Akosua Busia Married, Divorce, Net Worth, Earnings, Facts, Wiki-Bio

Akosua Busia Married, Divorce, Net Worth, Earnings, Facts

Akosua Busia was married to her long term boyfriend and former husand. Who is her former husband?

Born Name Akosua Gyamama Busia
Birth Place Ghana
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Eye Color Black
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality Ghanaian
Ethnicity Ghanaian
Profession Movie Actress
Husband John Singleton (m. 1996–1997)
Net Worth $4 million
Weight 65 kg
Age 52 years old
Sibling Abena Busia
Parents Kofi Abrefa Busia, Naa Morkor Busia

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Akosua Busia, is a Ghanaian actress, film director, author and songwriter whose residence in the United Kingdom. The multi-talented personality made her image in the viewer’s hearts’ and brains’ by her outstanding performance in the Ghana film industry.

Busia is recognized for her marvelous acting in the 1985 film The Color Purple, as Nettie Harris which includes Whoopi Goldberg. So, you have various queries related to her personal life? Does she have a boyfriend? Who is her boyfriend? You just need to scroll down and know the answers to your questions.

Who is Akosua Busia?

Akosua Busia’s notable appearance in the movies is as Bessie in a 1986 film adaption of Richard Wright‘s novel Native Son and as Nettie in the film The Color Purple in 1985, directed by Steven Spielberg. Furthermore, she is also known for her outstanding performances as Ruth in Badge of the Assassin (1985) and as Jewel in John Singleton‘s Rosewood (1997).

Busia also appeared in Antoine Fuqua‘s Tear of the Sun (2003) as Patience and also starred on ER, the television series. She is also the author of The Seasons of Beento Blackbird, a novel. Additionally, she was one of three co-writer for the screenplay adaptation of Toni Morrison‘s novel Beloved published in 1987. Later, their novel was converted into a movie with the same title directed by Jonathan Demme.

In 2008, Akosua also directed a film about her father, The Prof. A Man Remembered. Life, Vision & Legacy of K.A. Busia. Similarly, she also co-wrote the song Moon Blue in coordination with Stevie Wonder for his album A Time 2 Love. Additionally, she won an Obie Award for her performance off-Broadway, due to her outstanding acting as Rita in Eclipsed.

Akosua Busia’s Personal Life: Does She Have A Boyfriend?

Akosua Busia does not have a boyfriend at the moment. The Ghanaian actress concentrates on her profession and works rather being in a deeply intimate relationship. Additionally, the film director likes to spend her time schedule in the company of her family members and friends.


Previously, Akosua Busia tied the knot with her long-term boyfriend and former husband John Singleton, the American film director. On 12 October 1996, they converted their love chemistry into a healthy marriage relationship. The pair were also blessed with a daughter, Hadar Busia-Singleton born on 3 April 1997.

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Busia and Singleton, the relationship did not work out as they expected during their engagement and ended their relationship through a divorce on 15 June 1997. Additionally, she along with her sister Abena Busia established the Busia Foundation International, which aims to provide assistance to the disadvantaged.

Akosua Busia’s Net Worth: How Much Does She Earn?

Akosua Busia’s estimated net worth is $4 million. Her primary source of income is as an actress, director, author and songwriter.

Her movies Tears of the Sun has a lifetime gross of $43,734,876, Ill-Gotten Gains has a worldwide collection of $8,329 whereas Mad City has a worldwide gross of $10,541,523.

In Ghana, the average salary of an actress is GH₵9,554,593.00 yearly, GH₵796,216.08 monthly and weekly  GH₵183,742.17 and the median salary for a film director is GHS 62,224. Since she has been in the industry for more than two decades, her experience and outstanding performance made the producers pay him more than the average figures.

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Busia is also an author of a book The Seasons of Beento Blackbird. According to Amazon.com, her book costs $22.91 per copy.

Akosua Busia: Body Measurement

Akosua Busia has a curved body structure with slim body figures. Additionally, she stands tall with 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 55 kg.

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Busia has black hair with the same colored eyes. Similarly, she consists of bold voice and charming personality.

Quick Facts of Akosua Busia

Where and when was Akosua Busia born?

Ghana,  30, 1966

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How tall is Akosua Busia?

5 feet 7 inch

How old is Akosua Busia?

52 years old



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