Top 10 Richest Kannywood Actors 2024

Richest Kannywood Actors: Kannywood remains one of the biggest movie industry in Africa After Nollywood.

They are known for producing top-notch movies that have brought the Kannywood industry to fame and wealth to the leading actors in the industry.

Without further Ado, In this article, we will be sharing with you the list of the richest Kannywood actors 2024.

Richest Kannywood Actors

1. Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu is a renowned Kannywood actor, producer, and director. He is also called the king of Kannywood for his wonderful contributions towards the development of the industry.

The actor was born in Maiduguri, Borno state. He began his acting career in 1999 after he completed his education.

As of 2024, Ali Nuhu has featured in over 100 Hausa movies and has won many awards for them. He is the richest Kannywood actor in Nigeria with a whooping estimated net worth of $1 million, which he got through his acting career.

2. Adam A Zango

Adam Zango is the second richest Kannywood actor with a net worth of $900,000. This are cool cash he made  from his acting and directing career.

Born in 1985, he is rated as one of the best Kannywood directors currently. Adam A. Zango began his acting career in 2001 and rose to fame after his debut movie Babban Yaro.

He has featured in over 100 Hausa movies and has won multiple awards. In 2015, he won the City People Entertainment Award for the best Kannywood actor.

3. Sani Musa Danja

On the list of our richest Kannywood actors is Sani Musa Danja. He is a well-known actor, producer, songwriter, and movie producer. Sani Musa Danja with a net worth of $800,000 is the third richest Kannywood actor in Nigeria. Aside from acting, he is a gifted musician and has released so many Hausa songs that have been used in the Kannywood industry.

4. Naziru Sarkin Waka

Sarkin Waka is another very popular Hausa actor and musician in Nigeria. He is popularly known as the king of Hausa music in the Northern part of the country.

He is from Kano state and ventured into the entertainment industry in 2001 when there wasn’t any music studio in his state before he went into acting.

Naziru took a break from acting but resumed fully in 2018, and he’s currently among the lead actors in the popular Kannywood series Labarina. Although his net worth is not certain, he is the fourth richest actor on our list.

5. Sadiq Sani Sadiq

Sadiq is another popular actor in the Kannywood industry. The actor hails from Plateau State and has featured in over 80 movies. He has established a name for himself since he started acting in 2001, and this list of the richest Kannywood actors wouldn’t be complete without him. He has a net worth of $400,000.

6. Nuhu Abdullahi

Abdullahi is a well-known producer, director, and actor in the Kannywood industry. He has received numerous recognitions and awards for his stellar performance when it comes to acting.

He rose to fame after he starred in Jinni Jikina in 2016, and since then he has made several appearances in different Kannywood films including Labarina. His acting performance won him the Best Hausa Actor award in 2019. He has a net worth of $300,000, he amassed this wealth through his acting and political career.

7. Yakubu Muhammad

Muhammad is a very popular Kannywood actor. Aside from being in the Kannywood industry, he is also a household name in Nollywood.

Currently, he has starred in over 60 movies, which has earned him recognition in the movie industry. Muhammad is so talented and has made so much money that he is listed as one of the richest Kannywood actors with an estimated net worth of $200,000.

8. Umar M Shareef

Umar M Shareef is another very popular name in the Kannywood industry, with over 5 years in the industry.

He is a very talented actor, musician, director, and songwriter. His amazing skills in the industry has earned him so much fame and money, his estimated net worth is around $40,000, which earns the 35-year-old Umar a spot amongst the richest actors in the Kannywood industry.

9. Lilin Baba

Shu’aibu Ahmed Abbas popularly known as Lilin Baba is a 33-year-old entrepreneur, singer, songwriter, record label executive, and a Kannywood actor.

Lilin Baba was born in Kaduna state, he later moved to Kano state after completing his education where he started his acting career, with his debut movie Hauwa Kulu. He came into the limelight after his appearance in the 2021 movie “Wuff” which received many accolades.

His acting talents is second to none, which has made him very popular, and also one of the richest actors in the Kannywood industry.

10. Garza Miko

Garzali Miko is the last actor on our list of wealthy Kannywood actors in 2024. Miko is famous for his music. He is also an actor, but he is loved most for his music. He was born and raised in Kano state Nigeria, from where he ventured into the entertainment industry.

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