- Ray Emodi recently stated that being a Nollywood actor does not guarantee wealth
- The fast rising actor revealed this in a recent Instagram live session and added that acting is more about the fame than the money
- Emodi explained that Nollywood offers one the fame in order to chase other monetary ventures
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Talented fast rising Nollywood actor, Ray Emodi has thrown more light on Nollywood actors and also, if the industry is really as lucrative as many people believe.
In a recent interview with Splash FM, he stated that a typical Nollywood actor is not rich. According to the actor, being in the industry is more about the art than the money as the money is not enough to make one wealthy.
Emodi who doubles as a singer, explained that acting gives you the fame you need to attract brand endorsements and start other businesses. He used American rapper, Jay Z, as an example of someone who became rich not just from music, but from other businesses he ventured into.
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Meanwhile, the continued coronavirus induced lockdown in some parts of Nigeria has forced a lot of social media users to flood the pages of their favorite celebrities and public figures.
Although some of these superstars have heeded the cry for help of their fans and organized cash giveaways, with the continued rise of COVID-19 cases and the possibility of another lockdown extension, these celebrities are starting to be cautious about their spending.
Just recently, popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, took to his official page on Twitter, with a post addressed to fans who have continued to send him account numbers amidst the lockdown.
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Still on Nollywood, it is indeed a period of joyful celebration for popular businessman and politician, Ned Nwoko, who is set to welcome his first child with Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels.
The politician recently took members of the internet community by surprise after he made an official announcement on his verified Instagram page.
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