Avance Media Announces 2022’s 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians

Avance Media, a leading African media and PR company, has announced its annual list of 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians for 2022. The list recognizes young people under the age of 40 who are making a significant impact in their respective industries and communities.
This year’s list features young people from various fields, including media, business, leadership, governance, and entertainment. Among the honorees are media personalities like Serwaa Amihere, Lexis Bill & Doreen Avio, business leaders like Abdul Karim Abdullah & Kennedy Agyapong Jnr, political figures like Hon, Samuel George & Sammy Gyamfi and entertainment icons like Stonebwoy, Camidoh, Kidi, Sarkodie & Wendy Shay.
The selection process was rigorous, and the honorees were chosen based on their achievements, impact, and contribution to society. Avance Media’s goal in publishing the list is to recognise the work of young Ghanaians who are making a difference and inspiring others to do the same.
In a statement, Prince Akpah, the Founder and Managing Director of Avance Media expressed his excitement about this year’s list, saying, “We are thrilled to announce the 2022 edition of the 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians. It is inspiring to see so many young people making a significant impact in their communities and industries. We hope their stories will motivate others to pursue their dreams and make a difference.”

The list has become a prestigious accolade in Ghana, with previous honorees going on to achieve greater success in their respective fields. Avance Media’s commitment to recognizing and celebrating the achievements of young Ghanaians is a testament to their belief in the power of youth and their potential to drive positive change in the country.
Below is the full list of Avance Media’s 2022 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians arranged in alphabetical order.
1. Abdul Karim Abdullah || Co-Founder, AfroFture (Afrochella)
2. Abubakar Fatimatu (Hon) || Deputy Minister for Information
3. Alhaji Salamu Amadu || Afro Arab Group
4. Amoaning Samuel (Entamoty) || YouTuber & Entamoty Media
5. Anthony Dzamefe || Caveman Watches
6. Berla Mundi || On-Air Personality, TV3
7. Beryl Agyekum-Ayaaba || Echohouse
8. Black Sherif || Musician
9. Brian Amoateng (Rev) || IYES Summit
10. Caleb Kudah || Journalist, CITI TV/FM
11. Camidoh || Musician
12. DanceGod Lloyd || Dancer
13. Daniel Boifio Junior || DJB Empire
14. Dennis Appiah Larbi-Ampofo || President, NUGS
15. Doreen Avio || On-Air Personality, Hitz FM
16. Elvis Agyemang (Rev) || Founder, Alpha Hour
17. Eno Barony || Musician
18. Francisca Oteng Mensah (Hon) || MP & Deputy Minister
19. Gary Al-Smith || Sports Journalist, Joy FM & Joy News
20. Giovani Caleb || On-Air Personality, TV3
21. Gyakie || Musician
22. Ibrahim Mahama || Artist
23. Incredible Zigi || Dancer
24. James Annor (Nana Tea) || Online Influencer
25. Jorge Appiah || CEO, Solar Taxi
26. Joshua Buernortey Boye-Doe (KalyJay) || Online Infleuncer
27. Kennedy Agyapong Jnr || Co-Founder, AfroFuture (Afrochella)
28. Kidi || Musician
29. Kobby Kyei || Blogger
30. Kojo Soboh || CEO, EMY Africa
31. Kudus Mohammed || Footballer, Ajax FC
32. Kwadwo Sheldon || YouTuber
33. Lexis Bill || On-Air Personality, Joy FM
34. Naa Ashorkor Mensah-Doku || On-Air Personality, Asaase Radio
35. OB Amponsah || Comedian
36. Peace Hyde || Journalist, Forbes Africa
37. Portia Gabor || Journalist & News Anchor, TV3
38. Saddick Adams || Sports Journalist, Angel FM/TV
39. Samuel Nartey George (Hon) || MP, Ningo Prampram
40. Sammy Gyamfi || National Communications Officer, NDC
41. Sarkodie || Musician
42. Serwaa Amihere || On-Air Personality, GHOne TV
43. Stonebwoy || Musician
44. Thomas Partey || Footballer, Arsenal
45. Umaru Sanda Amadu || Journalist, CITI FM/TV
46. Victoria Michaels || Model & Philanthropist
47. Wendy Shay || Musician
48. Wode Maya || YouTuber
49. Yvonne Nelson || Actress & Producer
50. ZionFelix || YouTuber