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KSM

KSM

The Multi-Talented Ghanaian Entertainer Redefining Satire and Comedy

1956

Birth
05 December 1956

Birth

Kwaku Sintim-Misa, widely known as KSM was born on December 5, 1956, in Kumasi, Ghana.


1968

Education
15 November 1968

Education

KSM's educational journey began at the UST Primary School before attending Presby Boys Secondary School (PRESEC) in Legon. After completing his first year, he continued his secondary education at Prempeh College in Kumasi. He then pursued his passion for film by enrolling as one of the pioneer students at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI).

1970

Further education
16 November 1970

Further education

However, KSM's thirst for knowledge and exploration led him to the United States, where he attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, for his undergraduate degree in Theatre Arts. Subsequently, he further honed his skills by pursuing a Masters of Fine Arts in film production at New York University.

1999

Career and Achievements
27 June 1999

Career and Achievements

KSM's career is a testament to his creative prowess and dedication to the arts. He has worked with various film companies, leaving his mark on the industry. Since 1999, KSM has entertained Ghanaian audiences with his thought-provoking productions, tackling diverse topics such as domestic violence, religion, and racial issues. Through his performances, KSM has showcased his ability to make people laugh while encouraging introspection and promoting societal change.

2000

"The KSM Show" and The Art of Satire
27 June 2000

"The KSM Show" and The Art of Satire

As the host of "The KSM Show," KSM has become a household name in Ghana. His talent lies in his ability to get audiences to laugh at themselves, often using satire as a medium. One prominent figure who has been a frequent subject of KSM's humor is former President Jerry Rawlings. Despite the jabs, Rawlings has remained a dedicated attendee of KSM's shows, contributing to the lively atmosphere. KSM's latest production, "Afia Siriboe," highlights his versatility, as he assumes the role of a four-time divorcee with a flair for provocative dressing.

2002

Beyond the Stage
27 June 2002

Beyond the Stage

Apart from his stage performances, KSM has extended his influence to the radio waves. He previously hosted a talk show on VIBE FM and Choice FM. "That's My Opinion," aired every Tuesday from 10 am to midday, showcases KSM's insightful views, while "Connection With God" on Sundays from 7 to 8 am provides a platform for spiritual discussions.

2004

Legacy and Impact
27 June 2004

Legacy and Impact

KSM is the Chief Executive of Sapphire Ghana Limited and has developed television series such as "Build Your Ark," which aired on GTV and Metro TV with support from the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT).

2023

Personal Life
27 June 2023

Personal Life

KSM is happily married to Mavis Ampah, a Senior ICT Policy Analyst at the World Bank office in Accra. Together, they have four children: Nana Yaa, Nana Kwasi, Yaw, and Nana Ama.

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