Tracey Boakye

Known for the unending controversies surrounding her, Tracey Boakye is undoubted one of Kumawood’s top talents. Today shifts its lens to the actress to find more about her life.

The actress was born Tracey Boakye on January 17, 1991, in Ghana.

Tracey Boakye left her mom in the UK to pursue her started acting. She starred in her first movie at the age of 21.

Even though Tracey comes from a well-to-do family, she never took advantage of that to pursue educational goals. She is someone who did not like schooling.

Her dad took her to Canada to school, but she didn’t take it seriously. She later would leave to live with her mum in the UK, where she would continue the same lifestyle.

Below are some of the information we have gathered about the actress.

Summary Profile of Tracey Boakye

Real Name: Tracey Boakye

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Age: 31 years (as of 2021)

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: January 17, 1991

Profession: Actress, movie producer, entrepreneur, television & radio personality, and brand ambassador.

Nationality: Ghanaian

Education: Didn’t complete JHS

Religion: Christian

Known for: Constant beef with other media personalities as well as politicians.

Political party: National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Neth worth: $60,000



Hometown: Kumasi

Children: 2

Awards: 3

Who is Tracey Boakye?

Tracey Boakye is a Ghanaian professional actor, movie producer, and entrepreneur. She owns Shakira movie production, Signature Unisex Saloon, and Tracey Boakye Foundation.


The entrepreneur is to be someone who is not a fan of classrooms. She didn’t complete even Junior High school and called herself a dropout.

“My mother always advised me to learn hard but school wasn’t something I like. I sold toffees in front of my house during a vacation to earn some money”, Tracey Boakye revealed in an interview with Dave Hammer.


Narrating her journey in the movie industry, Tracey said at the age of 16; she had to leave the UK to Ghana to pursue her passion, which is acting.

Tracey Boakye

“I wanted to do movies. I wanted to be an actress. I kept telling my mum, but she thought I was joking. They eventually got m*d at me, knowing I was stubbornly following my passion.

I wasn’t thinking about the Ghana movie industry. I was thinking about me wanting to be famous… I had a passion for acting as well, so why keep it in me. I decided to come to Ghana and showcase that talent I had”, she said.

She has starred in so many movies and so far owns a movie production house, Shakira Movie Productions. As an entrepreneur, the actress owns a big saloon in the heart of Kumasi, Ghana’s commercial capital.


Speaking with Peace FM’s Abeiku Santana, she revealed that she had dated former Kotoko striker Yahaya Mohammad, with whom she had her child, Kweku Danso Yahaya.

She also intimated that she had dated Gospel Musician Ernest Opoku, who would later cheat on her.

Tracey Boakye

Though she has a daughter with another man she is dating, there is no detail about the man’s identity.


Tracey Boakye’s first son, Kweku Danso Yahaya, was born on August 27 2014. The actress gave birth to her second and last born, Akua Boakye, on May 14, 2020.


The actress took to social media to flaunt two new awards she got.

The actress cum entrepreneur won ‘Woman of the Year’ and ‘Silver Entrepreneur of the Year’ awards at the Global Business Summit and Awards.

In 2020, she was nominated for the ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ at the Women’s Choice Awards Africa.


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