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Jacinta Asi Ocansey

Jacinta is a Nigerian-Ghanaian stand-up comedienne, singer and actress. She has been called “Ghana’s only comedienne” and the uncontested “Queen of Ghana comedy”. Some of the awards she has won include; Ghana Tertiary Awards 2016 Most Influential Student Comedian, Most Popular Student and Most Entertaining Student. 

Jacinta has mounted the stage at a comedy club in Osu and the Akwaaba UK Comedy Night at Movenpick Hotel, Accra. Again in 2016, she performed at the Lord of the Ribs comedy show in Ghana. 

She has also performed in top Comedy Shows in Ghana and Nigeria. These include Comedy Night with Buchi (Lagos), Shakara and the Gang (Lagos), Comedy Express, Girltalk, Laughline, Live Comedy Thursdays, Easter Comedy Show, DKB Live, DKB Point of View, Comedy Bar, Silverbird Comedy Night, Corporate Comedy Series and MMC Live

She works as a Master of Ceremony and actress. She has starred in legendary film maker, Yvonne Nelson’s Heels and Sneakers and Selfie, an upcoming movie. She has a single, Gyrate featuring Ethel Eshun