Top 27 richest Nollywood actors and their Net worth updates
The Nigerian movie industry has witnessed an immense change over the years owing to the quality content and top-rated stars the sector has produced.
Currently, the Nigerian movie industry known as Nollywood is rated the best in Africa and stands side by side with Hollywood and Bollywood in the world.
This article is focused on the list of male actors who have made a name as well as money for themselves in the movie industry.
Below is the list of Top 27 richest Nollywood actors and their Net worth updates
27. Jide Kosoko at $700,000
The veteran Yoruba actor has gained prominence for taking up roles in English and Yoruba movies.
26. Femi Adebayo at $900,000
Femi Adebayo has come a long way in the industry; he is well known for taking up roles in English and Yoruba movies. He also run an acting school located in Ibadan, Oyo state.
25. Alex Ekuba at $1 million
Alex Ekubo, who is also a model, made it to the limelight after he came second at the 2010 Mr Nigeria beauty contest. He has since acted in more than 200 movies where he plays the role of a lover boy, bad guy, detective, among others.
24. Odunlade Adekola at $1 million
One of the most well known and richest Yoruba actors, Odunlade Adekola is an actor, producer and director. He has a deal with a popular telecommunication firm, Glo. Odunlade also has an acting school in Abeokuta, Ogun state.
23. Nonso Diobi at $1 million
The talented actor, producer cum model made it to the limelight in 2001 and has acted in a number of movies through out his career.
22. Segun Arinze at $1.5 million
The veteran actor is known for his superb action movies. One of the popular movies he is known for is Black Arrow. Segun Arinze is a former head of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.
21. Yul Edochie at $1.8 – $2 million
Yul Edochie is one of the sons of veteran actor Pete Edochie. He is well known for his baritone voice; he is also interested in politics and hope to be the president of the country some day.
20. Olu Jacobs at $2.3 million
The veteran actor is one of the most celebrated actors in the movie industry today. Even at his old age, Oludotun Jacobs still takes up roles in movies.
19. Kanayo O. Kanayo at $2.5 million
He would likely be the first name that would come to the mind of Nigeria when a movie on blood money is aired. Kanayo who is also a lawyer has come a long way in the industry. He made it to the limelight following his role in the movie Living In Bondage.
18. Emeka Ike at $3 million
Even though he no longer act in movies as he used to, Emeka Ike is one of the top actors in the movie industry. He is known for playing the role of a lover boy.
17. Zack Orji at $3 million
He is a veteran actor and producer who made it to the limelight in 1991 after appearing in unforgiven sin.
16. Sam Dede at $3 million
Veteran actor Sam Dede is a politician and lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt. He is known for his role in movies like Issakaba.
15. Mike Ezuruonye at $3.5 million
He is one of the most talented actor and director. Before he ventured into the movie industry, Mile Ezuruonye was a banker.
14. Bovi Ugboma at $3.5 million
Talented comedian Bovi is one of the richest comic actors in the movie industry. He is known for movies like My Village People and It’s Her Day.
13. Osita Iheme at $3.5 million
Osita Iheme better known as Pawpaw by his numerous fans act alongside Chinedu Ikedieze aka Aki. The two are known for their comic characters in movies.
12. Chinedu Ikedieze at $3.6 million
Just like Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze is doing well for himself. He made to the limelight following his role in the movie Aki Na Ukwa alongside Pawpaw.
11. O.C Ukeje at $3.7 million
He is one of the most versatile actors in the movie industry. Ukeje has acted in several movies throughout his career.
10. Pete Edochie at $4 million
Veteran actor, Pete Edochie made it to the limelight after he acted in Things Fall Apart. He has gone on to act in more than 300 movies.
9. Nkem Owoh at $4 million
He is a very popular comic actor who hit the spotlight after his movie Osuofia In London. He remains relevant in the industry till date.
8. John Okafor at $4.2 million
John Okafor aka Mr Ibu is a comic actor, he is known for taking up roles where he acts less serious about real life issues.
7. Clem Ohameze at $4.5 million
He is one of the veteran actors that have taken a break from the movie industry. He started acting in the year 1995.
6. Ramsey Nouah at $4.5 million
Ramsey Nouah is known for his lover boy role in movies. He remains one of the most sought after actors in the industry today.
5. Desmond Elliot $5 million
He is a renowned actor, director and now politician. He happens to be among the few Nollywood star who are actively involved in politics.
4. Kenneth Okonkwo at $5 million
He made it to the limeelight following his role in the movie Living In Bondage.
3. Chidi Mokeme at $7 million
Chidi is a renowned actor and TV host. He is popular for hosting the Gulder Ultimate Search reality show.
2. Richard Mofe Damijo at $7 million
He is one of the most celebrated and actors that charge high to appear in movies. RMD has in numerous number of movies and is considered a veteran in the industry.
1. Jim Ikye at $30 million
He is one of the top Nollywood actors and producers. Aside the movie industry, Jim Ikye has numerous businesses. He is rated the richest actor in the industry.