we bring to you the top 10 richest Kumawood actresses
The Kumawood or using the local dialect to act have been there even before the Ghana Theater came into existence.However, the “Kumawood” came to prominence when Kofi Adu aka Agya Koo shifted from acting on stage (Concert Party) to enter into movie acting about more than a decade ago.
Ghanaian movie industry has been divided into two.Those who act in English(Ghallywood) and those who act using the local dialect (predominantly Twi) who are mostly referred to as the “Kumawood”
Kumawood producers have been criticized massively by Ghanaians for not just churning out inferior quality movies but also for using mostly societal issues to produce their movies.
And because of the frequency with which they release movies, a lot of money has been generated for the actors who are very much loved celebrities in Ghana.
The acting is lucrative to the extent that, the likes of Akrobeto had to come down from Belgium to act. Emelia Brobbey was once a teacher but now an actress.
we bring to you top ten richest Kumawood actresses in Ghana now and how much they are worth.
10. Rose Mensah aka Kyeiwaa $35,000
Rose Mensah popularly known as Kyeiwaa is one of the veterans in the Kumawood movie industry. She shot to fame when she acted leading role as a witch in one of the most criticized movies in the history of Kumawood “Kyeiwaa”. The movie had 12 parts!.
Since then, Kyeiwaa became a very popular household name in Ghana burying her born name. Although she is a veteran in the industry, she is not as wealthy as some of the young ones who entered the industry at a later date.Kyeiwaa has relocated to the United States.
9. Christiana Awuni | $40,000
The voluptuous and curvy Kumawood actress, Christiana Awuni is one of the top ten richest Kumawood actresses in Ghana now.
Christiana Awuni mostly plays the role of a wicked and hardcore woman in most movies. But she is versatile as she needs to be. Frankly speaking, she is one of the best in the industry.
8. Tracy Boakye | $60,000
Tracy Boakye is one of the young stars who joined the industry not long ago but has quickly made name for herself. She is counted among the rich. She is an actress and a movie producer.
Many have attributed her rise to fame through her association with the immediate past ruling government and it’s leader Former President John Mahama.
She owns a modern Saloon shop in Kumasi and rides one of the best cars in Ghana.
7. Benedicta Gafa $65,000
Benedicta Gafa joined the industry in 2014 but has quickly risen to one of the major players in the industry. Something people have contributed her amazing beauty and her love for controversy.
She recently boldly declared she is the most beautiful lady in Kumawood and further went on to mention Nana Ama Mcbrown, Emelia Brobbey, Vivian Jill, and Matilda Asare who do not come anywhere close to her beauty.
This declaration sparked outrage on social with majority condemning her for her words.Well, she is rich for it. She is the 7th richest actress in Kumawood with a net worth of $65,000.
6. Ellen White | $70,000
Ellen Kyei White is one of the most respected actresses in Kumawood mostly because of her calm nature and how private she is. But that has not been the situation lately.
First was the rumor she is now in a sexual relationship with another Kumawood actress, Emelia Brobbey’s ex-husband. Barely has the rumored died the Ghpage.com received an email from a reader warning the beautiful actress producer to stay away from her lover?
Whatever the truth of these allegations is, that is not the focus of this article. Ellen White is one of the very rich Kumawood actresses in Kumawood. She is $70,000.
5. Clara Benson aka Maame Serwaa – Net Worth | $75,000
Don’t underrate this child actress.She is one of the highest paid Kumawood actresses. Credible information reaching Ghpage.com has it that, Clara Amoateng Benson earns at most $2,500 per movie.
That is about GH¢10,000, making her one of the richest celebrity kids in Ghana.Even as a student, she kept starring in over 100 of movies.This had made her acquired some wealth and properties for herself.
4. Mercy Asiedu – Net Worth | $90,000
Tagged as the woman with the most “chest bosomy” in the movie industry.Though Mercy had been acting on stage, she rose to fame when she starred in a movie titled “Asoreba” and she never looked back since then.
