Who are the richest Nollywood actors? You may see their play on the screen, but you barely know them in real life! Take a look at top 10 richest Nollywood actors and their net worths!
Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actors
10. Pete Edochie - $3.8 million
Chief Edochie is a legendary actor, philanthropist, TV personality, and producer. He is indigenous Enugu city. Nonetheless, he got his education from Zaria of Kaduna State. Pete Edochie is a veteran of Nollywood.
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In 1980, Pete Became famous after starring in the “Things Fall Apart.” The role Okonkwo provided him the first steps to the actor`s career. He won various international awards for his role in the series. After that, Peter Edochie became one of the richest actors in Nollywood. He starred in more than 200 movies. That`s how he earned his net worth of $3.8 million.
9. Nkem Owoh - $3.9 million
Nkem Owoh starred in one of the most popular series of the 80s, like “New Masquerade” and “Things Fall Apart.” He also gained huge popularity from movies, like Osuofia in London, Mr. Trouble, Spanner, Ghana Must Go, A Fool at 40, Taboo and so on… Nkem Owoh comical roles took him far beyond of the movie industry! It provided him the overall net worth of $3.9 million!
8. John Okafor - $4.2 million
John Okafor roles in the comic movies provided him a significant amount of money in the Nollywood! His net worth is about $4.2 million.
7. Ramsey Noah - $4.5 million
Ramsey Noah romantic skills provided him a huge boost for the overall his performance! He was named the most handsome and richest actor in Nigeria many times. His acting career started in 1993, but his popularity still helps him to get a lot of money! He managed to reach $4.5 million in his net worth.
6. Mike Ezuruonye - $4.7 million
It`s one of the richest Nollywood actors who came to the industry out of banking. His endorsement contract with Glo company helped him to increase the overall net worth He made a huge step from his first movie “Broken Marriage. today, his net worth is around $4.7 million!
5. Segun Arinze - $5.1 million
Segun Arinze is an actor, songwriter, scriptwriter, director, producer, and singer. His voice and acting abilities provide him a huge development in the career. You might have heard his voice over various Radio and TV commercials. Segun Arinze gained his main audience at the beginning of the 90s. Since the early 90s, he has remained a top Nollywood actor!
4. Chidi Mokeme - $7 million
Chidi Mokeme is one of the biggest Nigerian actors, models and TV hosts. He has been an actor in the Nigerian Movie industry since 1995. Since then, he has become one of the most successful actors in his Nollywood.
3. Jim Lyke - $8 million
It`s another golden icon for a lot of young Nigerian actors. This personality got his popularity in 2001. The first roles did not get him much attention, but he he's now a top Nollywood actor.
2. Desmond Elliot - $10 million
Desmond Elliot is one of the richest Nollywood superstars you may see today. He`s one of the greatest directors and actors and he's also a politicians.
1. Richard Mofe Damijo - $15 million
He's is the richest Nollywood actor in Nigeria! His popularity is admired by many people in Nigeria. He's got various endorsement deals which ultimately gained him over $15 million in his net worth!
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Source: Legit Newspaper