Juliet Safo aka Juliet Ibrahim is a Ghanaian actress whose fresh faced beauty alongside her amiable nature has endeared her to her numerous ever growing fan base. She is very intelligent, talent -oriented, friendly, ambitious, highly-spirited, honest, humble, and smart, with a bubbly personality. She loves reading, writing, listening to music, dancing, modelling, shopping and travelling. Considered the “fresh face” of Ghollywood (Ghana movie industry), Juliet made her film debut in Crime to Christ, 2007 co-starring Majid Michel, one of Ghana’s brightest male acts.
Juliet was born in Ghana on the 3rd of March 1986 to a Lebanese father Mr. Hussein Ibrahim and a half Liberian/Ghanaian mother; Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Ibrahim. She is the eldest of three siblings: Sonia, Nabil and Nadia, and was raised in Ivory Coast and Lebanon. Due to her being raised in different countries, Juliet Ibrahim is multi lingual and speaks French, Spanish, as well as English. Her 2 sisters, Sonia and Nadia are both aspiring actresses and top models, taking after their sister Juliet, who herself aspired to become an actress and model at a young age. After her pre-education in Lebanon, she had her senior high school education in Ivory Coast before returning to Ghana, where she attended the Ghana Institute of Languages to perfect her English and Spanish, after which she enrolled into the Ghana Institute of Journalism to read Marketing and Advertising. She still has plans of furthering her education.
Juliet Ibrahim’s launch into the celeb world started with a modelling career as a runway and editorial model, modelling for big designers brands in Ghana, Royal Dennis, B exotic, Joyce Ababio, Karim Isaka, Art Michael ,Dark and lovely, Woodin, and GTP fabric. She has also featured in countless commercials, notably Wrangler Jeans and Veltins beer. She was featured in the Ghanaian musical group VIP‘s music video ‘Me ne me jole’. Juliet, who officially entered the Ghanaian movie industry in 2005, has often said she had waited for the right time to do so. She was further inspired after seeing the movies Mummy’s Daughter and Princess Tyra.
What was intended as a try out at an audition for one of Ghana’s biggest film production company turned out to be the unearthing of her hidden acting talent .She was given a script to feature in ‘Crime to Christ’ in which she played the role of the girlfriend of a notorious armed- robber. She played her role so well with much passion and agility that she became the target of major film production houses and had countless offers from film producers and directors, especially from Nollywood (Nigerian film industry).After much consideration from the angle of the storyline, she decided to star in her first Nollywood movie “Yankee boys” where she played another “bad girl” role.
She went on from “Yankee boys” to feature in another Nollywood blockbuster “Cash Adventure“. She came back to Ghana briefly to star in “In the eyes of my husband” and “Lost Desire“.
Nollywood gradually became a homestead for the Ghollywood (Ghanaian film industry) Goddess as she moves on from one movie set to the other, exhibiting a great and versatile acting prowess till date.
Juliet Ibrahim has gradually climbed the success ladder in the acting arena and has over 50 movie features to her credit. She identifies with American movie stars Catherine Zeta Jones, Vivica Fox and Beyonce as her role models in the acting field and looks forward to acting alongside them in the future.
She is a very fashionable person with her favourite designers being Gucci, Aldo, Juicy Couture, Louis Vuitton, Christian Louboutin and Miu Miu. Her favourite colors are gold, pink, and red. She is married to handsome pilot Kwadjo Safo and they have a cute son Jayden. Her philosophies in life are centered on the fact that “one can only arrive well and safe when you know where you’re going or headed.” “Do unto others as you want them to do unto you.” “Why do you look at the speck of dust that is in your brother’s eye and never notice the plank that is in your own eye?”
Besides acting Juliet is a business-oriented person, who owns a beauty salon Envoque Beauty Parlour, a boutique House Of Glamour, a modeling agency Dolfins Agency, and a production house, Jewels Productions. She also recently delved into music and would drop her debut album soon.
Juliet Ibrahim Foundation (JIF) was launched on December 26 2011to create awareness about cancer of the kidney. The JIF is aimed at helping Ghanaians and other West African citizens to know their status and prevent kidney cancer from getting to the incurable stage. JIF is poised to help save lives and put smiles on the faces of the less fortunate living with kidney cancer, but can’t afford to handle their bills.