Ghana has many dancers who make money in various ways. Some are dance instructors, while others make a living through social media. However, only a select few are wealthy. Who is the best dancer in Ghana? Dancegod Lloyd and Incredible Zigi are competing for the title of Ghana’s best dancer. Here are five of Ghana’s most well-known dancers.
1. Incredible Zigi.
Incredible Zigi is arguably Ghana’s best dancer. Amofa Michael was born on October 17, 1994 (age 27 as of 2022) in Accra, Ghana. Zigi is a dancer and choreographer who has participated in a variety of dance groups, including swap geez, 2tyt crew, Pipeline dance Crew, one spirit crew, Gbeke theory dance cliq, and gentlemen dance crew.
Zigi is the dancer who invented the PILOLO and KUPE dance moves. He incorporated the steps into his Afrobeats/Azonto dance. The KUPE dance became popular and was featured in the video game NBA 2K20.
The net worth of Incredible Zigi in 2022 is unknown, but many publications estimate it to be between $50,000 and $1.5 million. He makes money by teaching dance lessons and has over 57,000 subscribers and 2.9 million video views on his YouTube channel. He also receives GHS 10,000 for a performance.
2. Dancegod Lloyd
Laud Anoo Konadu, better known as Dancegod Lloyd, was born on May 25, 1992. (age 30 as of 2022). He is a Ghanaian dancer, choreographer, and dance coach. Lloyd co-founded the DWP (Dance With A Purpose) Academy dance school in 2017. The organization assists young talented dancers on the streets and provides dance lessons to students.
Dancegod Lloyd appeared in Beyonce’s music video, Already, in 2020. Dancegod has also appeared in numerous music videos with top artists, including See Brother by Patoranking and Shoo by Kwamz and Flava.
Dancegod Llyod monetizes his content on his YouTube channel. There are over 223,000 subscribers and 16 million video views on the channel. His net worth, however, is unknown.
On May 27, 1996, Nicholas Botchey was born (age 26 as of 2022). He is a dancer and coach from Ajumako Bisease in Ghana’s Central Region. AfroBeast co-founded the DWP Academy dance school in 2017. He has also appeared in a number of music videos, including Already by Beyonce featuring Shatta Wale.
AfroBeast released a single titled Corner Der in 2021 with his co-partner Dancegod Lloyd. AfroBeast teaches dance moves using his talent as a dancer. He makes his money, however, through stage performances. One Africa Music in Dubai and DWP Dance performance at Afrochella are two of his notable performances.
4. Mr Drew
Mr Drew is a highlife Afrobeat musician and dancer who was born Andrew Nii Commey Otto on June 10, 1996 (age 26 as of 2022). In 2017, he rose to prominence after finishing first runner-up at MTN Hitmaker 6. Mr Drew was also named Unsung Artist at the 2019 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.
Mr Drew is a top musician with many songs to his credit, but he is also an excellent dancer. He teaches dance on social media networks, and some of his moves have been used as internet dance challenges. His net worth, however, is unknown.
5. Yoofi Greene
Yoofi Green is an Afrobeats dancer and choreographer from Ghana. He is best known for introducing Afrobeats to China. Yoofi is also the co-founder of the DWP Academy in China and the founder of Afro dance in China.