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6 Ghanaians who became famous through social media in 2019



In 2019, some Ghanaians successfully used social media and the Internet to generate buzz for themselves. Whether via hot photos on Instagram, viral videos on Facebook and Twitter, or topical discussions on YouTube, this new crop of Ghanaian celebrities have practically forced their way into stardom.


Ghanaian diminutive personality Shatta Bandle was 2019 biggest internet sensation.

After bragging to be richer than Africa’s richest Aliko Dangote and American billionaire Bill Gate he rose to fame with a huge fanbase in Nigeria and around the world.

Shatta Bandle was born Idris Firdaus, a Northerner from a small village called Karaga. Aside from being referred to as Shatta Bandle, he’s as well known as the young, young rich nigga‘. He was so popular even Nigerian musician made a song about him and featured him in the music video. He made cameos at shows both in Ghana and Nigeria.

With a verified account on Instagram which has 392k followers, Shatta Bandle in undoubtedly Ghana’s Social Media Star of 2019.


“You don know why is going on” if you didn’t see the trending taxi driver from Takoradi whose contagious ‘money laughter’ gained him fans from Ghana, Nigeria and beyond. Well, Mr. ‘Eventuarry’ is one Ghanaian who became a star this year.

The taxi driver often called ‘Eventuarry’ gained attention after videos of interactions with others which includes his funny laughter were uploaded on Twitter. His videos got so popular, he flew to Nigeria for his first solo comedy show. He joined the cast of the television show ‘Kejetia vs Makola’ and even starred in a tv commercial.

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After Counselor Lutterdrodt’s reign as Ghana’s most outspoken and controversial counselor, 2019 saw the rise of Ghanaian Counselor, Lady Lady Rev Dr. Charlotte Oduro. After videos of her counseling advice went viral, she laded in the books of Nigerian singer Simi and that was the start of her reign on social media.

With some people agreeing to her counsel and others criticizing them, Counselor Charlotte was invited to speak on different television and radio show.


After years of acting in Kumawood, actor Mmbebusem hit the jackpot in 2019 thanks to social media. After videos of ‘Ghana Jesus’ skits went viral, the actor has received several praise and criticisms which help grow his career. He featured the likes of Wendy Shay, John Dumelo among others in his videos.


He’s hot and papping 3000 and above! 2019 gave Ghanaians their own ‘Instagram Chris Brown’ whose makeup will have you saying “Ajeeeeei”.

Ebenezer Forson make popular by making his own renditions to songs. They were so funny people fell in love with him and soon he became an influencer who promoted other artists songs on his IG page.

Through social media, he became friends with some celebrities and featured in music videos of some artists.

He was invited to red carpet events and was interviewed on every media platform.


December on Ghana Twitter has been all about Oswald.

People have been engaging in sports betting for years now, but Oswald made more people interested after he made some accurate predictions and helped others win big.

On his profile on Twitter, Oswald describes himself as “Not an Osofo, a Banker, Digital Solutions Architect, Budding Lawyer, Rapper and Businessman.”

Well, in addition to the numerous stuff that he does, Oswald is now considered a ‘bet god.’

Creating a Telegram group which has over 60,000 members to share betting odds, Oswald got so popular he was invited on radio/television shows and is a Twitter star with over 70k Followers.