Cosplay not a hobby but a job for 22-year-old Singaporean who earns up to $4,000 a month

Find out how Rea, 22, makes a living as a full-time cosplayer.
Reg, known as Rea Kami in the cosplay community, dressed as Rin from Fate/Grand Order.
Reg, known as Rea Kami in the cosplay community, dressed as Rin from Fate/Grand Order.PHOTO: PETALLUM
Vanessa, known in the cosplay world as Kiyo, dressed as Himiko Toga from Boku no Hero Academia.
Vanessa, known in the cosplay world as Kiyo, dressed as Himiko Toga from Boku no Hero Academia.PHOTO: SIMPLY RANDOM
Reg, known as Rea Kami in the cosplay community, dressed as Ereshkigal from Fate/Grand Order.
Reg, known as Rea Kami in the cosplay community, dressed as Ereshkigal from Fate/Grand Order.PHOTO: PETALLUM
Vanessa, 22, known in the cosplay world as Kiyo, dressed as Tracer from Overwatch.
Vanessa, 22, known in the cosplay world as Kiyo, dressed as Tracer from Overwatch.PHOTO: PIREZE

SINGAPORE - A petite woman is dressing up inside a bedroom in a HDB flat, getting ready for work.

She puts on contact lenses, dabs pink blush on her cheekbones and sticks on false eyelashes before putting on a black dress.

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