Jackie Appiah was born on the 5th of December of 1983 in Canada to Janet Owusu and Kwabena Appiah. She spent her first ten years there and returned to Ghana in 1993 with her parents.
She got married to Peter Agyemang in 2005 (who are currently divorced) and now the proud mother of Damien.
Jackie started acting at age 12 in her local church group, where she was a runner-up in the Talent Teens Competition. She did not end it there but made her talent a profession. This was when she appeared as Enyonam Blagogee in a widely watched TV series; Things We Do For Love. She was also seen in other TV series like Tentacles, Sun-city, Games People Play and others. Her glow was required in hit movies like Beyonce, Princess Tyra, Pretty Queen and most of the hit movies you can think of. She still did not stop climbing. She began to show up in Nollywood movies as well. As at now, she has acted more than 70 movies.
Jackie Appiah was very shy the first time she went on set during a Venus Film Production titled Divine Love and had to play the role of Kate, the protagonist.
According to Jackie Appiah, her best part was in Mummy’s Daughter. The film tells the story of the Bartels Family where she played the role of Princess, the daughter. Her popular movie partners are John Dumelo and Yvonne Nelson.
Jackie Appiah’s Awards
She had so many awards for her hard works. Below are a few:
- 2007; Best supporting actress [African Movie Academy Awards]
- 2010; Best actress [Ghana Movie Awards]
- 2010; Best Ghanaian actress [City People Entertainment Awards]
- 2011; Best Actress leading role(English) [Ghana Movie Awards]
- 2011; Pan African Actress of the year [Nigerian Entertainment Awards]
- 2012; Best Actress leading role [Ghana Movie Awards]
- 2013; Best Actress in Drama [Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award]
- 2014; Best Actress Leading Role [Ghana Movie Awards]
- 2015; Favorite Actress [ Ghana Movie Awards
- Turning Point (2012)
- 4 Play (2010)
- Heart of Men (2009)
- The Perfect Picture (2009)
- Mummy’s Daughter (2006)
- Beyonce: The President’s Daughter (2006)
She was a spokesperson for the HIV/AIDS awareness campaign in Ghana. Due to her beauty, hard work and fame, she is seen on billboards and in magazines.