Martha Ankomah is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Date of Birth
She was born on 10 October 1985 in Accra, Ghana.
She is currently 35 years old.
She attended Adabraka Presbyterian Junior High School and Labone Senior High School in Accra, Ghana.
After her primary and secondary education, she went further to Jayee University College,Ghana where she studied marketing. Her childhood was characterized as difficult.
She and her mother struggled to support the family financially. In 1994, she was introduced to acting by her cousin who took her to the National Theatre & she joined the Harrisco Drama Group.
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While at Labone Senior High School, she joined the Theatre Programme for Schools & participated in a number of plays.
She then began acting in stage dramas at Funworld & Kiddafest & In 2007 she auditioned for the Next Movie Stars in Ghana. During the next movie stars competition the judges saw her good acting skills, audibility, gesticulation,projection & mimicking.
She has featured in over 100 movies which include Rough Rider, My Taxi Driver, Bed of Roses, No More Love, Thug Love, etc. In 2013.
Martha Ankomah officially launched her ultra-modern beauty salon called “Martha’s Place” It offers bridal makeup services, pedicures and manicures, facial treatments, acrylic waxing, barbering, and cosmetics. In 2013, she was honored by the University of Education, Winneba for her contribution to Ghana’s entertainment industry.
In 2014 Martha Ankomah was made the face of Vita Milk’s Viora & shot a commercial for the product in Thailand.She has been nominated for Ghana Best Actress of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards & AMMA Awards. Martha Ankomah runs a charitable organization called “The Martha Ankomah Foundation”.
In 2016, the foundation joined the Autism Ambassadors of Ghana to celebrate the World Autism Awareness Day in Accra, Ghana.
She is one of the richest and most influential actress in Ghana with an estimated net worth of $200,000.