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YTAINMENT ‘19’ PEOPLE TO WATCH IN ’19: SELLYbrating the deftness of tomorrow, today…meet SELORM GALLEY-FIAWOO

Selorm Galley-Fiawoo fondly called Selly Galley has been a beacon of excitement to those around her; from her days an extraordinary dancer, to her taking up media training in broadcasting as a passion, she has proven to be a gem. After her media training, she proceeded to Atlantis Radio, where she offered dutiful service as a morning show producer, voice over artiste and field reporter.

Her ascendance to fame began when she won Miss Ghallywood beauty pageant – a talent hunt for the new face for the Ghana Movie industry in 2011. Shortly afterwards, demand for her appearance in movies saw her act in movies like, “The African Child”, “The Number one fan”, “You May Kill the Bride”, “Beautiful Ruins”, “The Table”, “Any Other Monday”, “John and John”, “Once Upon A Family”, “The Red Carpet”,  and many others.

Selly’s acting efforts haven’t been ignored, as she has received accolades; nominee for Best Supporting Actress in a movie at Ghana Movie awards 2015, nominated for Most Promising Actress in 2014, 2015 and 2016 at City People’s Entertainment Awards held in Nigeria and won the category in 2015. She also won Supporting Actress in a movie at Pan African Cinema Awards 2015 held in Togo, among others.

She soon became a name in African homes, after appearing on one of the continent’s most acclaimed reality shows, Big Brother Africa in 2013 as one of the best housemates to ever represent Ghana through showcasing the Ghanaian local prints and designs in all her outfits, promoting Ghanaian culture and music and winning the most head of house (house prefect) in the history for Ghana.

After her successful run on the reality show, Selly was fired up for a new phase. She began hosting THE PREMIERES SHOW, a weekly show on Joy Prime; station broadcasting digitally across Africa. This show premieres African Movies and music videos for the first time on TV and interviewing influential African personalities. The show has run for four years and continues to showcase the best of African movies and personalities.

Her new television exploit is a cooking show tagged, ‘African Pot’. The show airs on Joy Prime, GOtv and DStv showcases a string of African personalities and celebrities preparing their favorite native dishes; a showcase of tradition and culture .

As a compere, she has hosted the City People’s awards Ghana, Ghana Kids choice awards, GHANA Nigeria showbiz awards held in Lagos, Nigeria, Red carpet host for the Golden Movie Awards Africa held in Ghana and more and a list of movie premieres and private ceremonies.

On the humanitarian front, Selly has consistently worked with the African Child foundation – a school set up to offer free and quality education to underprivileged children. As the Ambassador of the NGO, Selly has supported its humanitarian efforts. This has extended to setting up her own nonprofit organization , the SELLY GALLEY FOUNDATION, for maternal and child care outreach with the aim to cater to pregnant women in her communities; creating awareness for pre and post pregnancy conditions for safe child birth .

For years now, Selly has been on a mission to promote Ghanaian style, fashion and designers. This endeavor has seen her being touted as a style icon, with a teeming number of fans, admirers and onlookers who draw inspiration from her fashion statements and multiple awards including the best dressed celebrity at the Ghana Nigeria showbiz awards, Lifestyle And Fashion Awards, Eurostar Best Dresses Celebrity On The Red Carpet, Best Dressed Celebrity At Jigwe Awards, Best Dressed Celebrity at the Kids Choice Awards and more.

She’s also a brand influencer for many world brands including Jaguar Land Rover and Martini. And brand ambassador for Abrantie school of Cosmetology and Creative arts and Shoezonegh.

She is happily married to Mr Stephen Kojo Fiawoo popularly known as “Praye Tietia” of the PRAYE group.

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