Top 10 Richest Actresses In Nigeria 2020
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is another prominent actress of Igbo descent. She features on this list as the second richest actress in Nigeria with the net worth of #850 million.
A beautiful Nollywood character, Genevieve is greatly admired for her charisma and her acting career so far has yielded great repute within and beyond Nigeria. Besides her astonishing wealth as a Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji has graced her acting career with a plethora of awards and this makes her one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.
In addition to her Nollywood roles, Genevieve Nnaji has featured as an ambassador for various Nigerian brands and this has buttressed her wealth and fame in no small measure.
2. Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson is one of the most vibrant actresses in Nigeria. Her fame continually soars as she features in movies on a regular basis. In fact, some people claim she occasionally features in about 5 movies weekly and it is quite beyond doubts that she is one of the highest-paid Nollywood actresses.
A native of Kogi State, Nigeria, Mercy Johnson is admired for being a versatile actress. In her career so far, she has appeared in over 100 Nollywood movies and regarding her age and commitment, she has got a good reason to feature in more movies in the coming years. With the net worth of #600 million, Mercy Johnson maintains her stance as the third richest actress in Nigeria.
3. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele is a versatile, active and prominent Nollywood actress of Yoruba descent. Born August 24, 1976, she is one of the Nigerian actresses whose fame continually soars day by day.
Funke Akindele began acting many years back and her acting sojourn so far has seen her starring in hundreds of Nollywood (especially Yoruba-specific) movies. With the net worth of #560 million, she undoubtedly deserves a spot on this list. Meanwhile, many Nollywood viewers often claim the star actress made the bulk of her wealth through Jenifa’s Diary -a TV series that has received massive viewing across Nigeria.
Besides wealth, Funke Akindele is reputed for her trendy presence on social media, making her the Nollywood actress with the highest number of followers on Twitter.
4. Omotola ‘Jalade’ Ekeinde
Omotola Ekeinde is a Nollywood actress of Yoruba descent. Recently, she gave her 40th birthday a grandiose celebration welcoming hundreds of dignitaries from around Nigeria.
Popularly nicknamed ‘Omosexy’, Omotola is perceived by many viewers as Nigeria’s most beautiful screen goddess and her blossoming career has made her feature in hundreds of Nollywood movies.
In addition to the wealth and fame she has amassed as an actress, Omotola has taken home a good deal of awards and this has given her significant acclaim across Africa. As we speak, Omotola has the net worth of #550 million and she is said to be one of the Nigerian actresses who has made good use of their Nollywood earnings. Amongst other assets of hers, Omotola owns a luxurious event centre in Lagos State.
5. Ini Edo
In reality, nobody would feel shocked to find Ini Edo on this list because her acting prominence has yielded substantial wealth over the years. Born April 19, 1982, Ini Edo is a beautiful actress who has appeared in hundreds of popular Nollywood movies.
From 2008 to 2014, she had a marital relationship with Philip Ehiagwina and without any doubt, her net worth of #450 million is something to reckon with among other Nigerian actresses.
For her diligence and her fruitful years of Nollywood acting, Ini Edo has starred in numerous movies and the most notable of these are Games Men Play, Power of Beauty, Married to the Enemy, Fatal Seduction, Political Control, Ass on Fire, The Greatest Sacrifice, Girls Cot and Breath Again.
6. Rita Dominic
Born Rita Uchenna Dominic; the veteran actress is a Nigerian of Igbo descent and her sojourn in the Nollywood industry has made her feature in hundreds of movies.
Rita Dominic is currently the richest actress in Nigeria and her presence at the top of this list means her net worth is bigger than that of any other Nigerian actress.
Richest Actresses In Nigeria
Top 10 Richest Actresses In Nigeria 2020
Besides being a wealthy character, Rita Dominic has made her mark as one of the most popular Nollywood actresses. As we speak, Rita Dominic’s net worth is estimated around # million, distinguishing her as the wealthiest Nollywood actress. Though Rita Dominic hails from one of the wealthy family backgrounds in Imo State, the vibrant woman has taken advantage of her acting career to amass more wealth. Also, reports claim that she is among the highest-paid actresses in Nigeria.
7. Clarion Chukwura
Born July 24, 1964, Clarion Chukwura is a long-standing Nollywood star who has won awards and starred in numerous movies. A mother to Clarence Peters, Clarion Chukwura is a successful woman who has made acting the main factor behind her substantial net worth of #400 million.
A graduate of OAU (Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Clarion Chukwura is the distinguished receiver of Best Actress in a Leading Role (an award segment under Africa Movie Academy Awards). She bagged the award in 2014 in recognition of her impressive acting roles.
8. Danielle Okeke
Danielle Okeke is a successful Nollywood actor born on March 26, 1987. She might not be as prominent as any of the actresses above but it is beyond doubt that she has made substantial wealth as a Nollywood star.
Alongside her vibrant acting roles, Danielle Okeke serves as the CEO of Dcovi Entertainment Company and she has been reported to be one of the highest-paid actresses in Nigeria.
So far, Danielle Okeke has starred in a significant number of Nollywood movies among which are Rush Hour, Stronger than Pain, The Boss is Mine, Garden of Love & Tears, Indecent Desires, Show Me Heaven, Principality, Sleek Ladies, True Confession, and The Evangelist.
Based on reports, Danielle Okeke enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and has a number of ostentatious assets including a mansion. Currently, her net worth stands at #390 million.
9. Patience Ozokwor
Patience Ozokwor is one of the long-standing Nollywood characters. Undeniably, her acting experience, coupled with the roles she plays, is a great thing to reckon with. Notably, she is likely to be the most starred actress on this list considering the fact that she is the oldest and her acting career has lasted more than 40 years.
Born March 25, 1958, Patience Ozokwor -popularly nicknamed Mama G -is an elderly Nollywood star with the net worth of #390 million. She has a number of awards in recognition of her acting proficiency but the most notable of these awards is the Best Supporting Actress -an award segment under Africa Movie Academy Awards.
10. Mary Remmy Njoku
Mary Remmy Njoku is a star actress and spouse of Jason Njoku who owns the renowned Iroko TV operating across Lagos (in Nigeria), Accra (in Ghana), and Nairobi (in Kenya). In addition to her lovely acting roles, Mary Njoku maintains the ownership of Rok Studios. With the net worth of #380 million, the star actress is worth appearing on the list of Top 10 Richest Actresses in Nigeria.
Born March 20, 1985, Mary Njoku is said to have begun her acting sojourn at a young age. Though she finished from the university as a graduate of Computer Science, Mary Njoku has made acting her major source of livelihood and she is making great waves in that regard.