Abena Korkor, whose full name is Nana Abena Korkor Addo, is a Ghanaian media personality and mental health advocate. She gained attention for her openness about her experiences with bipolar disorder and her efforts to raise awareness about mental health issues in Ghana.
Abena Korkor first gained public recognition in 2015 when she participated in a beauty pageant at the University of Cape Coast, where she was a student at the time. She later became the student representative council (SRC) Women’s Commissioner at the university.
In 2017, Abena Korkor gained further attention when she posted a series of videos on social media, discussing her struggles with bipolar disorder and revealing some personal experiences. Her openness and courage in sharing her story helped to reduce the stigma associated with mental health in Ghana and encouraged others to seek help.
Abena Korkor has since become a prominent mental health advocate, using her platform to educate and raise awareness about mental health issues in Ghana. She has also been involved in various initiatives and campaigns to promote mental health awareness and provide support to individuals facing mental health challenges.
It’s important to note that my knowledge cutoff is in September 2021, so there may have been more recent developments in Abena Korkor’s life and work that I’m not aware of.
Abena Korkor Biography
Abena Korkor is a mental health advocate, a Ghanaian actress, a brand Influencer, and a media personality. She is also a content creator, an entrepreneur, and a former co-host of the Ladies Circle show on TV3.
Profile Summary of Abena
Full name: Nana Abena Korkor Addo
Other names: Lency
Nickname: Miss Abena Korkor
Age: 33 years old
Date of Birth: January 30, 1990
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Place of Birth: Tema
Hometown: Larteh Aheneasi, Eastern Region
Facebook: Nana Abena Korkor Addo
Abena Korkor Early life
Abena grew up in Tema. She was born in Tema, Accra, on January 30, 1990, to Madam Judith Owusua Ababio and Paapa. She is a native of Akuapem Aheneasi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Abena is 33 years old and the eldest of two siblings. She has a junior brother.
Abena Korkor Education
Korkor had her nursery education at One Love Creche in Tema and continued to St. Paul’s Methodist Preparatory School & JHS. After completing her junior high school education, she proceeded to Aburi Girls SHS, offered science, and then went to the University of Ghana to study Biological Sciences, but she didn’t complete.
In her 3rd year at Legon, Abena Korkor wanted to go and study medicine in Ukraine, but she had no money, so she decided to do something to make money which got her captured and jailed in the United States. She served a jail term of eighteen months, and when she returned to Ghana, she attended the University of Cape Coast, where she studied Biomedical and Forensic Science. She affirmed this in an interview with Zionfelix.
At UCC, she contested the SRC election but didn’t win. After her program, she became a Teaching Assistant and later did her MBA in Entrepreneurship and Small enterprise development at the University of Cape Coast.
Abena Korkor Husband
Not married yet.
Abena Korkor Children
She has no kids at the moment.
Abena Korkor Career
While offering her MBA program at UCC, Abena Korkor became the project coordinator for the Mental Health Society of Ghana in 2019. In 2020, she was poached by TV3 to be a co-host of the Ladies circle. She became one of the favorite hosts of the all ladies show, but after a year, she got sacked following her controversies on social media.
Subsequently, Abena Korkor began creating content around herself and uploaded the videos onto her channel, Abena Korkor TV, on Youtube. She later commenced her acting career in 2021 after getting a role in a movie produced by Farmhouse Productions.
Abena Korkor Movies
• To Have and To Hold
Abena Korkor Awards
• Student Entreprenuer of the Year (2016/2017 academic year) – UCc SRC Choice Awards 2017.
Abena Korkor Businesses
She is the owner of (@fashionbyabk) and (naturalbyabk.
Abena Korkor Tattoos
She has tattoos, a “faith” Tattoo on her neck, and a flower tattoo on her body.
Abena Korkor Pictures
FAQs about Abena Korkor
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