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Shocking Facts about Yvonne Nelson

Shocking facts about Yvonne Nelson

Yvonne Nelson (born November 12, 1985) is a renowned  Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, and entrepreneur. Yvonne Nelson was born in Accra Ghana. She is a descent of the Fante people and Ga people. She started her education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School. She had her tertiary education at Zenith University College and Central University, where she acquired a degree in human resource management.

Career

Yvonne Nelson, a former Miss Ghana contestant, bust onto the movie scene with big-screen roles in Princess Tyra and Playboy. She later went into movie production in the year 2011. Her first production was the movie The Price, which was released in the same year. She also produced Single and Married in 2012 and House of Gold in 2013. The latter won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards.

Personal life

On October 29, 2017, Nelson gave birth to her beautiful daughter known as Ryn Roberts with her ex-boyfriend, Jamie Roberts. Even though the actress remained silent about most rumors of her pregnancy but she later announced the birth of her daughter through a WOW Magazine Cover.

Yvonne Nelson

Philanthropy

Nelson founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010 to help create awareness about the disease. With support from other Ghanaian celebrities, she recorded an all-star charity single and shot a video to help educate people. She also shot a video to help educate people about glaucoma. As a result of her philanthropic activities particularly in glaucoma, she was honored by GoWoman Magazine and Printex for her foundation and film career.

Campaign

Recently, Yvonne Nelson has taken it upon herself, together with other celebrities, to add more voices to the masses in protests against the energy crisis in her country. She led a peaceful vigil called DumsorMustStop on May 16, 2015. The hashtag #dumsormuststop is currently used on social media to make known the concerns of Ghanaians with regard to the energy crisis. Yvonne, known to be very vibrant lately about political issues in the country and lamented on the lack of development in Ghana since the country attained her independence in 1957. She told the BBC in an interview that she may consider running for political office in the future. Actress Yvonne Nelson tweeted that she is looking forward to the day Ghanaians would refuse to vote in presidential elections to send a message to politicians.

Filmography

Yvonne Nelson has starred in several movies following her role as an actress, including House of Gold (2013), Any Other Monday, In April, and Swings. listed below are some movies Nelson has featured in, they include:

  • 4Play Reloaded                 
  • Any Other Monday
  • The Black Taliban
  • Blood is Thick
  • Classic Love
  • Crime Suspect
  • Crime to Christ
  • Deadly Passion
  • Deadly Plot
  • Desperate to Live
  • Diary of a Player
  • Doctor May
  • Fantasia
  • Festival of Love
  • Folly
  • Forbidden Fruit
  • The Game
  • Girls Connection
  • Gold Diggin
  • Golden Adventure
  • Heart of Men
  • House of Gold (2013)
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes
  • In April
  • Keep My Love
  • Local Sense
  • Losing You
  • Love and Crises
  • Love War
  • Material Girl
  • The Mistresses
  • My Cash Adventure
  • My Loving Heart
  • Obsession
  • One Night In Vegas
  • Passion of the Soul
  • Plan B
  • The Playboy
  • Pool Party
  • The Price
  • The Prince’s Bride
  • Princess Tyra
  • The Queen’s Pride
  • The Return of Beyonce
  • Refugees
  • Save The Last Kiss
  • Save My Love
  • Single and Married (2012)
  • Single, Married and Complicated
  • Strength of a Man
  • Swings
  • Tears of Womanhood
  • Threesome
  • To Love and Cherish
  • Trapped in the Game
  • Who Am I
  • Yvonne’s Tears
  • Sin City 
  • Fix Us 

AWARDS

  • In the year 2008, she was nominated as the best upcoming actress following the movie, Princess Tyra for the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
  • Also, she won the Stars Best Actress- Supporting Role award in the year 2009 during the Joy Nite Fm Awards.
  • In the year 2010, she was nominated as Best Actress – Supporting Role and Best supporting Actress following the movies, The Game, and Heart of Men respectively during the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards and also won the Favorite Actress award following the movie Herself during the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
  • In the year 2011, she won the Best Ghanaian Actress following the movie 4Play Reloaded during the City People Awards and also nominated as the Best Actress – Supporting Role during the  2011 Ghana Movie Awards.
  • Yvonne Nelson was nominated in the year 2012 as the Best Actress, Best Picture-Africa Collaboration, and won the Best Picture award following the movie Single & Married during the 2012 Ghana Movie Awards.
  • In the year 2013, she was nominated as the Best Actress following the movie The Price and won as Glitz Magazine Fans Favorite Actress following the movie Herself during the  2013 Ghana Movie Awards and also won Hottest Ghanaian Actress in Nollywood following the movie Herself during the  City People Entertainment Awards.
  • she was also nominated as the Best Actress – Leading Role following the movie Bachelors during the 2014 Ghana Movie Awards.
  • Yvonne Nelson was nominated as the Best Picture, Favorite Actress, and won the Best Actress – Leading Role following the movie If Tomorrow Never Comes during the  2015 Ghana Movie Awards and Glitz Style Awards respectively. she also won the Most Stylish Movie Star following the movie Herself  during the 
  • Glitz Style Awards.
  • In the year 2016, she was nominated as the Best Actress In April during the Ghana Movie Awards.
  • In the year 2018, she won the Best Actress following the movie Jungle Justice during the Ghana Movie Awards.
  • Yvonne Nelson was awarded a special award at the “MTN Heroes of Change” in recognition of her charity work in fighting glaucoma.

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