Did you know? that aside from the top ten richest actress in nigeria. we also do have top ten richest nollywood actors in nigeria that are worth millions.
But before we proceeed are you aware of the fact that, nollywood is the second biggest, richest movie production industry in the world? well you don’t have to. Because nollywood have come a long way. That is why today we have a lot of richest nollywood actors in Nigeria, who are extremely rich in real life.
This set of affirmed richest nollywood actors in nigeria, did not became rich over night. they actually worked for it. and that is why their names are being seen and present on the alleged list of richest actors in nigeria.
Yet some of these actors also owns exotic cars, assets and other business they are into. which have amass their net worth immensely. so without any further ado. disclose below is a current list of richest nollywood actors in nigeria and their net worth.
Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actors in Nigeria 2022 and Their Net Worth
Unveiled below, are the current top ten richest nollywood actors in nigeria in 2022. this revealed list of actors are also considered as the highest paid actors.
1. Desmond Elliot – Net Worth: $10 million
Desmond Elliot is currently one of the richest actor in nigeria. occupying number one spot, Desmond is a veteran actor. He began acting in the year 2002, and have appeared in over 200 movies. which are; Yahoo Millionaire, Men Who Cheat, Atlanta, Jesu Mushin and many others.
Desmond have won and also being nominated for several awards. and this include African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” in the movie “Behind closed doors”. He was nominated for the Best Actor category at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2009 and 2010.
Aside from acting, he is a film director and also a politician. he ventured into politics in the year 2014. he later went ahead to contest, for surulere constituency in a General Election. which he won on April, 11, 2015.
His several source of income. have earned him the number one spot of the most richest actor in nigeria, currently this year. Desmond Elliot estimated net worth is $10 million.
2. Richard Mofe Damijo – Net Worth: 7 million
Richard Mofe Damijio also known as RMD, is the second richest actor in Nigeria. Richard was born on the 6, july, 1961. he hails from delta state. But he began is acting career in the year 2005 aside from being an actor he is also a Writer and a movie producer.
RMD is unarguably a legend in the nollywood is acts has appeared in blockbuster movie. He has also worked with different actors and actresses. This includes Bimbo Akintola, Racheal Oniga, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Peter Edochie, Segun Arinze, Liz Benson and many others.
Richard is not just subjected to acting alone as before mentioned above. he is a Producer, Writer, Lawyer and formerly a journalist. Moreover he is currently a married man blessed with five children. Three from is late wife Ellen ‘MEE’ Ezekiel. and Two from is current wife Jumobi Adegbesan, she was was a former TV presenter.
Even so Richard Mofe Damijo concurrent net worth is $7 million.
3. JIM IYKE – Net Worth: $5 million
Jim Iyke is among one of the richest and successful nollywood actors in Nigeria. He have been acting since 2001 and ever since then he has been featured in 150 movies, which have earned him multiple awards.
Basically Jim Iyke is not just an actor alone he also owns and runs other businesses, which are as follow: a clothing line business named; Untamed Closet, a bottle water company named: Burgeon Water and a movie production firm; Untamed Production, together with a record lable; Untamed Records. Anyways all the above mentioned source of income have helped in amassing is net worth which at the moment is $5 million.
Although Jim Iyke also have a charity foundation, which was established in order to financially help Children with Special Disabilities.
4. RAMSEY NAUH – Net Worth: 4.5 million
Ramsey nauh is unarguably among nollywood finest man. the handsome looking actor, his known commonly for acting romantic and lover boy role, in almost any movie he has appeared and featured in. Although Ramsey began acting in 1993. Besides is hard work and consistency have actually paid of. which have place him at the 4th spot of the richest actor in Nigeria. Ramsey Nauh estimated net worth is $4.5 million.
5. MR IBU – Net Worth: $4.2 million
John Ikechukwu Okafor but widely known as Mr Ibu. he is a comedy actor and unarguably one of the best comic act in Nigeria. Now come to think of is acting prowess, while watching Mr ibu portrayed role in a movie. Be rest assured to expect nothing but laughter, that is to show you how extremely good he is at what he does.
The talented comedic actor have been in the nollywood industry for ages. and have experience a ton of success. including woned many awards. such as; The Best comedian by Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Best Comedian by the Governor of Enugu State. Best Movie Actor of the Year, Peace Ambassadors of Nigeria, 2014 and many others.
