The film industry in Nigeria makes billions of naira yearly and has proven to be one of our major exports, which is one reason we need to guard it jealously.
Our Actors and actresses are living examples. The life of fame, glamor, money and flamboyance has become the order of their day and its a life many of us day dream, simply put, a life of luxuries that each of the actors is to leave in a movie we love.
Now relax and glue your eyes to your screen as we bring you the top 10 richest actors in Nigeria from the least to the celebrity that graces our number spot.
10. John okafor
Top Nollywood actor John Okafor, otherwise known as Mr Ibu, The comic actor graces the number 10 position on our list of the top 10 richest actors in Nigeria, he is worth about 3million USD.
He is popularly known as paw-paw since he acted the film Aki Na paw-paw alongside Chinedu Ikedieze. He received Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007. He is worth 3.3million USD.
8. Mike Ezuruonye
Mike Ezuruonye is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s Best Nollywood actors and always a boost to every movie he is featuring in. He holds the number 9th position of the Top 10 richest actors in Nigeria. He is worth 3.5million USD.
7.Chinedu Ikedieze MFR (Aki)
He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na UkwaAki. He makes his money by acting and endorsements. He is a known Glo ambassador. He is worth about 3.5million USD.
6. Ramsey Nouah
He loves featuring in romantic films and has since carved out a name for himself. As an actor, he made his money by acting and through endorsements. Ramsey Nouah is worth 4Million USD.
5. Nkem Owoh (Osufia)
He is another household name as more people have heard about him. He became popular in the movie Osuofia in London. He is worth 4.5million USD.
4. OC Ukeje
According to wikipedia, Okechukwu Ukeje, known as OC Ukeje is Nigerian actor, model and musician.He came into prominence after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show. He has received several awards including Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nollywood Movies Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. At the moment, he is highest paid actor. He is worth over 5million dollars.
3. Jim Iyke
James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke and widely regarded as Nollywood’s bad boy,he is a Nollywood actor who has performed in over 150 films. He has earned a lot of money from acting, endorsements and his business.Jim Iyke’s net worth is 8Million USD.
2. Desmond Elliot
Desmond Elliot, an actor, director and producer,The actor cum politician is fast becoming a household name as he has done several soap operas and TV shows, though a politician, he still features in movies part time. He is worth over 10million USD.
- Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD)
RMD is a Nigerian actor and politician. He joined politics and was appointed as commissioner of culture and tourism in Delta State. RMD is worth over 15million USD.
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