Ace-Liam: GWR Celebrates World's Youngest Artist With Touching Post And A Feature On Website

Ace-Liam: GWR Celebrates World's Youngest Artist With Touching Post And A Feature On Website

  • Guinness World Records got many Ghanaians excited when it took to their social media to celebrate Ace-Liam Nana Sam Ankrah as the world's youngest artist
  • According to the organisation, Ace-Liam broke the record at just one year and 152 days
  • Many people applauded him, while others called out other adult Ghanaians for failing at their GWR attempts
  • Ace-Liam's mother spoke about how she felt after receiving the results of her son's GWR attempt

Guinness World Records celebrated Ace-Liam Nana Sam Ankrah, the Ghanaian who broke the record as the world's youngest artist.

Ace-Liam, his mother and his paintings
Ace-Liam, his mother and his paintings. Image Credit: @ace_liam_paints
Source: Instagram

Guinness World Records celebrate Ace-Liam

Guinness World Records took to its social media pages to celebrate Ghanaian artist Ace-Liam Nana Sam Ankrah after he broke the record as the world's youngest artist, Chantel Eghan.

GWR also featured Ace-Liam on their website as they shared exclusive pictures of him painting while telling the story of the young artist.

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The Ghanaian achieved this feat after his mother, Chantelle Eghan, applied on his behalf and guided him.

Through this challenge, the young artist has been recognised by Rebecca Akuffo-Addo, the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana.

Below is a lovely post made by the Guinness World Record celebrating Ace-Liam.

Reactions as GWR celebrate Ace-Liam's achievement

Below are the comments from people on Ace-Liam's achievement as a record holder at one year and 152 days:

@BenopaOnyx1 said:

Nigerians can’t relate. We are the real giants of Africa, right from infancy to adulthood

@CFCFico said:

Singhathon …there’s something doing down down downcook-athon, Wenchi to Accra walk-a-thon, wash-a-thon, iron-a-thon, wee-a-thon, fuo nyinaa abr3 egu

@Maxibrown2 said:

Congratulations little Nana Sam. You made the motherland proud

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@TheAtiila said:

As a Ghanaian, I’m proud of him and his parents❤️❤️❤️❤️.

@Kemiolunloyo said:

All the Ghana adults failed. Cookathon, Singathon, Speechathon, Ghanathon. It took a toddler to rep them as a winner. Finally ‍Congrats to Ace Liam Don’t forget his mom and grandparents are NigeriansOur genes are good

Below is a screenshot of the official email from GWR confirming that Ace-Liam was the record-holder.

"It was nerve-wracking having to wait five months for the results" - Ace-Liam's mother

In an exclusive interview with, Ace-Liam's mother, Chantel Eghan opened up about how she felt when her son was declared a record holder.

The single mother noted that she felt excited. However it was nerve-wracking having to wait for about five months for the results to be declared.

"When it comes to his art, luckily for us, the world record he holds, adds more value to his paintings. So, we are looking at getting international gallery epresentation for him to sell his paintings internationally and locally as well," she said.

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Sharing some details about herself, Ace-Liam's mother said that she is an artist and has been in the art industry for about eight years.

Concluding the interview, Chantel thanked the support of Ghanaians, the media for putting out more publications about her son and his art, as well as her team for making this record possible.

She noted that Ace-Liam is open to collaborations and that his paintings are available for commisisons.

"He's mature for his class": Ace Liam promoted after GWR success reported that Ace Liam was recognised by his school after he was declared the new world record holder.

This comes after his mother, Chantelle Eghan, announced that the school had made plans to promote him to join his seniors because he was mature for his class.

Many people who commented on the video celebrated Ace Liam for setting a new world record.

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