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Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese is a British-Ghanaian actress, television presenter and a producer.

1980

The Birth of Ama K. Abebrese
03 May 1980

The Birth of Ama K. Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese was born on May 3, 1980, in Kumasi, Ghana, and grew up in Accra. Her birth name is Ama Konadu Abebrese, and she later adopted the initial "K" as a tribute to her mother's name, Kobi.

2000

Education of Ama K. Abebrese
23 June 2000

Education of Ama K. Abebrese

Ama attended William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith after completing secondary school at Burlington Danes Academy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Drama obtained at St Mary's University, Twickenham.

2008

Career of Ama K. Abebrese
23 June 2008

Career of Ama K. Abebrese

In 2008, Abebrese gained international acclaim for her breakthrough role in the Ghanaian film "Sinking Sands." Her outstanding performance as "Pabi," a woman in an abusive relationship, earned her the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2010 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). This achievement marked her as one of the rising stars of African cinema

2010

Making waves in the industry
23 June 2010

Making waves in the industry

Following her success in "Sinking Sands," Abebrese continued to make waves in the industry. She ventured into television presenting, hosting the groundbreaking TV talk show "The One Show" on Viasat 1. Her charismatic personality and ability to engage with audiences garnered her a dedicated fan base.

2011

Achievements
23 June 2011

Achievements

Ama K. Abebrese has an impressive filmography that includes the internationally acclaimed and multi-award-winning movie "Sinking Sands." Directed by Leila Djansi, a recipient of the 2011 BAFTA LA and Pan African Film Festival prizes, the film garnered 12 nominations at the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards. Ama's exceptional performance in the movie earned her a nomination for "Best Actress in a Leading Role," and the film itself received four awards, including the coveted "Best Film" accolade. Additionally, Ama K. Abebrese has worked on other notable films such as Revele film's "Elmina" and "London Get Problem."

2013

Ama co hosts the AMAA Awards
23 June 2013

Ama co hosts the AMAA Awards

The 2013 edition of the AMAA Awards was co-hosted by Ama, alongside Nollywood actress Dakore and comedian Ayo Makun.

2014

Named among 100 most influential African women
23 June 2014

Named among 100 most influential African women

Ama was named among C Hub magazine's 100 most influential 'African Women Influencers' of the era 2014/15

2015

Most Influential TV and Radio Host
23 June 2015

Most Influential TV and Radio Host

She was ranked the Number 1 Most Influential TV and Radio Host 2015 on the Ghana Social Media Rankings List

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