Actress Kyeiwaa has revealed how much she was paid for a movie shoot and why she left Ghana for the U.S. In an interview on her YouTube channel Kyeiwaa Tutugyagu TV, the veteran Kumawood actress revealed that she was only paid GH¢1k for acting roles The actress mentioned that when she went abroad, she worked at a restaurant, stating that life in the U.S. was difficult and detailed how hard it is to find a job there
Kyeiwaa, who has appeared in several Kumawood movies, shared her personal experience and spoke out against the poor treatment of actors and actresses in the Ghanaian movie industry. She also detailed how the lack of support and structure led her to leave Ghana and move to the United States, where she worked at a restaurant. During her time in the U.S., the actress sold banku for a living at one point.
Reflecting on her time in America, the actress explained how challenging it was to find work and commended YouTube for providing a platform that has emancipated actors and actresses from the negative structures of the Ghanaian movie industry. The actress is currently back in Ghana and is shooting her own movies. She urged fans to watch out for more content from her.