Bridget Otoo Biography: Net Worth, Spouse, Age, Instagram, Twitter, The Headmistress

January 26, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Bridget Otoo is a well-known Ghanaian journalist, media personality, and public relations officer.

She works as a news anchor at Metro TV, a TV station in Accra. She also advocates for women’s empowerment and the LGBTQI+ community in Ghana.

She has been involved in various controversies and activism, such as the OccupyJulorbiHouse protest and the support for LGBTQI rights.

is also a social media influencer, with thousands of followers on Twitter and Instagram.

Profile

  • Full name: Bridget Otoo
  • Nickname: The Headmistress
  • Date of birth: December 31, 1983
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of birth: Sekondi, Ghana
  • Nationality: Ghanaian
  • Profession: Journalist, media personality, public relations officer
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Parents: Francis Otoo and Agnes Arthur
  • Siblings: Six
  • Spouse: Dr. Evans Ago Tetteh
  • Children: N/A
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $1 million

Early Life & Education

Bridget Otoo, currently 40 years old, was born on December 31, 1983, in Sekondi, Ghana.

She is the daughter of Francis Otoo and Agnes Arthur and has six siblings. She attended Aggrey Memorial Basic School in Sekondi for her primary education.

Then she proceeded to Bompeh Senior High Technical School in Takoradi for her secondary education, where she was the Girl’s Prefect.

She was nicknamed “The Headmistress” because of her blunt, confident, and upfront attributes. She developed an interest in journalism and media from a young age and participated in various school activities and competitions related to communication and public speaking.

She also had a passion for social justice and human rights and was inspired by Oprah Winfrey and Christiane Amanpour.

She pursued higher education at the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), obtaining a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mass Communication Studies. She also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Ghana, Legon.

Personal Life

Bridget Otoo is a married woman who tied the knot with her sweetheart, Dr. Evans Ago Tetteh, on August 13, 2022. Dr. Tetteh is a medical doctor and a lecturer at the University of Ghana Medical School.

The couple had a private wedding ceremony in Accra, attended by their close family and friends, including some celebrities such as Serwaa Amihere, Lydia Forson, and Nana Aba Anamoah.

Bridget Otoo and her husband do not have any children yet, but they are looking forward to starting a family soon. They currently live in Accra, enjoying a happy and peaceful marriage.

Bridget Otoo is also a proud owner of her pet dog, Coco, whom she adopted from an animal shelter. She often shares photos and videos of her adorable dog on social media platforms and encourages her fans to adopt and care for animals.

Career

Bridget Otoo has a decade’s worth of media experience in Ghana. She started her career as a voice-over artist 2003, recording advertisements for institutions such as Tigo, Barclays, Unilever, and Ecobank.

She then worked with the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) as a public relations officer during her National Service period.

She later joined the media industry in 2008, working with Good News FM and Sky TV as a radio and TV presenter. She gained popularity and recognition for her eloquence, charisma, and professionalism.

She moved to TV3 Network Limited in 2010, where she served in various capacities as a broadcaster and news anchor.

She hosted shows such as “New Day,” “You and the Police,” and prime-time news on TV3 for six years. She also covered major events and stories, such as the 2012 and 2016 general elections, the Ebola outbreak, the Westgate Mall attack, and the Chibok girl’s abduction.



She interviewed prominent personalities, such as former presidents John Mahama and John Kufuor, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and former US President Obama. She also mentored and trained young journalists and aspiring media practitioners.

She left TV3 in 2016 after she was allegedly taken off-air due to disciplinary issues. She became a freelance journalist, media personality, and public relations officer.

She worked with Mediamax Ghana Limited as a lead content creator and collaborated with other media outlets and organizations, such as Citi FM, Joy FM, Graphic Online, and iWatch Africa.

She also ventured into other fields, such as building materials business, event management, and social media marketing.

She joined Metro TV in 2021, where she works as a news anchor. She hosts the “Good Evening Ghana” show, where she discusses current affairs and topical issues with guests and callers.

She also features on other programs like “The Chat” and “The Bridge“. She is known for her fearless and outspoken style of journalism, as well as her witty personality.

Net Worth

Bridget Otoo is one of Ghana’s richest and most influential media personalities, with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

She makes a huge income from her profession as a journalist, media personality, and public relations officer.

Controversy

Bridget Otoo is no stranger to controversy, as she has been involved in several scandals and controversies throughout her career and life. Some of the most notable ones are:

In 2016, she was allegedly taken off-air by TV3 management after she posted a tweet that was deemed disrespectful and unprofessional.

She had tweeted, “I’m not a fan of the NPP, but I think Nana Addo is better than Mahama. #JMToaso” during the 2016 general elections campaign.

She later apologized for her tweet but was still suspended by the TV station. She eventually left TV3 and became a freelance journalist.

In 2021, she declared her support for the LGBTQI+ community in Ghana and faced a lot of backlash and criticism from some religious groups and conservative sections of the society.

She asserted in a Twitter post that she was willing and selflessly going to support the LGBTQI+ agenda in Ghana, regardless of what religious folks say about them.

She also declared that if supporting LGBTQI+ is the fastest and easiest way to hell, she is ready for it because she wants to meet Satan.

She also challenged and confronted some anti-LGBTQI+ activists and personalities, such as Sam George, Moses Foh-Amoaning, and Kwaku Annan.

In 2023, she was allegedly assaulted and left half-naked by some personnel from the Ghana Police Service during the OccupyJulorbiHouse protest.

She was one of the demonstrators who protested against the poor governance and economic mismanagement of the government and demanded the resignation of the president and his economic management team.

She was arrested and brutalized by some police officers, who ripped off part of her dress and dragged her along. She later shared her ordeal on social media and received support and sympathy from her fans and colleagues.

Social Media

  • Twitter handle: @Bridget_Otoo
  • Instagram handle: @bridget_otoo



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