The ex-husband of Akosua Busia, John Singleton, the famous director of “Boyz in the Hood” is dead at the age of 51. John got Hospitalized after suffering a stroke. However, he did not make.

He is survived by his ex-wife and children. But who exactly is his ex-wife Akosua Busia? Find out here.

Akosua Busia Bio, Age, Details

Akosua Busia, born Akosua Gyamama Busia on December 30, 1966, is an actress. She is the second daughter of Kofi Abrefa Busia, a prince of Royal Family of Wenchi who served as a Prime Minister of the Republic of Ghana.

Akosua is currently 52 years old.

She attended the Central School of Speech and Drama and started her acting career at a young age of 16. She has appeared in movies like Ashanti, The Final Terror, Crossroads, Native Son, Mad City, and so on.

Married, John Singleton, Family

Akosua met John Singleton in the early 1990s and soon fell in love. The couple later married on October 12, 1996. In about a year, the couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter that they decided to call Hadar Busia-Singleton.

Akosua Busia and John Singleton
Akosua Busia with late husband John Singleton in 2016. (

The baby girl was born on April 3, 1997, and is 21 years old now. Hadar Busia-Singleton is also an actress as she followed her mother’s footsteps.

She is most famous for her appearance in Tears of the Sun.

Akosua Busia and daughter
Akosua Busia and daughter Hader Busia-Singleton. (Instagram)

After the marriage, the couple made headlines once again when John, her husband filed for divorce just under a year after getting married. John filed divorce papers citing irreconcilable differences.

The divorce finalized and the couple started living separately.

John’s Past Relationship

Before marrying to Akosua, John previously married Tosha Lewis. The couple married and had five children together before divorcing in 1995.

After his divorce with Akosua, the princess of the royal family of Wenchi, John pursued a relationship with Toronto based model Mitzi Andrews with whom he had a daughter named Cleopatra Singleton.

Akosua Busia Net Worth

Akosua Busia comes from old money, and royals like her rarely reveal their possessions to the public. However, in 2018, Akosua put her Sherman Oaks 4,380 square feet, five bedrooms, five bathroom home for sale.

The asking price was $1.447 million. She lived there for over 18 years. This gives a hint on how wealthy Akosua and her net worth as well. On the other hand, her late ex-husband had a net worth of $35 million.

Akosua currently shares her time between Ghana and USA and looks after her daughter.