Today is the birthday of one of Ghana’s screen diva, Yvonne Chinyere Okereke Okoro.
Yvonne is an actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She’s been in the movie industry actively for 4years after she graduated from University of Ghana, Legon wit a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2008 and a diploma from the University of Nantes in France in 2009 in French civilization and culture.
After taking a brief course in drama in France in 2009, Yvonne returned to acting which is her first love in Ghana.
Yvonne Okoro has over the years played different roles in movies here in Ghana, Nigeria and France and has a plethora of accolades, with several awards and nominations under her belt.
Some of the awards are: Best Actress 2010 at the Ghana movie awards, nominee for Best Actress 2011, 2012 and 2013 at the African Movie Academy Awards and winning Best Actress at the Nigerian excellence awards in 2011 and 2012 honoured by the ambassador of Nigeria His Excellency Musuliu Obanikoro for personality of the year.
The first Ghanaian actress to have been interviewed on BBC focus for Africa and appeared on the radio breakfast show Newsday on BBC radio as fast rising entrepreneur.
She’s been involved in several charitable causes and has to a degree been able to fulfill some of her social responsibilities.
Today as part of her gift back to the society, she will be launching a state of the art play ground for the Dzorwulu Special School.
GhanaWeb Entertainment Desk wishes her long life and prosperity as she enjoys her day.