Today marks the birthday of a popular Ghanaian actress, Jackie Appiah. Jackie is a star within the industry, who has featured in many movies. She has been excellent in  her roles  and has pushed the Ghanaian movie industry to a higher pedestal. Www.ghanacelebrations.con wishes Jackie a wonderful birthday celebrations and many more.
Jackie Appiah (born 5 December 1983) is a Canadian-born Ghanaian actress. For her work as an actress, she has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007.
She received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Upcoming Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
Early life
Jackie Appiah was born in Canada on December 5, 1983.She is the last of five children. She is a Ghanaian Canadian, as she was born in Toronto.
She spent her early childhood in Canada, and moved to Ghana with her mother at age 10. She is popularly known by her maiden name, Appiah. Appiah married Peter Agyemang in 2005 and has one son.
Appiah’s father is Kwabena Appiah (the younger brother of the late Joe Appiah, a famous lawyer in Kumasi) currently residing in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
It was rumored in 2020 that Jackie Appiah got pregnant for the Liberian president, George Weah. She however dismissed the rumor by taking to her Instagram page saying “Laughter that depicts lies and fabricated stories”.
Appiah’s appearance on screen became regular when she was invited by Edward Seddoh Junior, the writer of Things We Do For Love , where she played the role of Enyonam Blagogee. She later took part in Tentacles, Games People Play, Sun-city and many other TV series.
Appiah remembers herself as being very shy the first time she went on set, “It was a Venus Film Production titled Divine Love and I had to play the role of Kate, the protagonist.
I didn’t believe did too good. I fumbled but, many people did not notice it.”[This quote needs a citation] Despite her nervousness, the first timer said she succeeded in impressing everyone.
Appiah says her best part was in Mummy’s Daughter by Venus Films. The film tells the story of the Bartels Family where she played the role of Princess, the daughter.
“I loved how I acted and I was happy with the role I played”.[This quote needs a citation] Appiah now sees the local film industry as having changed for the better. She thinks that others will see its ultimate success.
Nollywood breakthrough and success already
Appiah was already known to Nollywood through her many successful Ghanaian films including Beyoncé – The President Daughter, Princess Tyra, Passion of the Soul, Pretty Queen, The Prince’s Bride, The King is Mine and The Perfect Picture.
Her notable Nollywood films include Black Soul and Bitter Blessing, alongside Nollywood actor Ramsey Noah and My Last Wedding, alongside Nollywood actor Emeka Ike.
In 2013, she won the Best International Actress award at the Papyrus Magazine Screen Actors Awards (PAMSAA) 2013 which was held in Abuja.
Promotional work
Appiah’s face can be seen on many billboards and TV commercials in Ghana including a GSMF advert on protection against HIV AIDS. She won the face of U.B in a promotion she did for them on TV commercials and she is currently the face of IPMC for commercials and billboards. “GSMF ” was her first TV commercial.
Things We Do For Love
Divine Love
The Heart of Men
The Power of a Woman
Run Baby Run
Beyoncé – The President Daughter
The Return of Beyoncé
Mummy’s Daughter
The Love Doctor
Royal Battle
Chasing Hope
Princess Tyra
the prince’s bride
Fake Feelings
Wind of Love
Total Love
Passion of the Soul
Mortal Desire
Pretty Queen
The Prince’s Bride
The King is Mine
Spirit of a Dancer
Excess Money
Before My Eyes
Career woman
Passion Lady
Her Excellency
The Perfect Picture
Prince of the Niger
My Last Wedding
Love Games
Tears of Womanhood
Night Wedding
A Cry for Justice
4 Plays
4 Play Reloaded
Death after Birth
Golden Stool
Deadly Assignment
Turning Point
Wrath of a Woman
Blind Lust
Black Soul
Against My Will
Royal Kidnap
End of Royal Kidnap
The Siege
Royal Honour
Eye of the gods
The Comforter
Palace Slave
Throwing Stones
Comfort My Soul
Above Love
Wind of Sorrow
Piece of My Soul
Cold Heart
Golden Heart
A Bitter Blessing
Queens heart
Kings heart
Forever young
Barrister Anita
Deep Fever
Sisters At War
The Perfect Picture – Ten Years later
Reason To Kill
Grooms Bride
Heart of Men
Perfect Love 1ins
Perfect Love 2
Personal life
Jackie married Peter Agyemang in 2005 with whom she had one son, Damien. They divorced after three years of marriage.
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