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Yvonne Nelson’s bio: father, age, baby daddy, movies

Yvonne Nelson is a popular Ghanian actress who has been able to build a name for herself not just in the Ghanian entertainment industry but also in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

The veteran actress, at some point, was in a relationship with Nigerian singer Iyanya popular for his Kukere song and dance moves.

Recently, Yvonne Nelson, who is active on social media, took to her Twitter handle to reveal she misses falling in love. Ever since she broke up with the father of her daughter Ryan, there have been no details of any man in her life.

Aside from acting, Yvonne Nelson is a model and entrepreneur; she is also popular for calling out the Ghanaian political class on social media.

To know more about Yvonne Nelson, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Full name Yvonne Nelson
Gender Female
Date of birth November 12 1985
Age 36 in 2021
Place of birth Accra Ghana
Parents O. Nelson and Margaret Gaddy
Siblings three
Children 1
Nationality Ghanian
Marital status Single
Profession Actress, entrepreneur, producer
Net Worth $900,000

Yvonne Nelson’s biography

Yvonne Nelson was born on the 12th of November 1985 to O. Nelson and Margaret Gaddy in Accra, Ghana.

The veteran actress is the last child of her parents and was raised alongside three siblings by a single mother as her father left when she was very young.

Yvonne Nelson is a Ghanian by birth and celebrated her 36th birthday in November 2021.


Yvonne Nelson finished from St. Martin De Porres located in Accra, before she proceeded to the Aggrey Memorial Senior High School.

For her tertiary education, Yvonne Nelson attended Zenith University College and Central University, where she bagged a degree in human resource management. The beautiful Ghanian actress also holds a masters degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).


Yvonne Nelson had always wanted to be a singer instead of acting in movies. She, however, started her career as a model and went on to become a Miss Ghana contestant.

Her popularity as a model helped her to join the Ghanian movie industry, where she acted in movies likes Princess Tyra and Playboy.

Yvonne Nelson became a movie producer in 2011 and released her debut movie “The Price” that same year. Some of the movies she has also produced include Single and Married, released in 2012, and House of Gold, released in 2013.

Listed below are some of the movies Yvonne Nelson has worked on

  • 4Play Reloaded
  • Any Other Monday
  • The Black Taliban
  • Blood is Thick
  • Classic Love
  • Crime Suspect
  • Crime to Christ
  • Deadly Passion
  • Deadly Plot
  • Desperate to Live
  • Diary of a Player
  • Doctor May
  • Fantasia
  • Festival of Love
  • Folly
  • Forbidden Fruit
  • The Game
  • Girls Connection
  • Gold Diggin
  • Golden Adventure
  • Heart of Men
  • House of Gold (2013)
  • If Tomorrow Never Comes
  • In April
  • Keep My Love
  • Local Sense
  • Losing You
  • Love and Crises
  • Love War
  • Material Girl
  • The Mistresses
  • My Cash Adventure
  • My Loving Heart
  • Obsession
  • One Night In Vegas
  • Passion of the Soul
  • Plan B
  • The Playboy
  • Pool Party
  • The Price

Apart from acting, Yvonne Nelson is a philanthropist and the founder of the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation, through which she helps create awareness about the disease. 

Personal Life

Yvonne Nelson was once in a relationship with Nigerian singer Nyanya Mbuk, but the relationship didn’t last long. The veteran actress has a daughter named Ryan Roberts, who she had with her ex-boyfriend, Jamie Roberts, a British photographer.

Net Worth

Yvonne Nelson is reportedly worth $900,000.

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