Unconventionally, the Ghanaian movie industry has been divided into two.Those who act in English( so called Ghallywood) and those who act using the local dialect (predominantly Twi) who are mostly referred to as the “Kumawood”.
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.
They have never turned back, and according to Ghpage.com ‘s research, the producers release between 20-50 movies per month.As a result, has made some of the actors featuring in more than 150 movies and still counting making a lot of the actors and actresses amazing wealth for themselves as well.
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.
One particular thing a lot of most people or fans across the country will always wish to hear is the salaries or how much an actor or an actress is paid per movie.
On record, Agya Koo quotes a charge between 3,000 to 12,0000 cedis. Clara Benson aka Maame Serwaa(Between 2,500 to 10,0000 cedis ), just to mention a few. How high or low the actor charges will depend on a lot of factors.
In this Kumawood’s Rich List compilation,2017, Ghpage.com – Ghana’s fastest growing Entertainment, news, sports, lifestyle, Buzz blog today goes against all odds to find out the estimated value and net worth of those screen gods and goddesses you adore so much.
Ghpage.com looks at the top 10 Richest Kumawood Actors/Actresses and their Net Worth 2017.
The methodology Ghpage.com used to compile the list takes into consideration FOUR (4) main criteria:
- How Much they Charge to act/per role in a movie.
- Endorsement deals.
- Other Businesses
- We summed Their Net Worth
Now, Check out the List below and do not forget to flip to the Next Series of pages to see the rest.
10. 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.
The kind of cars she drives and the lifestyle she lives can be found in this post.Unseen 20 Hot Photos of Kumawood Actress Maame Serwaa —Her Cars and property will blow your mind
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