Yvonne Nelson is an award winning Ghanaian actress, model, film maker, entrepreneur and philanthropist known for her role in the movie “Princess Tyra”.
Yvonne is one of the most beautiful actress in the industry with a well shape slim body. She has a height of 5 ft 5 inch.
She’s quite talented and creative and has been known for her intriguing roles in both Ghanaian and Nigerian movies .
Read on to know more about Yvonne Nelson Biography.
Yvonne Nelson who is a descent of the Fante people, was born on November 12, 1985 in Accra, Ghana.
She attended St Martin de Porres school and Aggrey memorial senior high school. She also obtained a degree in Human Resource Management at the Central University College.
Yvonne Nelson started her acting career in 2000 and quickly rose to fame in 2007 with a lead role in the movie “Princess Tyra”.
She eventually delved into movie production in 2011 and made a mark in both Nigerian and Ghanaian movies.
Her first movie produced was “The Price” which was followed up “Single and married” in 2012.
Aside acting, Nelson is also a philanthropist. She founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010.
Nelson has starred in quite a number of movies which include:
House of Gold
Any other Monday
Single and Married
Heart of Men
Desperate to live
Nelson gave birth to her daughter, Ryn Roberts on October 29, 2017.
The father of her child is James Roberts, a British photographer.
It was also made known that Yvonne Nelson had dated the Nigerian singer, Iyanya but their relationship didn’t last long.
Awards & Nominations
Nelson had won several awards which include:
Favorite Actress at 2010 Ghana Movie Awards
Best Ghanaian Actress at City People Awards
Glitz Magazine Fans Favorite Actress at 2013 Ghana Movie Awards
Hottest Ghanaian Actress in Nollywood at City People Entertainment Awards (2013)
Best Actress in a lead role at 2015 Ghana Movie Awards
Most Stylish Movie star at Glitz Styles Awards (2015)
She’s got numerous nominations such as:
Best Supporting Actress at 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards (2010)
Best Actress at 2012 Ghana Movie Awards
Favorite Actress at 2015 Ghana Movie Awards
Best Actress at 2016 and 2018 Ghana Movie Awards.
Yvonne Nelson is one of the most talented and influential Ghanaian actress with an estimated net worth of $1 million.