- Actress Emelia Brobbey has revealed that she is a trained teacher
- She said she was teaching Agricultural Science at the JHS level when she decided to leave the professional
- Emelia said at a point, she needed to choose between acting and teaching
- She ended up making the choice that has made her the popular actress she is now
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Kumawood actress Emelia Brobbey has revealed that she is a trained teacher and was teaching Agricultural Science at the Obuasi JHS at a time.
She said after senior high school, she attended the Kibi Teacher Training College and graduated with Teacher Certificate A.
However, she eventually came to a point that she had to make a choice between acting and teaching for which she chose the former.
Telling how her acting career all happened, Emelia said she one day came out of her house to stand at the gate and caught sight of a group of actors and actresses who had come to the town for the funeral ceremony of the late Bob Santo.
She said she approached one of them in the person of Daniel Adeleye, who asked her to report to an audition grounds in Kumasi at a given time.
Leaving at Obuasi at that time, Emelia said she made the journey to Kumasi to take part in the audition, which she was selected.
She then got her first movie role in a Miracle Movie productions titled Tribal War.
All that while, Emelia said she had to constantly ask her headmaster for permission to go and shoot movies, and that made her uncomfortable.
At a point, she decided to write to the Ghana Education Service (GES) that she was no longer a teacher so she could focus on her newly found acting career.
She disclosed also that her father was not in support of her choice since he wanted her to have a job that would secure her a month income.
However, Emelia said she was able to convince her father that she would further her education with the money she raises from her career.
She has currently become a musician with her debut single Fameko.
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