While Nigerian actresses are popular, not all are wealthy. The few female actors who have made a fortune from the Nollywood movie industry invested in other businesses, hence they are tagged the richest actresses in Nigeria. Since the acting profession is a lucrative one, being chosen or picked to act and play lead roles is very competitive especially in the Nigeria movie industry.
These top ten richest actresses in the country have what it takes in terms of personality, the awards, fame, wealth and even endorsement deals that ensures that they stay among the rich actors in Nollywood.
Are you looking for the current and updated list of richest female actress in Nigeria 2022, then you are on the right page as we have researched and compiled just for you the “Top 10 wealthiest female actresses in Nigeria” and their net worth.
UPDATED LIST OF 10 RICHEST FEMALE ACTRESS IN NIGERIA (2022)
In no particular order, here are Nigeria’s richest actresses and their net worth this 2022:
ADESUA ETOMI NET WORTH ₦200 MILLION
Adesua is one of the most beautiful actresses in Nollywood 2022 and just married a celebrity and music writer, singer and producer, Banky W. She is also among Nigeria’s richest actress list this 2022
UCHE JUMBO NET WORTH ₦370 MILLION
The Powerful Uche Jumbo who recently got married to her Mexican guy is not just popular but rich. She is also a producer and a Globacom ambassador and has been nominated for numerous awards and has won many awards till date.
MARY REMMY NJOKU NET WORTH ₦380 MILLION
Though not a regular name in the movie industry, she still made it into the list of richest female actress in Nigeria because of her husband, Jason Njoku who was the CEO of Iroking. He got married to her on January 18, 2012 in Lagos. That was how she became wealthy as she is the CEO of ROK studios, a popular film production studio based in Lagos.
PATIENCE OZOKWOR NET WORTH ₦390 MILLION
“Mama G” as she is fondly called is by far the most popular female actress in Nigeria after Genevieve and Omotola. She is one of the most decorated actresses in Nigeria and also one of the richest Nollywood actress in Nigeria. She is also said to be related to Nkem Owoh.
DANIELLE OKEKE NET WORTH ₦390 MILLION
Danielle Okeke is a top Nollywood actress and a producer, though not too popular like the rest but she is good at her job. She currently owns a company called DCOVI Entertainment. She has acquired a lot over the years in the movie industry. She bought a $5,700 Vertu constellation phone and owns a house in Lekki with four cars.
CLARION CHUKWURA NET WORTH ₦400 MILLION
If there is an actress in Nigeria’s Nollywood who knows how to interpret her role exactly the way it should be, that person is Clarion Chukwura. Interestingly, the veteran actress is the mother of Clarence Peters and the wife of the popular singer Shina Peters. She is a legend in Nollywood.
INI EDO NET WORTH ₦450 MILLION
She’s arguably one of the sexiest actresses in Nigerian Nollywood and has featured in over 200 movies. Last year, she bought a mansion in Lekki area worth over 50 million and a mercedes G-wagon worth 30 million Naira. She is one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood and has numerous sponsored deals.
FUNKE AKINDELE NET WORTH ₦510 MILLION
Jenifer as fondly called is one of the most popular actress of Yoruba decent in Nigeria. She is an actress to reckon with in the movie industry in Nigeria and also one of the highest paid. A very interesting person to be with. She is also the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria currently this 2022.
Her full name is Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele and she is regarded by many as the most successful female Yoruba actress. Her roles and successes has seen her enlisted among Nollywood’s richest actresses in Nigeria. Also called Jennifer by many of her fans, she is an actress, movie producer and multi talented award winner who performs most of her roles in both Yoruba films and English movies.
Funke Akindele has many awards that she has won to her credit, both nationally and internationally. Her popular TV show titled Jenifa’s Diary, is viewed by millions of viewers all over the world and she is the founder of Scene One Film Production. She even has a following of about 11 million on her Instagram handle and is a brand ambassador to notable brands also.
OMOTOLA EKEINDE NET WORTH ₦550 MILLION
Many call her “Omosexy”, as many might think she should be at number two of the list.The next actresses to be mentioned are much more indomitable. “Omo sexy” has won many awards and also having a million followers on Facebook.
STEPHANIE OKEREKE NET WORTH ₦450 MILLION
Stephanie Onyekachi Okereke is another rich actress in Nollywood whose career has been successful till date. She started her career in 1997 and has acted over 150 films since then. Okereke has a degree in English and Literary studies from the University of Calabar.
She has been awarded on various occasions for her role in various movies including the Best Actress English award in 2003. Before she became popular, she contested for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) in 2002 but didn’t win. Aside being a top actress, Stephanie is also a scriptwriter, movie director and producer.
MERCY JOHNSON NET WORTH ₦600 MILLION
The Kogi state super actress has appeared in over 100 movies but one of her best role was “dumebi”. Her very sexy appeal has won her many roles in movies and endorsement deals which made her super rich.
GENEVIEVE NNAJI NET WORTH ₦850 MILLION
The beautiful Genevieve Nnaji who hails from Imo state is one of the richest actress in Nigeria. She had her degree at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where she studied creative arts. Aside acting various lead roles, she is also a movie producer, entrepreneur and singer.
Overtime, she has featured in various movie in Nollywood which has won her many awards. The veteran actress won Best actress in 2005 Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA). Some of the films she has acted include Ijele, Most wanted, The Journey, etc. It is on record that she has acted over 200 films.
Genevieve also own a Fashion line and label, St. Genevieve and is actively involved in charity works. To her credit, she is also serves as brand ambassador to many top brands which makes her one of the richest actresses in the country till date.
Genevieve is regarded as a goddess in Nollywood because of her charisma and power in Nollywood. Her beauty and figure has won her deals in Amstel Malta, Etisalat and Jumia etc.
RITA DOMINIC NET WORTH ₦950 MILLION
Rita Uchenna Dominic is from a royal family in Abo Mbaise in Imo state. Since childhood, she has been waxing strong in the movie industry and has starred in over 100 movies till date. She’s unarguably one of the highest paid actresses in Nollywood. She also produced the award wining movie “The meeting” a romantic comedy drama, thereby raising her net-worth to N950 million.
NIGERIAN ACTRESSES: THE 10 MOST SUCCESSFUL TODAY (2022)
Below is the list of current 10 Most Successful Actresses in Nigeria this 2022
- Mercy Johnson
- Rita Dominic
- Ini Edo
- Genevieve Nnaji
- Patience Ozonkwor
- Omotola Ekeinde
- Kate Henshaw
- Funke akindele
- Uche Jumbo
- Clarion Chukwurah
- Adesua Etomi Wellington
- Regina Daniels
There you have it, the list of the richest female actress in Nigeria 2022. Do you agree with the list, we love to hear you views in the comment section below.