Nollywood industry has many beautiful yet talented actresses that have been featured in different movies and TV series. It is normal for a passionate fan of these beautiful Nigerian ladies to know who are the richest Nigerian actresses and the net worth for each one of them.
Working in an industry, the movie industry, which makes billions of US dollars annually, comes with different rewards like salary package and popularity. Just like any other industry, in terms of financial checks, some people are luckier than others. But the question remains, who is the richest Nollywood actress?Here is our list of the top 20 richest Nigerian actresses in 2020
20. Ngozi Ezeonu
Ngozi Ezeonu is a veteran Nollywood actress that started her career in acting in 1995. When she initially started her career, she starred in the movie, Living in Bondage. She is popularly known for her role as a mother in movies. Her estimated net worth is around $650,000.
19. Patience Ozokwor
Patience Ozokwor, popularly known as Mama G, is one of the famous Nigerian actresses in Africa. While in the film industry, she has shared a unique and inspirational journey.
Initially, Patience Ozokwor pursued a career in teaching but later realized her acting skills and decided to switch careers and leave teaching behind. She is popular in the film industry for wicked and evil roles. Her estimated net worth is about N300 million.
18. Mary Remmy Njoku
Over the years, Mary Remmy Njoku has evolved in the movie industry and her husband, Jason Njoku. Her husband is the founder and CEO of iROKO, and currently, she is the CEO of ROK Studios. Her estimated net worth is about N380 million
17. Nkiru Sylvanus
Nkiru Sylvanus is popular in Nollywood for her role as one of the most emotional stars. Besides being an actress, she is also a producer, evangelist, singer, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. She is among the list of Nigerian actresses that abandoned their career to join politics. Her estimated net worth is $1 million.
16. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh is a beautiful and fabulous actress that is also a musician, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and philanthropist. In her acting career, she has won several awards. She is the founder and CEO of the Tonto Dikeh Foundation, an organization that aims at supporting women in their fight against domestic violence and injustice. Her estimated net worth is about $1 million.
15. Chika Ike
Chika Ike is a popularly, talented Nollywood start known for spending money on different expensive things. She is the Ambassador for Displaced persons and Bullet Energy Drink. Her estimated net worth is about $1 million.
14. Omoni Oboli
Omoni Oboli is a multi-talented Nigerian star. Besides being an actress, she is also a scriptwriter, director, and producer. Her first appearance in Nollywood was the movie Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary's role. Her estimated net worth is about $1 million.
13. Clarion Chukwura Abiola
Clarion Chukwura Abiola is a Nollywood veteran starred in different movies like Egg of Life, Apaye, and Abuja Connection. She has a net worth of about N400 million.
12. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw is a beautiful and wealthy actress starred in different Nollywood movies, which has helped increase her fame and income. She has one several awards as the best actress in supporting roles and lead roles. She is currently the face of Onga, and she also earns money by advertising and promoting the brand. She decided to take a break from acting to join politics in 2014. She has an estimated net worth of N400 million.
11. Oge Okoye
Oge Okoye is a Nollywood actress that started her acting career by starring in the 2002 film Spanner, and since then, she has starred in over 200 movies. Her estimated net worth is about $1.4 million.
10. Ini Edo
Ini Edo is a popular actress who started her acting career in 2002. She has starred in over 200 movies. In 2012, she won the Nafca Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
9. Uche Jombo
Uche Jumbo is a successful Nollywood actress that is a producer and an ambassador for Globacom. She has produced movies like Holding Hope, Damages, and Nollywood Hustlers. She has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.
8. Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson is a famous Nigerian actress that has been part of the Nollywood industry for over a decade. Thanks to her talent, she has established herself as one of the industry's most enviable stars. She has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.
7. Chioma Chukwuka
Chioma Chukwuka is an actress known for her role in movies as an innocent lady. Some of the popular movies she has starred in are Wives on Strike, Heart of Gold, The Rain of Hope, and On My Wedding Day. She has a net worth of about $2 million.
6. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is a popular actress that has been in the Nollywood industry for decades and has won several prestigious awards in the film industry. She has an estimated net worth of about N950 million.
5. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is popularly known as Omosexy by her fans. She is also known as one of the most beautiful, influential, and talented actresses in Nigeria. Since she joined Nollywood in 1995, she has starred in over 250 movies. Besides being an actress, she is also a renowned singer and activist. She has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
4. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke is an actress that has starred in over 250 movies since her first movie in the industry. In 2002, she contested in Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and earned the first runner-up position. She has an estimated net worth of about $3.2 million.
3. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele is one of the most followed and influential actresses of Yoruba descent. Due to her outstanding performance, she has been given both national and continental awards. She has an estimated net worth of about $3.5 million.
2. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Ibinabo Fiberesima is a popular actress that first joined the industry by starring in the movie Most Wanted (1998). She has an estimated net worth of about $5 million.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is currently the richest actress in Nigeria. She has been awarded different sponsorship deals with companies like Amstel, Etisalat, Jumia, Malta, etc. Besides being an actress, she is also a producer. She is known as the first producer to produce a Netflix original film in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of about N2 billion.
That's it for the top 20 richest female actresses in Nigeria in 2020. These Nigerian actresses' success in the Nollywood has been an inspiration to different and many ladies aspiring to become actresses worldwide.