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Akosua Busia Biography – Akosua Busia Wiki
Akosua Busia born Akosua Gyamama Busia, is a Ghanaian actress, film director, author and songwriter.
Akosua began her acting career at the age of 16, attending London’s Central School of Speech and Drama on scholarship. Her first acting role was as Juliet in an otherwise white cast performing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at Oxford University.
Akosua Busia Age
She was born on 30 December 1966 in Ghana.
Akosua Busia Parents
She is the youngest daughter of former Frist Lady, Naa Morkor Busia and Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, former Prime Minister of Ghana.
Akosua Busia Family
Akosua Busia was born into the Yefri Royal House of Wenchi in Ghana. She is a princess of the royal family of Wenchi. Her sister, Abena Busia, is a poet and academic, who was a professor in English at Rutgers University, and since 2017 has been the Ghanaian ambassador to Brazil.
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Akosua and her sister Abena Busia founded the Busia Foundation International, aiming “to provide assistance to the disadvantaged”
Akosua Busia Husband
Akosua Busia married American film director John Singleton on 12 October 1996. They had a daughter, Hadar Busia-Singleton. The pair divorced on 15 June 1997.
Akosua Busia Daughter
She has one daughter, Hadar Busia-Singleton, from her marriage to director John Singleton. Hadar Busia-Singleton was born on 3 April 1997.
Akosua Busia Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
Akosua Busia Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Akosua Busia Nationality
She is of Ghanaian nationality.
Akosua Busia Movies
According to Akosua’s IMDB profile, her first on-screen acting credit was in the 1979 movie Ashanti, starring Micheal Caine.
She went on to land a role as Nettie Harris in the 1995 movie, The Color Purple. The movie also starred Whoopi Goldberg and Danny Glover. The movie was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but did not win.
Her other acting credits include the 2003 movie Tears of the Sun starring Bruce Willis, the 1986 movie Native Sun alongside Oprah Winfrey, and the popular TV series ER.