Top Ghanaian Celebrities Who Used To Be Teachers

Top Ghanaian Celebrities Who Used To Be Teachers

Teaching in Ghana is not a profession most people would love to venture into. It’s an open secret that the working conditions of the Ghanaian teacher leaves more to be desired and as a result, most people view teaching as a stepping stone to greater heights.

Some people have been able to use the teaching profession as a ‘spring board’ to greater heights and they include;

Bill Asamoah

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The popular Kumawood actor has thus far, had a very fulfilling career as an actor as he has starred in over a hundred movies. Bill Asamoah is also the Ashanti Regional Chairperson of the Actors Guild.
However, Bill used to be a teacher in a private school which was located in Kumasi.

Peace Hyde

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Prior to her work in the media, Peace Hyde used to be a Science tutor.
Though she is no longer teaching, she still plays a huge role in the education of underprivileged children through the Aim Higher Africa Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on improving the quality of education in impoverished communities across Africa.

Kwabena Kwabena

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The smooth-talking high-life musician has made quite a mark in Ghana’s music industry. However, unknown to many, Kwabena Kwabena used to be a teacher during his early days.

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah

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The General Secretary of the N.D.C, Johnson Asiedu Nketiah is a trained teacher. He trained as a teacher at the St. Joseph’s College of Education in Bechem and taught for a while before delving into ‘politricks’.

Ohemaa Mercy

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The sensational Gospel Artiste dumped the teaching profession because she said that it was difficult to combine it with her music career.
However, she has plans of building a school in Koforidua.

Kwame Oboadie

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During Adom TV’s M’ashyese3 show, the popular broadcaster revealed that he attended the Abetifi Training College, where he trained as a teacher.
It was while he was teaching at Nkawkaw that he took a job at Live FM- a decision which began his career in journalism.

Dan Kweku Yeboah, Emelia Brobbey and Barbara Asher Ayisi were all teachers.

By: Jerubbaal Baiden

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