Pulse List 5 celebrities who started businesses in 2017

In 2017 some celebrities started new businesses and Pulse.com.gh is giving you a list of some popular figures who started businesses this year.

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It is often said that you do not put all your eggs in one basket. This applies to every aspect of our lives which include our finances and businesses.

The celebrities we have in Ghana make money from other places other than what brought them to the limelight.

In 2017 some celebrities started new businesses and Pulse.com.gh is giving you a list of some popular figures who started businesses in 2017.

• Asamoah Gyan


The Captain of Ghana’s Senior National Team Asamoah Gyan established two enterprises which took Ghana by storm. The first one was the Baby Jet Airlines. The Ghanaian Striker obtained a license to deal in cargo at the start of his operations.

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The other business which came a few days after was that of the sachet water business. The name of the water was “Paradise Pack Ice Water”. Asamoah Gyan is on record to have close to 10 businesses.

• Derek Boateng


The ex-Ghana international Derrick Boateng has put up a plush five-star hotel in Accra.

The luxurious facility is named Mendieta Hotel, which was coined from the first names of his three daughters – Mendy, Taisha and Terick.


The Mendieta Hotel is located near the Golf Park, Achimota in Accra, and has a wide range of facilities including gyms, pools and grass effect carpets.

• Victoria Michaels

Victoria Michaels play

Victoria Michaels


After leaving her 5-year job in the banking field to become a full-time model she set up VM consult to provide training for management and communication practitioners.

• Shatta Michy

Shatta Michy play

Shatta Michy



The baby mama of dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, opened a pub called 'Diamond's Pub & Grill'.

Shatta Michy given 1-week ultimatum to remove "Diamond Pub & Grill" play

Shatta Michy given 1-week ultimatum to remove "Diamond Pub & Grill"


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The pub is located at East Legon in Accra.

• Too Sweet Annan

Too Sweet Annan play

Too Sweet Annan


The actor who is described as a lady’s man said in April 2017 that he set up a pub because Ghanaians like to drink a lot.

He justified his business saying he was only making money as an entrepreneur.

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