Actress, presenter, MC, ambassador… these are just some of the titles that Afia Schwarzenegger holds. She’s even a comedian of note.
Let’s get to know this controversial star, who was recently crowned Entertainer of the Year.
Here’s a look at her biography
Afia Schwarzenegger Arrested?
Media personality Afia Shwar found herself trending after she was allegedly arrested for defaming the CEO of P-Mobile Communications Limited, Philip Kwame Brobbey.
Remember Afia was a brand ambassador for his company in 2018? Apparently Afia atil has a bone to pick with them even after they parted on good terms.
The brand is suing her for her vile statements against them on her social media pages. They demanded a fine of GHC500,000’, and a retraction on her social media pages.
However Afia denies claims that she was arrested. In an Instagram live Afia is seen driving while hurling insults on whoever started the rumors that. She says she was invited to talk about not being arrested.
Afia Schwarzenegger Age
Afia Schwarzenegger’s real name is Nana Agyeiwaa. She is the daughter of Augustine Agyei and Grace Achiaa.
Afia was born on Valentine’s Day in 1982. Afia has never been shy to reveal her age. She is 38 years old.
The multi-talented star grew up in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region in Ghana. She lived in South Africa for a few years, before returning to Ghana, her home country.
The name Afia Schwarzenegger became popular after she was given a lead role on a television series with the same name. Thousands of Ghanaian’s fell in love with the character, and Nana adopted the name.
Afia Schwarzenneger Children
Afia is a proud mother of two handsome twin sons who are 18 years old. Their names are Jaime-Ian Geiling Heerdegen and John-Irvin Geiling Heerdegen. They celebrate their birthdays on August 21.
Afia’s sons are her greatest pride and joy.
In a heartfelt birthday message she wrote on Instagram to her boys, Afia said: “I am lucky n favoured by God to be used to mentor this glorious destiny…even thou you are 18, you still remain my Jimmy n Jnr..forever my babies…”Afia is not only the mother of her twins, but she has a daughter by the name of Pena Geiling Abrokwah.
The little princess has an Instagram account with 21 000 followers. She likes to post pictures of her mom, brothers and grandparents.
Leader of Springs of Grace church, Prophet Elisha Osei Kofi prophesies to Afia that her daughter is the reason why she is still alive.
Afia is a great mom, who is often praised by her kids, despite what society has to say. Pena says her mom is her role model and best friend.
Afia reportedly has two other orphaned children that she cares for.
Afia Schwarzenegger Husband
Afia was married to Lawrence Abrokwah, the man who divorced her after he found her in bed with another man.
She was also married to Godson Yaw Boakye for three years but later found out that he hid his marriage and kids from Afia. Godson was apparently a father of three and his family lived in the UK.
Afia Schwarzenegger Career
Afia is not just a beauty – she has brains too. She loves education. Afia went to the Seventh Day Adventist School in Tamale. For her high school, she went to Senior High Schools (SHS) – St. Louis Girls’ School and KNUST Secondary School in the Ashanti Region. She also attended the Ridge Experimental School.
She is a professionally trained cabin crew member with a license from the Future Flyers Academy in South Africa. This qualification opened the door for her to work for one of South Africa’s biggest airline, SAA from the year 2007 until 2009. The following year she returned to Ghana and started her acting career.
Acting is what made her become famous. She starred in the television series Afia Schwarzenneger and became an overnight sensation.
She has since gone to work at Happy FM, Kapasa FM and has even hosted the Ghana Television Awards.
She is the founder of Schwar TV on YouTube and Schwar radio.
Afia Schwarzenegger Awards
No one can deny that Afia is an entertainer of note and she was crowned the Entertainer of the year at the Ghana Entertainment Awards USA.
She was nominated for the Ghana Actors and entertainers awards 2019.
Afia Schwarzenegger Controversies
Afia made headlines after her ex-husband, Lawrence Abrokwah, leaked a video of her having sexual intercourse with another man. Although Afia admitted to the shameful act of adultery, she blamed her husband for not working and being able to provide for the family.
Afia Schwarzeneger Charity
The actress and mother of three believe in helping those in need. She is an ambassador of Orphans in Ghana and also has her own charity project called Owontaa Foundation. She uses her organisation to fund education for the less fortunate children in Ghana.
Afia Schwarzenegger Car
She bought the car as a birthday gift for her 37th birthday. Afia put Tweeps to shame who have previously accused her of getting cars from politicians.
“Those who know the politicians that buy me cars….I beg who bought this one? Plz hurry up and let me know since I can’t buy myself anything…,” she Tweeted.
“Schwaralewas lets welcome my 37th bday gift…2019 just begun,” she wrote.
But some of her haters accused the queen of comedy of lying about buying a new car. They claimed it was her old car that she got resprayed.
One of the people responded on the post
” The car is sprayed and the number plate is changed #queen of comedy,” theheadofstategh responded to Afia’s tweet.
Another user, Jayforjulliet wrote: “No normal human being will sell a car he used for 2 years and buy the same type. If it’s some body aaaaa anka the way she go say it. It’s sprayed. But the sprayers good oooo. I want to spray my X number plate car and put 2020 on it in advance”.
But, Afia put him in his place.
“@jayforjuliet thats the thought of poverty…what was i supposed to buy Hyundai or what…anyway thank God i am living life to my standard n rules not ur poverty mind,” she wrote. Ouch!