In this article I will be sharing with you the top 20 most richest actresses in Nigeria and their net worth. The Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood is generally a goldmine in Africa and Nigeria is currently the headquarter of entertainment in Africa. No wonder most of Nigerian actresses are extremely rich. In this list, we are going to look up at the top 20 most richest actresses in Nigeria and their net worth. You will be surprised to see who is number one on this list and why.
Before we proceed, I want to make it clear that this list is just an estimated value of their respective net worth. It is the most accurate and most credible Nigerian Nollywood actresses net worth you can find anywhere on the internet. This list of top 20 most richest actresses in Nigeria is highly competitive and however changes every year, because overtaking is allowed.
So the top 20 most richest actresses in Nigeria are as follows;
20. Ngozi Ezeonu
Ngozi Ezeonu is a veteran Nollywood actress and a television personality. She started her acting career in 1995, where she starred in the movie “Living in Bondage”. She is an indigene of Ogbunike in Anambra State. She always plays the role of a mother in movies. Ngozi Ezeonu has an estimated net worth of #200 million.
19. Patience Ozokwor
Mama G as she is popularly called is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. Patience Ozokwor is one of the most decorated actresses in Nigeria, having won several awards such as Best Supporting Actress at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema, etc. She is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria and has an estimated net worth of #250 million.
18. Clarion Chukwura
Clarion Chgukwura is a Nollywood veteran actress. She was born on 24th July 1964 in Lagos and currently the mother to Nigerian music video director Clarence Peters. She has starred in movies like Apaye, Abuja Connection, Egg of Life, amongst others. Clarion Chukwura has an estimated net worth of #300 million.
17. Nkeru Sylvanus
Nkeru Sylvanus is regarded as the most emotional actress in Nollywood who cry the most in movies. She is one of the early Nollywood celebrities to successfully transit from acting to politics. She was the Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor on Lagos matters. That really helped her financially. She has an estimated net worth of #350 million.
16. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw is one of the most richest actresses in Nigeria. In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is the current face of Onga and earns a reasonable amount of money advertising and promoting the brand. With over 200 movies to her credit, Kate Henshaw is one of the top 20 most richest actresses in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of #400 million.
15. Tonto Dikeh
This screen goddess is probably the most talked about Nollywood actress on the internet for so many reasons. This talented actress who is also a performing musician is definitely on the rich list of richest actresses in Nigeria. She has an estimated net worth of #450 million.
14. Mary Remmy Njoku
Mary Remmy Njoku 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. Mary Remmy Njoku started dating Jason Njoku who is the CEO and founder of Iroko TV in 2011. They got married on 18th August 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. She has an estimated net worth of #500 million.
13. Oge Okoye
This London born Nigerian actress is one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses. She has been nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. With over 200 movies to her credit. Oge Okoye has expensive jewelries, cars, houses and is been paid between #3 million per movie. She has an estimated net worth of #550 million.
12. Chika Ike
In 2014, Chika Ike spent millions of naira shopping in Turkey, Dubai and London, shopping on some of the most expensive designer’s 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 She has an estimated net worth of #600 million.
11. Omoni Oboli
With three grown up boys and maybe still counting, Omoni Oboli has carved a niche for herself in the Nigerian movie industry. In 2009, she turned down a whopping $500,000 offer for a lead ‘nude’ role in a $40 million budget in a Hollywood movie. That act of virtue is enough to place her among the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses in an industry that is seen as glorifying prostitution. She has an estimated net worth of #650 million.
10. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke is regarded as the best outspoken Nollywood actress with over 250 movies to her credit. In 2002, she became the first runner up for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant. She is regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses in Nollywood. She has an estimated net worth of #700 million.
9. Uche Jombo
Uche Jombo is currently married to her Mexican boyfriend. She is one of the most popular Nollywood actresses who have been around in the industry for a very long time. She is a producer and also a Globacom Ambassador and 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. She has an estimated net worth of #750 million.
8. Ini Edo
Ini Edo is one of the sexiest actresses in Nollywood and one of the top richest actresses in Nigeria. She has featured in over 200 movies. She is a winner of the 2013 Nafca Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has an estimated net worth of #800 million.
7. Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson is a Nollywood actress. She is currently married to Prince Okojie. Mercy Johnson has received awards like Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Mercy Johnson has an estimated net worth of #850 million.
6. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is a Nollywood actress. She was born on 12th July 1975. In 2012, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is originally from Mbaise in Imo State and currently single. Rita Dominic has an estimated net worth of #900 million.
5. Funke Akindele
Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele popularly known as Funke Akindele or Jenifer is one of the most popular actress of Yoruba decent. In 2009, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role following her role in Jenifer. She has an estimated net worth of #950 million.
4. Chioma Chukwuka
This beautiful actress owns two big mansions in Lagos which is valued at #25 million each. She started acting in 2000 and has featured in some of the most popular movies ever produced in Nigeria. In 2007, Chioma Chukwuka won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards. She has an estimated net worth of #1 billion.
3. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Ibinabo Fiberesima is a Nollywood actress, ex-beauty queen and event manager. She was the former president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). She was born on 13th January 1970 in Port Harcourt and currently married to Uche Egbuka. She joined Nollywood in 1997 and acted in her first movie “Most Wanted”. Ibinabo Fiberesima has an estimated net worth of #1.5 billion.
2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omosexy as she is fondly called is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. Omotola Jalade joined Nollywood in 1995 and has starred in over 250 movies. She has an estimated net worth of #2 billion.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is currently the richest actress in Nigeria. In 2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She has been honored with Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). She is the owner of St. Genevieve clothing line. She has a sponsorship deals with Amstel Malta, Etisalat, Jumia, etc. In 2019, she produced a movie “Lion Heart” which became the only movie in Nigeria that was featured on Netflix. She has an estimated net worth of #2.5 billion.