The Nollywood industry has many beautiful and talented actresses who have starred in numerous movies and series. Any passionate fan of these wonderful ladies would love to know the richest Nigerian actresses and their respective net worth as of 2020.
Working in an industry that makes billions of US dollars annually comes with a massive reward in terms of salary package and popularity. Some Nollywood actresses are luckier than others in terms of their financial checks, but who is the richest?
Richest Nigerian actresses in 2020
Our ranking of the wealthiest Nollywood female stars uses public data shared by different sources online. Those who are not keen followers of the beautiful actresses can also get to know them as well as some of their best films.
These beautiful and talented celebrities also have many followers on social media. Some of these celebrities have increased their net worth, while others have seen a significant drop.
Enjoy our list of top 20 richest Nigerian actresses 2020, which also features Nollywood queens who ranked top in the 2019 rich list.
20. Ngozi Ezeonu
The veteran Nollywood star started her acting career back in 1995, where she starred in Living in Bondage.
Ngozi Ezeonu is also known for playing the role of a mother in movies. Her estimated net worth is around $650,000.
19. Patience Ozokwor
Patience Ozokwor is one of the famous African actresses who share a unique and inspirational journey in the film industry.
Ozokwor pursued a career in teaching, but after identifying her acting talent, she changed her mind and left teaching. Ozokwor is famous for playing wicked, evil roles in Nollywood movies.
Mama G, as most of her fans call her, has also worked with well-known brands, earning additional income on top of her salary.
She has an estimated net worth of about N300 million.
18. Mary Remmy Njoku
Mary Remmy Njoku has evolved over the years, and together with her husband, Jason Njoku, they have massive investments. Jason is the CEO and founder of iROKO.
The gorgeous actress is currently the CEO of ROK Studios, a film production studio based in Lagos. Her estimated net worth is N380 million.
17. Nkiru Sylvanus
Nkiru Sylvanus is one of the most emotional stars in Nollywood. She is also a producer, evangelist, singer, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker.
Sylvanus is among Nigerian actresses who left their careers to join politics. She served as the Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor on Lagos matters.
Her estimated net worth is $1 million.
16. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh is a multi-talented Nigerian star who has won several awards in her career. Besides acting, she is also a musician.
Dikeh is a beautiful and fabulous celebrity. She is also an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and philanthropist.
She is the CEO/founder of the Tonto Dikeh Foundation. The organization aims at supporting women in their fight against injustice and domestic abuse.
Her estimated net worth is at least $1 million.
15. Chika Ike
Chika Ike is one of the famous and talented Nollywood stars, with over 3.5 million followers on Instagram. When it comes to spending her money, the gorgeous celebrity is not afraid to shop for expensive things.
In 2014, she spent millions of Naira shopping in several countries and cities in Turkey, Dubai, and London in some of the most expensive designer shops.
She is also the Refugee Ambassador for Displaced persons and the brand ambassador for Bullet Energy Drink. Her estimated net worth is about $1 million.
14. Omoni Oboli
Omoni Oboli is a multi-talented Nigerian star born on April 22, 1978, in Delta State. She is also a scriptwriter, director, and producer.
Her first movie role was in Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary. Some of her famous movies include The Figurine, Anchor Baby, and Feathered Dreams, among others.
With a net worth of around $1 million, Omoni ranks among the richest and most influential Nollywood queens in 2020.
13. Clarion Chukwura Abiola
Clarion Chukwura is a Nollywood veteran born on July 24, 1964, in Lagos. She has starred in several movies, including Egg of Life, Apaye, and Abuja Connection, among others.
Her son, Clarence Peters, is a music video director. She has a net worth of around N400 million.
12. Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw is not only wealthy but beautiful as well. She has starred in several films that have increased her fame and income.
In 2008, Kate took home the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She recently won an award for outstanding performance as the best actress in a supporting role for The Ghost and The House of Truth (2019) at RapidLion 2020.
The gorgeous celebrity is currently the face of Onga. She earns money through advertising and promoting the brand. She took a break from acting in 2014 to join politics.
Kate is among the wealthiest Nigerian actresses with an estimated net worth of N400 million.
11. Oge Okoye
Okoye is a famous Nollywood star who has starred in over 200 movies. She is one of the greatest Nigerian actresses, known for her exceptional work in the industry.
