Meet Ameyaw Debrah: A Ghanaian entertainment & lifestyle blogger
Ameyaw Kissi Debrah, known professionally as Ameyaw Debrah, is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter. Ameyaw Debrah was born on 21 July 1981 in Accra, Ghana. He completed his secondary education at Adisadel College in Cape Coast. He also holds a degree in B.A publishing studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
After school, Ameyaw concluded his National Service programme at Ovation International Magazine in Accra where he was introduced to world of entertainment, arts and culture. While at Ovation, he reported on entertainment and celebrity happenings in Ghana for the publication’s international audience.
His Career Advancement
Ameyaw Debrah started his online writing by contributing to several US-based pan-African portals. He joined Orijin-ent.com in August 2007 and in October 2007 started contributing to Jamati.com. In November 2007, he joined the Voices of Africa, a project based in the Netherlands, where he submitted, videos, photos and news from Ghana for www.africanews.com. He also started contributing to ModernGhana.com as a columnist.
Ameyaw Debrah’s work caught the attention of many and in August 2008 he joined Ghanaweb as a content editor. In June 2009 he launched his highly popular and syndicated blog, www.ameyawdebrah.com. In 2012, he left Ghanaweb to focus solely on his blog. The blog has now become a leader in providing entertainment and lifestyle news not only in Ghana but also across Africa.
Ameyaw Debrah has also been a contributor on several pan-African platforms including StarGist on Africa Magic, www.dstv.com, and Glitz Africa Magazine.
Managing other online projects
Ameyaw Debrah joined Ringier Ghana as project manager in December 2014 were he helped launch pulse.com.gh. In August 2015, he joined Genesis Technology as Country Manager to launch YEN.com.gh.
Through his work, Debrah has interviewed and met many international personalities such Kofi Annan, Rev Jesse Jackson, Lloyd, John Legend, Damon Dash, Ade Bantu, Trey Songz, Amber Rose, Ludacris, Coptic, Wyclef, Mario, Eve, Sean Paul, Jimmy Jean-Louis, David Clowney, Santonio Holmes and many others.
His contributions has earned him several awards including:
Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards, Best Showbiz and Entertainment Blog -2013
City People Entertainment Awards, Best Blogger or online reporter (Ghana) -2013
Waves International, Young Professional of the year – 2013
Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards, Best Instagram Account -2014
Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2015
Pan African Humanitarian Awards- Social Media Personality of the Year Award- 2015
Jigwe Awards, Blogger of the Year – 2016
Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards, Best Instagram Account – 2016
Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2016
TANOE Ghana StartUp Awards – Media Setup of the Year for Ameyaw Debrah Media, 2016
High School Excellence Awards – Legend of the Year – 2016
Ghana start-up Awards – Media Start-up of the year – 2016
Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2017
Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2016
African Pride Awards – Outstanding Media & PR – 2016
Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2017
Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2018
Africa Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2019
Ghana National Communications Awards – Best Blogger, 2019
In 2018, He launched Ameyaw TV, a web portal for various web video formats. After holding auditions for several talented and young aspiring TV presenters, Ameyaw TV rolled out production of three formats currently streaming on tv.ameyawdebrah.com.
Ameyaw Debrah Net Worth
Ameyaw Debrah’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. He primarily earns income through celebrity blogging, freelance journalism, and reporting careers.