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Yaa Jackson

Yaa Jackson

Ghanaian Movie Star and Musician

2000

Early Life and Family
18 October 2000

Early Life and Family

Born Maame Yaa Konadu Jackson in Kumasi, Ghana on October 18, 2000, Yaa Jackson, the only daughter in her family, was raised in Kumasi alongside her two brothers, Reagan Akwasi Jackson and Kwaku Nyame Jackson. Her mother, Lydia Konadu Bentum, and father, Jackson K Bentum, are integral figures in the Ghanaian film industry. Yaa's father, an acclaimed film producer, director, and scriptwriter, introduced her to acting at a tender age, making her the youngest actress in Ghana.

2002

Entry into the Entertainment Industry
29 June 2002

Entry into the Entertainment Industry

After completing her high school education at the Presbyterian Girls High School, Yaa Jackson decided to fully immerse herself in the world of entertainment. Her journey began with acting, starring in films such as "Okukuseku" at the age of two and "After My Death," directed by her father, at the age of nine.

2023

Yaa Jackson on the Big Screen
29 June 2023

Yaa Jackson on the Big Screen

Yaa Jackson has continued to make appearances in numerous films. Notable works in her filmography include "Twin Devil," "My Father is a Snake," "Destiny Child," and "Nea Yebi Nti." These roles have allowed her to showcase her versatility as an actress, further expanding her reach and fanbase.

2023

Musical Pursuits
29 June 2023

Musical Pursuits

Yaa Jackson's talent transcends acting, as she has also made a name for herself in the music industry. In 2019, shortly after graduating high school, she released her debut single, "Tear Rubber," which marked the beginning of her musical journey. Her subsequent releases, including "Under The Ocean," "Squeeze Me Tight," "Omo Beka," and "Ghana Kasa," further solidified her presence in the Ghanaian music scene.

2023

Entrepreneurial Ventures
29 June 2023

Entrepreneurial Ventures

Yaa Jackson's drive and entrepreneurial spirit have led her to establish her own businesses. She is the founder and CEO of YJ Men Designer Online Collection, catering to men's fashion needs, and YJ Cosmetics, offering a range of beauty products.

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