In this era of social media, fame is all that one needs to stay relevant.
The foregoing has led to a situation where most people nowadays are very eager to become famous in order to reap the benefits that comes along with it.
We take a look at a list of Ghanaian celebrities who rose to fame in hilarious ways with some become celebrities overnight. Some of them simply rose to fame by posting a video which went viral.
Others became just famous because they were naturally endowed whereas others just had to sing one useless song to be relevant.
Check out the list below
1. SHATTA BANDLE
Shatta Bandle came to the lime light after his videos went viral. In each of his videos, he claimed to be the richest man in Africa and was always seen flaunting expensive items. He even dared to challenge popular Nigerian business mogul Aliko Dangote.
2. PAMELA WATARA
Pamela an instagram model, actress and video vixen rose to fame due to her heavy chest which was constantly put on display and caused fans to drool.
3. PATRICK MENSAH
Patrick Mensah a mere taxi driver until he uttered the word ‘eventually’ as ‘eventuarry’ among other grammatical mistakes. This has since been a major turnaround for him.
4. AKUAPEM POLOO
Rosemond Alade Brown also known as Akuapem Poloo became a household name due to her controversial nature. Prior to her fame, she was used to posting nudes and beefing with other celebs to get into the limelight. She even once admitted that she once contacted a blogger to publish negative stories about her to stay relevant.
5. Bosom P – YUNG
Ghanaian sensation Bososm P – Yung gained popularity after his famous single Ataa Adwoa turned heads in the music industry. Although the song was very good, it was the unique video accompanying the single which drew the attention of music fans.
6. AY POYOO
AY Poyoo became the new ish in town after his videos went viral. His unique style of music also helped him to gain fame.
Kumawood actress Gladys Mensah Boaku popularly identified as Nayas burst onto the scene after she accused popular Ghanaian gospel musician Ernest Opoku of impregnating her.
8. BETPRENEUR OSWALD
Young Oswald became a twitter sensation after he correctly predicted a host of football matches which helped a lot of football fans across the country to win bets. Since then, his twitter fan base has increased massively.
9. RASHIDA BLACK BEAUTY
Rashida rose to fame thanks to her famous malafaka video which went viral.
10. SUPA (GHANA 2 PAC)
Supa also known as Ghana 2 Pac gained popularity after his set of videos turned heads across social media platforms.