Her impeccable role in the Asoreba movie made her the toast of the fans which had made her featured in over 100 movies.
She quit the seamstress or fashion designer dream to become a full-time actress which is her main source of income.According to her, she has made a lot of money from movies to the extent that, she’s able to sponsor or cater for her first son’s education in the United States.
3. Emelia Brobbey – Net Worth | $100,000
Emelia Brobbey is a trained teacher.She got trained at the Presbyterian Training College and graduated with Teachers’ Certificate “A”.
She also holds a diploma in journalism, an ICM Certificate in Broadcast Journalism and a B.A degree in Human resource management,Ghpage.com can state.
The former school teacher got introduced into acting by Nana Ama Mcbrown and also has never looked back since then.Also, one of the highest paid Kumawood actress and has also featured in a lot of movies.
She has her own production, Endtimes Films which has produced movies such as “enye me saa”, “mekunu wuo”, and the recently premiered “Adanfo Bone”.
2.Vivian Jill Lawrence – Net Worth | $150,000
Kumawood star actress and the mother of two , Vivian Jill Lawrence on several occasions has disclosed that she is one of the richest actresses in Ghana.
Monitored by Ghpage.com, the actress first made that revelation on “Anigye Fie”, a TV show on RTV when they visited the actress in her house at Santasi in Kumasi.
In that interview, properties of the actress were shown in the about “50 minute’s interview”. The actress on that same show revealed how she started her acting career, her business aside acting and the source of her worth.
The second time Ghpage.com spotted the actress speaking about her wealth and how rich she is, was in an interview with delay when the Delay Show train arrived in the Garden City months back.
1. Nana Ama Mcbrown – Net Worth | $250,000
Nana Ama Mcbrown is the richest Kumawood actress today, Ghpage.com can state.She doesn’t hide her wealth and how much God has blessed her.
Born Felicity Ama Agyemang, Nana is the highest paid Kumawood actress.And have starred in over 200 movies. The 43-year-old actress, singer, and comedienne is in her prime of her career and still getting all the endorsement deals.
She is the most successful actress, appealing to both sides of the Ghanaian movie industry (Kumawood and what they call Ghallywood), Nana Ama has been scoring high points with brands as well.
Her endorsements cut across beauty products, food, and home appliances. They include GOtv, Colorado, Hisense, Calorad Africa and more!
Nana Ama now drives one of the most expensive latest Benz in town.
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Top 10 Best African music stars to look out for in 2021
Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021. Glusea brings to you the top most 10 of the best musical talents to watch out this year 2021. The list includes upcoming musicians with great talents all accross Africa
Who are the top 10 best musicians in Africa in 2021?
African musical talents keep soaring higher every single year. It has been projected that in the next ten to fifteen years, The will be more Musicians from Africa making global impacts in the entertainment industry than America and Europe.
In this article, we bring to you Top 10 best African musicians taking their career to the next level in the year 2021. Keep reading to find out.
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Elaine (South Africa)
Elaine is fast claiming her spot as one of the golden R&B voices from the continent.
In this era when many singers resort to auto tune, the 21-year-old stays true to her real voice.
She signed to US label Columbia records last August which should see her build on solid foundations.
Elaine captured fans with her authenticity and her 2019 song called You’re the One. This saw her become one of the most streamed artists in South Africa.
Her debut EP Elements was a powerful introduction showcasing her hypnotic voice, filled with memorable lyrics about love and relationships over trap-soul and R&B.
Elaine is one of the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
Fik Fameica (Uganda)
Fik Fameica, also known as Fresh Boy, is one of the most interesting rappers coming out of East Africa right now.
The rapper made his first appearance on the music scene in late 2017 with the single Kutama.
The 24-year-old steers away from typical mainstream Ugandan music and experiments with his sound that has been influenced by reggae.
Fik Fameica is breaking divisions and connecting with many young people through his music and has already scored collaborations with well known artists from across Africa, including Patoranking, Vanessa Mdee and Joeboy.
Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Gaz Mawete came onto the scene in 2018 with Olingi Nini, an easy, warm and melodic tune, and he rose to prominence in the world of Francophone music.
The Congolese dancer, who became known at home after taking part in talent contests, has collaborated with music royalty, including Fally Ipupa, who appeared on C’est Raté. Mawete also featured on Dadju’s album Poison ou Antidote.
Mawete has a launch pad for 2021 after being nominated last year in the Best African Act category at last year’s MTV Europe Music Awards.
Kabza De Small (South Africa)
Kabza De Small has made quite an impression since he first started releasing music in 2016.
The DJ and record producer is tagged the King of Amapiano, a genre originating in South Africa. His signature is melodic, energetic, welcoming and contagious music.
Kabza De Small has become a champion of a sound that crosses over into other African countries and is gaining acceptance across the world.
His influence can be heard in tracks recorded across the continent and that was recognized when he was nominated in MTV Europe’s Best African Act category last year.
Kabza Da Small is among the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
KiDi, part of a new generation of Ghanaian artists, had his breakthrough moment when his recording Sugar won album of the year at the 2020 Ghana music awards.
The singer’s youthful Afrobeats and Highlife sound makes his music accessible to people beyond Ghana’s borders.
In 2020, KiDi’s song Say Cheese, from his Blue EP, gained the musician international prominence after American singer Teddy Riley collaborated with him on the remix.
The 27-year-old has also collaborated with other West African artists, including Davido and Mr Eazi.
Kidi is among the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
Omah Lay (Nigeria)
Omah Lay caught our attention following the release of his song Bad Influence.
With his enchanting voice and well defined sound over a combination of Afrobeats, Afrofusion and soul, the fast rising artist has positioned himself as one to watch.
He is also leading the pack of new school artists from Nigeria and has worked with American singer and rapper 6lack.
Last year Omah Lay had a worrying few days after he was detained in Uganda for allegedly breaking coronavirus regulations, but a huge social media campaign for his release was testimony to his growing popularity.
Omoah Lay is one of the Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
Sha Sha (Zimbabwe)
Sha Sha is a gifted singer with a soulful sound, which she debuted on her 2019 EP Blossom.
The Zimbabwean born singer’s stirring voice comes on strong over Amapiano sounds, which she opts for and this sets her apart.
Sha Sha was listed as one of the top 10 most streamed female artists on Spotify in South Africa in 2020 while her single Tender Love featuring DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small was listed as one of the most streamed songs.
Last year she also won Best New International Act at the BET Awards.
Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
Soraia Ramos (Cape Verde)
Soraia Ramos is among Top 10 Best Musicians in Africa 2021
With her sweet voice, Soraia Ramos is exploring themes of love and relationships with lyrics in Portuguese and sometimes Creole.
She has given kizomba a refreshing twist, sometimes infusing it with elements of hip-hop and R&B.
The Cape Verdean singer is currently making waves with her single O Nosso Amor jointly released with Calema as well as the remix of her single Bai with Lisandro.
On YouTube her music videos for both the original version of Bai and the remix have more than 15 million views.
Commanding attention with the release of her 2019 single Try Me, Tems is a Nigerian singer-songwriter on the rise.
Renowned for her powerful voice, her music is layered over an infectious sound accentuated with elements of soul, hip-hop and R&B.
There’s a certain freedom that comes with her lyrics emphasising that the artist is in control.
With the release of her EP For Broken Ears, Tems is building a fan base that stretches beyond Nigeria and the continent.
As an upcoming artist, Zuchu’s growth has been phenomenal.
The singer performs in Swahili and English and is fond of experimenting with the Tanzanian genre Bongo Flava. Last year saw the singer releasing her debut EP I Am Zuchu and she also signed to Diamond Platnumz’ record label WCB Wasafi.
According to the BoomPlay streaming app, her EP was the most played album in Tanzania in 2020, and her music videos have gathered millions of views on You Tube.
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