- Real name: Kennedy Ohene Agyapong
- Birthday: June 16, 1960
- Nationality: Ghanaian
- Star sign: Gemini
- Occupation: Businessman and politician
- Height: 6’1” or 1.85 m
Kennedy Ohene Agyapong is a prominent Ghanaian politician, businessman, and media mogul. Known for his outspoken nature and controversial statements, Agyapong has played a significant role in Ghanaian politics, particularly as a Member of Parliament.
The Member of Parliament represents Assin Central residents. He remains one of the politicians who have never lost an election. He is the Chairman of the Parliament's Defense and Interior Committee. Beyond his political endeavours, he has also made a name for himself in the business sector.
Kennedy Agyapong was born on June 16, 1960 in Assin Dompim, Central Region, Ghana. The politician’s parents are the late Mary Nsiah and Francis Ohene Kofi Agyapong. He attended Adisadel College for secondary education in 1976. In 1983, he obtained a General Certificate Education from the Winneba Secondary School in Ghana.
After graduating from Winneba Secondary School, he joined the Adisadel College in the Central Region of Ghana. After that, he attended Fordham University, New York, USA, to further his studies.
The entrepreneur has expanded his business interests into diverse sectors, including real estate, media, and hospitality. He owns various companies, including:
- Assin Farms
- Gold Coin Communication
- Mina D’oro Ventures
- M/S Imperial World Business Limited
- Hollywood Shopping Centre
- Supercare groups of companies
- Ashh FM
- Gold Coin Communication
- Oman FM
- Net 2 TV
- Steel production
- Oman F.M
- Real Estate Companies
- Super Care Company Limited (Dealers in Air Conditioners)
- Spice F.M
- The National Newspaper
Agyapong's entry into politics came in 2000 when he contested and won the parliamentary seat for Assin North Constituency in the Central Region of Ghana under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) ticket. Since then, he has served multiple terms as a Member of Parliament by being re-elected to Assin North Constituency.
Throughout his political career, Agyapong has often been known for his fearless approach to addressing social and political issues. The politician actively participates in legislative affairs and advocates for his constituents' interests. He was recently re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Assin Central.
Family and Children
Kennedy Agyapong has been blessed with a large family. He has 12 women and has married twice. The politician’s widely recognised wives are Stella Wilson Agyapong and a woman named Christiana. In January 2021, the politician renewed his marriage vows with his wife, Stella Wilson, as they celebrated their 25th marriage anniversary.
He has 22 children with all his different women. Kennedy has a total of eight daughters. His children include Shannon, Kenneth, Gifty, Annel, Antoinette, Amanda, Gareldine, Christabel, Tracy, Yvonne, Kevin, Daniella, Lexi, Kendrick, Kendra, Akwasi, Kwame, Akua, Cassandra, Nana Akua, and Abigail Agyapong.
Thanks to his flourishing business ventures and political involvement, Kennedy Agyapong has amassed substantial wealth. While exact figures are not publicly disclosed, his annual income from his businesses is approximated to be $7.5 million. His extensive business empire, which includes interests in real estate, media, and other sectors, contributes significantly to his financial success.