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Nana Appiah Mensah

  • Real name: Nana Appiah Mensah
  • Birthday: May 16, 1985
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Star sign: Taurus
  • Occupation: Entrepreneur
  • Height: 5'6" or 1.67m
  • Net Worth: $50 million

Nana Appiah Mensah, also known as NAM1, is a prominent Ghanaian entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is widely recognized for his contributions to the entertainment and business sectors.

Nana Appiah Mensah's innovative mindset and dedication to making a positive impact have solidified his position as a prominent figure in Ghana's entrepreneurial landscape. He is the CEO of the Ghana-based multimedia entertainment company Zylofon Media.

Early Life

Nana Appiah Mensah was born on May 16, 1985, in Accra, Ghana. The businessman’s mother is a successful business executive, Susie Ivy Brew, while his father is a banker named Napoleon Mensah Abrompah. He has a sister named Benedicta Appiah.

He attended Adisadel College and later joined the University of Ghana, where he had his first degree. While on campus, the entrepreneur studied Economics and Business Management, Finance, Mining, Environmental Studies, Psychology, Law, African and World History and Theology.


Nana Appiah Mensah embarked on his entrepreneurial journey by establishing various businesses to revolutionize the entertainment industry. He founded the multimedia company that has played a pivotal role in promoting Ghanaian talent and expanding the creative industry Zylofon Media in 2016.

Through Zylofon Media, Nana Appiah Mensah introduced innovative platforms that allowed artists, musicians, and filmmakers to showcase their talents globally. Some notable musicians he has signed in the company include Shatta Wale, Stonebwoy, Becca, Kumi Guitar, and Joyce Blessing. The company has also signed other movie stars, such as Benedicta Gafah, Toosweet Annan, and Nana Appiah.

In addition to his involvement in the entertainment sector, Nana Appiah Mensah ventured into other industries, including gold trading and real estate. He founded his gold-dealing company, Menzgold, in 2014. The company bought, sold, exported, and stored gold, silver, diamond, and other valuable minerals through a Bullion Banking system.

His company, Menzgold, unfortunately, was shut down in September 2018 by the Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission. The entrepreneur owns and runs other companies, including Zylofon Art Complex, Brew Marketing Consult, Star Mad, Football Club, Zylofon Music and Media Company Limited, Brew Energy Company Limited and G. Tech Automobile Service.

Nana Appiah Mensah is known for his philanthropic initiatives to uplift and empower individuals and communities. Through his Zylofon Arts Fund, he provided financial support to aspiring artists, musicians, and filmmakers. He has also demonstrated his commitment to community development by initiating projects focusing on education, healthcare, and social welfare.

Family and Children

Nana Appiah Mensah is a married man with one child. His wife is an entrepreneur named Rose Appiah Mensah. She is the CEO of a high-class boutique and fashion shop, Rozzy’s Collection. The couple welcomed their first son, Jedidiah, on 15 September 2020.

Net Worth

Nana Appiah Mensah's successful ventures, strategic investments, and entrepreneurial achievements have contributed to his financial success and elevated his standing as one of Ghana's notable entrepreneurs. He has an alleged net worth of $50 million.

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