Yvonne Nelson: All you need to know about the actress


Yvonne Nelson

We take a look at all you need to know about the beautiful Yvonne Nelson.

All you need to know about Yvonne Nelson is right here.

She is probably the most popular actress to have come out of Ghana and make it big in Nollywood.

The former Miss Ghana recently gave birth and that piece of good news has West Africa buzzing. If you want to know more about one of the finest actress' from Africa look no further. We have got you covered.

1. Early Life


The beautiful actress, Yvonne Nelson was born on November 12, 1985, in Accra, Ghana. She is from the Fante tribe, and her hometown is on Cape Coast.

2. Education


Yvonne Nelson started her early education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School. She had her tertiary education at Central University College, where she did a degree course in Human Resource Management.

3. Career


Her first lead role was the title character in the movie “Princess Tyra“. She shot about five more movies and then went to Nigeria to shoot her first collaboration with Genevieve Nnaji in 2007, which launched her career in Nollywood. Nigerian movie industry Since then, she has become a household name in the movie industry.

Nelson produced her first movie, “The Price“, in 2011, followed by “Single And Married” the next year. The latter won 'Best Picture' at the Ghana Movie Awards and 'Best Ghanaian Movie' in Nigeria at the 2013 City People Awards.

4. Relationships/Controversies

Yvonne Nelson is one beautiful actress whose sojourn to the movie industry has been met with both success and controversies. The actress and Iyanya grabbed headlines in 2012 over their romantic affar. Their eventual split would bring out more controversies that stayed around for quite a whille.


Yvonne Nelson also dated Nigerian rapper Ice Prince. The relationship was more low key than the Iyanya affair.


5. Childbirth

Yvonne Nelson recently gave birth to a beautiful baby girl leaving fans speculating who the father of the child is. She is yet to reveal that detail though and wrote a lengthy post on why she didn't marry her baby daddy.