Biography of Kalybos & Net Worth 2024

Biography of Kalybos & Net Worth 2024.

Kalybos is the character name of Richard Kweku Asante, a filmmaker and an entrepreneur. He made his acting debut in the comedy video series Boys Kasa in 2012.


Richard Asante popularly known as Kalybos is a Ghanaian actor and comedian who came to light through his role in the Boys Kasa comic series. In 2017, he and his co-star from the Boys Kasa series Patricia Opoku Agyemang received a Black British Entertainment Award in London. He has starred in several popular Ghanaian movies including Kalybos in China and Amakye and Dede.


Early life and Education

Kalybos was born on April 27, 1988 to Mr. Peter Owusu Mensah and Madam Felicia Owusu. He attended De-youngsters International and St. Anthony’s preparatory school in Accra for his basic education and had his secondary education at Suhum Secondary Technical School where he studied Building Construction. He furthered at the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI). Kalybos graduated with the best student honor from NAFTI and with a bachelor’s degree in Cinematography.


He has starred in several movies, including:

  • Boys Kasa (2014)
  • Kalybos In China (2016)
  • Asylum Down (2016)
  • Adventures of Kalybos (2018)
  • Sugar
  • John and John
  • Love Language
  • Maame Hwe
  • 3 Broke Guys
  • Kobolor
  • Chocolate City (2018)
  • A New Flame
  • The New Adabraka
  • Okomfo Anokye Poma
  • Kobolor
  • Ghaniaja
  • The 2 Pilots
  • Ghetto Heros
  • Kaya
  • Away Bus (2016)
  • Think Smart
  • Mad

He also appeared in Conan Without Borders: Ghana with Conan O’Brien in 2019.


Year Award Category Film Result
2014 Ghana Movie Awards Discovery of the Year Boys Kasa Won
2017 Black British Entertainment Awards Won
2015 Ghana Movie Awards Favorite Actor Nominee
2014 Ghana Tertiary Awards Best Actor and Student of the year Nominee
2015 Africa Youth Choice Awards Best New Act Nominee
2016 Golden Movie Awards Golden Actor In Comedy Won
2016 Exclusive Men’s Award Nominee
2016 NAFTI Film Festival Awards Best Cinematography Won
2017 Black British Entertainment Awards Best International Award Won
2017 Ghana Nigeria Achievers Awards Best in Comedy Won
2017 Ghana Entertainment Awards USA Lead Actor in Film Nominee
2017 Golden Movie Awards Supporting Actor in Comedy Nominee

Kalybos Net Worth

Kalybos Net Worth is estimated to be about $250,000.