Felicity Ama Agyemang (born 15 August 1977), known as Nana Ama McBrown, is a Ghanaian actress, TV presenter and a music writer. She rose to prominence for her role in television series Tentacles. Later, she found mainstream success following her role in the Twi-language movie “Asoreba”.

She is currently the host of television cooking show McBrown Kitchen and entertainment talk show United Showbiz on UTV






Nana Ama McBrown was born Felicity Ama Agyemang in Kumasi, Ghana, on 15 August 1977. Her mother, Cecilia Agyenim Boateng, and her father Kwabena Nkrumah, divorced when McBrown was young. With her father gone and her mother unable to take care of her and her six other siblings, she together with her siblings were adopted by Kofi McBrown and her aunt, Madam Betty Obiri Yeboah.






Along with her six siblings, McBrown grew up in Kwadaso, Kumasi with her aunt and her adopted father. To this day, she considers her aunt her “real mother” and has spoken of her gratitude to her aunt for having provided her with a stable and caring home.






McBrown attended St. Peter’s International Residential School, moved on to Minnesota International and then to Central International. She continued to Kwadaso L.A. J.S.S, although she ended up as a drop out and could not sit for the Basic Education Certificate Exams. McBrown later attended College of Business where she obtained a secretarial certificate.

McBrown essentially stumbled into acting. She answered an audition call on the radio by Miracle Films and was hired to do costuming instead. However, on the set, she was able to snag the lead role after the director, Samuel Nyamekye, felt that she was better suited for the role. In 2001, her first movie, That Day, was released, launching her career. Her performance in That Day helped her land a spot on the TV series Tentacles.






In 2007, McBrown appeared in the movie “Asoreba”, co-starring Agya Koo and Mercy Aseidu. Since then, she has had roles in a number of movies.






McBrown is the brand ambassador of Royal Drinks. She is the host of television cooking show McBrown Kitchen and entertainment talk show United Showbiz on UTV.






In March 2021, she was appointed as an ambassador for the COVID-19 National Trust Fund.

McBrown has been linked to Omar Sheriff Captan, her co-star in a number of movies, although both have continually denied any romantic attachments. In 2004, McBrown briefly dated Okyeame Kwame, a Ghanaian musician. In the course of the year, the pair were seen traveling together all over Ghana promoting Kwame’s solo release.

On 15 July 2007, McBrown was enthroned as the “Nkosuohemaa” (or ceremonial queen-mother of development) of Assin-Basiako near Assin-Fosu in the Assin North District of the Central Region, Ghana.

In 2016, she married her longtime boyfriend Maxwell Mawu Mensah. In February 2019 McBrown gave birth to a girl in Canada.






McBrown has acted in many movies and has a number of awards including Best English Actress, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Traditional movie and Best Story at the 2011 Kumawood Awards. She also won the favorite Actress at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards and Eurostar Best Dressed Female Celebrity on the red carpet at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards. She also won Golden Actress in a comedy movie with the movie SideChic Gang at the Golden Movie Awards in 2018.






In 2020, she was awarded the Radio and Television Personality Awards TV Female Entertainment Show Host Of The Year 2019–2020. She also picked the TV Female Presenter Of The Year 2019–2020 award.

In 2020 she won the award for Outstanding Woman Brand Influencer at the third edition of the Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA).






In March 2021, she was awarded the Female Actor of the Year in the Entertainment Achievement Awards.






  • Coming to Africa
  • Nnipa ye bad
  • SideChic Gang
  • Abro
  • He Is Mine
  • Madam Joan
  • Nsem Pii
  • Kumasi Yonko
  • Odo Ntira
  • Madam Moke
  • Love Comes Back
  • Kae Dabi
  • Asoreba
  • Wo Nyame som po ni
  • Alicia
  • Fools Paradise
  • Dea Ade Wo No
  • Girl Connection
  • Playboy
  • My Own Mother
  • Friday Night
  • Di Asempa (Osofo Maame)
  • Asabea (The Blind Girl)
  • Evil Heart
  • The Pastor’s Wife
  • Pastors Club
  • Onyame Tumi
  • I Know My Rights
  • The End
  • Onyame ye Onyame
  • John and John (2017)
  • Obidea Aba
  • My Soldier Father
  • Alhaji Grusa
  • Agya Koo trotro Driver
  • Nana Goes To Mecca
  • Games of the Heart
  • That Day
  • Otan Hunu Kwah
  • Aloe Vera

McBrown has acted in many movies and has a number of awards including Best English Actress, Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Traditional movie and Best Story at the 2011 Kumawood Awards. She also won the favorite Actress at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards and Eurostar Best Dressed Female Celebrity on the red carpet at the 2016 Ghana Movie Awards. She also won Golden Actress in a comedy movie with the movie SideChic Gang at the Golden Movie Awards in 2018.






In 2020, she was awarded the Radio and Television Personality Awards TV Female Entertainment Show Host Of The Year 2019–2020. She also picked the TV Female Presenter Of The Year 2019–2020 award.






In 2020 she won the award for Outstanding Woman Brand Influencer at the third edition of the Ghana Outstanding Women Awards (GOWA).






In March 2021, she was awarded the Female Actor of the Year in the Entertainment Achievement Awards.

Source – Wikipedia

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