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10 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses

Nollywood is Nigeria’s movie cinema and the third largest producer of home movies in the world. There is no doubt that the movie industry has created a lot of opportunities for many talented actors and actresses. Nigeria; a country with more than 160 million people already offers a huge market as well as the remaining African countries where Nollywood movies are available. There are a lot of people who have taken advantage of this huge industry to create wealth for themselves. Wealth acquisition however is something that cannot be guaranteed at any given time and the values may change from time to time but this article focuses on the 10 wealthiest Nollywood actresses.

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Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actresses in Nigeria

10. Chioma Chukwuka

chioma chukwuka - Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses

The 1980 born Nollywood star is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. She has featured in over 80 movies and was the winner of African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role in 2007. It is estimated that she is worth 46 million Naira.

9. Uche Jombo


Uche Jombo is a threesome Nigerian actress, producer and screen writer. With talents as diverse as hers, she is bound to become one of the wealthiest actresses in Nollywood. Her net worth is 49.5 million Naira.

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8. Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda - Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses

The Ikwere born Nollywood diva and a winner of several awards in the movie and entertainment world has featured in a lot of movies which leaving her as one of the wealthiest in Nigerian Nollywood. She is worth around N50 million.

7. Patience Ozokwor

Patience Ozokwor

Popularly called Mama G, patience is popular face in the movie world from where she has eked out a living. Patience Ozokwor has featured in over 200 movies and is one of the 10 richest ladies in acting she is worth more than 51 million Naira.

 6. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde


The well endowed actor, singer and reality TV star is a household name in the entertainment industry. She has had a very successful career in acting and is currently worth more than 53 million Naira.

Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses – Top 5 Actresses

5. Mercy Johnson


Mercy Johnson has become one of the most popular movie stars of our times. She was very active in acting before she got married when she featured in more than 100 movies. Her estimated worth is currently at 55 Million Naira.

4. Rita Dominic


Talk about those who have bucks in Nollywood and Rita Dominic is surely one of them that deserves mention. With a net worth of over 58 million Naira, she is one of those stars who have found their feet in acting.

3. Ini Edo


The Calabar born pretty lady has a net worth of over 60 million Naira. Not only is she endowed with beauty and some cash to maintain it, she has recently launched a fashion line to keep the wealth flowing.

2. Genevieve Nnaji


One of the most popular figures in Nollywood that has been dubbed ‘Julia Roberts of Africa’ because of her acting and talent has made a lot of money that deserves to be mentioned. With a net worth of over 64 Million Naira, she is definitely one of the richest Nigerian actresses.

1. Kate Henshaw Nuttal

Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw Nuttal, born in Cross River State Nigeria, she is our richest Nollywood actress with a total net worth of over 67 million Naira. In addition to wealth, her talents also won her the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2008. 

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    wow I am so inspired by these nollywood actresses i love Genevieve,patience ozokwor and ini edo they are the best of them all!

  • ken koome



    Genny will 4ever remain my number 1 and my role model. I pray that when I start my carrier as nigerian actress I will b like her. I love her figure, she is so natural on stage!!! Kudos 2 her. My number 1 fan

  • abigail

    My role model shall always be uche jumbo for I always love the way she acts and the way she dresses one luv to her

  • Nafdan

    Am impressed with these results but i never knew kate henshaw has so much and could be rated among the top10,kate i admire your style because you don’t show it that you have so much.keep it up and one love to you all!

  • mimi yoncee

    my role model is mercy johnson, i love everything about u dear keep it up

  • Anthony

    Someone Will Just Wake Up one morning and Start Putting NONSENSE On the Net! God what kind of a country is this? Am joking!! Kudos To Katie,Mercy,Genny And MaMa Gee! (G 4 general) love Yu all! Wish my Sis’s Name was there! She Acts Calabar film *winks*

  • scholastica

    I love Genevieve, Ini Edo, Patience Ozokwor and Mercy Johnson

  • scholastica

    keep on acting more

  • teesha

    i love u all guys. keep up the good work.teesha

  • Chelsea

    Hi, I am a good fan of Nigerian movies. I have heard that Becky Okorie, the main actress who played as lucifer servant in Karishika (in 1998) passed away. Is that true?

  • Glory

    I love de way mercy Johnson, omotola acts big up to u guys

  • ubong akpan

    Nigerian actors and actress are growing up to the standard that they can organize some winning stuff, sponsoring people at least from they age of 18 to 20 into something that will developtheirlives, that will make them morerich and your names will be popular and last for a lifetime

  • Bobby Hero

    My best actor is Mike ezuruonye. Keep it up boss…. (Omo bross ur new Range rover bad oo) Congratulations bross..

  • princess b

    Luv u all. Am not seeing tonto dikes name here oooo

  • jessica osifo

    I love u…. mercy johnson will always be my number one model

  • http://accraghana matilda afari

    I really luv Marcy Johnson.which to.b her Friend

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