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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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