- Strika has revealed how much he made from Beast Of No Nation in 2015, stating that he was paid GH¢30k for his role
- According to the young man, his handlers gave him GH¢30k but he squandered the money
- Strika has fallen from grace since rising to stardom as he has been reported to have taken to substance abuse
Young Ghanaian actor Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, better known as Strika, has opened up about the financial challenges he faced after his role in the 2015 Hollywood film Beast Of No Nation.
Strika disclosed that despite earning GH¢30,000 for his part in the acclaimed movie, a significant portion of his earnings slipped through his fingers.
The actor, who captured hearts with his performance in the film, disclosed that his handlers handed him the GH¢30,000. Strika's struggles have recently become a hot topic among Ghanaians on social media after multiple videos of him surfaced.
The once-promising talent has fallen on hard times, leaving many people disheartened by his downfall.
Ghanaians, who once celebrated Strika's success on the international stage, now express concern and empathy for the young actor. Many have suggested that a collaborative effort must be made to help him.
Strika sparks reactions
YEN.com.gh gathered some reactions from social media users.
He didn’t have good people to help him manage the 30k at that time he could have done something with it so sad
Den he be his own problem coz 30,000 can even take u America dat time
pray for life said:
but by then ghc30000 is not a small money oo
Akua Tima commented:
30,000 that time eei. Then he wasn’t serious
Strika explains why he did not make it
In another story, Strika of Beast Of No Nation fame has explained why fellow actor and co-star Abraham Attah made it and he did not.
The actor explained that after he gained stardom, he did not have reliable handlers, adding that his parents were also not alive.
He mentioned that Abraham's parents were around and supportive, hence the reason he was able to do well.
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