No matter your profession, accumulating a substantial amount of wealth will take time and a lot of hard work. You have to be persistent and you have to be at the top of your game, always. Similarly, some Nollywood actors have done this and have managed to find their way into our list. We all know that Hollywood actors are rich and well paid but how rich are their Nigerian counterparts. In one of our posts, we talked about the richest Yoruba actors. However, we are going to generalize them in this post by listing out the 10 richest actors in Nigeria and their net worth.
1. Richard Mofe-Damijo
Richard Mofe-Damijo popularly known as RMD is on the number one spot with a net worth of $7 Million. The popular Nigerian actor is the former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. His acting career started way back in the late ’80s when he featured in the television soap opera titled “Ripples”.
2. Segun Arinze
If you had seen Merry Men you will know that this Nollywood legend is not thinking about quitting soon. Segun Arinze was once the president of Actors Guild of Nigeria. In addition, he is well known for playing criminal roles in his movies. He is believed to be worth 5.1 million dollars.
3. Ramsey Noah
Ramsey Noah aka Loverboy was born in 1970. The most amazing thing about him is that he doesn’t seem to age. To begin with, He started his acting career in 1993 where he starred in the popular Nigerian TV soap opera, Fortunes. Since then, he has never looked back. In addition, he is one of the richest actors in Nollywood with a several awards to his name. He has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million dollars.
4. O.C Ukeje
O.C Ukeje was the winner of Amstel Malta box (AMBO) reality tv show for actors in 2006. The talented young actor has many awards to his name including best the actor awards at Africa Magic Viewer’s choice award twice in 2013 and 2015. His net worth is reported to be around $3.7 million.
5. Chinedu Ikedieze
Chinedu Ikedieze, popularly known as Aki is best known for playing along Osita Iheme in most movies. He became popular after the success of ”Aki na Ukwa”. Since then, he has featured in over 100 movies with different awards to his name. In 2007, He received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007. He is estimated to be worth $3.5 million.
6. Mike Ezuruonye
Mike Ezuruonye is a native of Uzoakoli, Abia state and he was born on the 20th of September 1982. To begin with, Mike studied accounting and use to be a banker before switching into acting. He has featured in several Nollywood movies with two nominations for actor in a supporting and leading role. Mike Ezuruonye estimated net worth is $3 million
7. Jim Iyke
Jim Iyke may not be as popular as he used to be but he has definitely made a lot of cash in the Nigeria movie industry. The Nollywood bad boy has appeared in over 150 Nollywood movies. His acting started in 2002 and he has managed to accumulate a net worth of over $3 million since then.
8. Osita Iheme
Osita Iheme became well known after his role in the movie titled Aki naUkwa along ChineduIkedieze. He is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most famous actors. Also, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) in 2011. OsitaIheme net worth is set to be around $3 million making him one of the richest actors in the country.
9. Nonso Diobi
Nonso Diobi is a graduate of Theatre Art at the University of Nigeria. He made his appearance in 2001 where he featured in the movie “Border Line”. Then, he followed it up with an outstanding performance in the movie titled “Hatred”. He is estimated to be worth $1 million.
10. Odunlade Adekola
Odunlade Adekola is probably the most popular and richest Yoruba actor. He began his acting career in Abeokuta, Ogun state but the past ten years have been his best. Within that period, he has featured in 100 movies and most times, he is the lead actor. He has also starred in English movies. He is estimated to be worth $450,000.
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