Nollywood divas are admired all over the world not for their beauty only but for their wealth. Most of Nollywood actresses are well paid with their endorsement sign or the movies salary. When it comes to calculating the net worth of the richest celebrities in Nigeria, below shared list of actresses come first.
1 Kate Henshaw-Nuttall
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, Nigeria. Henshaw has starred in over 40 Nollywood movies. She does not drive very expensive cars and she lives a purely average and normal life.
The Cross River-born star has her own company which specialises in different businesses but with blas in real estate. She currently has three buildings and several landed properties scattered all over the country. She is the Richest Nollywood actress with a total clear worth of over N67 million.
2 Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress and singer. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005. In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to Nollywood.
Genevieve is arguably the most popular actress in the Nigerian make-believe movie industry called Nollywood. She is on the second place with a net worth of over N64 Million.
3 Ini Edo
Iniobong Edo Ekim is a Nigerian actress with over 14 years of acting experience. She is a popular Nollywood face and has starred in over 100 films till date.
Ini is one of the highest paid Nollywood actresses but she is still on the 3rd place with a net worth of over N60 million.
4 Rita Dominic
Dominic started performing when she was a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo State. In 1998, she starred in her first movie ‘A Time to Kill’. She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions.
Rita has done well both as an actress and a model. Her assets include landed properties and two homes estimated to be worth over N40 million. Her considerable wealth is N58 million.
5 Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson Okojie, popularly known as Mercy Johnson, born in Lagos on 28 August 1984, is a Nigerian actress who made her acting debut in the movie, ‘The Maid’ in which she played the role of a possessed house help.
Mercy Johnson has appeared in over 60 movies. She won the 2009 African Film Award for best supporting actress. Her worth is over N55 million.
6 Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model of an Ondo descent from Lagos, Nigeria. She is one of the most popular female celebrity of Nigerian film industry. She has a very successful career in acting, which started in 1995.
Omolota has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. Her current assets worth more than N53 million.
7 Patience Ozokwor
A Nigerian actress who appeared in more than 200 films between 1995 and 2012. She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
She was among the 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the North and Southern protectorates in 1914. Also called “Mama G”, Patience is the oldest on the list and her worth is N51 million.
8 Monalisa Chinda
Beautiful actress, film producer and media personality, Monalisa Chinda, was born 13 September 1974.
In 1996 she starred in her first major movie ‘Pregnant Virgin’ and since that time she has featured in more than 80 films and she has earned N50 Million.
9 Uche Jombo
Nollywood actress, producer and screen writer Uche Jombo is on the 9th place in this list and has estimated net worth is N49.5 million.
Uche started to prove her talent in the industry when she co-wrote the block buster movie Games Men Play with veteran female producer Emen Isong in 2005.
10 Chioma Chukka
Chioma Chukwuka was born in 1980. She began her career in 2000 and has featured in over 80 movies since then. In 2007 Chukwuka received the Best Actress in a Lead Role award at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie Sins of the flesh.
Chioma is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria, she owns two houses and various properties in Lagos. Her considerable wealth is N46 million.