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Glitz Magazine, Berla Mundi, real name, Berlinda Addardey is one of the most sought after Radio and TV hosts across Ghana. With a following of over 500,000 people across West Africa, Berla Mundi is indeed a brand to reckon with having started off as a contestant at the 2010 Miss Malaika Ghana competition where she placed second runner up.
Her first major appearance in the entertainment industry was on award winning entertainment show, Rythmz as co-host and since then, there has been no stone unturned in her pursuit for success and self-actualization. Three years down the line, Berla Mundi is the face of the entertainment show Rythmz, which runs live every weekday from 12:30pm-2pm on GhOne TV. She is also the host of lifestyle and magazine show, Glitterati that dwells on the lives of celebrities and covers luxurious locations across the continent.
On Radio, she is described as the queen of entertainment having first started off with a daily segment on the mid-morning and drive time shows on Live 91.9fm, the nation’s official frequency for the Young, Wild and Free. Currently, the young affable media personality is the host of the after-drive, Touchdown which runs every weekday from 7pm-10pm on Live FM and focuses on diverse issues pertaining to the youth and young adults and recently extended her radio show to campus, enabling young female students to participate in discussions related to them and their lives on campus. Berla’s reach goes beyond the four corners of Ghana as she interacts with millions of Africans across the continent weekly as co-host of Africa’s first ever syndicated talk show, Moments with Mo – Moments In Ghana which focuses on lifestyle, entertainment and more. This airs on Nigerian TV Channel, Ebony Life TV on DSTV Channel 165 across Africa.
Berla Mundi made her debut in the movie industry in 2014 in ‘Single, Married and complicated’, produced by award-winning Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson. A multi-talented lady, she has hosted quite a number of prestigious events including the launch, nominees announcement and industry night of the 2015 and 2016 as well as the 2017 Red Carpet of the Ghana Music Awards, launch of sports brand, Adidas in Ghana, USAID Women’s Month 2014, Miss Malaika Ghana 2014 and 2015, but to mention a few.
For this ambitious young woman, Fashion is a very important aspect of her brand and as such, she makes a conscious effort to portray herself as a fashion icon, one she does so effortlessly and has received accolades to that effect including the 2016 Best Dressed TV and Radio Presenter in Ghana.
Berla believes her mission in life is simple, i.e: to “help create a world of possibilities, especially for children, hence the establishment of the Berla Mundi Foundation in 2015 that caters for the underprivileged children in the society. She is also inspired by the many young women who look up to her as their mentor and as a result, is set to soon roll out her newest project to encourage young women to believe in themselves and to pursue their dreams.
She lives by the mantra “When they tell you you can’t, don’t just tell them you can…SHOW THEM’.
Berla Mundi is a 29-year-old product of Ghana’s premier tertiary institution, University of Ghana with a first class degree in Linguistics and Psychology and is in the process of acquiring a Master’s Degree in Communication. She also studied French at Alliance Français.