Tuesday, 28 September, 2021

Yvonne Nelson’s daughter is named ‘Ruler’

Ghanaian Ghallyhood actress Yvonne Nelson’s two-month old daughter is RYN Roberts, the actress has revealed. RYN is a Welsh name meaning ‘Ruler.’

Little Miss RYN Roberts was born on October 29, 2017 Sunday, to Yvonne Nelson and her boyfriend, “Jamie Roberts”, a London- Fashion Photographer, who is originally from Wales.

Roberts moved into Ghana few days before the birth of his daughter RYN Roberts,  in the West African country.

The Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and an entrepreneur Yvonne Nelson has starred in several movies popular movies Passion and Soul, Heart Of Men, The Game and among others

Nelson was born in Accra but she is a Fante whose hometown is in Cape Coast. She started her education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School. She had her tertiary education at Central University College, where she did a degree course in Human Resource Management.

Her first lead role was the title character in the movie Princess Tyra. She shot about five more movies and then went to Nigeria to shoot her first collaboration with Genevieve Nnaji in 2007, which launched her career in Nollywood. Nigerian movie industry Since then, she has become a household name in the movie industry.

Nelson produced her first movie, The Price, in 2011, followed by Single And Married the next year. The latter won Best Picture at the Ghana Movie Awards and Best Ghanaian Movie in Nigeria at the 2013 City People Awards.

She followed these up with House of Gold in 2013.

She founded the Yvonne Nelson Glaucoma Foundation in 2010 to help create awareness about the disease. With support from other Ghanaian celebrities, she recorded an all-star charity single, and shot a video to help educate people. In 2013 she was honoured by GoWoman Magazine & Printex for her Glaucoma Foundation and film career.

In recent times, Nelson has taken it upon herself, together with other celebrities, to add more voices to the masses in protests against the energy crisis in her country. She led a peaceful vigil on May 16, 2015, called #DumsorMustStop.

Awards won by Yvonne Nelson

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2008 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actress Princess Tyra Nominated
2009 Joy Nite Fm Awards Stars Best Actress Won
2010 2010 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress- Supporting Role The Game (2010 film) Nominated
Favorite Actress herself Won
6th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Heart of Men Nominated
2011 2011 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress – Supporting Role 4 play reloaded Nominated
City People Awards Best Ghanaian Actress Won
2012 2012 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Single & Married Nominated
Best Picture-Africa Collaboration Nominated
Best Picture Won
2013 2013 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress The Price Nominated
Glitz Magazine Fans Favorite Actress Herself Won
City People Entertainment Awards Hottest Ghanaian Actress in Nollywood Herself Won
2014 2014 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Leading Role Bachelors Nominated
2015 2015 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress- Leading role If Tomorrow Never Comes Won
Best Picture Nominated
Favorite Actress Nominated
Glitz Styles Awards Most Stylish Movie Star Herself Won
2016 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress In April Nominated

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