Social media and the internet practically birthed the Kardashians of the United States, and some Ghanaians have successfully used social media and the Internet to generate buzz for themselves.
Whether via hot photos on Instagram, viral videos on Facebook, or topical discussions on YouTube, this new crop of Ghanaian celebrities have practically forced their way into stardom.
YEN presents the top Ghanaian celebrities who trace their growth from social media.
1. Two Thoozin
Despite his recent dwindling fame, Franklin Quartey aka Two Thoozin, experienced a massive social boost when his ‘New Year’ video interview went viral.
Hajia4Real's real shot to fame happened offline when the scandal of her alleged boyfriend, Kenpong shook Ghana. Before that, she was quite popular on Instagram for her extra glamorous and extravagant lifestyle.
3. Ebaby Kobby
U.S based Ghanaian Internet sensation, Ebaby Kobby, shares hilarious skits of African situations.
4. Moesha Bodoung
The Ghanaian actress is more famous for an extra-slim waist, which she continuously flaunts on social media, than her acting.
5. Mr. Cocoyam
Just like Ebaby Kobby, Mr Cocoyam is a U.S based Ghanaian who makes funny videos by using relatable life experiences.
Archipalago became famous following his viral videos where he bluntly chastises other public figures and speaks his mind on civil matters, especially in the entertainment industry.
7. Princess Shyngle
Princess Shyngle is a Ghana-based Gambian actress who became famous as a result of her pictures on social media where she shows her hour glass body.
Kalybos has won everybody's attention thanks to the hit YouTube skit 'Kalybos'.
9. Ahuofe Patri
Ahuofe Patri, Kalybos' partner in his hilarious skits, can also trace her celebrity roots back to social media.
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