Saturday, 20 February 2016

check out some of the work favorite Ghanaian celebrities were doing before the fame


Van Vicker was a professional barber, Kwaw Kese Mason checkout the rest below.

Bisa Kdei – Video Editor

Bisa Kdei told Delay that he used to be a Kumawood movie editor, this is what gave him the chance to record the soundtrack for “Azonto Ghost” movie which gave him his breakthrough into the music world.

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Bulldog – Graphic designer

Before he ventured into artiste management, Bulldog was a graphic designer for CharterHouse, an event organizing firm, this probably gave him the chance to meet and manage artistes like Iwan, 5 Five, Shatta Wale etc.


Juliet Ibrahim – Model

Prior to her job as an actor, Juliet Ibrahim was a model, she modeled and ushered at events. If you don't to you know.

Sknowyouarkodie – Graphic Designer

Sarkcess boss Micheal Owusu popolarly known by his stage name
Sarkodie used to be a graphic designer too but was still under training before his music career kicked off.


Kumi Guitar – Taxi Driver

Kumi Guitar of “Break Into Two” fame was and is still a taxi driver today if you don't know today you know.


Kwabena Kwabena – Teacher

Bue kwan hit maker Kwabena Kwabena was once a teacher and a singer for his church choir.


Kontihene – Student

Even though being a student isn’t a job, Kontihene had his breakthrough when he was just a student at Opoku Ware Secondary School. After the fame he traveled to the United States to continue his education. It’s almost as if Kontihene has been schooling all his life.



Agya Koo – Shoeshine boy

Lord of the ribes Agya Koo said in an interview that he was once a regular shoeshine boy to popular music Legend K.K. Kabobo before he took over the Kumawood movie industry.



John Dumelo – Civil Engineer

Popular movie star John Dumelo studied civil engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science & Technology, he pursued a career in civil engineering before the fame.


Yvonne Nelson – Model

Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson took part in Miss Ghana beauty pageant in 2005, she pursued a modeling career for a while before she ventured into movies whilst schooling. She studied human resource.





Ohemaa Mercy – Teacher

Gospel singer Ohemaa Mercy, after attending teachers training school pursued a career in teaching until she released her first gospel single which gave her her breakthrough, she never looked back since.

Atumpan – Teacher

 Atumpan  was a teacher before he released popular hit 'The Thing'. After the fame, he continued to teach for a while before he moved to the United Kingdom.


Mzbel – Producer/Editor

16 years hit maker Mzbel was an editor at Apex Advertising and Producer at GBC before her musical breakthrough.


Richie Mensah – Software Engineer

Richie has always been nerd, straight from Senior High, he went into software development till the beat-making set in.


Majid Michel – Model

He modeled at Super Model Agency. Yes he was a model.


Reggie Rockstone – Dancer

Ghanaian music legend and a VVIP member Reggie Rockstone  was very excellent at break-dancing and a professional dancer/performer before the fame.


Becca – Childcare Worker

Bisa Kadei rumoured bae Becca was a child care and education worker in the UK before music picked her.



Chris Attoh – Radio Personality

When I was a kid I use to watch him on TV hosting programs and I really like him.He started from Vibe FM where many of the radio stars you see today started from. Graduated from radio to event hosting, TV and now movies.


Abrewa Nana – Accountant

Abrewa Nana ditched her accounting job for music.


Stone (Bradez) – Biochemist

Stone of Bradez fame combined music with his tertiary education. He is currently a biochemist.


Kwaw Kese – Mason

He said in an interview that he was a mason or bricklayer before he heard of Obrafour’s “Execution Diary”, he then submit his demo and that was the beginning of his music career.


Knii Lante – Doctor

Baby take good care singer Knii Lante was known as a reggae musician, he was fully-qualified medical practitioner, a doctor by profession.

Van Vicker – Professional Barber

Van Vicker set up his own barbering shop after he migrated from Libaria to Ghana and still owns a couple of them (high-end barbering shops) before venturing into acting.

Joselyn Dumas

She is also known for her big back. Paralegal services, A paralegal is simply someone who is employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity and performs specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible. It’s obvious Joselyn was gearing up for a career in law. One of my favourite actress in Ghana.

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