- A research by YEN.com.gh has unearthed the story behind Nana Ama surname, 'McBrown'
- The celebrated movie icon during her birth did not have the surname 'McBrown' until sometime during her childhood
- It was because a man named Mr. McBrown adopted her, leading to the name change from Agyemang
The story of how popular Ghanaian actress Nana Ama changed her name to McBrown has surfaced.
According to reports available to YEN.com.gh, the ace actress, after her birth, was given the surname of her biological father, Agyemang.
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The actress was born to Mr. Kwabena Nkrumah and Madam Cecilia Agyenim Boateng and she was given the birth name, Felicia Ama Agyemang.
In the information available to YEN.com.gh, the actress changed her surname because she was adopted by Mr. Kofi McBrown, her aunt's husband.
Mr. Kofi McBrown and Nana Ama's aunt, Madam Betty Obiri Yeboah, were the ones who took care of her till she grew up.
At a young age, Nana Ama's father and mother got divorced, causing Mr. Kofi McBrown to adopt her and siblings.
As an adopted child, Nana Ama decided to change her original surname Agyemang and take on that of her 'new father', Mr. McBrown.
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Along with her six siblings, Nana Ama grew up with her aunt and her husband at Kwadaso in Kumasi.
Until today, she considers her aunt as her real mother and Mr. McBrown as her real father since they catered for her from childhood.
On several platforms, the actress expresses her gratitude and love to Mr. McBrown and her aunt for their immense support.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has published a story about Nana Ama McBrown after top celebrities wished her a happy birthday.
In series of Instagram posts, fellow actresses, musicians and media moguls expressed their love for the movie icon as she turns 42.
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