In 2019, some Ghanaians were able to utilize social media to their advantage with some even generating viral posts, videos and putting issues up for discussion in the trends.
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They rose up to become celebrities overnight on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and several blogs, and are still trending.
YEN.com.gh, however, compiles a list of these Ghanaians who managed to rise to limelight through social media
1. Counselor Charlotte:
2019 saw the rise of a strong controversial female Ghanaian Counselor, Lady Rev Dr. Charlotte Oduro.
After videos of her counseling advice went viral, she landed in the books of Nigerian singer Simi and that was the start of her reign on social media.
Though some people find are messages soothing, some also think her counsel is outrageous and just for the cameras.
But with all that, Counselor Charlotte was one of the hottest on-air personalities who was invited to speak on various TV and radio stations.
2. Shatta Bandle:
Ghanaian diminutive personality, Shatta Bandle, shot to fame through social media in 2019 by displaying his numerous acquired properties on the internet.
Shatta Bandle, known in real life as Idris Firdaus, brags about being richer than Africa’s richest Aliko Dangote and American billionaire Bill Gates. This is what shot him to fame with a huge fanbase in Nigeria and around the world.
3. Pamela Odame Watara:
The Instagram model and video vixen,Pamela Odame Watara internet sensation in 2019 with Ghanaians are talking about her.
She caught the attention of most people with her big-chested figure and to her well-countered physique.
Most ladies are envious of her exquisite physique and cannot help but secretly stalk her online. One can say she became a star when her adult videos leaked online.
4. Mr. Eventuarry:
This Ghanaian taxi driver, Mr. Eventuarry, shot to fame when his video went viral during an interview.
He gained attention after videos of his several interactions with others which include his funny laughter went viral on social media.
His "You don know why is going on” phrase became a national term which later boosted him to fly to Nigeria for his first solo comedy show.
5. Oswald Odds:
The early part of December 2019 brought forth another social media celebrity. Oswald Odds became popular on Twitter and later Telegram when he succeeded in making some accurate predictions to help others win a lot of money in their sports betting endeavors
He was considered as a sports betting messiah who was able to gather of 60,000 members on his Telegram group where he gives his betting prophecies.
“Not an Osofo, a Banker, Digital Solutions Architect, Budding Lawyer, Rapper and Businessman.”
Well, in addition to the numerous stuff that he does, Oswald is now considered a ‘bet god’ . Oswald became so popular that he was got TV and radio interviews. He also managed to get a Twitter following of over 70k followers.
Currently considered as the most popular Kumawood actor, Mmbebusem shot to fame in 2019 when his short videos as 'Ghana Jesus' went viral on social media.
Since he came into the limelight, the actor has received several praise and criticisms which helps grow his career. He featured the likes of Wendy Shay, John Dumelo among others in his videos.
7. Nana Made-In-China:
Nana Made-In-China is a young Ghanaian creative model and actor who won the internet after he recreated the outfit of 'red carpet goddess', Nana Akua Addo with a comic touch.
His unique sense of humour keeps his recreated photos in the trends on social media. For some time now, Nana Made-In-China has been impersonating the looks of Ghanaian celebrities by remaking their mind-blowing outfits adorned on the red carpet at events.
8. Hon. Aponkye
Honorable Aponkye is a defeated Assemblyman hopeful for Adukrom Nima in the Ashanti region. He is known in real life as Nana Adabor Ibrahim Issah Ampim.
He claim to fame happened after a video of him making wild campaign promises that would provide free breakfast for his people every day till the end of his tenure in office went viral.
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