Amma Asante Net Worth

Amma Asante was born on September 13, 1969 in  Streatham, London, England, United Kingdom, is Actress, Director, Writer. Amma Asante is a screenwriter and director, known for Belle (2013), and A Way of Life (2004). She is a former child actress, who began her writing career at the age of 23 with a script deals from both Channel 4 in the UK and BBC. Her first movie, A Way of Life, which she wrote and directed won her numerous awards, both in the UK and internationally.
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Who is it? Actress, Director, Writer
Birth Day September 13, 1969
Birth Place  Streatham, London, England, United Kingdom
Birth Sign Pisces
Occupation Screenwriter, film director, actress
Notable work A Way of Life Belle
Spouse(s) Søren Pedersen

💰 Net worth: $850,000

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Asante was born in London in 1969, to Ghanaian parents; her father was an accountant, and her mother ran a deli. She was a childhood friend of model Naomi Campbell whom she met when they were seven years old.


Asante attended the Barbara Speake stage school in Acton, London, where she trained in dance and drama. She began her film and television career as a child Actress, appearing as a regular in the British school drama Grange Hill. She appeared in the "Just Say No" campaign of the 1980s and was one of nine Grange Hill children to take it to the Reagan White House. She gained credits in other British television series, including Desmond's (Channel 4) and Birds of a Feather (BBC1), and was a Children's Channel presenter for a year.


In her late teens, Asante left acting and worked in screenwriting with a development deal from Chrysalis. She founded a production company, Tantrum Films, and wrote and produced two series of the BBC2 drama Brothers and Sisters (1998– ).


In November 2004, the London Film Festival awarded Asante the inaugural Alfred Dunhill UK Film Talent Award. In February 2005 Asante was awarded The Times's Breakthrough Artist of the Year and nominated for Best Newcomer at both the Evening Standard and London Film Critics award ceremonies.


The Wales Chapter of BAFTA gave A Way of Life four of its top awards in April 2005, including Best Director and Best Film. Additionally, Asante was awarded for this film by the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain and the Mar del Plata Film Festival in Argentina.


It was distributed through Fox Searchlight Pictures. On 19 September 2013, the Daily Mail reported that Asante was denied writing credit on the film, due to arbitration about contested credit by the Writers Guild of America.


Asante is a past elected member of BAFTA Council and a past BAFTA Film committee member. In 2014 she was made an Honorary Associate of the London Film School where she earlier served as a Governor (2006–2007).


In June 2016, the BFI announced that A United Kingdom would open the 60th London Film Festival.


Asante was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 Birthday Honours for services to film.