach Carter.

5. Joey Ansah

Born in London to a British mother and a Ghanaian father, Joey Ansah has starred in many TV shows such as: spooks, underground, and many others.

6. Jaye Davidson

He was born in 1968 at Riverside California to a Ghanaian father and an English mother. He is best known for his role as transgender woman in a drama trailer 'The Crying Game'.

7. The K3 brothers

The K3 Brothers were born and raised in Los Angeles California. Their parents are from west Africa Ghana. These three brothers have incredible acting skills which made them stars in their own right.

8. Freema Agyeman

She was born in London to Iranian mother and a Ghanaian father. She is a Hollywood actress who starred in movies such as: Doctor Who, law and Order UK, sense8, most high, etc.

9. Michael Blackson

Michael Blackson is a Ghanaian American actor and also a comedian. He is best known for his role as an angry African man in a comedy film, next Friday. Other movies include Rick Ross, The savages, Internet dating, etc.

Photo: Michael Blackson and his father.

10. Peter Mensah

He was born in Ghana but later moved to England with his father, Peter Osei Mensah. He is best known for his role in: tears of the sun, Spartacus, 300 etc.

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