Richest Actors In Nigeria (Top Richest Nollywood Actors 2020)

Richest Actors In Nigeria (Top Richest Nollywood Actors 2020). As we all know, Millions of Nigerians enjoy the country’s great movies, their educating stories and feel pure emotions, thanks to Nollywood, no wonder Nollywood actors are paid a lot. Who are the top 10 richest Nollywood actors in 2020? Let us find out together. 

Richest Actors In Nigeria

We often talk about the Actors we have in Nigeria but do we know the richest of them all? I have made attempt to help you with Top 10 richest actors in Nigeria with tips on how they started their journey in Acting.

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Here is a list of the Top 10 richest actors in Nigeria:

  1. Desmond Eliot
  2. Richard Mofe Damijo
  3. John Okafor
  4. Nkem Owoh
  5. Chinedu Ikedieze
  6. Osita Iheme
  7. Ramsey Nouah
  8. Yul Edochie
  9. Mike Ezuruonye
  10. Nonso Diobi

Richest Actors In Nigeria (Top Richest Nollywood Actors 2020)


NET WORTH: #3.5 billion

Elliot was affected by a companion to turn into an actor. He began assuming jobs in dramas like Everyday People, One Too Much and Saints and Sinners. He is one of Nollywood’s driving on-screen characters, having showed up in more than 200 movies including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire and 30 days in Atlanta. In 2008 Elliot co-created and co-coordinated the film “Reloaded” which got 3 designations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009.In 2009 and 2010, Elliot was assigned for the Best Actor classification at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.Also in 2010, Elliot has been contending to turn into the minister for the Face of Hope Project, a “volunteer-based non-benefit, non-strict, non-political association built up to offer want to the miserable”, in which he will progress in the direction of fixing “kid lack of education in Nigeria and Africa everywhere” on the off chance that he is the victor.


NET WORTH: #2 billion

Richard began his acting profession by acting in the drama club in his secondary school. Afterward, he began announcing for Concord Newspapers, Metro Magazine and The Guardian. In his 30s, he distributed and sold Nigeria’s first all-shine magazine for men named Mister. Mofe additionally highlighted in a TV drama called Ripples after he moved on from school. Additionally, he composed and delivered his first film, Out of Bounds.


NET WORTH: #1.7 billion

John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is a Nigerian actor as well as comedian.Okafor is known to be one of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His humorous acting is often composed of stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality. John Ikechukwu Okafor was conceived on October 17, 1961. He hails from Nkanu West L.G., Enugu State. After primary school, in 1974, Okafor moved to Sapele to remain with his sibling, after his dad’s end. In Sapele, he did humble employments so he could support himself to class and bolster his family. He at that point filled in as a beautician, wandered into photography and furthermore worked in an organization that produces cases.

After secondary school, he was conceded into the College of Education, Yola, yet pulled out because of financial challenges. He later joined up with the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT)


NET WORTH: # 1.5 billion

Nkem Owoh famously known as Osuofia is an unbelievable Nollywood entertainer, maker, artiste and a comic. He was conceived on seventeenth October, 1960 in Amagu Village, Udi Town, Enugu State, Nigeria. He is right now 56 years of age. After his essential and optional instruction in Nsukka, he made a beeline for the University of Ilorin to examine Electrical Engineering.

He later finished his investigations at the Institute of Management Technolgy (IMT), Enugu where he contemplated Electrical Engineering. During his university days, Nkem Owoh started acting in different TVs dramatization and film creations.

He is right now wedded to Ngozi Nkem Owoh and they are honored with numerous youngsters.


NET WORTH: #1.3 billion

After his study at IMT, he began trying out for film jobs. After a few endeavors, he was in the long run picked to act a minor job in the film – Evil Men in 1998. The makers of the film were satisfied with his acting. Thus, they kept giving him jobs in ensuing films.

He rose to spotlight in 2002 when he went about as Aki in the film Aki na Ukwa. From that point forward, the name Aki has stuck as an easily recognized name. By and by, Chinedu Ikedieze is one of the most perceived faces in Nollywood, as his motion pictures are delighted in by everybody, paying little mind to age.


He attributes his ascent to spotlight in the Nollywood business to the advertiser and maker of the Aki na Ukwa film late Chukwuka Emelionwu otherwise known as Kasvid.

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NET WORTH: # 1.2 billion

Osita Iheme was conceived on February 20, 1982 into a group of five kids. He hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria. Brought up in Abia State, After finishing his secondary school, he went to Lagos State University where he packed away a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. He formally joined the Nigerian Movie Industry (Nollywood ) in 2001. He 2003, the little constitution rose to acclaim subsequent to featuring in the film Aki na Ukwa nearby Chinedu Ikedieze


NET WORTH: # 1 billion

He got a push to wander into acting from a companion, while at first considering a profession in music when he was 20 years of age. He started trying out for TV appears and from the outset attempt, he won the job of Jeff in the hit TV appear, Fortunes, which ran from 1993 to 1994.

Effectively settled as an on-screen character, 1996 saw Ramsey Nouah making his significant element film debut in the healthily grasped, “Silent Night”, yet before at that point, he had worked in a couple of Nigerian home recordings which never made it out because of issues centring generally around an absence of proper assets.


NET WORTH: # 900 million

Mr. Yul Edochie joined Nollywood in 2005 in his first film named “The Exquires” nearby the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. He got his break in 2007 subsequent to highlighting in the film “Wind of Glory” with Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot.


NET WORTH: #750 million

Mike Ezuruonye is a well know Nigerian Actor. He is currently 37 years old. He started showing interest in acting right from when he was in primary school, he was fond of writing drama scripts. He has played roles in several movies like Endless Passion, Broken Marriage, Beyond Reason, Critical Decision, Unforeseen, etc.


NET WORTH: #500 million

Nonso Diobi is an graduate of Theater Arts from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria. He joined Nollywood expertly in 2001 and showed up in a film named Border Line.

Nonso Diobi has acted in films like The Last 3 Digits, Overseas, Makers of Justice, Palace Slave, Across the Bridge, Palace Slave, and so forth. In 2008, he won the best supporting on-screen character at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.


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