Richest Actors In Nigeria – The Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) is one of the most popular sectors in the entertainment world. Over the years, the industry has grown from one level to another, producing interesting and high-quality movies that keep one glued to the screen.
|Jim Iyke||₦11.4 Billion|
|Chidi Mokeme||₦3 Billion|
|Richard Mofe Damijo||₦2.66 Billion|
|Segun Arinze||₦2 Billion|
|Desmond Elliot||₦1.9 Billion|
|Kenneth Okonkwo||₦1.9 Billion|
|Ramsey Nouah||₦1.7 Billion|
|John Okafor||₦1.6 Billion|
|Nkem Owoh||₦1.5 Billion|
|Chinedu Ikedieze||₦1.3 Billion|
A high standard of living is influenced by the Nigeria Movie Industry due to its pay, this makes acquiring the luxury they desire easy. Who then among these actors is the richest? Here’s the list;
Jim Iyke – Net Worth Of ₦11.4 Billion
According to Legit.ng Jim Iyke is said to be the richest actor in Nigeria, Jim Iyke began his acting career in 2001; He’s one of the highest-paid actors in Nollywood at the moment and has appeared in over 150 films. He started a movie production company, Untamed Productions in 2007; Jim Iyke started his own music label, Untamed Records. He produced his first album, titled “Who Am I?” featuring some of Nigeria’s top musicians such as TuFace Idibia, and Sound Sultan.
2. Chidi Mokeme – Net Worth Of ₦3 Billion
Chidi Mokeme who is well-know for hosting of Gulder Ultimate Search a Nigerian reality television series, created and sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc. Chidi Mokeme is a Nigerian actor and reality show host. He hails from Oba in idemili south LGA of Anambra state, south east Nigeria.
3. Richard Mofe Damijo – Net Worth Of ₦2.66 Billion
Richard Eyimofe Evans Mofe-Damijo isn’t just a Nigerian actor but a one time commissioner for culture and tourism in Delta State. Born on 6th July 1961, RMD as he is popularly called is a household name when it comes to the Nigeria Movie industry. His school days experience was with Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School, and was a member of the Drama Club, you will agree that he was born to act. He acquired a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Benin.
4. Segun Arinze – Net Worth Of ₦2 Billion
Segun was born in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is a descent from Badagry, Lagos State. He attended Victory College of Commerce in Ilorin, then proceeded to Taba Commercial College in Kaduna State to complete his secondary education. He studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University. He is popularly known as Black Arrow which he gained from a role he played.
5. Desmond Elliot – Net Worth Of ₦1.9 Billion
One of Nigeria’s popular actors who has starred in over two hundred films and several television shows and soap operas is Desmond Elliot, aside from acting, he’s also a movie director, and politician. He is married with kids.
6. Kenneth Okonkwo – Net Worth Of ₦1.9 Billion
Kenneth Okonkwo is a Nigerian actor, popularly known for his role in the movie Living in Bondage. as MR Andy Okeke. He has won many awards and is now rich and famous all across Nigeria.
7. Ramsey Nouah – Net Worth Of ₦1.7 Billion
Ramsey Nouah is a Nigerian actor and director. He won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2010 for his performance in the movie “The Figurine“.
8. John Okafor – Net Worth Of ₦1.6 Billion
John Okafor can be regarded as one of the kings of comedy. Who would have believed that being funny could bring so much money? Born October 18th, 1961, Mr. Ibu is one of Nigeria’s most sought after actors.
Mr. Ibu hails from Nkanu West L.G., Enugu State. He had basic education but couldn’t complete his higher education but to financial hindrances. However, that doesn’t limit his shine in any way as he has acted in over 200 movies including The movie “Mr. Ibu” which turned to his nickname.
9. Nkem Owoh – Net Worth Of ₦1.5 Billion Naira
He is popularly known as “Ukwa” or “Osuofia”. Aside from acting, he also has an album with the ” I go chop your dollar” track. Nkem Owoh is known for his comic interpretations in the movie which causes viewers to laugh and also helps to ease- off.
He has featured in over 200 movies and including the award-winning movie “Lionheart”.
Chinedu Ikedieze – Net Worth Of ₦1.3 Billion
Chinedu Ikedieze is popularly known as Akin and acts alongside Osita Iheme most times. Born December 12th, 1977. He is not just an actor but an entrepreneur and a passionate investor
He is married and has a net worth of 1.3 billion naira.