third largest producer of movies in the world. There is no doubt that
the movie industry has created a lot of opportunities for many talented
actors and actresses.
already offers a huge market as well as the remaining African countries
where Nollywood movies are available.
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.
10. Uche Jombo- 370 Million Naira
Uche Jombo who recently got married to her Mexican boyfriend is one of
the most popular Nollywood actresses who has been around for a long
time. She is a producer and a Globacom Ambassador and has been nominated
for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress In Leading Role.
In 2012, Uche married Kenney Rodriguez whom she now has a son with. She
is still very active in the industry, producing and directing movies.
Her net worth is N370 million and still growing.
take Nollywood business to the next level. Mary started dating Jason
Njoku who is the CEO and founder of Iroking in 2011. They got married on
August 18, 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.
got married on August 18, 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.
Mary Remmy Njoku, She is comfortably on this list with a net worth of N380 million naira
Popularly known as MamaG, Patience Ozokwor is by far, the most popular
female actress in Nigeria after Genevieve and maybe Omotola.
awards such as Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie
Academy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema, etc. She is one
of the richest Nollywood actresses.
Patience Ozokwor has featured in more movies than any other actresses in
the Nigerian Nollywood history. She is also a musician and fashion
design shop owner among other businesses. She is worth N390million.
Clarion is the mother of Clarence Peters, one of the most successful
video director Nigeria ever had. A son she had with Shina Peters,
another popular Nigerian musician.
interpret her roles exactly the way it should be, that actress is
One of the $exiest actresses in the Nigerian Nollywood and one of the
top five richest Nollywood actresses. She has featured in well over 200
movies (one of the highest in the industry) and won awards. She is a
winner of the 2013 Nafca award for best supporting actress.
Ini Edo currently being rated as sixth richest Nollywood actress. Late
last year, she bought a mansion in Lekki area worth over N50 million and
a Mercedes G-Wagon worth N30 million naira.
These have brought her fame and fortune that put her net worth at N450 million.
Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele (Jenifer) is one of the most popular
actresses of Yoruba descent. In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy
Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role following her role following
her role in Jenifer.
Funke is an actress to reckon with in Nollywood, one of the highest paid
and the most entertaining actress in the industry. It is therefore not
surprising that Funke Akindele net worth is put at N510 million.
In 2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Best Actress in a
Supporting Role, plus hosts of other awards and recognition. She has a
massive social media followership with more than a million followers on
The bold and beautiful actress, with well-endowed assets from Kogi
state, has appeared in over 60 movies but “Dumebi the dirty girl”
brought her to the peak of her career and landed her the African Magic
Viewers Choice Awards in 2013, maiden edition.
that growing up was tough and that she had to work as a housemaid to
She reportedly charges N2 million for a movie role. Mercy Johnson’s
massive home in Ajah is a multi-million naira 6-bedroom duplex has a
roofed car park, a swimming pool, well-equipped gym, bar, terrace, a
penthouse and boys-quarters at the back.
invested in properties and reportedly owns several landed properties in
Lagos making her net worth about N600 Million.
most popular female Nollywood act. The business-savvy actress, singer
and fashion designer has appeared in several movies and has some of the
most lucrative endorsement deals like Lux, Cintron Energy drink, Range
Rover Evoque, Etisalat, Polo, Amstel Malta, and MUD.
and the deal with Polo is reportedly N70 million, while the Cintron
drink deal allegedly got her N50 million. The gorgeous actress has a
Mercedes Benz G-Wagon worth 30million Naira, a Range Rover Evoque worth
19million Naira and houses in Ghana and Ikoyi, Lagos worth several
millions of Naira making her net worth about N850 Million naira.
- Rita Uchenna Dominic– 950million Naira
The veteran actress, Rita Dominic, hails from a wealthy family in Aboh
Mbaise in Imo state. She started acting as a child and has starred in
over 100 movies till date.
a romantic comedy-drama which became a blockbuster in the Nigerian box