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For a while now, when it comes to these slideshows that showcase the roots of some of our favorite celebrities, I’ve had people asking me to do something on Ghanian people. I know I’ve stalled (what, with so many big name celebs mysteriously popping up as Caribbean folks), but with the help of a Ghanian colleague (hey Dani!), I’ve rounded up a few folks I thought you might be interested to know were repping the country. It wasn’t easy, so if you have more you’d like to share, (politely) let us know in the comment section. Enjoy!
He’s a smart guuuuuuy! Or at least, he’s the child of two very smart people. Boris Frederic Cecil Tay-Natey Ofuatey-Kodjoe (you read right, girl) is the son of an Austrian psychologist, named Ursula, and a Ghanian physician named Eric Kodjoe. Clearly these were some good looking people, because Boris is one delicious brotha! The former model and actor has been known to show love for his Ghanian lineage, even participating in Ghana Fashion Week in 2009, and having his wife rock fashions made in Ghana to big red carpet events (well, big enough–the BET Awards).