Nadia Buari (born 21 November 1982) is a Ghanaian actress. She received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009.
Buari is the daughter of Sidiku Buari, a Ghanaian musician. She studied Performing Arts at the University of Ghana and graduated with a BFA degree in Fine Arts. She was born in 1980, in Takoradie, Ghana to a musician and a producer called Alhaji Sidiku Buari and mother who is a beautician called Hajia Buari. Throughout her school life she was actively involved in school drama and dance clubs. This led her to enroll in University of Ghana Legon and graduated with a BFA in Fine arts.
Buari premiered on Ghanaian national television with the TV series Games People Play in late 2005. Her first major film was Mummy's Daughter, after which she starred in Beyonce: The President's Daughter. Her role as "Beyonce" was her major breakthrough. Her movie career began with her playing a role in the TV series Games People Play in 2005, which she got nominated for best actress. She has starred in more than 20 movies. In 2013 she came out with her own movie called The Diary of Imogen Brown. Nadia is also an ambassador at Tablet India Limited (TIL), a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer with high quality products in 2013. Nadia believes her secret to her success is self-motivation. She is often compare to some Hollywood superstars and is hoping that someday she could be like them. Nadia father was a huge figure in the arts industry in Ghana with several positions like the president of the Ghana musicians Union as well as the Vice president of International Federation of Musician. Her father’s footsteps influence her to a present career of an actress. In order for her to reach her goals she made it art a treasure for valuing morals and bring meaning into nature.
She once dated Michael Essien. As of January 2014, she is the arms of Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke and the relationship is bobbling each day with the couple releasing pictures of their tours around the world when Nadia had her birthday. On March 21, 2014, Jim (Nadia’s) proposed to Nadia with a six-carat-diamond ring, which was designed for specially selected countries including Ghana, Gabon, with London providing the final finish.