Mr ibu riches is not just from is acting alone, other sources and endorsement deal from top brands. like; MerryBet and GoTv, have helped to Escalate is net worth which contemporarily is $4.2 million.
6. NKEM OWOH – Net Worth: $3.9 million
Nkem Owoh but widely known as Osufia. Nkem Owoh is one of the vibrant top comedy actor in Nigeria. He is also a Musician and a movie director.
The renowned actor was born on the 7th, February, 1958. he hails Enugu State.
Nkem Owoh comedy act has help in making name for him in the nollywood industry. He is also reckoned as one of the premier actor that have been acting for a very long time. and this has assisted in amassing is net worth which is around $3.9 million.
Meanwhile one of is popular movie titled “Osufia in London” had a huge impact in his fanbase. which also garnered him several amount of awards. Aside that Nkem Owoh have once signed an endorsement deal with one of nigerians, Telecom giant MTN. which was later renewed in 2015.
7. PETER EDOCHIE – Net Worth: $3.8 million
Peter Edochie is one of the premier and most honoured actor in the nollywood industry. The veteran actor is a role model to actor celebrities. His fatherly role and parables have immensely had an influence on lots of lives.
However Peter Edochie was formerly a brodcaster before he made is way into acting in the 1980s. and ever since he has featured in different films. like; Greatest Harvest, Secret Pain, Test your Heart, Secret Pain. including; Things Fall Apart by chinua achebe. which is one of the most widely talked about movie even till this day by a lot of parent.
Peter Edochie have also woned numerous awards, over the years. in order wards this have absolutely proven is not just a veteran actor but a legend in the making. Though is longer years of acting in the nollywood industry, have helped to maximize is earnings. Which have also amass is net worth and is around $3.8 million, at the moment. making him the 7th richest actor in Nigeria.
8. CHINEDU IKEDIEZE – Net Worth: 3.5 million
Chinedu Ikedieze is without doubt. one of the most famous and influential actor in nigeria. He ventured into acting in 2000. But rose into prominence in the year 2002. He his known for acting mostly children role in a movie which at times might make you end up Laughing Out Loud (LOL).
Luckily enough he became a mega star after acting as Aki, in Aki na Ukwa. This movie did not just entice millions of view from both home and abroad. But it also drew in huge amount of sales, which tremendously added to his net worth. making him the 8666th richest actor in Nigeria, with a Networth of $3.5 million. The A-List actor is also an entrepreneur and serial investor.
Anyways currently Chinedu, is not just into acting only nollywood movie. But he his also into home and cinema movies. Together with a popular TV show known as The Johnsons where he is starring as Efetobore. Johnson is been produce by Rogers Ofime.
9. OSITA IHEME – Net Worth: $1.2 million
Osite Iheme popularly known as pawpaw. He is being recognized for his portrayed role in Aki na Ukwa along side is twin like brother chinedu.
Osite Iheme might be fractional in stature but is without doubt a mega star in the movie industry. Although currently he is well known in india because of is numerous meme movies he has appeared and acted in, Obviously this is a crystal evidence to show you that Osite Iheme is not just acknowledge in Nigeria alone but also in Africa as a whole including Abroad.
The successful actor is the founder of inspired movement africa, a foundation which was establish in order to inspire and motivate a lot of youths both in nigeria and in africa. In addition to that not quite long he was ordained the rotary international district 9110’s new generation ambassador and his estimated net worth is $1.2 million.
10. MIKE EZURONYE – Net Worth: $1.2 million
Mike Ezurone is one of the prominent and successful actor in Nigeria. He was formerly a banker, but currently a thespian and a movie producer.
Mike was born on the 21, September, 1981. he hails from abia state. and he his married to Nkechi Keke Nnorom, she is a canadian based medical psychologist. Mike his blessed with two children; a son named Reynold Nkembuchim Ezuruonye. and a daughter named Osinachi Elsa Ezuruonye.
Mike Ezuruonye networth contemporarily is around $1.2 million. Aside that he has also had an endorsement deal with top firm brands like telecom giant Glo and Airtel.
And there you already have it, the legitimate list of the top ten richest actors in Nigeria, currently this year.
Meanwhile as time goes on they might be a change in their net worth or ranking position. trust this tips was helpful if so support by sharing and incase you have any queries drop them in the comment box below.