Many React as Mama Jane Opens up About her low Salary Compared to that of Others

Many React as Mama Jane Opens up About her low Salary Compared to that of Others

  • Ghanaian actress, Mama Jane recently sparked massive conversation online after she opened up about some of the challenges she has encountered as an elderly actress
  • She revealed that producers do not call on her often for acting roles as much as they do her colleagues
  • Many who saw the post on YEN.com.gh's Facebook page sympathized with Mama Jane and wished her the very best

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that one of Ghana's old time actresses, Mama Jane opened up about her living conditions in an interview with MzGee on her YouTube channel.

According to her, many producers do not reach out to her for acting opportunities compared to her colleagues in the industry.

Elderly Ghanaian actress opens up abaout how much she is paid
Mama Jane in an interview with MzGee Photo credit: MzGee/YouTube
Source: UGC

Mama Jane also recounted that there was one movie she requested to be paid Ghc1000 for her role but ended up receiving Ghc500 only to find out that the lady who played the role of her daughter received Ghc2,500

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She revealed that she has been paid as low as Ghc300.

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Ghanaians who read the publication had a lot to say about it.

A few of the comments have been highlighted below;

Cloud Cobby commented:

They would rather cast a young woman and paint her face to play the role of an oldie

Af Ri Yie wrote:

You pay someone(an elderly) as low as 300 and yet u want ur movie to be a hit! there was a law called law of nature before we came and it ll hit u bad ! Greedy people

From Tonia Ify Tonia:

Make your way to Nigeria if you can act in English make friends you will be whom you are.age is number mam.

Maxwel replied

I don’t think they engage actresses on humanitarian grounds. If they were satisfied with what you did previously you’ll be 1st on the next cast.

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Patrick Opia Mensah Abrompah wrote:

300 ghc is too meager amount for such a good actress.

Jemylatu Fredrick commented:

Eiii Awo 21st century di3 choking ooo,u dat if we shout now ur bp will rise no ,remember us in prayer so if God bless us we will bless u ,you've taken good care of urself thoAwo nieeee

Mavis Yeboah: Veteran Ghanaian Actress Opens up About her Struggles After Retiring

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that one of Ghana's retired Akan drama actresses, Mavis Yeboah, who is popularly known as Maame Gyanwaa granted an interview with Zion Felix on his YouTube channel where she shared some of her struggles.

Maame Gyanwaa recounted that life after her career has not been the best as she has nothing to show for her career, after 20 years in the industry.

The sad veteran mentioned that one of the reasons behind her current state is the low income she made from acting.

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She shared that she could be paid as low as Ghc5 from an acting gig and that goes to show how bad the pay was.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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