Kwame Boateng, Kofi Siriboe, Kwesi Boakye better known as The K Brothers, are poised to be this generation’s most talented set of acting siblings to emerge in Hollywood.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, the brothers are first generation Ghanaians, from West Africa, and the great grandson of a highly respected Ghanaian King of the Juaben / Ashanti tribe. The trio just arrived in Ghana for the first time in their lives.
They are visiting the West African country for the first time and are expected to connect and celebrate with their family to enjoy the local sights, and visit an orphanage. The brothers, who have been hailed the “First African Family of Hollywood” will also make a journey to their ancestral roots of Juaben in the Ashanti region.
They have worked with major showbiz players such as Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry and a lot more. Their collective accomplishments as the next set of dynamic acting family in Hollywood have been highly publicized and celebrated.
Rooted in their ancestral ties, they each have different last names, representing the indigenous Akan royal family tradition. Their father, a style aficionado, mother, an international media strategist, Kwame, Kofi and Kwesi’s family collective has created a new paradigm and been hailed the “First African family of Hollywood”.
A life-changing encounter with an agent at a mall in Beverly Hills, launched the entire family’s career.
Kwame Boateng, is one of Hollywood’s top tier young actors, tastemaker, influencer, entrepreneur and a brand curator sought after by many.
On the silver screen, he has starred in notable films such as; Liza Liza Skies Are Grey an upcoming indie film directed by Academy Award-winning, Terry Sanders. I Am Potential playing the role of “Bryce”, They Die by Dawn, co-starring Rosario Dawson, Erykah Badu, Not Easily Broken, The Least Among You and Faith and Dreams a film about the atrocities of child soldiers in Uganda are all films that resonated with a wide audience globally.
Kofi Siriboe who already amassed quite a resume, quickly building a reputation as a “director’s actor”. His unique ability to take on challenging roles from drama, action and comedy, landed him his silver screen debut portrayal of “Javy Hall” in Ice Cube’s The Longshots.
Since then, he has added other films such as; Toronto film festival favorite “40”, Academy Award winning film “Whiplash”. Currently, Siriboe has Hollywood buzzing about his critically acclaimed and stand out performance as “Flaco” in the urban coming of age story “Kicks” in theaters, and his recently landed supporting lead role in the Universal Picture film “Girl Trip”, alongside Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah.
On the small screen, Siriboe is originating the series lead role of “Ralph Angel” in critically acclaimed film director Ava Duvernay’s television series “Queen Sugar”, co-executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.
Kwesi Boakye, the youngest, is already considered a veteran in the industry with over a decade of impressive credits, known for his incredible talent and ability to morph into multiple characters, at such a young age. Holding his own with notable A-List stars on screen like Taraji P. Henson, Boakye first charmed America’s heart as Manny in Tyler Perry’s #1 blockbuster hit film I Can Do Bad All By Myself.
Kwesi accepted the lead role in Unconditional, which received tremendous critical acclaim, earning the film a 2013 NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture. Hollywood has been buzzing over his lead role in the film “Sketch”, depicting a non-verbal autistic kid struggling with expressing himself to the outside world.