Gifty Boakye, who split from Black Stars-Arsenal star Thomas Partey in 2022, is presently in the news for dating another football player.
Right winger for the Columbus Crew Yaw Yeboah, a Ghanaian athlete, is her new catch, as evidenced by her social media announcement of their recent connection.
Gifty, who is famous for being Thomas Partey’s girlfriend and who is accused of being smuggled into the Black Stars’ camp for the 2019 AFCON in Egypt, is well known.
How well do you, however, know the Ghanaian model who appears to be particularly fond of footballers?
Here are some facts you probably do not know about Miss Gifty Boakye
She is a Ghanaian-US citizen
Earlier in an interview with the director of philanthropy for Afrochela, now referred to as Afrofuture, Gifty disclosed her dual citizenship while emphasizing its value.
“I am blessed to experience the duality of being both Ghanaian and American, and I strongly believe that cultural nuances can be expressed, explored, and explained. My goal is to work for the greater good, uplift people, enhance the quality of life for the vulnerable, promote peace, and build bridges towards gender equality,” she stated.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a Master of Arts degree in Global Development and social Justice from St. Johns University in New York
A few months ago, Gifty Boakye celebrated a significant milestone by bagging a Master of Arts degree in Global Development and Social Justice from St. John’s University in New York.
Prior to that, she studied Communication for her Bachelor’s degree at the same institution.
She is an award-winning commercial model
Gifty Boakye was awarded the ‘Local Model of the Year’ at the 2019 African Entertainment Awards USA and was a finalist in the 2022 World Supranational beauty contest.
During her college days, she began modeling for local photographers and gained recognition for her beauty and photogenic qualities.
Gifty owns a clothing brand
In 2017, Gifty founded her brand, NATIVE, with the aim of encouraging blacks to embrace and showcase their cultural roots without judgment.
NATIVE is a popular fashion brand that promotes and exudes Africaness.
She runs an NGO
Gifty Boakye established a non-profit organization (NGO) named ‘Sisters Love and Admire Yourself’ (S.L.A.Y) in 2017.
The philanthropic gesture is to enable her to make a positive contribution to the growth and development of the society.