Felicity Ama Agyemang (born 15 August 1977), known as Nana Ama McBrown, is a Ghanaian actress, TV presenter, and music writer. She rose to prominence for her role in the television series Tentacles. Later, she found mainstream success following her role in the Twi-language movie “Asoreba”. She is currently the host of the television cooking show McBrown Kitchen and the entertainment talk show United Showbiz on UTV.
Early life and education
Nana Ama McBrown was born Felicity Ama Agyemang in Kumasi, Ghana, on 15 August 1977. Her mother, Cecilia Agyenim Boateng, and her father Kwabena Nkrumah divorced when McBrown was young. With her father gone and her mother unable to take care of her and her six other siblings, she together with her siblings was adopted by Kofi McBrown and her aunt, Madam Betty Obiri Yeboah.
Along with her six siblings, McBrown grew up in Kwadaso, Kumasi with her aunt and her adopted father. To this day, she considers her aunt her “real mother” and has spoken of her gratitude to her aunt for having provided her with a stable and caring home.
McBrown attended St. Peter’s International Residential School, moved on to Minnesota International and then to Central International. She continued to Kwadaso L.A. J.S.S, although she ended up as a drop out and could not sit for the Basic Education Certificate Exams. McBrown later attended the College of Business where she obtained a secretarial certificate.
Nana Ama McBrown’s net worth is estimated to be $900,000, according to the list of richest Ghanaian celebrities.