Who is Yaa Jackson?
Born Maame Yaa Konadu Jackson Bentum, Yaa Jackson is a Ghanaian actress, singer, rapper, model, and brand influencer.
The actress turned singer is well-known for her s3.xually suggestive hit song, “Tear Rubber” which was released in 2018.
Other popular songs authored by the songstress include “Ehwe Papa” featuring Fameye, “Omo Beka” featuring Kobby oxy, “Ghana Kasa“, among others.
Yaa Jackson — the daughter of a famous Kumasi-based Kumawood movie director Jackson K Bentum — started acting at age 2 by playing child roles in Kumawood movies.
Date Of Birth
Maame Yaa Konadu Jackson was born on October 18th, 2000.
The “Tear Rubber” hitmaker, Yaa Jackson is currently 22 years of age and will be 23 come October 18th this year, 2023.
Maame Yaa Jackson was born to Kumawood movie director, Mr. Jackson K Bentum and Madam Lydia Konadu Bentum in Kumasi, Ghana.
She is the only daughter and second born of three (3) children of her parents.
Her two brothers are Reagan Nana Akwasi Asare Jackson who is the first born, and Kwaku Nyame Bentum Jackson, the last born.
Both brothers of Yaa Jackson are Kumasi-based Kumawood actors.
Yaa Jackson attends Temple Ministry of Jesus Power with Pastor Kofi Owusu as the head pastor at Gyenyase in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Senior High School Education
Yaa Jackson attended Salem Educational Complex at the Junior High School level.
She proceeded to Presbyterian Girls Senior High School in Kumasi where she offered General Arts.
The actress-cum-singer completed her senior high education in the year, 2019.
The husband of Yaa Jackson as we understand is only known as Manuel.
The lovers are said to have secretely tied the knot in Kumasi after they discovered that Yaa Jackson was pregnant.
The boyfriend of the Kumawood actress was previously identified as Derrick Hope Acheampong.
The “Tear Rubber” songstress once celebrated her boyfriend’s birthday on her Instagram page.
“Happy birthday bossu I love you…You are the love of my life, and I look forward to every moment with you. Happy Birthday to you, my love. DERRICK HOPE ACHEAMPONG.”
On January 5th, 2023, Yaa Jackson welcomed into this world her first child who happens to be a boy.
After giving birth to her son, the Kumawood actress revealed that she didn’t even know she was pregnant until her pregnancy was 5 months old.
Yaa Jackson began her acting career at an early age playing child roles in the Kumawood Movie industry in Kumasi.
The actress-cum-singer was barely 2 years old when she made her debut in the “Okukuseku” movie with lead actors like the late Santo, and Agya Ntow.
At age 9-12, Yaa Jackson had starred in her second movie titled, “Me Wuo Akyi (After My Death)” which was directed by her father, Mr Jackson K Bentum.
According to her father (Mr. Jackson K Bentum) in an interview with Accra-based Hitz FM, he didn’t force his daughter into acting as she (Yaa Jakcson) claimed in an earlier interview with Deloris Frimpong Manso aka Delay.
“She might have said that I forced her into acting out of interview pressure,” Mr. Jackson Bentum said.
Other movies Yaa Jackson played a role in include “Ntaafoɔ Tumi”, “The Spoilt Girls”, “Asaase”, “For the love of Yaa Jackson”, and a host of others.
Yaa Jackson makes all her money through acting, singing, and as social media influencer or brand ambassador. The “Tear Rubber” singer has an estimated net worth of $300,000 USD.
Is Yaa Jackson arrogant or rude?
In trying to court attention for herself as an entertainment personality, Yaa Jackson usually ends up being perceived by others as arrogant or rude.
And to make matters worse for the young actress-cum-singer, some guys have impersonated her on social media like Facebook by creating fake accounts in her name and using such to paint her as a rude character.
Others have also concluded that based on some public utterances made by Yaa Jackson, she is a very rude person.
For instance, she is reported to have said that the type of dress she buys to wear costs her not less than GH¢1,000.
Yaa Jackson also once claimed that she dated and later dumped an old Member of Parliament (MP) because he was stingy and ‘Jon’.
But her father, Mr Jackson K Bentum thinks otherwise of his daughter being arrogant or rude.
He contends that it is those fake accounts created in Yaa Jackson’s name that have intentionally been causing damage to his daughter’s brand.
According to him, those fake Yaa Jackson’s facebook accounts have severally been reported to Facebook but there hasn’t been any positive feedback yet.
- 2018 — Tear Rubber
- 2019 — Proud Slay Queen
- 2019 — Mekon Ado ft. Spicer
- 2019 — Ehwe Papa featuring Fameye
- 2019 — Omo Beka featuring Kobby oxy
- 2019 — True love
- 2019 — You know chop
- 2019 — Ehye Mu
- 2019 — Ghana Kasa
- 2020 — Ginger
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