So, who are the Richest Female Actresses in Nigeria presently? – The Nigerian Nollywood industry started from a humble beginning to become one of the biggest in the world. Of course, there are various factors that have helped push the industry to the enviable heights it currently occupies. One of them is the fact that the country is blessed with a very large market (a population that is in excess of 160 Million), and another is the immense talent the country is filled and soaked with.
There are a handful of people who have been able to discover and harness their talents in the arts and are now making a lot of money from what they enjoy doing. Many actors and actress have adequately distinguished themselves in the industry and has been able to amass a lot of fame to themselves, as well as grow their wealth.
There are a lot of actresses in the industry doing very well. Although there is a handful of them out there currently, the fact remains that some are more successful and richer than others.
Therefore, this article will explore certain actresses who have been able to excel in the industry – the top 10 in terms of their net worth.
Here they are:
1. Rita Dominic
Rita is well-known in the entertainment industry for her aura and charisma. The actress has earned a lot of money from acting and has grown to become one of the biggest and most popular in the country.
Rita has established herself in the industry and it’s no surprise that she easily gets attention from different quarters. She has featured in a lot of movies since the beginning of her career. With a net worth that is in the region of N950 million, she remains the richest actress in Nigeria.
2. Genevieve Nnaji
On the second position is a very popular individual with a unique personality. Genevieve rose from a humble beginning to become the widely celebrated star she currently is.
We can’t deny that she is very much talented when it comes to acting, and she keeps displaying the level of professionalism in her versatility.
Being a household name in the country, she earns a lot of money to feature in movies. She has starred in numerous movies since she started her career, and she has made a lot of money from what she enjoys doing.
She also earns reasonably well from other things aside from acting, and she has grown into a very wealthy millionaire. Right now, she is said to be worth around 850 million, making her the second richest actress in the country.
3. Mercy Johnson
Mercy also dipped herself into the arts at its tender period and has been able to adequately rise into the status of a rich celebrity. Of course, she obviously is a very talented actress who can act almost any role given to her.
Due to her talents and popularity, she is usually invited to feature in movies – and she has actually starred in a lot of movies. She earns well acting movies, and she is loved by many in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
Apart from what she earns being an actress, due to her popularity, she also earns a lot of money via endorsement deals with big firms. Therefore, it is not surprising that she is said to be worth about 600 Million Naira. With such a worth, she is placed on the third spot of the list of richest actresses in Nigeria.
4. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola is one of those actresses who had been in the industry from its beginning before it evolved into what it currently is today. We won’t be too wrong to say that she grew with the industry, because at the humble stage, the industry wasn’t known, and nor was Omotola.
She is the fourth actress on our list, with a net worth that is believed to be N550 million. She is quite popular and has also become a household name, with numerous followers and supporters.
Omotola has featured in numerous movies and she earns a lot of money from acting. Apart from being a successful actress, she is also a singer.
5. Funke Akindele
Funke is actually referred to as the richest Yoruba actress currently, but she sits on the fifth spot here. Obviously, Funke is one of the entertainers in the country with a huge amount of fans and supporters that are based in different parts of the world.
Popularly called Jenifa, Funke is known to be one of the highest-paid actresses in the Nigerian movie industry, and she has featured in a handful of movies since she broke into the scene some years back. One of the things helping her continually in her career is her uniqueness and versatility. She came with some new styles, and she has the ability to act almost any type of role given her – which has given her a reasonable edge.
Apart from what she earns as an actress in the movie industry, she also works with various big brands as an ambassador. Therefore, with a net worth said to be around N510 million, she is regarded as the fifth richest female actress in Nigeria.
6. Kate Henshaw Nuttal
Kate is one actress that acts effortlessly, which has endeared her to hundreds of people in the country (plus the fact that she doesn’t seem to be in a hurry to grow old)
Indeed, she is quite talented and is an amiable personality. She has featured in a lot of movies since she started her career and is not retiring anytime soon.
7. Clarion Chukwura Abiola
Here is another professional actress who has been in the industry before we begin to see some of the new faces today. She is quite talented, and her talents have opened doors to various places for her. She acts well and has starred in numerous movies.
She doesn’t need to rely solely on what she earns, as she is surrounded by successful people. For instance, her husband – Sir Shina Peters – is a very popular and rich Juju Musician. So, it is not surprising that she is said to worth N400 million, making her the seventh on the list.
- 8. Danielle Okeke
Danielle is a smoother popular actress in the entertainment industry that has been able to amass a lot of wealth got herself with her talents. She is one of the top entertainers in the country, and she works hard towards pushing herself in various ways and indulging in various things.
Apart from being an actress, she also produces movies and also own her own firm which is known as DCOVI Entertainment. Considering the value of some of the things she splashes her money on (the likes of luxurious cars, a house in Lekki, a Vertu Constellation phone that is worth $5,700, and so on), it is easy to decipher that she is quite rich. Well, she is said to be worth #390 million, making her the eighth actress on the list.
- 9. Patience Ozokwor
This woman has been in the industry for some time now and has been a popular face before the emergence of various others today. She is popularly known as Mama G, and she is known as an actress who is superb in acting certain characters exceptionally.
Obviously, Patience is such a talented actress and she has acted in a lot of movies since she started her career years back. So, therefore, it is not surprising that she is said to be worth N390 million, making her the ninth woman on our list of richest Nigerian actresses.
10. Mary Remmy-Njoku
Indeed, this woman is not too popular like some others (due to some factors), however, she remains one of the richest actresses in the country.
In case you don’t know her, she isn’t married to Jason Njoku. Jason is a very rich entrepreneur who was able to build iroking into the big firm it is today. Mary has capitalized on what her husband has been doing in the industry to spread her tentacles. For instance, if you are farmiliar with ROK studios in Lagos, know that this is the woman behind it.
Here we go with our list of the top ten richest actresses in Nigeria. Of course, we expect new names to break into the category when the appropriate time comes. So, do you know of any upcoming actress that you feel have the potential to overthrow these ones in the neatest future?
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