Top 10 Richest Actors In Nigeria 2024

Richest Actors In Nigeria: The Nigeria movie industry which is popularly known as Nollywood is one of the best and biggest film industry in the world today.

With talented actors like Jim Iyke, Zubby Michael and Yul Edochie, Nollywood has not only gained global recognition but has also paved way for some actors to make huge amount of money from their careers.

Asides acting, 80% of this actors are businessmen, entrepreneurs and influencers. In this post, richestpedia will be sharing with you the top earners and wealthiest Actors in Nigeria.

The top 10 richest actors in Nigeria

1. Jim Iyke

Richest Actors In Nigeria

The Richest nollywood actor in Nigeria currently is Jim Iyke with a whopping net worth of $10 Million. The talented actor who was born and brought up in Anambra State has been in the industry for about 10 years now making numerous appearance in top Nigeria movies.

Jim Iyke acting skills are top notch, he is known by many due to the way he interpret and act any movie roles given to him by directors.

2. Desmond Eliot

Richest Actors In Nigeria

Another wealthy actor is Oluwashola Desmond Eliot. He was one of the most sought after actor during his time in the movie industry. Desmond is very good in playing love roles, as such, he established a niche for himself in Nollywood.

After years of acting and winning different awards and recognition, Eliot ventured into politics, he is now a lawmaker representing the people of Surulere constituency in Lagos State.

That being said, the actor has made huge wealth from his career as an actor, he has a net worth which is about $8.9 million.

3. Zubby Michael

Richest Actors In Nigeria

Truth be told, Zubby Michael is among the most prominent actors in Nigeria, his ability to act in action movies has catapulted him to fame.

People called him King of Doings or Eze Ndiala for his styles of acting. Zubby hails from Anambra just like Jim Iyke, he joined the industry upon the completion of his education and has acted and produced a number of interesting movies. He is among the wealthiest Nollywood actors with a net worth of $7.5 Million.

4. Richard Mofe Damijo

Mofe Damijo is a renowned actor in Nigeria. Having spent more than 30 years in acting and directing movies, Mofe Damijo is regarded as one of the oldest actors with amazing talents in acting. The delta state born actor has worked alongside big names in Nollywood with more than 100 appearance in movies. Richard is the 4th richest actor on this list with $7 Million in net worth.

5. Chidi Mokeme

Mokeme is a well known Nollywood actor, director, producer, TV host and celebrity with a huge fan base in Nigeria especially after his outstanding performance in Shanty Town.

The actor has been in the industry for quite some time, but his skills in Shanty Town made him more popular in the country. Mokeme is the number 5th richest actors in Nollywood with $6.8 Million.

6. Ramsey Noauh

Ramsey Noauh is an actor who has achieved big success in his profession. He started acting long ago and rose to stardom following his acting talent in a blockbuster movie titled “Merry Men” Noauh is also one of the wealthly actors in Nigeria with a good net worth of $6.3 Million.

7. Chinedu Ikedieze

If you watch Nollywood movies frequently, then Chinedu Ikedieze shouldn’t be a new face or name to you. He is popularly known by “Aki” this Nollywood actor made our childhood amazing with his funny and comic acting skills.

Aki has won more than 30 awards in the cause of his acting career. With more 100 appearance in several movies, Chinedu Ikedieze is the 7th richest actor on this list with a net worth of $6 Million.

8. Osita Iheme

Osita Iheme is another well known Nollywood actor in Nigeria. He is famous with his name Paw Paw, both him and Aki are two actors that will never be forgotten in the history of the industry, their contributions in acting and directing has made the industry famous in the world. Osita Iheme has $5.3 million in net worth making him on the list of top wealthy actors in Nollywood.

9. Kanayo O Kanayo

Anayo Modestus Onyekwere popularly known as Kanayo O Kanayo is a gifted Nollywood actor who has used his talents to attain huge wealth in the industry. He mostly appear in movies and roles where sacrifices are involved, as such, people now call him as Nnayi Sacrifice. Kanayo is not just an actor, but also into other businesses. The actor has a net out of $5 Million.

10. Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie was regarded by many as one of the best Nollywood actors out there before his divorce with his beautiful wife, May. Since the break up between the two, people now say that Yul should stop acting and go back to comedy. His deep voice in acting is second to none. Regardless of his marriage status, Yul is rich, he is one among the top wealthly actor in Nigeria with $3.5 Million in net worth.


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