Akumaa Mama Zimbi’s Enduring Love: 30 Years of Marriage, 6 Kids, and 11 Grandchildren”
Joyce Akumaa Dongotey-Padi, affectionately known as Akumaa Mama Zimbi, recently opened up about the heartwarming journey of her 30-year marriage and shared the beautiful story of how she met her husband. The renowned media personality revealed that their love story is a testament to the strength of their bond and the resilience of their relationship.
Akumaa Mama Zimbi’s introduction to her husband was orchestrated by her father, who recognized a shared connection between the two through their membership in the Krobo Association. At their first meeting, there wasn’t an immediate spark of love at first sight. Akumaa candidly shared that, as a Krobo woman, she hadn’t initially planned to marry within her tribe.
However, as time unfolded, something special began to blossom between the two. Akumaa explained that her feelings evolved over time, and she eventually found herself falling deeply in love with her husband. Their relationship endured various challenges and stood the test of time, which she credits to their mutual respect, understanding, and shared values.
In an exclusive interview with Afia Amankwaah Tamakloe on Adom TV’s M’ashayse3, Akumaa Mama Zimbi disclosed that her marriage has been blessed with six children—four daughters and two sons. The family has expanded even further with the addition of eleven grandchildren, filling their lives with love, laughter, and a sense of togetherness.
Addressing the question of whether her husband supports her high-profile career, Akumaa Mama Zimbi was quick to emphasize his unwavering support. She expressed gratitude for his role as a strong pillar in her life, acknowledging his encouragement and understanding in light of her career choices.
As the story of Akumaa Mama Zimbi’s enduring love and successful marriage continues to inspire many, it stands as a reminder that relationships built on mutual respect, shared values, and genuine affection have the power to stand strong against the trials of time. With six children, eleven grandchildren, and over three decades of companionship, Akumaa’s journey exemplifies the beauty of a love story that continues to evolve and flourish.