Being a celebrity comes with as equal privileges as it comes with the pressure. However, many of the celebrities we see today did not just attain their statuses overnight.
While some have roamed in a variety of occupations before arriving at the door of stardom, others have also had to battle a number of obstacles before reaching such heights.
But there is also a third school who passed through the cycle first being teachers before rising to become celebrities.
You might think teaching and acting or singing have nothing in common, but the fact is that both demand hard work and artistry to succeed.
Here are five Ghanaian celebrities who were once teachers.
1. Emelia Brobbey
The Kumawood actress has not always held the dream of appearing in movies. In fact, she was once a teacher and taught for a while before starting her acting career.
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Hiplife artiste Atumpan is another Ghanaian celeb who took to teaching before gaining fame. The “the thing” hit maker used to teach in Ghana before moving to the UK, but later returned to continue his music career.
3. Peace Hyde
Radio and TV personality Peace Hyde was actually a teacher before moving into the media domain. The broadcaster used to be a science teacher, however, later opted against becoming a full-time teacher.
4. Kwabena Kwabena
Highlife musician Kwabena Kwabena is known for his good singing attributes. However, what many people do not know is that he was also a teacher during his formative years.
5. Ohemaa Mercy
Gospel songstress Ohemaa Mercy is another celebrity who first engaged in teaching before taking to music. The singer had initially wanted to become a teacher after completing Nursing Training College, but changed her mind after her first single became a hit.
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