Female Nigerian actresses are making it real big from their acting career, and there’s no doubt about that. This is a comprehensive list of the 10 richest actresses in Nigeria from Nollywood industry. Also check out Top 10 Most Popular Actors in Nigeria Nollywood.
You may be curious about knowing the richest Nigerian actresses in 2021, the net worth of your favourite actress, or maybe, you just want to know how much money the ‘Big Girls’ in Nollywood are raking in from their art. If this sounds like information you’ve been trying to get, then this article is definitely for you.
Sit back and read this post till the end, as we have made a comprehensive and updated list of the top ten (10) richest Nigerian actresses.
Top 10 Richest Actresses in Nigeria
In an ascending order, the top ten richest Nigerian actresses are;
10. Adesua Etomi
Married to the celebrity songwriter and music producer, Bankole Wellington (Banky W), Asesua is a fine combination of beauty and talents, and this has helped her upscale her acting career immensely. Her success in the industry is evident in her net worth which stands at two hundred million Naira (₦200,000,000).
9. Uche Jumbo
When you hear of Uche Jumbo, what gender came to your mind first, a male or a female? We hope you didn’t assume the name was masculine, but if you do, we are here to make it clear that Uche Jumbo is one of Nigeria’s finest and richest female actresses whose creativity and handwork has earned her a top spot on the list of richest Nigerian actresses. Her networth is three hundred and seventy million Naira (₦370,000,000). She is also a wife, producer and a brand ambassador for Globacom Nigeria.
8. Mary Remmy Njoku
This name might not be so popular in the Nollywood setting, but the truth is that Mary Remmy Njoku is one of the successful names as far as acting in Nigeria is concerned. With a net worth of three hundred and eighty million Naira (₦380,000,000), she maintains a position as one of Nigeria’s richest actresses, and this is not unconnected with her Husband’s position as the CEO of Iroking.
7. Patience Ozokwor
Popularly known as Mama G, Patience Ozokwor is worth over three hundred and ninety million Naira (₦390,000,000). She is unarguably one of Nigeria’s funniest and most popular actresses, and just as you’ve known now, she is one of the richest too.
6. Danielle Okeke
Danielle is another thoroughbred Nollywood sensation who cannot be ignored. Her net worth is higher than that of Patience Ozokwor by ten million Naira, and this can be attributes to the great efforts she has put in as an actress and a Producer. Danielle owns a company in her name (DCOVI Entertainment), luxury cars and a mansion in one of Nigeria’s high brow areas, Lekki.
5. Clarion Chukwura
Clarion Chukwura is a veteran in the field of acting, and interestingly, she is married to the popular singer, Shina Peters, and also the mother of Clarence Peters, the legendary Video Director. She is one who is good at what she does, and has a net worth estimated at four hundred million Naira (₦400,000,000).
4. Ini Edo
Ini, one of the biggest names in Nollywood is of Akwa Ibom extraction. She started her acting career quite early, and has nurtured same to stardom, over the years. She is no doubt, one of the heavily ‘endowed’ Nigerian actresses who has featured in hundreds of movies and earned numerous awards and contract deals. Currently, her net worth is four hundred and fifty million Naira (₦450,000,000).
3. Funke Akindele
No doubt, Funke Akindele is one comic figure whose art has been widely embraced by Nigerians. She is popularly known as Jenifa, which is her screen name on Jenifa’s Diary, a widely watched drama series produced by her. Funke is tipped to be the most popular Yoruba actress, but that debate is not for this post. Her net worth, currently, is five hundred and ten million Naira (₦510,000,000).
2. Genevieve Nnaji
Bold, Beautiful, Charismatic and more. The name Genevieve sure rings a bell in the minds of movie loving Nigerians, and it’s safe to say that she has gained credibility when it comes to screen play. Her popularity has seen her bag awards and ambassadorial deals from brands like Jumia, Amstel Malta and Etisalat (now 9mobile). Genevieve is worth eight hundred and fifty million Naira (₦850,000,000).
1. Rita Dominic
Topping the list of top ten richest actresses in Nigeria is Rita Dominic, whose net worth is 50 million Naira short of a billion Naira (₦950,000,000). She is an incredible force in the Nollywood, whose excellence in acting has pushed her to where she is today.
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