Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) is generally a goldmine in Africa and Nigeria is currently the headquarter of entertainment in Africa. No wonder most of Nigerian actresses are extremely rich. In this list, we are going to look up at the top 15 most richest actresses in Nigeria. You will be surprised to see who is number one on this list and why.
Before we proceed, I want to make it clear that this list is just an estimated value of their respective net worth. It is the most accurate and most credible Nigerian Nollywood actresses net worth you can find anywhere on the internet. This list of top 15 most richest actresses in Nigeria is highly competitive that anyone who made it this far is as good as the richest.
15. Oge Okoye
This London born Nigerian actress is one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses. She has been nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in Supporting Role. With over 200 movies to her credit, Oge Okoye has expensive jewelries, cars, houses and is been paid between N3 million per movie. She has an estimated net worth of $800,000
14. Omoni Oboli
With three grown up boys and maybe still counting. In 2009, she turned down a whopping $500,000 offer for a lead ‘nude’ role in a $40 million budget Hollywood movie. That act of virtue is enough to place her among the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses in an industry that is seen as glorifying prostitution. She has an estimated net worth of $900,000
13. Chioma Chukwuka
This beautiful actress owns two big mansion in Lagos which is valued at N25 million each. She started acting in 2000 and has featured in some of the most popular movies ever produced in Nigeria. In 2007, Chioma Chukwuka won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
12. Chika Ike
In 2014, Chika Ike spent millions of naira shopping in Turkey, Dubai and London, shopping on some of the most expensive designer’s shops and having a good time cruising in Yacht. Chika Ike is no doubt one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. She is currently the UN Ambassador for Displaced persons and also the brand ambassador for Bullet energy drink She has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
11. Tonto Dikeh
This screen goddess is probably the most talked about Nollywood actress on the internet for so many reasons. This talented actress who is also a performing musician is definitely on the rich list of richest actresses in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
10. Uche Jombo
Uche Jombo is currently married to her Mexican boyfriend. She is one of the most popular Nollywood actress who have been around in the industry for a very long time. She is a producer and also a Globacom Ambassador and have been nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress In Leading Role. She has produced movies like Nollywood Hustlers, Damages and Holding Hope. She has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.
9. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke is regarded as the best outspoken Nollywood actress with over 250 movies to her credit. In 2002, she became the first runner up for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant. She is regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses in Nollywood. She has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million.
8. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw is one of the most richest actress in Nigeria. In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is the current face of Onga and earn a reasonable amount of money advertising and promoting the brand. With over 200 movie to her credit, Kate Henshaw is one of the top 20 richest actresses in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
7. Nkiru Sylvanus
Nkiru Sylvanus is regarded as the most emotional actress in Nollywood who cry the most in movies. She is one of the early Nollywood celebrities to successfully transit from acting to politics. She was the Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor on Lagos matters. That really helped her financially. She has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million.
6. Mary Remmy-Njoku
Mary Remmy Njoku made it this far on this list because of her husband. She and her husband Jason Njoku have combined together to take Nollywood business to the next level. Mary Remmy Njoku started dating Jason Njoku who is the CEO and founder of Iroko TV in 2011. They got married on 18th August 2012 in Lagos. That union was the real turning point in Mary Remmy’s career as she is now the CEO of ROK Studios which is a film production studio based in Lagos. She has an estimated net worth of $1.8 million.
5. Patience Ozokwor
Mama G as she is popularly called is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. Patience Ozokwor is one of the most decorated actress in Nigeria, having won several awards such as Best Supporting Actress at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema, etc. She is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria and has an estimated net worth of $2 million..
4. Ini Edo
Ini Edo is one of the sexiest actresses in Nollywood and one of the top richest actresses in Nigeria. She has featured in over 200 movies. She is a winner of the 2013 Nafca Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has an estimated net worth of $2.3 million.
3. Funke Akindele
Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele popularly known as Funke Akindele or Jenifer is one of the most popular actress of Yoruba decent. In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role following her role in Jenifer. She has an estimated net worth of $2.6 million.
2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omosexy as she is fondly called is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. She joined Nollywood in 1995 and has starred in over 250 movies. She has an estimated net worth of $2.8 million.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is currently the richest actress in Nigeria. In 2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She has been honored with Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). She is the owner of St. Genevieve clothing line. She has a sponsorship deals with Amstel Malta, Etisalat, Jumia, etc. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.