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Ama K. Abebrese Biography, Career, and Net Worth

Ama K. Abebrese
Ama K. Abebrese
Name Ama Konadu Abebrese
Born3rd May 1980
PlaceKumasi, Ghana
NationalityGhanaian, British
Education Burlington Danes Academy
William Morris Sixth Form
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Occupation Actress, Television Presenter, Producer
AwardsBest Actress in a Leading Role, 2011 AMAA Awards

Ama K. Abebrese Profile

Ama K. Abebrese, a British-Ghanaian actress, producer, and television host, was born on May 3, 1980. She was raised in West London, the United Kingdom, although being born in Ghana. For her outstanding performance in Sinking Sands, she took home the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2011 AMAA Awards.

Her filmography also includes the 2015 Netflix picture Beasts of No Nation, which was directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Idris Elba and is the first Oscar nomination for Ghana ever. She portrays Agu’s mother, Abraham Attah, the major role’s young actor. According to FilmContacts.com, Abebrese is one of the Top 20 Actors and Actresses in Africa.

The Burial of Kojo, a Blitz Bazawule film that Array purchased and made available on Netflix, has her as the narrator and a producer. She has been a successful television host for more than 20 years. Ama K began working as a TV host at YCTV in London while she was a teenager. Her broadcasting credits include BBC2, OBE TV, Viasat 1, TV3, Ebonylife TV, and numerous others.

Ama K. Abebrese Education

After completing her secondary education at Burlington Danes Academy, she enrolled at William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith. She graduated from St Mary’s University in Twickenham with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Drama.

Ama K. Abebrese Career

Ama K. Abebrese began her training at YCTV (Youth Culture Television), a company founded by Sabrina Guinness on the television programme Challenge Anneka, in London. She hosted the youth programme Pass da Mic on BBC2 and served as a guest presenter for the educational programme English File. [6] After joining the Lyric Theatre (Hammersmith) Summer Company as a young person, she fell in love with performing.

Abebrese was a frequent TV host on the now-defunct OBE TV in London. She hosted and produced a number of programmes, including One Touch and the entertainment chat show On The Sofa, where she interviewed stars like Akon and Ziggy Marley. Among other well-known people, she has conducted interviews with Harrison Ford, Ne-Yo, Rihanna, and George Lucas, the director of Star Wars.

Sinking Sands, which won numerous awards internationally and was directed by 2011 BAFTA LA and Pan African Film Festival prizewinner Leila Djansi, is among the movies she has worked on. The movie won four awards, including “Best Film,” and received 12 nominations for the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards, including “Best Actress in a Leading Role.”

London Get Problem and Elmina are two further movies with credits from Revele.

She co-produced and performed in the film Double-Cross, which took home two Ghana Movie Awards in 2015 for “Best Hair and Makeup” and “Best Cinematography.”

She previously served as Executive Producer and Head of Own Productions at Ghana’s Viasat 1 television channel. She co-hosted New Day on TV3 on weekday mornings and was the host of the Viasat 1 television programme A Day in the Life. The 2013 edition of the AMAA Awards was presented by Ama, Nollywood actress Dakore, and comedian Ayo Makun.

She was listed as one of the 100 most significant “African Women Influencers” of the 2014–2015 period by C Hub magazine. According to the Ghana Social Media Rankings List, she was named the Most Influential TV and Radio Host in 2015 at Number 1.

Ama K. Abebrese Awards and nominations

2010Ghana UK-Based Achievement AwardsMedia PersonalityWon
2011Zimbabwe International Film FestivalBest ActressSinking SandsWon
2011African Movie Academy AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleSinking SandsWon
2011Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Pan African ActressNominated
2011Screen Nation Film & TV AwardsBest West African ActressTies That BindNominated
2011Ghana Movie AwardsBest DiscoveryTies That BindNominated
2012African Movie Academy AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleTies That BindNominated
2012Golden Icons Academy Movie AwardsBest New ActressSinking SandsNominated
2013Screen Nation Film & TV AwardsAfrican Film PersonalityWon
2013AU Diaspora African MissionSalute to the Diaspora AwardWon
2014Noble Woman AwardNoble Care FoundationWon
2014City People Entertainment AwardsTV Hostess of the Year (Ghana)A Day in the Life showWon
2014Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RoleDouble-CrossNominated
2015Golden Movie AwardsFavourite Golden ActressNominated
2015Ghana Movie AwardsActress in a Supporting RoleThe Cursed OnesNominated
2016Golden Movie AwardsGolden Supporting Actress DramaThe Cursed OnesWon
2016Nigeria Entertainment AwardsNon Nigerian ActressBeasts of No NationNominated
2017Newark International Film FestivalBest ActressSink or Swim. The Perilous JourneyWon
2018Ghana Movie AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleAzaliNominated
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