Edwina Nana Dokua Akufo-Addo was born in 1984 to the president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.
Her siblings are Gyankroma Akufo-Addo a.k.a Funmi, Valerie Obaze and Yeboakua Akufo-Addo.
Her mother was the late Eleanor Nkansah-Gyamenah popularly known as Obaa Saa.
The late Eleanor, who hailed from Asante Mampong, died in the early 90s from a condition called Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Edwina Akufo-Addo, like most children of Ghanaian politicians, reportedly had her secondary and tertiary education in the UK.
Nana Dokua has been linked to Kimathi Rawlings, son of former president of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. There were even reports that the two were getting married. However the families of the two came out to quash the reports, saying it was “outright fabrication”.
Edwina Nana Dokua Akufo-Addo used to own a clothing store, Eleanor’s Closet in Osu. She closed down the shop due to low patronage.