Deborah Owusu-Bonsu

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Deborah Owusu-Bonsu
Deborah Vanessa Owusu-Bonsu

(1984-08-25) 25 August 1984 (age 34)
EducationWesley Girls' High School
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Bachelor's Degree)
University of the Arts London (Master Degree)
OccupationTelevision presenter, model, academic
Years active1994–present

Deborah Owusu-Bonsu (born 25 August 1984) is a Ghanaian television presenter, model and academic, of Akan origin who is currently presenting for television network Ghana.


Deborah Vanessa Owusu-Bonsu was born on 25 August 1984 in Ghana to an Ashanti father and a Romanian mother. Both of her parents were collectors of world music and art. She is a television show host, model, musician, academic and graphic artist.[1] Owusu-Bonsu is the sister of popular hiplife musician Wanlov the Kubolor who starred in the film Coz Ov Moni.[1] Owusu-Bonsu attended Christ the King International School, then Wesley Girls' High School.[1] Owusu-Bonsu graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Publishing Studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology followed by a Master Degree in Book/Journal Publishing from the University of the Arts London.[1] Owusu-Bonsu has shown her professionalism and passion for her chosen field by working successfully for both small enterprises as well as big corporations in Ghana, the United States and United Kingdom.[1] In 2012, Owusu-Bonsu recorded and released a single (music) entitled 'Uncle Obama' referring to Barack Obama in which was covered by United States television network CNN.[2] Since 2012, Owusu-Bonsu has been the host of The Late Nite Celebrity Show program broadcast by television network Ghana.[3]


  • Model for Sarkodie's 'U Go Kill Me' Video July 2011
  • Model for CFAO Motors (Newsprint advert) July 2011
  • Model for Mic Yorny's 'Look Me' Video April 2011
  • Model for KK Fosu and Slim Flex's Video 'Abronoma' March 2011
  • Model for Picos Ltd. cosmetic product 'Dodo' (Francophone TVC and Posters) March 2011
  • Cameo in Delay's sitcom 'Afia Schwarzenegger' February 2011
  • Model for Phamous TV on Viasat 1 (TVC) January 2011
  • Runway model for Mina Evans Launch (Fashion Show) December 2010
  • Co MC/Host for Miss Ghana 2010 Grand Finale (Beauty Pageant) October 2010
  • Model for Picos Ltd. hair product 'Express' (Francophone TVC) September 2010
  • Newscaster/Presenter for Environment Channel on GTV Sept – Oct 2010
  • Model/Stylist/Producer for DV Clothing (Photoshoot) for Afreetude Magazine Sept 2010
  • Model feature in FAB Magazine (FAB City) August/September 2010
  • Host/Anchor for Miss Ghana 2010 Diaries (Reality TV Show/Beauty Pageant) Aug – Oct 2010
  • Model for Tebazile (Jewellery) Accra Launch July 2010
  • Co Host for Miss Malaika Ghana (Reality TV Show/Beauty Pageant) Jul – Aug 2010
  • Model in VIP's 'Away' Video May 2010
  • Host/Anchor for Cadbury Canada Fair Trade Documentary in Ghana April – May 2010
  • Model for Vodafone Ghana 3030 Promo (TVC and Billboards) March 2010
  • Runway model for Empress Creations February 2010
  • Double Model in Richie and Sway's 'Intoxicated' Video January 2010
  • Cameo in Wanlov and M3nsa's 'Coz Ov Moni' Pidgen Musical Film August 2009
  • Model/MUA/Stylist and Producer for FOB-ed Knits (Photo shoot) England July 2009
  • Runway model for Ose Couture and Tsemaye B. at YAWFS England June 2009
  • Runway model for Charlene Amankwah at AMHF Scotland February 2009
  • Runway model for Baruch at STG England January 2009
  • Feature model in BHF Online Magazine 'Yes I Am African' Page 24 2008
  • Model of the 3rd Quarter of Orijin Online Magazine October 2006
  • Runway model for GTP at TV3 Live Fashion Show October 2005
  • Model for Woodin (Photo shoot) for printed materials October 2005
  • 1st Runner-up Miss Malaika Ghana 2004 (Beauty Pageant/Reality TV Show) Oct 2004
  • Cameo in Animal X's Video 'Reminds Me' Romania 2003
  • Cameo in Sasha Marley's Video 'Seek Good and Not Evil 1997
  • Model for Refresh Natural Fruit Juice (TVC) 1996
  • Runway model for Mawuli Okudjeto at Golden Tulip Playback Show (GTPS) 1996
  • Dancer for Butterfly 7 Group (GTPS) 1996
  • Runway model for Cuddlings Fashion at Sunrise Hotel 1996
  • Runway model for Jimi Delaja at Kiddafest 1995
  • Model for Europcar Ghana (TVC) 1994


  1. ^ a b c d e "Deborah Vanessa Owusu-Bonsu Uncovered!". atghana. 1 December 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Deborah Vanessa Drops Single 'Uncle Obama'". Viasat 1. 15 July 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Deborah Vanessa wins Fashion 101 top prize". Ghana. 2 April 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2014.