Nadia Buari Biography & Net Worth


Nadia Buari is no doubt one of Ghana’s finest actresses. She is one of Ghana’s most recognized and respected screen goddesses. Nadia Buari is a very beautiful Ghanaian actress who lights up the silver screen each time she is featured.

She got her major break starring in the Ghanaian TV series Games People Play however, she has gone on to star in numerous high-class movies both in her home country and neighbouring country “Nigeria.”

Nadia Buari Biography

Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari (born November 21, 1982) is a Ghanaian born-American actress, born in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana, to a Lebanese father and a Ghanaian mother. Nadia was reportedly born out of wedlock. Her mother later got married to  Alhaji Sidiku Buari, a Ghanaian musician, and producer who in turn adopted her as his child. She literally followed her stepfather’s footsteps and developed a passion for the entertainment industry at an early stage.

Nadia Buari’s stepfather held several important positions like the president of the Ghana musicians Union as well as the Vice president of the International Federation of Musicians.

Nadia treasured the idea of becoming an actress a lot and throughout her school life, she was actively involved in school drama and dance clubs. In line with her passion for entertainment, she studied performing arts at the University of Ghana and graduated with a BFA Degree.

Nadia Buari harbours a strong belief that the secret to her success is self-motivation. She also has high hopes of becoming like Hollywood superstars someday as she is often compared to them.



Nadia Buari gave her all in her debut on Ghanaian national television with the TV series Games People Play in late 2005. This was officially the beginning of Nadia’s Movie career and her role on the TV series got her nominated for best actress.

Her first major movie was Mummy’s Daughter, after which she starred in Beyonce – The President’s Daughter. Her “Beyonce” role was her stepping stone to stardom as an actress. She has appeared in several movies both in her birth country Ghana and Neighboring Nigeria since then. In 2013, Buari came out with her own movie called The Diary of Imogen Brown.

After making waves in Ghallywood, the actress moved from Ghanaian movies to Nollywood films around the year 2008. Her role in the movie Beyonce & Rihanna as Beyonce alongside Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde who played Rihanna marked her breakthrough in Nollywood.

The film became very popular among both Ghanaian and Nigerian audience home video freaks. She also starred in some other significant Nollywood movies including Rough RiderBeauty and the BeastHolding Hope and Single and Married.

She has co-starred in many TV shows such as the Beyonce & Rihanna film series, Hot Romance and Behind a Smile film series with her then supposed fiancé and Nollywood actor Jim Iyke.

Recognition And Achievement

As her career blossomed, Nadia Buari received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009

She became an ambassador at Tablet India Limited (TIL), a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer known for high-quality products in 2013.

She also won the Pan African Actress award at the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA Awards) that was held in New York in 2013.

In 2014, the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards gave her a ‘SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD’ in an event held in Ghana.



In January 2014, it was rumoured that she was dating Nollywood actor Jim Iyke and on 21st March 2014, the wild romance took an interesting turn as her lover Jim Iyke proposed to her. Apparently, Buari couldn’t wait to say yes. However, the relationship eventually hit the rocks like so many other celebrity love affairs.

Nadia Buari and Michael Essien, one of Ghana’s all-time football legends were in a relationship for a long time. The duo, however, broke up in 2010.

After breaking up with Michael Essien, she found love in Jim Iyke, One of Nollywood’s finest actors. At that point in time, the media buzzed with the news of Nadia’s Pregnancy and all were thinking that Jim was responsible, particularly after she birthed her twin.

Nadia Buari gave birth to her twin in 2015. After their birth, many wondered who was responsible as it was obvious Jim Iyke neither congratulated nor celebrated their arrival. However, in an Instagram post, she declared that she was going to marry her kids’ father even though she never disclosed his name.

Nadia Buari Net Worth

Nadia Buari is a Ghanaian born-American actress and one of the top-leading Ghollywood actors with an estimated net worth of $800,000

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