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Yvonne Okoro: "Rebacca" & "Potomanto" Actress From Ghana

aisha Published On Sun Jun 28 2020   Modified On Sun Jun 28 2020
Yvonne Okoro: "Rebacca" & "Potomanto" Actress From Ghana

Yvonne Okoro is an actor best known for her roles in 'Potomanto' as Alice, 'Like Cotton twines' as Sarah, 'Rebecca' as Rebacca, and 'Adams Apples' as Baaba. 

Okoro was born on November 25, 1984, in Accra, Ghana, and has a star sign of Sagittarius. She was born to a Ghanaian mum and a Nigerian dad while it is of mixed lineage where she calls herself an African.  

Here are some more interesting facts about Okoro:

Net Worth: $3 million

'The Game' actress Yvonne Okoro has accumulated a whopping net worth of $3 million from her career as an actress. She also owns her own company named Desamour Company Limited and other transport business. 

Picture of Yvonne Okoro who is worth $3 million.
Picture of Yvonne Okoro who is worth $3 million.
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Education & Alma Mater

Okoro first attended Achimota Preparatory School and went to the Lincoln Community School afterward and then to Faith Montessori School. She continued her study by getting enrolled at Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School and then to the University of Ghana from where she got her Bachelor of Arts Degree, in English and Linguistics combined. 

Okoro also studied Press Civilization, Drama, and Marketing at the Universite de Nantes.

Has Five Siblings 

The 'Desperate To Survive' actress has five siblings: two sisters named Roseline Okoro, Elizabeth Okoro, and three brothers named Kenneth Okoro, Martin Okoro, and Raymond Okoro. 

Started Her Career Since 2002

Okoro was interested in acting since her childhood and she started her acting career in 2002, by making her debut in the movie 'Sticking to the Promise'. 

Since then she has acted in various movies, television series, and short movies which has helped her to gain the name and fame in her career. She also has starred in various hit movies and series like 'Ghana Must Go', 'Single Six', 'Tentacles', '4 Play', and 'Contract'.

A picture of Yvonne Okoro.
A picture of Yvonne Okoro. 
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Rumored To Be Dating Emmanuel Adebayor 

'Blood is Thick' actress has always been very secretive towards her personal life as she doesn't like everyone knowing about her. Okoro also made a statement that she won't be dating or marrying any guy that is from the movie industry. 

There was once a rumor that she was dating Emmanuel Adebayor, a Togolese professional footballer, and was about to get married to him. 

Picture of Yvonne Okoro rumored boyfriend Emmanuel Adebayor.
Picture of Yvonne Okoro rumored boyfriend Emmanuel Adebayor.
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Not only with Adebayor, but Okoro was also rumored to be dating Criss Waddle, a music artist, Stephen Appiah, a retired footballer, and Asamoah Gyan, a professional footballer. However, Okoro later cleared that all of these are just baseless rumors going around which is not true. 

Philanthropist Works

Okoro is a good and kind-hearted person and loves to help others through her charitable works. She has helped the WAFA tournament by donating some amount to the Black Queens of Ghana in 2019. As at the start of 2020, she also donated some items to the maternity ward of the Korle bu Teaching Hospital.

Not only that, but Okoro also paid the hospital bill of 13 women who gave birth to their newly born which was around GH¢26,810. 

Yvonne Okoro with the 13 woman she paid bills for.
Yvonne Okoro with the 13 woman she paid bills for.
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Body Measurement

The 'Best Friends' actress stands 5 feet 6 inches tall (170 cm) while weighing around 60 kg (132 lbs). She has brown eyes with black curly hair.

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Okoro is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has gained a huge fan following of 2.8 million with the username 'yvonneokoro'. Likewise, she has gained around 831.5k followers on twitter with the username 'yvonneokoro' and 25,168 followers on Facebook with the username 'YvonOkoro'.

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