Actress Yvonne Okoro has admitted the clear truth that acting in Ghana is a bum job which most of the time fails to bring in enough revenue.
The actress has advised up and coming actors that it’s crucial to have a side job alongside acting because if you put all your hopes into it you’re bound to leave a very wretched life.
Okoro said the industry in Ghana is in a shambles and compared to Nigeria what we’re doing is joking.
“The movie industry now does not have enough producers and finance. It’s all because there’s no money in the industry lately. The actors and actresses have now turned into producers, which shouldn’t be so”. she said.
“There should be something aside acting you can perfect at. Acting does not fetch money in Ghana right now. Compared to Nigeria where they have over 20 cinemas and a larger population as well, a good movie can sell in all cinemas and make huge sums of money, it is not so in Ghana. I’d advise these up and coming actors to go to school, get a constant paying job and maybe do acting for the passion of it”. she added.