Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku is a Ghanaian Actress and Radio/ TV Broadcaster.
She’s best known for starring in the Perfect Picture (2009), by Award-Winning Director Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Iroko TV’s Poisoned Bait – A Movie Series directed by Leila Djansi.
Let’s take a look at her biography below.
Naa Ashorkor Full Name
She was born Nisirine Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku but is widely known as Naa Ashorkor.
Naa Ashorkor Age
She was born on the 24th of November, 1988. She is 32 years of age as of the year 2020.
Naa Ashorkor Early Life and Education
She is the second of four sisters. Naa had always wanted to pursue law as a career however, she later developed a strong interest in TV News Reporting.
She attended the Daras School for her basic and Junior High Education. It was at Benkum Secondary School (Akuapem Larteh) that she identified her penchant for Public Speaking.
She held key leadership positions while in Secondary School such as Vice President of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) and Zonal Secretary of the Eastern Regional Students’ Representative Council (SRC). She was also a
Naa Ashorkor Parents
She was born to Mr. Paul Mensah-Doku and Sarah Mensah-Doku on November 24, 1988. member of the School’s Cadet Corps.
Naa Ashorkor Personal Life
Naa Ashorkor married her longtime partner Ahuma Cabutey Adodoadji in 2014.
On 15 August 2017, she announced the birth of her son via news outlets and social media.
She announced the birth of her second child, also a son on 1 July 2019.
Naa Ashorkor Career
Naa came into the limelight when she starred in “The Perfect Picture” (2009), by Shirley Frimpong-Manso and Iroko TV’s Poisoned Bait – a movie directed by Leila Djansi.
She went into presenting when she was invited on several occasions as a guest on a Youth program New Generation, on TV Africa. She later presented Day Break Entertainment then subsequently went on to host Day Break. She was also a co-host with Okyeame Quophi on TV Africa’s variety show Sound Splash.
While with Sound Splash, she got featured in her first movie role in Scorned by Shirley Frimpong Manso.
She left TV Africa to work full-time as a Producer and TV Presenter at Production and Events Organizers, CharterHouse. She left CharterHouse in 2012.
She now works at Accra-Based Starr FM where she hosts The Zone and also at GH One as the host of Tales From The Powder Room.
On the 19th of March, 2016 – Naa Ashorkor together with her team on The Zone, partnered with Starr FM, Lydia Contraceptives and Baileys to launch the Starr Woman Project.
The aim of the project was to provide an opportunity for women, who had reached the pinnacle of success in their respective fields, to interact with young women entrepreneurs who were in need of guidance, mentorship, and direction.
The launch was graced by three distinguished women – Veteran Broadcaster Gifty Anti, Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Logiciel, Farida Bedwei, and Co-Host of GH Today, Baisiwa Dowuona Hammond.
The project is going to be a seminar-style event that will run quarterly through 2016.
She hosted the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2016 with Actor Chris Attoh held at the Accra International Conference Centre. She also hosted the Miss Maliaka pageant for eight years.
In 2008 she featured in her first movie role by Shirley Frimpong Manso. She is also a budding businesswoman who runs two ventures: Jaarno, a digital foodstuffs market, and April Communications, which is into theatre productions.
She was a presenter with the Multimedia Group from 2017 till 2020 where she hosted the programs Showbiz A-Z and Strong and Sassy.
She won the Award for Best Actress in 2010 at the African Movie Academy Awards for her role played in “The Perfect Picture” (2009).
Naa Ashorkor Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Her official Instagram username is @naa_ashorkor_. She is known on Twitter as @berlamundi. Her Facebook account is Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku.