5 Most Controversial Ghanaian Celebrities

Shatta Wale

Ghana’s Entertainment industry has grown from the normal boring stuff to the more exciting mornings where there is always something new to munch on during breakfast.

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With the new-school breed of musicians, actors and most recently the slay queen industry, entertainment has taken a different angle; it now thrives on controversies.

Controversy is where an artiste is accused of an illegal activity either rightfully or wrongfully; or when a celebrity is involved in a beef with a colleague celebrity.

For some artistes, controversies find them; and for others, they look for controversies.

Societywatch.net brings to you 5 Ghanaian celebrities who mostly get involved with controversies.

Shatta Wale

One of the most controversial celebrity in Ghana is Shatta Wale. And for his controversies, some looked for him whilst he looked for some as well.

Talk about his outburst during the 2013 VGMAs which led to him boycotting the event for 6 years to the beef with his one time friend Sarkodie and you will know that the Ghanaian musician with arguably the largest fan base in Ghana is full of controversies.

He made headlines again after he mounted the stage during the 2019 VGMAs immediately after his then foe Stonebwoy was announced as the Reggae/Dancehall artiste of the year. The encounter turned chaotic and the two have since been banned indefinitely from participating in tir VGMAs.

This is just to mention a few of them.

Afia Schwarzenegger

Our next celebrity is Afia Schwarzenegger. She has had a lot of controversies including her fall out with one time friend Delay. She also got into the gutters with Maverick legislator Kennedy Agyapong for shaygay reasons.

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However, one controversy that really got her name in the headlines for weeks was when she borrowed money from UT Bank to marry her ex-husband Lawrence Abrokwa, and later cheated on him with another man in her matrimonial home.

John Dumelo

The actor turned Politician is not new to controversies. During the Mahama led administration, John decided to try his luck with politics. He joined campaign trips of the then President and mounted stages to canvass for votes for Mahama.

His reward for his dedicated service was a national security Toyota landcruiser V8, even though Mahama lost the elections. This became the talk of town.

Counselor Lutterodt

Anyone who doesn’t know Counselor Lutterodt in Ghana es probably bien this year. The preacher man is so full of controversial statements and always makes sure that every now and then, he drops one.

Counselor Lutterodt remains relevant in the entertainment industry and as recently as Mother’s Day 2020, he used his wife’s panties as an improvised nose mask during an interview session. What this means is that he was using his wife’s panty to prevent contracting COVID-19.


The last but not the least on our list is Kumawood star LilWin.

LilWin rose to fame for his exceptional acting skills he displayed in Kumawood movies. LilWin was rarely in the news for controversies apart from his alleged beef with his colleagues Agya Koo, and then later Kwaku Manu.

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But when his marriage hit the rocks, LilWin became a beast in the public eye. He was fingered as an arrogant person and even accused of using voodoo for his fame and popularity.

Most recently, he got himself into trouble after he got on the nerves of LilWin after stating that he did not deserve the “Favorite actor” accolade he received during the 2019 Ghana Movie Awards.

Funny Face dared him to say “Fiim Fiim” so that he drops a lot of secrets about him. We are still waiting for LilWin to gather some courage to say “Fiim Fiim”, so we get to know what deep sh!t Funny Face has about him.


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