Who is Nana Yaa Brefo?
Nana Yaa Brefo is a Ghanaian journalist, TV and radio host who currently works at Angel Broadcasting Network. She was born on December 31, 1977, and her real name is Deborah Nana Yaa Brefo.
She has a husband and a son who live in the USA. She is known for her former role as a co-host of Adom TV’s Badwam morning show, which she resigned from in May 2020. She is one of the popular and experienced media personalities in Ghana.
In this post, I’ll uncover everything you need to know about Nana Yaa Brefo, her ealy life, career journey and achievements, net worth and more.
Nana Yaa Brefo Early Life and Education
Nana Yaa Brefo was born on December 31, 1977, as Deborah Nana Yaa Brefo, but her father decided to erase Deborah from her name when she was a child. She is the last born of five siblings, with two sisters and two brothers.
Nana Yaa Brefo spent most of her childhood and adolescence in Takoradi, in the Western Region of Ghana. She attended one of the schools in Takoradi for her Senior High School education, where she developed an interest in journalism and media. She moved to Accra, the capital city of Ghana, to further her education and pursue her career aspirations.
Nana Yaa Brefo enrolled in the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2000 and graduated with a Diploma in Journalism in 2002.
She learned the skills and knowledge required to become a professional journalist, such as reporting, interviewing, editing, and broadcasting. She also gained exposure to various media platforms and outlets, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television.
Nana Yaa Brefo Career
Nana Yaa Brefo is a well known Ghanaian journalist, TV and radio host who has worked with various media houses in Ghana. She is currently working at Angel Broadcasting Network, where she hosts the morning show on Angel TV and Angel FM. She is also an entrepreneur who owns Nana’s Pizza and other food services in Ghana.
Nana Yaa Brefo started her media career with Peace FM, one of the leading radio stations in Ghana, after graduating from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2002. She worked as a news anchor and a reporter, covering various topics and issues of public interest. She also hosted some entertainment and lifestyle programs on Peace FM.
Nana Yaa Brefo later joined Multimedia Group Limited, where she co-hosted the popular morning show Badwam on Adom TV. She also worked as a news editor and a presenter on Adom FM.
She gained fame and recognition for her hard-hitting interviews and fearless journalism. She interviewed many prominent figures and celebrities, such as former President John Mahama, actor John Dumelo, and actress Nana Ama McBrown.
Nana Yaa Brefo resigned from Multimedia in May 2020, after 10 years of service. She cited personal reasons for her decision, but many speculated that it was due to the backlash she received from her interview with Nana Ama McBrown, which many deemed unprofessional and unfair. She later revealed that she received a lot of threats and insults from the public, and even a call to be careful about her son.
Nana Yaa Brefo joined Angel Broadcasting Network in June 2020, where she continues to work as a TV and radio host.
She hosts the morning show on Angel TV and Angel FM, where she discusses current affairs, social issues, and entertainment news. She also owns Nana’s Pizza, a pizza joint in Accra, and other food services in Ghana.
Nana Yaa Brefo Personal Life, Husband and Son
Nana Yaa Brefo is married to a man who lives in the United States of America (USA), Maryland to be precise. Their marriage has been blessed with a son, who also lives in the USA with his father.
Nana Yaa Brefo has revealed that this is her third marriage, and that she is happier than her previous two marriages. She said her first marriage ended because of infidelity, and her second marriage was full of emotional abuse.
Nana Yaa Brefo Net Worth
Nana Yaa Brefo has an estimated net worth of $150,000 as of 2024.
Nana Yaa Brefo Social Media Handles
Nana Yaa Brefo is active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Here are some of her social media handles:
- Facebook: Nana yaa Brefo
- Twitter: @nanayaabrefo
- Instagram: @nanayaabrefo