Top Nollywood Richest Actresses In Nigeria 2018

We can’t deny the fact that the Nigeria movie industry Nollywood is considered to be the largest movie industry after Hollywood and Bollywood. Therefore you can imagine the millions of naira actors and actresses involved make on a yearly basis.

We have therefore taken our time to make a well-compiled list of top richest Nollywood actresses in Nigeria. In case you have been searching for words like who is the richest actress in Nigeria, richest Nollywood actress in Nigeria, Nollywood richest actresses and so on, you are on the right page.

Rita Dominic

Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions. Dominic started performing when she was a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo State. In 1998 she starred in her first movie, A Time to Kill.

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji was born on born 3 May 1979 in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. Nnaji started her acting career as a child actress in the then popular television soap opera Ripples at the age of 8. As of 2009, Nnaji was one of the best-paid actresses in Nollywood.

Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson Okojie who hails from Okene in Kogi State was born on 28 August 1984 in Lagos. After her secondary education, she auditioned for a role in The Maid, a movie that was to launch her into stardom. Her performance in that movie paved way for her into getting more roles in movies such as HustlersBaby Oku in AmericaWar in the Palace, and many more.

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was born on 7 February 1978 in Lagos. Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the leading actress has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. In 2015, Omotola celebrated her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry.

Funke Akindele

Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde was born on August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos. Akindele entered the limelight after starring in the popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)-sponsored sitcom I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002.

 

Updated: August 27, 2018 — 1:30 am

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