Yaa Jackson is a Ghanaian actress and a singer, her real name is Maame Yaa Konadu Jackson Bentum. Yaa Jackson was born on 18th October 1999 in Kumasi. Yaa Jackson’s parent are Mr Jackson K Bentum and Mrs Lydia Konadu Bentum who are all based in Kumasi.
After completing her primary education in Kumasi, Yaa enrolled at the Salem Educational Complex for her Junior High School. She further proceeded to the prestigious Presbyterian Girls Senior High School, Kumasi for her Senior High School Education, finishing in 2019. She offered General Arts in Senior High School.
Yaa Jackson began her career as an actress at a very early age. She was barely 2 years old when she debuted in the ‘Okukuseku’ movie with star actors like the late Santo, and Agya Ntow. When she was around 9 years old, she starred in her second movie, ‘Me Wuo Akyi (After My Death)’. The movie was directed by her father, Mr Jackson K Bentum.
She has so far, featured in numerous movies with other Kumawood actors like Vivian Jill, Bill Asamoah, Kwaku Manu, Maame Serwaa, Benedicta Gafah, Lilwin and Emelia Brobbey.
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Asides acting, Yaa is also a successful model and singer. She has so far, garnered more than 60,000 subscribers on YouTube. Her latest music video, ‘Ginger’ which was directed by Abdul Shaibu Jackson has so far garnered more than 160,000 views. She joined the entertainment industry at a very early age of 9 and has been active since then. With over 1.5 million followers on Instagram alone, Jackson is no doubt, one of the most vibrant young actresses in Ghana.
Yaa Jackson is currently in a relationship with Derrick Hope Acheampong. She recently celebrated her boyfriend on Instagram with the caption; ‘Happy birthday bossu I love you…You are the love of my life, and I look forward to every moment with you. Happy Birthday to you, my love. DERRICK HOPE ACHEAMPONG.’
Yaa is the only daughter and second born of three children. Her brothers, Kwaku Nyame Bentum and Reagan Nana Akwasi Asare are both popular Kumawood-based actors. She is a Christian and member of the Temple Ministry of Jesus Power.