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Moesha Budoung

Moesha Budoung

Ghanaian actress and influencer

1990

Early Life
10 March 1990

Early Life

Moesha Budoung, born on March 10, 1990, in Kumasi, Ghana, is a renowned actress and television personality. Born to Rtd. Major Budoung and Tina Budoung, Moesha spent her formative years in Kumasi.


1991

Education
28 November 1991

Education

Moesha Budoung attended the Nhyiaeso Basic School before pursuing her education at Accra Girls’ Senior High School. Afterward, she furthered her studies at the University of Ghana, where she obtained a diploma in Theatre, Music, and Dance.

1992

04 July 1992

Career Breakthrough

While Moesha began her journey as an actress, her ascent to fame was primarily fueled by her social media presence. By actively sharing photos on Instagram, she garnered attention and developed a significant following. However, Moesha's penchant for showcasing her body attracted both admirers and critics alike. Nevertheless, she proved her talent through notable performances in movies such as "Pool Party," "Bloodline," and "Amakye and Dede." In addition to her acting career, she served as the host of the television program "HP T.v" on Viasat 1, further expanding her influence in the media industry.

2023

Philanthropic Endeavors
04 July 2023

Philanthropic Endeavors

Moesha Budoung established the Moesha Foundation, an organization dedicated to making a positive impact in various communities. On her 28th birthday, Moesha returned to her hometown of Tamale, where she generously donated bags, books, and other learning materials to the Billow Basic School. Through her foundation, Moesha strives to uplift and empower underprivileged individuals, particularly children, by providing educational resources and support.

2023

04 July 2023

The CNN Interview and Controversy

Moesha Budoung experienced a pivotal moment in her career when she was interviewed by Christine Amanpour on CNN. During the interview, Moesha made controversial statements about the economic challenges faced by Ghanaian women. She shared her belief that due to these difficulties, some women engage in transactional relationships with men to support themselves financially. This viewpoint sparked intense debate and criticism within Ghana, with notable figures like Lydia Forson, John Dumelo, and Efia Odo voicing their disagreement. Despite the controversy, Moesha's interview further propelled her into the spotlight.

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