Nollywood industry is the movie industry for Nigeria, over time the industry has proven to be a great one and has continued to wax stronger by the day. Joining the industry is the desire of most young lads in the country as they want to be like most of their role models which are in the industry. There are lots of female actresses in the industry, but not all have made their way to the top, or are as wealthy as some who has gained grounds in the industry. Here is the list of the “Top 11 wealthiest female actresses in Nigeria” and their net-worth.
List of 11 Richest Female Actresses In Nigeria 2018
11. UCHE JUMBO worth N370 million
The Powerful Uche Jumbo who got married to her Mexican guy is not just popular but rich. She is also a producer and an Ambassador for Glo network, she has been nominated for numerous awards and has won many awards till date.
10. MARY REMMY -NJOKU worth N380 million
Though not a regular name in the movie industry, she still made it into the list of the richest female actresses in Nigeria because of her husband, Jason Njoku who was the CEO of Iroking. He got married to her on August 18, 2012 in Lagos. That was how she became wealthy as she is the CEO of ROK studios, a popular film production studio based in Lagos.
“Mama G” as she is fondly called is by far the most popular female actress in Nigeria after Genevieve and Omotola. She is one of the most decorated actresses in Nigeria and also one of the richest Nollywood actresses in Nigeria. She is also said to be related to Nkem Owoh.
Danielle Okeke is a top Nollywood actress and a producer, though not too popular like the rest, she is good at her job. She currently owns a company called DCOVI Entertainment. She has acquired a lot over the years in the movie industry. She bought a $5,700 Vertu constellation phone and owns a house in Lekki with four cars.
7. CLARION CHUKWURA worth N400 million
Clarion Chukwura is one actress in Nigeria’s Nollywood who knows how to interpret her role exactly the way it should be. Interestingly, the veteran actress is the mother of Clarence Peters and the wife of the popular singer Shina Peters. She is a legend in Nollywood.
6. INI EDO worth N450 million
She’s arguably one of the sexiest actresses in Nigerian Nollywood and has featured in over 200 movies. It is also known she bought a mansion in Lekki area worth over 50 million and a Mercedes G-wagon worth 30 million Naira. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood and has numerous sponsored deals.
5. FUNKE AKINDELE worth N510 million
Jenifer as fondly called after the blockbuster movie ” JENIFA”, is one of the most popular actresses of Yoruba descent in Nigeria. She is an actress to reckon with in the movie industry in Nigeria and also one of the highest paid. A very interesting person to be with. She is also the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria currently this 2018.
4. OMOTOLA EKEINDE worth N550 million
Many call her “Omosexy”, as many might think she should be at number two of the list. The next actresses to be mentioned are much more indomitable. “Omo sexy” is known to be good at what she does and has won many awards. She is so admired by a lot of individuals and has millions of followers on Facebook and other social networks.
3. Mercy Johnson worth N600 million
The Kogi state super actress has appeared in over 100 movies but one of her best roles was “dumebi”. Her very sexy appeal has won her many roles in movies and endorsement deals which made her super-rich.
2. GENEVIEVE NNAJI worth N850 million
Genevieve is regarded as a goddess in Nollywood because of her charisma and power in Nollywood. Her beauty and figure have won her deals in Amstel Malta, Etisalat and Jumia to mention but a few.
1. RITA DOMINIC worth N950 million
Rita Uchenna Dominic is from a royal family in Abo Mbaise in Imo state. Since childhood, she has been waxing strong in the movie industry and has starred in over 100 movies till date. She’s unarguably one of the highest-paid actresses in Nollywood. She also produced the award-wining movie “The meeting” a romantic comedy-drama, thereby raising her net-worth to N950 million.
Nigerian Actresses: The 10 Most Successful Today
Below is the list of current 10 Most Successful Actresses in Nigeria today
- Mercy Johnson
- Rita Dominic
- Ini Edo
- Genevieve Nnaji
- Patience Ozonkwor
- Omotola Ekeinde
- Kate Henshaw
- Funke Akindele
- Uche Jumbo
- Clarion Chukwura
Biography of The Richest Female Actress in Nollywood
Rita Dominic who emerged as the richest female Nigerian actress is from a royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. She is the youngest of four siblings, born on July 12, 1975 ( age 42). Her late parents were medical practitioners. Rita Dominic attended the prestigious Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a B.A degree in Theater Arts in 1999. Rita Dominic started acting in the year 1998, and starred in the movie ” Children of Terror”. she has also starred in other movies like Prisoner of love, My Guy, Face of a Liar, Unforgettable, To Love a thief, Throwing Stones among others, she has also worked with people like Stella Damascus, Olu Jacobs, Segun Arinze, Richard Mofe. Rita Dominic has also been awarded with awards by African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in Leading Roles among others.