Ziggy Ansah is a Ghanaian professional football player who has an estimated net worth of $12 million. Ziggy Ansah was an avid basketball player in school when a fellow LDS Church missionary and friend Ken Frei encouraged him to try out at Brigham Young University’s basketball team. When he stepped in college, he was accepted at BYU for an academic scholarship and played for BYU Cougars in 2008 to 2012. He was chosen by the Detroit Lions as the first round, 5th overall pick during the 2013 NFL Draft. Ansah was named Mel Farr rookie of the year. Ezekiel Nana Ansah was born on May 29, 1989 in Accra, Ghana.