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 away from controversy and has been married three times, but she is a woman focused on her career and worth knowing more about.
In the recent past, 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.
Afia Schwarzenegger's profile summary
- Full name: Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa
- Famous as: Afia Schwarzenegger
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: the 14th of February 1982
- Age: 27 years (as of 2021)
- Zodiac sign: Aquarius
- Place of birth: Krofrom, Kumasi
- Current residence: Ghana
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Ethnicity: Ashanti
- Sexuality: Straight
- Religion: Christianity
- Height in feet and inches: 5'6" (approximately)
- Height in centimetres: 167
- Weight in kilograms: 60-70 (approximately)
- Weight in pounds: 132-154
- Eye colour: Black
- Hair colour: Black
- Father: Augustine Agyei
- Mother: Grace Achiaa
- Children: 3
- Sons: James Ian Geiling Heerdegan and John Irvin Geiling Heerdegen
- Daughter: Adiepena Geiling Abrokwah
- Relationship status: Single
- Occupation: Actress, Comedian and Radio/TV presenter
- Instagram: @queenafiaschwarzenegger
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Afia Schwarzenegger's bio
Afia Schwarzenegger was born on the 14th of February, 1982. Her full name is Valentina Nana Agyeiwaa. Her parents are Augustine Agyei and Grace Achiaa. She is an Ashanti from Krofrom in Kumasi, Ghana.
How old is Afia Schwarzenegger?
As of 2021, she is 39 years old.
The media personality 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.
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She was a radio host at Happy FM. Later on, she moved to Kasapa FM and started a new show called Aben Wo Ha. She 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.
In addition, she is the 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 massive following in social media to launch Schwar TV on YouTube.
Is Afia married?
Who is Afia Schwarzenegger's first husband? Afia's husband from her first marriage is believed to have been a pastor (Mr Godson Yaw Boakye) based in the UK. She 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 allegedly 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 (Adiepena Geiling Abrokwah).
Who is the father of Afia Schwarzenegger's twins? Afia Schwarzenegger's twins' father is allegedly German, but they never got married. The twins were born on the 21st of August, 2002; hence as of 2021, Afia Schwarzenegger's twins' age is 18 years old. The twins attended Kumasi Senior School and are young adults now.
Who is Afia Schwarzenegger's daughter? The actress also has a daughter named Adiepena Geiling Abrokwah with her third husband, Lawrence Abrokwah. Adiepena was born on the 11th of July 2014. She is currently seven years old as of 2021.
The actress has not revealed details about her body measurements, however, based on the information available in the public domain, she weighs around 132-154 lbs (60-65 kgs), and she is approximately 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) tall.
Afia Schwarzenegger's net worth is estimated to be around $550,000. Her primary source of income is her various businesses and endorsement deals.
Afia Schwarzenegger's house
There is no doubt that Schwarzenegger has great taste, as seen from her outfits and cars. In 2020, the comedian took the internet by storm after hosting a housewarming party to usher her family into a new mansion.
She currently owns a luxurious home. Even though has not revealed the price of her house, it is safer to say it's worth millions from its appearance.
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What has happened to Afia Schwarzenegger?
Queen Afia Schwarzenegger has been involved in various scandals in the past. The number of controversies and banters she 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. Her Instagram account is where most of the drama unfolds as she is never shy to speak her mind.
She recently uttered some unfavourable remarks about Wendy Shays's performance at the 5th Ghana Music Award UK launch. Wendy, who signed a five year deal with RuffTown Records, announced her presence in the music industry with her debut song Uber Driver.
This attracted some unfavourable remarks from Afia Schwarzenegger. According to Ghana Web, she stated that,
We all know your new signee Wendy Shay will never achieve what Ebony achieved. Her song is not nice, her talent is week, she lacks confidence, she's got not style.
She also recently attacked her church on her Instagram, stating that she has quit attending any service in that church due to poor roads that lead to the church.
She noted that the church, Winners Chapel International is one of the richest in Africa, but the kind of roads that lead to the church are not fixed.
Some of her other most notable controversial moments in the past 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.
Despite all the scandals and drama revolving around the life of Afia Schwarzenegger, she appears to be focused on her career. For instance, her willingness to help the needy is commendable. She is a mother to two adopted children and is also the ambassador of Orphans in Ghana. In addition, she is involved in other charitable courses supporting the educational needs of poor children and supporting victims of domestic violence.
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He has also appeared in several films and TV series like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Axel Vargas, Girl vs Monster as Ryan Dean and The Goldbergs as Bruce. Find out more details about him by reading his biography.