Captain Smart's biography: Uncovering the career, wife, and net worth of the Ghanaian broadcaster
Captain Smart successfully made a name for himself in Ghana's media industry. His baritone voice, verbal prowess, and confidence make him one of the best radio presenters in the media and showbiz. The radio caster joined Adom FM as a morning show host in 2013. Where is Captain Smart now?
Captain Smart receives lots of admiration among Ghanaians because he uses the media to advocate for the less fortunate. Unfortunately, he has lost his job, been arrested, and faced more challenges for criticizing politicians' corruption and incompetency.
|Full name||Blessed Godsbrain Smart|
|Also known||Captain Smart|
|Date of birth||5 May 1975|
|Age||47 years (as of 2023)|
|Place of birth||Eastern Region of Ghana|
|Current residence||Greater Accra, Ghana|
|Father||Samuel Evans Egyir Smart|
|Partner||Akosua Sikapa Smart|
|College||Garden City University|
|Profession||Radio personality and MC|
|Net worth||$2 million|
Captain Smart's biography
Who is Captain Smart? His full name is Blessed Godsbrain Smart. The firm and outspoken media personality is a Christian and a member of the church of Pentecost. He gained fame from Adom FM/TV's Dwaso Nsem segment.
Captain Smart had a sister who passed away four weeks after his father's death. His sister worked at Onua TV.
How old is Captain Smart?
Captain Smart's age is 47 years as of 2023. He was born on 5 May 1975 in a small village in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Which tribe is Captain Smart?
Details about Captain's tribe or ethnic group are not widely known or discussed in the public domain. However, Akans are the dominant inhabitants and natives of the Eastern region where the radio personality was born. Other main spoken languages in the region include Ewe, Krobo, Hausa and English.
Godsbrain got his secondary education at Apam SHS, located in the Central Region, after completing his primary JHS education in his hometown's government schools. He then earned a diploma in mass communication and a degree at Garden City University.
His career began at Fox FM in Kumasi, then OTEC FM, Kesewa Radio, and Nhyira FM of the Multimedia Network. He resigned from the Multimedia Network in May 2020 and moved to the Three Angels Broadcasting Network (ABN), owned by business mogul Kwesi Oteng.
ABN's CEO, Samuel Kofi Acheampong, suspended the radio host on his birthday, 5 May 2021, because his work put the company's founder, Dr Kwesi Oteng, under excess external pressure from the government and the Ghana Revenue Authority.
Godsbrain also worked at Adom FM. He created Adom FM's Fabewoso show and made it one of his trademarks. However, when Chief Jerry Forson (his successor) claimed to be the show's originator, Captain candidly stopped him from copying and stealing the credit.
Afterwards, Captain Smart became a part of Onua TV, which is owned by Media General. The show Onua TV Live Today with Captain Smart has gained a significant following due to the way in which the TV personality fearlessly expressed his opinions about political leaders.
His willingness to speak openly and candidly about sensitive topics resonated with many viewers, contributing to the show's increasing popularity. He was once arrested for publicly criticizing certain leaders who remained silent regarding the difficulties that Ghanaians were experiencing due to the policies of the government.
Is Captain Smart a soldier? No. The military uniform he wore on air to celebrate soldiers was part of the reason he was arrested. It was alleged that the media personality incited the Ghana Armed Forces against Members of Parliament.
Where is Captain Smart working now?
He works for Onua TV and also runs Smart TV on Instagram. He also has a YouTube channel with over 100k subscribers, which discusses issues relevant to Ghana and Africa, from politics to entertainment, lifestyle, sports, and current affairs.
He also recently rejoined the Convention People's Party (CPP) after a 16-year absence. He officially joined the CPP in 2006 and ran unsuccessfully for the Party's Ashanti Regional Chairmanship in 2007.
Who is Captain Smart's wife?
Captain Smart from Onua TV is married to Akosua Sikapa Smart. They are blessed with a son named Adomonline, born on 7 August 2019 in the US.
Captain proposed to his wife at the 2018 3G Awards held in the USA. They later held a traditional private wedding in 2019.
Captain was previously married to Afia Pokua (alias Vim Lady), a US-based Ghanaian media personality. They ended their relationship over allegations that he snatched the lady from another man from Germany called Johan Aikins-Murphy.
Johan Aikins, who later passed away, claimed that Afia was his wife of 18 years. Later, the radio caster came out to clear his name in a Kofi TV interview. He denied having a hand in Murphy's death and explained that he divorced Afia before his demise because he was tired of their marriage's controversies.
How rich is Captain Smart?
Captain Smart's net worth is guesstimated at about $2 million. He created his wealth from his radio career and business investments. In addition, the celebrity has houses countrywide and drives luxury cars. He owns a small sports car, a Range Rover and a Toyota Land Cruiser.
Photos of his mansion surfaced online in 2018. Captain Smart's house is a two-storey house covered with a gold theme. The interior is painted white and has two unique staircases leading to the top floor.
Quick facts about Captain Smart
- The radio host has won numerous awards throughout his career
- He has interviewed various Ghanaian leaders.
- He condemns the hard economy of Ghana and poor leadership.
Captain Smart still soars higher despite the obstacles and controversies surrounding him. His talent and skills make him one of the most sought-after radio personalities in West Africa.
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