Her first performance was in the 2002 film Spanner. She is also known for starring in Nigerian TV show Hotel Majestic from 2015 to 2016.
Oge owns expensive cars, jewellery, and houses, among other luxuries. Her estimated net worth is $1.4 million.
10. Ini Edo
Ini Edo is one of the hottest Nollywood stars. She was born on April 23, 1982, in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Edo began her film career back in 2000 and has starred in over 200 movies. The 37-year-old also boasts of over 8 million followers on Instagram.
She won the 2013 Nafca Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her estimated net worth is $1.5 million, placing her among the top 10 richest actresses in Nigeria 2020.
9. Uche Jombo
Uche Jombo is one of the most successful actresses in Nollywood. She is also a producer and a Globacom Ambassador.
Some of the movies she has produced include Nollywood Hustlers, Damages, and Holding Hope, among others.
Jombo's net worth is around $2 million.
8. Mercy Johnson
The famous Nigerian actress does not need much introduction. Mercy Johnson has been part of the Nollywood industry for over a decade.
Thanks to her talent and hard work, Mercy has established herself among the most envied stars in the lucrative industry. She is married to Prince Okojie.
Her net worth is estimated at $2 million, placing her eighth in our list of richest female stars in Nollywood.
7. Chioma Chukwuka
Chioma Chukwuka is another lovely actress who enjoys playing in romantic films as an 'innocent' lady.
She was born on March 12, 1980, in Lagos State. Some of her movies include On My Wedding Day, Wives on Strike, Heart Of Gold, and The Rain of Hope.
The charming Chukwuka has a net worth of $2 million.
6. Rita Dominic
The lovely Nollywood actress was born on July 12, 1975. She comes from Mbaise in Imo State and is currently single.
Rita Dominic has won many prestigious awards in the film industry, including the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role back in 2012.
Rita's estimated net worth is 950 million Naira.
5. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade is one of the most beautiful and highly influential actresses in Nigeria. She is famously known as Omosexy by most of her fans.
As a talented and dedicated actress, she has starred in over 250 movies since joining Nollywood in 1995. The Nigerian superstar is also a renowned singer and activist.
In 2013, she was named as one of the top 100 influential people in the world by Time Magazine. Her estimated net worth is $3 million.
4. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke has starred in over 250 movies since making her debut in the Nollywood industry.
In 2002, Stephanie was the first runner-up for Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant contest.
Her estimated net worth is around $3.2 million.
3. Funke Akindele
This beautiful actress has more than 10 million followers on her Instagram account, making her one of the most followed and influential female stars of Yoruba descent.
Akindele has received both national and continental awards for her performance. In 2009, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress following her leading role in comedy-drama film Jenifer.
She is one of the top three richest Nollywood stars with a net worth of $3.5 million.
2. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Ibinabo Fiberesima is one of the top three richest Nollywood stars in 2020 on our list. She was born on January 13, 1970, in Port Harcourt.
Fiberesima made her acting debut by starring in Most Wanted (1998). She is married to Uche Egbuka.
Her net worth as of 2020 is $5 million.
Who is the richest actress in Nigeria 2020?
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is one of the most successful and beautiful actresses who have racked up incredible net worths in Nollywood. She is currently the richest female actress in Nigeria.
Nnaji is a fantastic actress who has starred in many movies. Besides acting, she is also a producer. In 2019, she produced Lionheart, the first Netflix original film produced in Nigeria.
The talented actress is also the owner of the St Genevieve clothing line. She has sponsorship deals with Etisalat, Amstel, Malta, and Jumia, among others. What is Genevieve Nnaji worth?
She has a net worth of over N2 billion as of 2020.
Top 20 richest women of Nollywood
- Genevieve Nnaji
- Ibinabo Fiberesima
- Funke Akindele
- Stephanie Okereke
- Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
- Rita Dominic
- Chioma Chukwuka
- Mercy Johnson
- Uche Jombo
- Ini Edo
- Oge Okoye
- Kate Henshaw
- Clarion Chukwura Abiola
- Omoni Oboli
- Chika Ike
- Tonto Dikeh
- Nkiru Sylvanus
- Mary Remmy Njoku
- Patience Ozokwor
- Ngozi Ezeonu
These are the top 20 richest female actresses in Nigeria in 2020 who are all great-looking, impressive in implementing different characters in their films. The success of these Nigerian actresses in the Nollywood industry is an inspiration to many ladies worldwide.