Yvonne Nelson Biography
Yvonne Nelson is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and an entrepreneur. Nelson was born on 12 November 1985 in Accra but she is a Fante whose hometown is in Cape Coast.
She started her 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.
Yvonne Nelson 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.
She followed these up with House of Gold in 2013. Since then She has starred in several movies including House of Gold (2013) and Any Other Monday.
The actress founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010 to help create awareness about the disease. With support from other Ghanaian celebrities, she recorded an all-star charity single, and shot a video to help educate people. In 2013 she was honoured by GoWoman Magazine & Printex for her Glaucoma Foundation and film career.
In recent times, Nelson has taken it upon herself, together with other celebrities, to add more voices to the masses in protests against the energy crisis in her country. She led a peaceful vigil on May 16, 2015, called DumsorMustStop. The hashtag #dumsormuststop is currently used on social media to amplify the concerns of Ghanaians with regards to the energy crisis. She welcomed improvements.
Yvonne Nelson Height
Yvonne is 6 feet (6′ 0″) tall.
Yvonne Nelson Age
She was born 12 November 1985.
Yvonne Nelson Husband – Yvonne Nelson Married
The actress is said to have been secretly married but is yet to show off her husband. In an interview with BBC, she divulged her plans to get married before the end of 2017 after breaking up with Nigerian super star, Inyanya.
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Yvonne Nelson Child
Yvonne Nelson is pregnant. The actress is carrying her first child with an unknown man.
Yvonne Nelson Bleaching
Yvonne has denied that she has bleached her skin. She said: “My present skin tone is as a result of the constant use of the famous Queen Elizabeth Cocoa Butter. About 3 years ago, I was fortunate enough to secure a deal to be the ‘Face of Queen Elizabeth Cocoa Butter’ and as part of the contract, I was given a lifetime supply of the body cream. I have therefore been using this cream exclusively for 3 years, so what you see now is the result of the goodness of Queen Elizabeth. It has simply enhanced my natural complexion rather than bleach it.”
Yvonne Nelson Awards
She has been nominated for several awards like; the best upcoming Actress in 2008 at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards,Joy Nite FM Awards for the place of the Stars Best Actress and she won, ghana Movie Awards in 2010 which she also won among other awards.
Yvonne Nelson Movies
- Princess Tyra
- Crime to Christ
- To Love and Cherish
- Tears of Womanhood
- Passion of the Soul
- The Playboy
- Girls Connection
- Golden Adventure
- Local Sense
- The Return of Beyonce
- Festival of Love
- Keep My Love
- The Black Taliban
- Strength of a Man
- Love and Crises
- My Loving Heart
- Love War
- The Prince’s Bride
- Heart of Men
- Save The Last Kiss
- The Game
- Material Girl
- Deadly Passion
- The Queen’s Pride
- Desperate to Live
- Blood is Thick
- Yvonne’s Tears ….among others.