The Nollywood film industry is nothing without the women who have fought so hard to carve a great niche for themselves. These actresses have gone head to head with their male counterparts in the local and international scene and came out just fine. You already know that great fame means good fortune.
So in this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 and their net worth.
10. Uche Jumbo
Making the number 10 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Uche Jumbo. Uche Jumbo has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She has been in the Nigeria movie industry for over two decades. She is currently married to her Mexican boyfriend. Uche Jumbo garage is filled with cars like GMC truck worth over ₦30 million and a Lexus SUV worth over ₦25 million. She has been nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She has produced movies like Nollywood Hustlers, Damages and Holding Hope.
9. Chika Ike
Making the number 9 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Chika Ike. Chika Ike has an estimated net worth of $2.4 million. Chika Ike is one of the industrious actresses in Nigeria. In 2014, Chika Ike spent millions of naira shopping in Turkey, Dubai and London, shopping on some of the most expensive designer shops and having a good time cruising in Yacht. Chika Ike is no doubt one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. She is currently the UN Ambassador for Displaced persons and also the brand ambassador for Bullet energy drink.
8. Ini Edo
Making the number 8 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Ini Edo. Ini Edo has an estimated net worth of $2.7 million. Ini Edo came into the Nollywood film industry in the early 2000s and made a name for herself after featuring in over 150 movies. She was also considered the sexiest actress in Nigeria in 2010. The Akwa Ibom born actress is also a winner of multiple awards including the 2013 NAFCA award. She owns a multi-million naira mansion in Lekki, Lagos, which cost her over ₦70 million naira. She also has a ₦32 million Mercedes Benz G-wagon, a ₦40 million Range Rover SUV and ₦22 million BMW X5.
7. Funke Akindele
Making the number 7 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Funke Akindele. Funke Akindele has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Funke Akindele is one of the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria. She made a name for herself in the famous TV series Jenifa’s Diary. She is also nicknamed Jenifer, because of her role in the movie Jenifa’s Diary and the accent she uses while playing her role. Funke Akindele has a house in the UK, a mansion in Lagos, and multiple cars. She has ₦30 million Jeep Wrangler, a ₦50 million Rolls Royce phantom and ₦50 million Ferrari.
6. Mary Remmy Njoku
Making the number 6 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Mary Remmy Njoku. Mary Remmy Njoku has an estimated net worth of $3.4 million. She made it this far on this list because of her husband. She and her husband Jason Njoku have combined together to take Nollywood business to the next level. In 2011, Mary Remmy Njoku started dating Jason Njoku who is the CEO and founder of Iroko TV and ROK TV. They got married on 18th August 2012 in Lagos. That union was the real turning point in Mary Remmy Njoku’s career as she is now the CEO of ROK Studios which is a film production studio and TV channel based in Lagos.
5. Rita Dominic
Making the number 5 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Rita Dominic. Rita Dominic has an estimated net worth of $3.7 million. She has won many prestigious awards from her acting and production including Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is also known to have been involved romantically with some politicians and military officers. Rita Dominic owns a mansion in Lagos believed to be worth over ₦150 million and drives a Mercedes Benz ML 350 4matic worth over ₦30 million.
4. Regina Daniels
Making the number 4 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Regina Daniels. Regina Daniels has an estimated net worth of $3.8 million. Regina Daniels topped the list after she got married to Nigerian billionaire Prince Ned Nwoko. Regina Daniels has been seen on social media posing with high-end luxury cars, but some of them are not hers, but belongs to her husband. Regina Daniels owns a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLK450 worth over ₦70 million. Regina Daniel’s Mercedes-Benz has a customer plate number reading, 4EVA 16, which means forever 16. She also owns a Lexus RX 330, a Mercedes Benz ML 350, a Mercedes Benz G-wagon Brabus and many more exotic cars that she flaunts in her Instagram. Each of those cars is worth not less than ₦40 million.
3. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Making the number 3 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. Omotola has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Omotola also known as Omosexy is one of the most popular actresses in Nigeria. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is married to a pilot and drives a Gold colored Rolls Royce phantom worth over ₦85 million. She also bought her daughter an expensive BMW coupe as a birthday present. Omotola has been in the acting industry for over two decades. She is also known as a curvaceous actress because of her figure, and beauty. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is a brand ambassador for many brands in Nigeria and also an Ambassador to some international agencies.
2. Mercy Johnson Okojie
Making the number 2 on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Mercy Johnson. Mercy Johnson has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. Mercy Johnson has become a legend in the Nollywood film industry due to how versatile, consistent, and talented she is. The Kogi state born star has been involved in not less than 150 movies ever since she ventured into the acting business in Nigeria. She is married to a prince from Edo state with 3 kids. She takes at least ₦2 million for a movie role. Little wonder she can afford a massive mansion in Ajah, Lagos, and a Lexus SUV worth over ₦15 million. She also has other cars like a Toyota SUV worth over ₦20 million.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Taking the number 1 spot on our list of the top 10 most richest actresses in Nigeria in 2021 is Genevieve Nnaji. Genevieve Nnaji has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Genevieve Nnaji is believed to be the most successful actress in Nigeria, thus she deserves the number 1 spot in our list of the wealthiest Nigerian actresses. Known as the most influential actress in Nollywood, Genevieve is the brand ambassador for some of the biggest international brands in Nigeria such as Lux, Range Rover, Amstel Malta, and Etisalat.
She has a lot of awards to her name, including a member of the order of the Niger. She owns multi-million naira houses in Lagos and Ghana and also a multi million naira boutique in Abuja. The mansion she has in Ikoyi, Lagos is reported to cost up to 220 million naira. Genevieve Nnaji drives a ₦95 million Mercedez Benz G-wagon and a ₦62 million Range Rover Evogue because only such vehicles deserve the richest Nollywood actress.