Have you ever wondered who the richest Nollywood actress is? Today’s article covers everything you need to know about the richest Nollywood actresses.
Nollywood is the Nigerian movie body and the third-largest producer of home movies in the world. There is no doubt that the film industry has created many opportunities for many talented actors and actresses. Nigeria, a country with more than 160 million people, already offers a large market, as well as the remaining African countries where Nollywood movies are available.
There are many women who have taken advantage of this great industry to create wealth for themselves. However, the acquisition of wealth is something that cannot be guaranteed at any given time and values may change from time to time, but this article focuses on the 10 richest actresses in Nollywood.
Read Also: Top 10 Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses
TOP 10 RICHEST NOLLYWOOD ACTRESSES
Here is a comprehensive list of the top 10 richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses:
10. Uche Jombo – Net worth: ₦ 370 million
Uche Jombo is a Nigerian trio star: actress, producer and screenwriter. With talents as diverse as hers, she is sure to become one of the richest actresses in Nollywood. Her net worth is 49.5 million Naira.
Definitely one of your favorite faces in Nollywood, Jombo has also made money with some sponsorship deals.
9. Mary Remmy Njoku – Net worth: ₦ 380 million
A very beautiful woman, Mary Remmy-Njoku is an actress and producer who may not be as popular as many others on the list or even off the list. However, she is still one of the richest Nigerian actresses in Nollywood.
The woman, along with her husband, Jason Njoku, has come with a massive investment team in Nollywood and that is one of the main things that has made them very wealthy. Her husband is the founder of iROKOtv.
8. Patience Ozokwor and Daniella Okeke – Net worth: ₦ 390 million (each)
Patience Ozokwor is arguably one of the popular masks as well as one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses. Popularly called Mama G, Patience has appeared in many movies and has walked home with a fair amount of awards.
Also with the same net worth as Mama G is actress and producer Danielle Okeke. Okeke has become very rich thanks to her wise sense of investment and her talent and versatility.
7. Clarion Chukwura and Kate Henshaw Nuttal – Net worth: ₦ 400 million (each)
Clarion Chukwura is a very strong face in the entertainment industry as while she is doing her thing in Nollywood, her son Clarence Peters is doing his thing in the music industry as he continues to direct videos that are completely changing the way that music videos are filmed in the country. Just as she is one of the faces that will always be remembered, she is also one of the faces of wealth.
Another person with the same net worth of N400 million is Kate Henshaw. This actress who left the industry to test politics has made money from her many roles in Nollywood, as well as sponsorship deals that included Samsung and Onga.
6. Ini Edo – Net worth: ₦ 450 million
Born on April 23, 1982, Ini Edo started out very strong, the first time she landed in the industry. Therefore, it is not a surprise that she is among the richest women in Nollywood. In fact, there was a time when she was the third-richest Nigerian actress in Nollywood.
While she has made a lot of appearances in movies, she has also done well by getting sponsorship deals with companies like Globacom, Slimtea Nigeria and many others. She was also appointed by the Akwa Ibom State Government as the Governor’s Special Adviser on Tourism.
5. Funke Akindele- Net worth: ₦ 510 million
Hardly many people find it surprising that Funke Akindele makes it on the list of one of the richest women in Nollywood. Jenifa, as she is known from her hit TV series Jenifa’s Diary, made most of her money from the comedy series that still enjoys a large following in Nigeria.
In addition to the series, the actress has also made a fortune in terms of endorsement deals. She has had endorsements with companies such as Globacom, Jobberman, 1960 Bet, OMO and many more.
4. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – Net worth: ₦ 550 million
With a net worth of 550 million Naira, Omotola is also one of the richest Nigerian actresses in Nollywood, despite being one of the most beautiful and highly influential.
Omosexy, as her fans call her, is also a reality TV, music star and into business. Her sponsorship deals with P&G, Knorr, the BO16 hair range, and the Nigerian Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA), among many others, have contributed to her wealth.
3. Mercy Johnson – Net worth: ₦ 600 Million
Although Mercy Johnson is also into politics, appointed by the Kogi state government, what has made her one of the richest actresses in Nollywood is her role in the film industry she has been a part of since 2004.
Thanks to her talent and hard work, she has become one of the most enviable actresses in Nollywood. Because of this, she is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood.
2. Genevieve Nnaji – Net worth: ₦ 850 Million
Just as she is one of the most beautiful ladies in Nollywood, so too, Genevieve Nnaji is also one of the richest in the Nigerian film industry. The woman who has acted in many movies both in and out of the country earns money from acting, sponsorship deals, and is also a very serious businesswoman.
Genevieve who is also a fashion designer has had sponsorship deals with Etisalat, Amstel Malta, Lux, Range Rover and many more. All of these sponsorship deals have brought the actress hundreds of millions. She also owns exotic cars and properties in the country.
1. Rita Dominic – Net worth: ₦ 950 Million
Top among the richest in Nollywood actresses in Nigeria is Rita Dominic. The actress, who is just over 40 years old, is one of the most successful Nigerian actresses that has existed for almost always. In addition to being an actress, the Imo State Woman is also a producer of the film, The Reunion, which was a huge success. She has also had endorsement agreements with Glo and Zaron, among others.
She has appeared in more than 100 movies and walked home with many awards, including City Peoples Awards (2004), 2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, ELOY AWARDS 2013 (for best producer), and 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards among many others. She has also had many nominations to her name.
The richest Nigerian actress is also interested in giving back to society through an organization she works with to help people with physical disabilities.