If you are conversant with happenings in Ghana's entertainment industry, chances are you must have heard about Akua Amoakowaa. The beautiful and elegant woman won many entertainment fans' hearts when she contested and eventually emerged as the most beautiful person in Ghana. Since then, she has remained in the spotlight.
Also known as Akua GMB, Amoakowaa wears many hats. She is not just a beauty queen but also a television presenter and an entrepreneur. Her union with business mogul Dr Kwaku Oteng seems to also contribute to her fame.
Akua Amoakowaa profiles summary
- Full name: Sally Akua Amoaokowaa Mensah
- Date of birth: 13th of October, 1987
- Age: 33 years old
- Place of birth: Ghana
- Nationality: Ghana
- Occupation: TV presenter, model, and entrepreneur
- Zodiac sign: Libra
- Relationship status: Married
- Spouse: Dr Kwaku Oteng
Background information and career
There is no information available to the media about the beauty queen's background, parents, and siblings. Also, information about her education is not available. Nevertheless, it is verified that she was born on the 13th of October, 1987, in Ghana, which means that Akua GMB age is 33 years.
Amoaokowaa is an entrepreneur and a TV presenter. Also, she is the general manager of Angel TV. As a TV show host, she reportedly began hosting The Purple Room, a talk show, in 2011.
Additionally, being a young entrepreneur, Akua has investments in a few businesses. She is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jay & Jay Co. Ltd. The fashion company is based in Accra, and it imports and exports fashion-related products. She is also the founder of Street Aid Ghana.
In 2011, the whole of Ghana's attention was drawn to her when she emerged as the winner of Ghana's Most Beautiful (GMB) in TV3 beauty pageant's sixth edition. Afterwards, she bagged her nickname, Akua GMB. In 2018, her company, Jay & Jay Co. Limited, introduced Miss Golden Stool, a beauty contest that acknowledges and celebrates the Ashanti Region's rich culture.
Who is Akua GMB husband?
Her husband is Dr Kwaku Oteng, a business expatriate. He owns a chain of businesses in Ghana's herbal medicines, broadcasting, beverages, and transport industries. Also, he is a philanthropist, who is celebrated for the needy students that he sponsors.
One of his businesses, Angel Group Ltd., provides real estate development services. Specifically, it offers restoration, redevelopment, and refurbishment of existing properties.
Moreover, following his contribution to the country's economic sector, he was adjudged as 2013's Entrepreneur of the Year. In 2017, he was selected as the recipient of the Outstanding Industrialist Award. The award is meant to honour Ghanaians who have contributed to the transformation of different Ghanaian industries.
Apart from Akua GMB, it is worth noting that there are four other wives of Dr Kwaku Oteng. Akua's marriage to Kwaku is blessed with children.
Does Akua Amoakowaa have a daughter?
Yes, she does. Akua Amoakowaa daughter's name is Agudie. She is the last child and the only girl of her three children with her lover, Dr Kwaku Oteng. The social media went on fire when Akua GMB daughter face was first revealed.
The revelation of the baby's face on social media happened a little over a year after her birth. Her only appearance on social media was on her first birth date celebration when Akua GMB shared a picture showing the child's back in commemoration of the birthday.
However, in a new video, she finally showed off her beautiful baby's face as she was seen vibing to Nigerian music while the baby shouted. She gave the video the caption, "my world," referring to her daughter.
Is Akua Amoakowaa divorced?
There have been several rumours indicating that Akua GMB has parted ways with her husband. However, following her alleged divorce, she showed off her new wedding ring indicating that nothing of that nature is happening in a picture.
Before now, it was speculated that her marriage had hit rock bottom and was not far from collapsing. There were rumours some months ago that Akua was beaten and dumped by her husband. This incident was after the business mogul discovered that she was cheating on him. He even reportedly slapped her in her office at Angel TV.
Afia Schwarzenegger was the one who blew the whistle and explained how Dr Kwaku Oteng raged the office of his fourth wife with a Schnapp and dared her to curse herself to prove her faithfulness to their marital vows.
However, former Ghana's most beautiful declined with the explanation that she is a Christian and curses are not one of her practice. This provoked the husband to beat her. Months after the event, she went to a prominent wedding without her wedding band, and that got fans talking as they began to sense that something was indeed wrong with her marriage.
In a bid to clear the misconception, she posted a new picture where she wore her wedding ring which she took at her birthday celebration. Nevertheless, fans are still wondering if she is still with Dr Kwaku Oteng or another person.
Akua Amoakowaa has moved from someone with just a post on Instagram as of 2014, to a person that the world now reckons with. She has shown that there is nothing unachievable if one puts in the effort and time needed. Although it may be hard to understand why she does some things, it is still worth noting that she is a strong-willed woman with a determination to succeed.
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