In this world we are, choices are what we make everyday and there is a reason for every choice we take. To keep a name before stardom or changing it after becoming a star is a sole choice celebrities take. Some maintain their names in honour of someone, could be their parents or a dead person who is dear to their hearts. Others switch their names to attract the attention of people in order to become famous in a quick way. In this article, we will get to know our favourite celebrities who changed their names before their burst into stardom.
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The name Agya Koo can never leave the lips of Ghanaians. Agya Koo entertained Ghanaians with his rare comic acts in Kumawood movies for more than a decade. He is part of the few actors that helped build the now Kumawood Industry. His real name is Kofi Adu, and he is 51 years of age.
Joey B is a Ghanaian Hip hop recording artist who burst into fame when he released his ” Tonga’ ‘ song. Since then, he has gone on to make his mark in the music industry, and has been wowing Ghanaians with his good taste in fashion. Joey B is not the name he was Christened with, Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman- Martin is his birth name, and he is only at age 30.
Akrobeto is one of the few actors that has survived in the Kumawood Movie Industry, he has been in the industry for more than a decade now and is still amusing Ghanaians with his comic acts. Akwesi Boadi is the name his parents gave him, and he is 57 years old.
The versatile rapper was the first Ghanaian to win the BET award for best ” International Act’ ‘ in 2012, Africa category. Sarkodie has cemented his name in the list of greatest African rappers. He is 34 years old and was Christened with the name Michael Owusu Addo.
The Ghanaian Afropop and dancehall artiste is also a BET winner for best ” International Act” Africa category in 2015. Stonebwoy is one of the few top- notch artistes in Ghana His real name is Livingstone Etse Satekla, and he is 32 years old.
Don Little has not let his height impede his aspirations of becoming a successful person. Don Little has thrived to become one of the most- loved Kumawood actors. It is believed he is 22 years old, but most Ghanaians are asserting that he looks older than that.
Shatta Wale is known for making controversies, but his hardwork in his music career has overshadowed his controversial lifestyle. The dance hall artist’ s real name is Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr, and he is 35 years old.
Efya has earned for herself as the best female artiste in Ghana with her consistency and has been the recipient of countless awards. Her real name is Jane Awindor. She is 33 years of age.
Kumawood actress Kyeiwaa was part of the few actors that helped build the Kumawood Movie Industry. With her unique and extraordinary skills in acting, she didn’ t fail to put smiles on the faces of Ghanaians when she acts. She has not been in the movie industry for a few years now. The name her parents gave her is Rose Mensah, and she is 56 years old.
Medikal burst onto the scene in 2016, and has won over the hearts of Ghanaians with his consistency and hard work in the music industry. Medikal was born as Samuel Adu Frimpong and is of the age 27. Please leave your comments below and follow me for more entertaining and intriguing news, thank you.