Nollywood has gained much acceptance and respect from the rest of the continent since Nigerian movies are one of the most watched movies in Africa. This has turned Nollywood into a lucrative business venture especially for the Nigerian actors. Most of the actors have given up their careers in order to venture into the film industry. Nigeria actors gossip is centered around the lavish lifestyles the actors live.
Currently, the Nigerian Film industry is booming with business. From the films’ sales and ratings, it is safe say that both producers and actors are reaping the benefits of their sweat.
20: MARY REMMY NJOKU
Mary Nnena Njoku is a Nigerian actress and film producer, and Director General of the award-winning Lagos-based film house, ROK Studios, in Nigeria, which was recently acquired by French TV giant, CANAL+. She is the wife of the founder of Iroko Tv. Her ventures in the entertainment industry have made colleagues and stakeholders label her as one of the richest actors in the country. Njoku is said to worth an estimated $1Million and charge more than 1 million per movie.
19. PATIENCE OZOKWOR
Veteran Nollywood actress Patience Ozokwor popularly known as Mama G. The woman who many people have come to hate because of her roles in movies is not just an actress, but also a singer and a fashion designer who is definitely one of the best actresses in the country. Ozokwor was among 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014. Mama G earns millions of naira from starring in movies and she’s reportedly worth am estimated $1 million and charge more than 1 million per movie.
18. DANELLA OKEKE
Daniella Okeke is one of the icons who is calling the shots in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Her contribution to the field is worth reckoning as she has for the longest time been the fastest-growing Nollywood actress. Besides acting, Daniella is also a model and an entrepreneur. For the longest time, she has been the talk on social media because of her gorgeous body. Not only is she a pretty being but also an accomplished lady.
She’s know to charge N3 to 5 million per movie work net worth of $1 million
17. CLARION CHUKWURA
Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah popularly known as Clarion Chukwura is a famous and multiple award-winning Nollywood actress, model, television personality, entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. she’s reportedly worth am estimated $1 million and charge more than 2 million per movie
16. INI EDO
Iniobong Edo Ekim Popularly known as Ini Edo is a famous Nollywood actress, model, film producer and a philanthropist. She has won several movie awards which include Best Actress of the year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Ini Edo is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $4million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie
15. FUNKE AKINDELE
Funke Akindele or “Jenifa” as many know her, is a beautiful, talented and world recognized Nigerian actress who has been doing well in the limelight as a woman with great vision when it comes to shaping her career. she has won a good number of awards and endorsements for her ability to actually entertain. Her career as an actress will always remain a subject of perfection and great joy to her as long as she lives. She is gifted, talented and she was born to be on the television. She is optimistic for great things in the future and knows that she is going places. Funke Akindele is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of 500 Million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie .
14 Omotola Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a talented and prominent Nigerian actress. She is one of the leading Nigerian actors as well as one of the most followed and respected actresses in Africa. She was honored in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013 with an estimated net worth of 500 Million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie .
13 MERCY JOHNSON
Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Commonly known as Mercy Johnson or MJ, she stands as one of the most, if not the most, controversial actresses in Nigeria. Both in her movies and real life, she is ever surrounded by all types of critics. She first came to limelight when she featured in the movie, The Maid, where she played a possessed Nanny role. Ever since, she has attracted multiple movie producers and evidently, has appeared in many movies an estimated net worth of 500 Million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie .
12: GENEVIEVE NNAJI
When you set out in search of the most beautiful celebrities Africa has ever had, Nigerian celebrities stand out among them and at the top of the Nigerian cadre is Genevieve Nnaji. Talk of outstanding Nigerian ladies who have given out their best in developing their country’s movie industry and you will be making mention of people like Genevieve Nnaji.
Genevieve is a veteran Nigerian actress and singer who has played important roles at very different times . The multiple award-winning Nollywood actress has always been a delight to watch, her dressing, beauty, and charisma have won her many accolades and mouth-watering deals with local and international brands. Genevieve Nnaji is popularly celebrated, acknowledged and recognized both by Nigeria and abroad.an estimated net worth of 500 Million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie .
