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Ghanaian celebrities who prove to the world that education is not the only key to success.

They say education is the key to success. The following celebrities has proven to the world that, education is not the only key to success. These people made it successful in life without stepping foot in the university. Though some have been awarded honorary degrees,they never achieved that by sitting in the lectures rooms.


Alex Kofi Adu,also known as Agya koo is an actor and comedian from Ghana. He has appeared a lot of movies including popular movies among Ghanaians such as Obaatanpa,Away Bus,Black Star and Ma Trick Wo. He has no degree qualification but he is still making it. Kofi Adu also known as Agya koo was awarded with a National Award by President John Kuffour in 2008. The award is given to individuals who have contributed significantly to society. Agya Koo is considered as one of the few people who have shaped the Ghanaian acting industry.


Despite never stepped foot in a college or university,he is the owner of Peace Fm, UTV, Okay FM,Neat Fufu, This way chocolate drink.


Rawlings is an old student of the Achimota Senior High School but he did not further his education. He rather opted to join the Air force. Jerry John Rawlings is a former Ghanaian military leader and politician who ruled the country from 1981 to 2001 and also a brief period in 1979. He led a military junta until 1992 and then served two terms as the democratically elected president of Ghana.


Gyan is one of the finesse footballers in the history of world football. He completed Accra Academy SHS and never continued but he is one of the richest footballers in Africa and also the CEO of lots of companies. He recently received an honorary doctorate degree from a Ukrainian university for his achievement in football. Gyan is the all time leading goalscorer of the Ghana national team with 51 goals. With 6 goals,Gyan is the top African goalscorer in the history of the world cup.


The Ghanaian football star attended St. Augustine College,he didn't further his education after completing. He is one of the most successful footballers to come from Ghana and he is still making it without a university qualification. Michael Essien has played for teams like,Lyon FC, AC Millan, Chelsea FC, Real Madrid and many more. Talking of trophies, Essien won the ligue 1 trophy with Lyon FC, Premier league,FA Community Shield and Champions league with Chelsea FC. He has a lot of individual awards in his cabinet,BBC African Footballer of the year in 2006,to mention few.


She is one of the richest actresses in the country right now. She dropped out of school in JHS 2 and has never looked back. She acts both kumawood and Ghallywood movies. The "madam moke" actress has acted in many movies and has numerous awards to her credit which includes Best/English Actress,Best Actress in Leading Role,Best Traditional movie and Best Story at the 2011 kumawood Awards and many more.


The well known actor schooled at Mfantsipim SHS. He is known in Ghana and Nigeria. He wanted to be a doctor but never had a chance because he never went to the university after his secondary education which he apparently regreted. He is the CEO of Sky +Orange Productions,a film production house. Vicker has been nominated for and won numerous awards from Africa to the Caribbean. In 2019,he won the Best African Caribbean Actor.


Shatta Wale completed his high school education at Winneba Secondary School but didn't continue to the tertiary level. He won 8 awards at the 3Music Awards in 2019 and also the most awarded dancehall artist in Africa. He is one of the influencial musician in the country. In 2014,Wale became a brand ambassador for Guinness Ghana Breweries and as the brand ambassador for Rush Energy Drink. He is also the brand ambassador for kasapreko company,Boss Baker Beef Roll,Infinix Ghana and many more.


Michael Owusu Addo known in showbiz as Sarkodie is one of the successful rappers in Ghana. He is a former BET award winner and made it to the top without a degree from the University. His contribution to the Ghanaian music industry have earned him numerous accolades including the Vodafone Ghana Music Award for Artiste of the Decade. He was announced the first winner of BET's Best International Flow act at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards. He is also considered one of the major proponents of the Azonto genre and dance. He has received 92 awards from 165 nominations including 22 Ghana Music Awards.


He attended St Theresa's primary school before schooling at Mfantsipim School where he was active in the Drama Club. His love for acting made him a breakthrough actor in the Ghanaian movie industry before making features in Nollywood. He was named as the Best Actor for his role in somewhere in Africa in the eight Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

In life,some of the big shots are University dropouts, these include Microsoft boss,Bill Gates and Facebook founder,Mark Zuckerberg but still,try convincing your parents that school isn't everything and you will see the fire they will hail on you. Like, share and comments below.

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