Jackie Appiah is a Canadian-born Ghanaian actress. For her work as an actress, she has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007.
Jackie Appiah Background
Jackie was born on the 5th of December 1983 in Toronto, Canada, to Janet Owusu and George Appiah as the last of five children. She went to primary school at the Derry down Public School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and moved to Ghana afterwards for her high school education.
While at Derry down, Jackie showed interest in acting. As such, she was always part of every end of the year school play. In 1995, Jackie relocated to Ghana to live with her elder sister and enrolled in Faith Montessori, Accra. She later left Faith Montessori and moved to Achimota Preparatory School.
Jackie was the Girls’ Entertainment prefect at Achimota Preparatory School, and this increased her passion for art. At the time, Jackie auditioned for the Hal Jackson Talent Teens Show to perform at the famous Apollo Theatre. Fortunately, she emerged as the first runner-up of the talent show. Jackie also studied General Arts at the Harvard College, Accra. She married Peter Agyemang, and they are blessed with a son.
Jackie Appiah Career
After her studies at Achimota Preparatory in 2001, Edward Seddoh Junior (writer of a new television series- Things We Do for Love) invited her to be one of the casts of the Tv series. She accepted the invite and played the role of Enyonam Blagogee. Jackie interpreted her role well and earned the affection of viewers across Ghana. The Tv series aired for three years before it came to an end.
Jackie’s first movie was in 2004 with the movie – Divine Love. It was a Jayke Aernan movie that featured Majid Michael and Van Vicker . Jackie’s exploits in the movie industry went beyond the shores of Ghana in 2007 when she featured in a – Sleep Walker. Nollywood stars like and Ramsey Noah were also present in the movie.
Jackie’s popularity spread beyond the shores of Africa in 2012, when she featured in Turning Point – a Hollywood and Nollywood drama film. The film was written and directed by Niyi Towolawi. Jackie acted in this movie alongside K.D. Aubert, Todd Bridges, Ernie Hudson, . Thus far, Jackie Appiah’s acting prowess has earned her several awards and nominations in Ghana, Africa and the diaspora.
Jackie Appiah’s Filmography
2001 – 2009
Thing We Do For Love (Tv series) – 2001
Divine Love – 2004
Beyoncé – The President Daughter – 2006
The Return of Beyoncé – 2006
Mummy’s Daughter – 2006
Run Baby Run – 2007
The Love Doctor – 2007
Royal Battle – 2007
Princess Tyra – 2007
The Prince’s Bride – 2007
Fake Feelings – 2007
Wind of Love – 2008
Passion of the Soul – 2008
Blindfold – 2008
The Heart of Men – 2009
The King is Mine – 2009
Virginity – 2009
The Perfect Picture – 2009
Prince of the Niger – 2009
My Last Wedding – 2009
Love Games – 2009
A Cry for Justice – 2010
4 Play – 2010
4 Play Reloaded – 2010
Behind The Ring – 2010
Turn Me On – 2010
2010 – 2019
Chasing Hope – 2011
Death after Birth – 2011
Tears of Womanhood – 2012
Mystery Beads – 2012
Dream Walker – 2013
Stigma – 2013
Cheaters – 2013
Don’t Play That Game – 2014
Faithful Sin – 2015
Daughters of the Yellow Sun – 2015
Still Standing – 2015
Spirit of a Dancer – 2016
Candle in the Wind – 2016
Walking Away – 2016
Celebrity Marriage – 2017
Deep Fever – 2017
Kakalika Love – 2019
Jackie Appiah’s Endorsements
Jackie Appiah featured in a commercial on protection against HIV/AIDS by the Ghana Social Marketing Foundation (GSMF).
She is an ambassador for Intercom Programming & Manufacturing Co. Ltd – IPMC, Ghana.
UB Hair Relaxer endorsed Jackie Appiah as an ambassador to promote its product.
She is also an ambassador of Class Perfumes.
Jackie Appiah is one of the celebrity ambassadors of Globacom Telecommunications.
Awards And Nominations Of Jackie Appiah
Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in the movie – Beyoncé: The President’s Daughter – 2007
Best Actress Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2007
Ghana Movie Awards for Best Actress – 2010
City People Entertainment Awards for the Best Ghanaian Actress – 2010
Ghana Movie Awards nominee for the Best Actress Leading Role (English) – 2011
Nigeria Entertainment Awards for the Pan African Actress of the Year – 2011
Ghana Movie Awards nominee for the Best Actress Leading Role – 2012
Performing Arts Awards at the Ghana National Youth Achievers Awards – 2012
African Women of Worth awards for Best Actress – 2012
Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for the Best Actress In Drama – 2013
Ghana Movie Awards for the Best Actress Leading role – 2013
Glitz Magazine award for Favorite Actress – 2013
NAFCA award for the Best Actress Diaspora for the movie – Turning Point – 2013
Pyprus Magazine Screen Actors Awards for the Best International Actress – 2013
Achievement in Africa Entertainment by the F.A.C.E List Awards (USA) – 2013
Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for the Best Actress Comedy Role for the movie – Cheaters – 2014
Ghana Movie Awards nominee for the Best Actress Leading Role for the movie – Sisters At War – 2014
Nominated at the Ghana Movie Awards for Favorite Actress – 2014
Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards nominee for the Best Actress in Comedy – 2015
Ghana Movie Awards nominee for Favorite Actress – 2015
Jackie Appiah's estimated Net Worth 2020 is estimated as $800, 000. she has received several awards and nominations, including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2010 Africa Movie Academy Awards; and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2007.