Afia Schwarzenegger is a Ghanaian comedienne, TV host, actress and MC. Her fame skyrocketed when she was featured in the popular TV show Afia Schwarzenegger, and since then, she has been making headlines. She never shies from controversy and has been married three times, but beyond that, she is a woman focused on her career.
In the recent past, Afia Schwarzenegger has been trending for all the wrong reasons. She was allegedly arrested for defaming Philip Kwame Brobbey who happens to be the CEO of P-Mobile Communications Limited. This is the same company for which Afia was a brand ambassador back in 2018. This was seen as an act of cutting the hand that feeds her, but fans have come to expect anything from her.
Afia Schwarzenegger profile summary
- Name: Afia Schwarzenegger
- Birth name: Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa
- Date of birth: 14th February 1982
- Place of birth: Krofrom, Ghana
- Age: 38 years old (as of 2020)
- Birth sign: Aquarius
- Occupation: Comedienne, actress, media personality
Afia Schwarzenegger bio
Afia Schwarzenegger was born on the 14th of February, 1982. Her full names are Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa. Her parents are Augustine Agyei and Grace Achiaa. She is an Ashanti from Krofrom in Kumasi, Ghana.
She attended the Ridge Experimental School for her basic education before moving to the northern region where she joined the Seventh Day Adventist School in Tamale. She then went to two Senior High Schools (SHS), St. Louis Girls’ School and KNUST Secondary School. She also studied at Future Flyers Academy in Johannesburg.
Afia worked in South Africa as a flight attendant before going back to Ghana. She, however, came into the limelight with her first acting role in a comic series titled Afia Schwarzenegger. The character defined the rest of her career as an actress, comedienne and even MC.
She was a radio host at Happy FM. Later on, she moved to Kasapa FM and started a new show called Aben Wo Ha. Afia is also the host of one of the most popular evening shows, Kokooko, which airs on United Television (UTV).
She is actively engaged in charity and a strong advocate of helping the needy. Apart from adopting two children, she doubles as an ambassador of Orphans in Ghana. She is a founder of an NGO called Owontaa Foundation that funds education for Ghanaian children who cannot afford it.
Afia has also founded Leave2Live, a support group for domestic violence victims. It advocates for those in abusive relationships to quit those relationships to have a chance in life. The actress has also capitalized on her huge following in social media to launch Schwar TV on YouTube.
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Husband and children
Who is Afia Schwarzenegger husband? Afia Schwarzenegger husband from her first marriage is believed to have been a pastor (Mr Godson Yaw Boakye) who was based in the UK. Afia was forced to divorce him upon learning that he was already a married man before meeting her.
Her second marriage was to a white man from South Africa. The last marriage was to a man named Lawrence Abrokwah. The marriage hit the rocks after it emerged that Mr Abrokwah found her cheating.
How many kids does Afia Schwarzenegger have? Afia has five children, three of them biological and the other two adopted. Her biological children are twins (John Irvin Heerdegen Geiling and James Ian Heerdegen Geiling) and a daughter (Pena Abrokwah).
Who is the father of Afia Schwarzenegger twins? The father of the twins is German, but they never got married. Afia Schwarzenegger twins attended Kumasi Senior School and are young adults now.
The youngest of her children is a daughter. Is Pena Afia Schwarzenegger biological daughter? Yes, she is the fruit of her last marriage.
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There is no doubt that Afia Schwarzenegger has great taste as seen from her outfits and cars. The same applies when it comes to Afia Schwarzenegger house.
She recently acquired a new mansion which she said was a gift for her sons for completing their WASSCE examination. At the same time, other Afia Schwarzenegger videos showcased a brand new Mercedes G-Wagon she claimed to have bought with her money.
Afia Schwarzenegger net worth
The Ghanaian media personality is one of the most successful ones in Ghana. She has earned quite a significant amount from all her ventures. As of 2020, her net worth is $500, 000.
Afia Schwarzenegger controversies
The number of controversies and banters Afia has been engaged in cannot go without mention. Most of these are social media fights she picks against other Ghanaian public figures not sparing even pastors and politicians. Afia Schwarzenegger Instagram account is where most of the drama unfolds as she is never shy to speak her mind. Some of her most notable controversial moments include:
- A spat with Kumawood actress Benedicta Gafah that ended with Afia labelling her a prostitute among other words.
- Getting arrested for allegedly defrauding Bella’s manager.
- Claiming that pastor Josh Laryea had molested MZbel even after MZbel refuted the claim.
- Shaming musician Kubolo that his manhood is too tiny for an adult.
- Being arrested for defaming P-Mobile.
All the scandals and dramas revolving around the life of Afia Schwarzenegger aside, she appears to be a good person, especially for her willingness to help the needy. She is a mother to two adopted children and is also the ambassador of Orphans in Ghana. She is involved in other charitable courses such as funding education of poor children and supporting victims of domestic violence.
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