Pulse List 10 hottest actors in Africa

Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh is one of the stars who can never be overlooked by casting teams, especially with regards to romantic movies. His arresting eyes, statuesque physique, and sonorous voice make him special in his own way.

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Actors, all suave, and swag, bless our small screens every now and then. A lot in the motion picture industry rides on some key determinants: talent, opportunity and above all, likeability.

Below is the list of top 10 ‘hottest’ African actors - thespians who have mastered these determinants to construct enviable bodies of work.

  • Majid Michel

Ghanaian Actor Majid Micheal is considered to be one of the hottest actors in the industry. His aggressive nature, fair, smooth complexion as well as charismatic style comes out uniquely.


  • Chris Attoh


Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh is one of the stars who can never be overlooked by casting teams, especially with regards to romantic movies. His arresting eyes, statuesque physique, and sonorous voice make him special in his own way.

  • Djimon Hounsou

Djimon Hounsou is a Beninese-American actor and model. He gained further recognition for his roles in Gladiator (2000), In America (2004), Blood Diamond (2006), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and Furious 7 (2015).

  • Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo, popularly known as RMD, won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best actor in a Leading Role.Considered by many as a sex symbol, his handsomeness seemingly intensifying as he ages, he has over 50 movies to his credit. His confidence, endearing manners and acting skills definitely put him up there one of the hottest actors in Africa.

  • Desmond Oluwashola Elliot

Desmond Oluwashola Elliot is an award winning Nigerian actor, director, and politician. He has starred in over two hundred films and a number of television shows and soap operas. Apart from the fact that he is super handsome, he is one of the hottest actors sought after both internationally due to the ease with which he slips into roles.

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor is British actor of Nigerian descent who gained worldwide acclaim for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in the epic ‘12 Years a Slave’. Ejiofor is one of the leading black actors in Hollywood, praised for his appeal and talent.

  • Adjetey Anang

Adjetey Anang, who became iconic in the early 2000s playing ‘Pusher’ in the cult hit series ‘Things we do for love’, has since evolved from his one-dimensional nature to become one of the most versatile actors working in Ghana today.

  • Ramsey Noauh

Ramsey Noauh is definitely one of the hottest actors in Africa. He is fair, handsome and  with a winning moustache. The women never stop talking about his lips.

  • Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu is a Nigerian actor, producer, director and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "King of Kannywood", "Sarki Ali" or "King Ali", he has appeared in hundreds of Hausa Language and English Language films and earned numerous accolades.


  • Sello maake ka- Ncube

Sello maake ka- Ncube is one of South Africa's most esteemed actors and voice actors. He has performed in theater, film, and television both in his native land, as well as in the USA, Britain, Canada, and Europe. His suspicious looks, mustache, and aggressive nature when he is on set definitely makes him one of the hottest actors in Africa.


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