Well, obviously you are a great fan of Rita Dominic. The fact that you are here reading this goes to show that you simply can’t get enough of this Nigerian diva. Without a doubt, Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha popularly known as Rita Dominic is one of the most talented and gorgeous women Nigeria and even the world has ever encountered.
She is the definition of a sexy African woman. The beautiful actress has graced our screens year in, year out and many of us have grown up watching and admiring her. She has been in the industry for over 14 years and her energy is still fresh and renewed an estimated net worth of 500 Million and charge more than N 2million Naira per movie .
10 PETE EDOCHIE
Pete Edochie is one of Nigeria’s most successful actors. The veteran actor who is seen as one of Africa’s most talented has amassed several movie awards to his name. Although a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, he came to limelight in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s masterpiece novel, Things Fall Apart. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $3.8million and charge more than 2 million per movie.
09. NKEM OWOH
It is almost impossible to discuss the Nigerian movie industry without mentioning Nkem Owoh. He is one of the most popular and accomplished names in Nollywood, Thanks to his natural talent complemented by a fluid comical personality. The actor fits naturally into most of his roles as he never struggles to find words in any situation. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $3.9million and charge more than 2 million per movie.
08. RAMSEY NOAH
Ramsey Nouah could very easily be described as one of the most familiar faces in the Nigerian movie industry, known more commonly as Nollywood. He has managed a feat that not many actors can boast of, maintaining a successful career in two distinct phases of Nollywood.
This means that Ramsey Nouah is as well-known now, in the era of making movies tailored for cinema and international film festivals, as he was when we relied on video cassettes and VCD or DVD copies of films to get our fill of Nollywood.
John Okafor is more commonly known as Mr Ibu after an extremely popular role he played, though he had already adopted the name from his grandfather whom he says was his mentor and inspiration for doing comedy. John Okafor is undoubtedly one of the funniest men in Nigeria although his life hasn’t just been a barrel of laughs.
6. MIKE EZURONYE
Mike Eruzuonye rose to prominence in Nollywood for his diverse acting skills. He is celebrated as one of the finest Nigerian actors, directors, and filmmakers.
For his consistent and excellent performance in the Nigerian movie industry, Mike Ezuruonye has received several nominations and awards.
He’s reportedly worth an estimated 5 million and charge more than 2 million Naira per movie
5. SEGUN ARINZE
Segun arinse Aina popularly known as Black Arrow is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, singer, television personality and a philanthropist. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $5 million and charge more than 2 million Naira per movie
4. CHIDI MOKEME
Chidi Mokeme is a famous Nollywood actor, investor, television host and a model. Chidi Mokeme started his career as a model before joining the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) in 2003. He came into limelight after he anchored the first two edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search Talent Hunt Show. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $7 million and charge more than 2 million Naira per movie
3. JIM IYKE
Jim iyke isa veteran Nollywood actor, entrepreneur and Nigerian media personality. From his humble acting days, he geared off to the level of film and music production. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $8million and charge more than 2 million Naira per movie
2. DESMOND ELLIOT
Desmond Elliot is a seasoned actor/politician who rose to prominence as a result of his roles in the Nigerian movie industry. Considered as one of the greatest Nigerian actors of all time, he is an international celebrity with over 200 hundred film appearances as well as an impressive number of soap operas and television series to his name. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $10 million and charge more than 2 million Naira per movie
1. RICHARD MOFE DAMIJO (RMD)
Richard Mofe-Damijo RMD is a Nigerian famous actor, his career in Nollywood started in the late 1990s. He was also the former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism of Delta State.
Richard is popular for playing major roles in movies and drama series, he has featured in dozens of films. RMD has won a number of awards including the 2005 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, as well as a Life Time Achievement Award.
The veteran actor is regarded as Nigeria’s hottest grandpa not only for his handsome looks but also for his grooming and charisma. He is currently the COE of RMD Production Limited and produces his own drama series, The Mr. X Family Show. He’s reportedly worth an estimated $15 million and charge more than 3 million Naira per movie
Source: THE HELEN MEDIA