Rose Akua Atta Mensah, popularly known as Kyeiwaa, is a Ghanaian-born actress. She perfectly played the role of a witch in the film dubbed Kyeiwaa hence her nickname. She has also starred in several other films such as Akonoba, Aberbrese, Cross Road, and Ogyam.
Even though she has had a tough marriage life with the first one ending just four days after the wedding, she continues to wow many with her acting prowess. Here is everything about her family, education, movies, and TV shows
Kyeiwaa profile summary
- Full name: Rose Akua Atta Mensah
- Celebrated name: Kyeiwaa
- Date of birth: 1963
- Place of birth: Ghana
- Age: 57 years
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Ethnicity: Black
- Marital status: Married
- Profession: Actress
Rose Akua Atta Mensah was born in 1963 in Ghana. Her father is called Nana Appiah Kubi. There is no mention of her mother, siblings, and upbringing. The renowned actress has also not revealed any information about her education.
Rose Akua was first married to Daniel Osei, a spare parts dealer in Kumasi. The two had been dating for about a year before choosing to carry out a traditional Ghanaian wedding ceremony in Brofoyeduru. The ceremony was attended by close friends and family members. Some of the individuals who graced the ceremony were Mercy Asiedu, Vivian Jill, Papa Kumasi, Matilda Asare, Big Akwes, among other celebrities.
A few hours after the wedding, a woman named Florence Kyei called in one of the radio stations in Ghana, claiming that she had been married to the groom for close to 20 years. The claims were followed by constant twists and turns that nullified the marriage.
After the scandalous first marriage, the actress was lucky to find love again. She exchanged vows with Michael Kissi Asare in a simple wedding that took place in Massachusetts.
Rose is a mother to two lovely daughters. However, there is no detailed information about the names, ages, or whereabouts of the two children.
Movies and TV shows
Kyiewaa's hard work and prowess as an actress hasn't gone unnoticed. On 25th December 2011, during the second edition of the Ghana Movie Awards, she was honoured with the award of the Best Actress in Supporting Role in Local Language. Here is a list of some of Akua Ataa Kyeiwaa movies:
- 2008 - Akurasi Burgers 1, 2 and 3 playing the role of Akua Atta
- 2010 - 2016 starring as Maa Dorcas
- 2010 - 2016 2 starring as Maa Dorcas
- 2011 - 12:00 part 1 as Maa Bernice
- 2011 - Ananse: Spider-Man 1 a
- 2012 - b14 starring as Lan Di
- 2012 - The Code of Money and Death playing the role of Maa Eva
Kyeiwaa death rumours
In mid-2019, various social platforms went buzzing with the rumours that the celebrated Ghanaian actress Kyeiwaa was dead. These reports cited unknown ailment as the cause of her death.
However, her manager came out to deny these allegations citing that the actress was still healthy and very much alive. This is what the manager had to say concerning the rumours.
I even had a phone conversation with Kyeiwaa yesterday, and she is healthy working in a shop in the States. I am it is one of those things by bloggers to generate traffic on their site.
Over the years, actress Kyeiwaa has had a successful career in the entertainment industry. After staring in numerous local films, she has become a household name and gained global recognition.