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Lil Win

  • Real name: Kwadwo Nkansah
  • Birthday: 15 April 1987
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Occupation: actor, comedian
  • Height: 5’8’’ or 172 cm

Who is Lil Win?

Lil Win, whose real name is Kwadwo Nkansah, is a popular Ghanaian actor, comedian, and musician. Known for his comedic talent and energetic performances, he has become a household name in the entertainment industry. Lil Win is one of the most popular entertainers in Ghana, known for his hilarious roles in Kumawood movies and his catchy songs.

Career Timeline

Lil Win started his acting career in 2007, when he was discovered by a movie director named Jackson K. Bentum. He featured in his first movie, "Daakye Asem Nti", alongside Agya Koo and Mercy Asiedu.

Lil Win rose to fame after starring in the movie "Azonto Ghost" in 2011, which earned him several awards and nominations. He also released a hit song with the same title, which became a national anthem.

Lil Win has since featured in over 100 movies, such as "John and John", "The 2 Pilots", "Sex Education" and many more. He has also collaborated with other actors like Kwaku Manu, Akrobeto, Nana Ama McBrown, Emelia Brobbey, etc.

Lil Win has also established himself as a musician, releasing several songs in different genres, such as hiplife, highlife, afrobeat, gospel, etc.

Lil Win is also an entrepreneur, who owns a school called Great Minds International School in Kumasi. He also has a record label called Weezy Empire, which manages other artists like Young Chorus, Top Kay, etc.

Best Lil Win Movies

Here are the most notable movies featuring Lil Win, listed in chronological order from earliest to latest, along with the title, year, and his character’s name:

  1. "Fake London Boy" (2010) - As Kwaku Manu
  2. "Azonto Ghost" (2012) - As Buulu
  3. "Adventures of Faustus" (2013) - As Faustus
  4. "Mama Boss Papa" (2017) - As Kojo
  5. "Sorcerer" (2017) - As Nana Amo
  6. "Kakalika Love" (2018) - As Don Bortey
  7. "Abodam" (2018) - As Kofi Mateson


Lil Win started his music career in 2016 with the song Mama Boss Papa (Yimama) featuring Young Chorus. He has since released several songs, such as I Don't Think Far, Anointing, and How Dare You. Some of his best songs are:

“Ladder” feat Odehyie Ba (2017)

“Anointing” feat Kuami Eugene (2019)

“Mama Boss Papa” feat Young Chorus (2017)

“Yesu” feat Brother Sammy (2019)

Lil Win’s school

Lil Win's passion for education led him to establish Great Minds International School, located in Kumasi, in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It offers a comprehensive education from nursery to junior high school, and has over 800 students and teachers. Lil Win’s school aims to provide quality education and moral values to the children, as well as to nurture their talents and creativity.

Relationship Timeline

Lil Win has had a turbulent relationship history, which includes:

  • Patricia Afriyie: He married her in 2012 and had two sons with her. They divorced in 2016 after allegations of infidelity and abuse.
  • Sandra Ababio: He was rumoured to be dating her in 2017 after they starred in several movies together.
  • Maame Serwaa: He married her in 2022 in a private ceremony. She is a US-based Ghanaian lady.


Lil Win has a large family that consists of six brothers and sisters. He also has 8 children: 2 sons from his first marriage (Kwadwo Nkansah Junior and Sir Bota Nkansah) and 6 kids from his second marriage to Maame Serwaa. His wife delivered their first daughter in the US in December 2022.

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