Kafui Danku is an award-winning Ghanaian actress, whose uncharacteristic humility has hit many. She rose to prominence with her movie ‘4play Relaoded’. She has since featured in over 70 movies having more than 5 awards to her credits.
In this article, we will look walk you through the biography of Kafui Danku to unravel unknown facts about her life.
Quick Facts about Kafui Danku
Full name: Kafui Danku
Other names: not available
Date of birth: 16th August 1982
Place of Birth: Ho, Volta Region, Ghana
Education: University of Cape Coast
Net Worth: $500,000
– Early Life
Kafui Danku was raised by both parents in Kumasi. She has two siblings, a male, and a female. Kafui Danku was a good but demanding kid who had her way around things.
– Which SHS did Kafui Danku attend?
The actress and writer attended OLA Girls’ Senior High school in Ho, Volta.
After she graduated, she enrolled at the University of Cape Coast to read English and Classics.
– Where is Kafui Danku from?
Kafui Danku hails from the Volta region.
– Family, husband, and children
The actress has been at the receiving end of criticism for her decision to marry a Canadian who is nearly twice her age. Peoples’ criticism centred around her husband’s age and relationship status
According to the actress, they met on the aeroplane and things started off well. Later they decided to get married about 9 years ago.
Kojo Pitcher was a divorcee with 3 children from his previous marriage.
Nevertheless, as they say ‘love knows no bounds’, the actress tied the knot with her old Canadian lover. The couple has since given birth to two children. The first baby was a girl named Lorde Ivana Pitcher while the second is Titan Pitcher, a boy.
Giving birth to her children did not come without a challenge. The Beautiful actress cum writer had 1 stillbirth and 2 miscarriages before giving birth to her first child.
– Professional career
While in the University, the actress attended capacity-building workshops on acting in the United States.
The actress started out early. She contested and emerged as the winner of the Miss Greater Accra in 2004. In the same year, she emerged as a finalist in the 2004 edition of the Miss Ghana
Her debut in acting was in 2009 and has since featured in many hit movies and TV series and could count as many as 70 movies that she starred in.
She rose to prominence after starring in the signature movies ‘4play Reloaded’ and ‘Heal My Heart’.
As a filmmaker, she is the co-founder of ABC Pictures Limited. The production house produced its first movie in 2013 and so far, has 5 award-winning movies to its credit.
Kafui Danku is not only recognized for acting but also as a poet and a writer of novels.
The actress has published a book by the title; Silence is Not Gold that was received well in the commercial markets. She is counted as one of the wealthiest actresses in Ghana.
– Achievements (Awards or Honors)
For her hard work and skills, the actress has earned several awards.
In 2013, she won the Best New Actress at the City People Entertainment Award.
In 2014, she won the Best Supporting Actress, also at the City People Entertainment Award
Also in 2014, she won the Pan Africa Distinguished Achievers Awards
In 2015, Kafui Danku won two awards including, the Best Supporting Actress of the Year Award at the Extraordinary People Awards, and Best Lead Actress at the AFRIMO Awards.
– House and cars
Kafui Danku lives in a mansion in one of the prime parts of Ghana’s capital Accra. She occupies the building with her Canadian husband. The house has several rooms in it.
Rumours have it that the actress previously was renting the place before buying it later.
The couple also owns a fleet of cars in their garage.
The actress has featured in numerous movies and TV series. Below is not a complete catalog but a few of them.
Any Other Monday
Alvina: Thunder and Lightning,
– Social Media
You can reach out to Kafui on her personal blog Kafuidanku.me where she shares her personal stories as well as the projects she is embarking on.
She is also on Instagram, with 928k followers.
The actress is also on Twitter with some 6k followers.
Check her latest tweets below
– Net Worth
The beautiful mother of two is reported to be worth $500,000.