Entertainment generally is a goldmine in Africa and Nigeria is the headquarter of entertainment in this continent. No wonder it's actresses are extremely rich. In this list, we look at the top 20 richest actresses in Nigeria and how much they worth. You will be surprised to see who is number one on this list and why.
Before we proceed, I want to make it clear that this list the estimated value of their respective net worth, it is the most accurate and most credible Nigerian Nollywood actresses net worth you can find anywhere on the internet written exclusively for Constative.com which is emerging to become the number one media platform in the continent.This list of top 20 richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses is highly competitive that anyone who made it this far is as good as the richest.
Top 20 Richest Nigerian Nollywood Actresses
20. Oge Okoye | Net Worth = N190 Million
This London born Nigerian actress is one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses . She has been nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role. Oge Okoye moved out of her husband's house after she allegedly had a scandal in Berlin which cause serious irreparable damage to her marriage with Stanly Duru.
With over 40 movies to her credit (I mean which she has featured on) plus expensive jewelries, cars, houses, and N3-4 million per movie role, Oke Okoye is among the richest in Nollywood.
19. Fathia Balogun | Net Worth = N200Million
The golden girl of Yoruba movie. Fathia Balogun is one of the most popular face ever in Yoruba film history. This Delta State born actress is a film-maker, producer and director all in one. She was nominated in 2008 to the Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Outstanding Actress (Indigenous) which she lost to Doris Simeon.
With a beautiful house, cars and some loving doving from Yoruba politicians and wealthy business men, this mother of three and former wife of Saheed Balogun is one of the richest actress in Nigeria with a net worth of N200 million.
18. Omoni Oboli | Net Worth = N205 Million
With three grown up boys and maybe still counting, that alone is enough to skyrocket Omoni Oboli's net worth to enviable height. Yet, there are still more - In 2009, she turned down a whopping $500,000 offer for a lead 'nude' role in a $40 million budget Hollywood movie. That act of virtue is enough to place her among the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses in an industry that is seen as glorifying prostitution.
Omoni Oboli makes real money, her roles in The Figuring, Bent Arrows, and Anchor Baby brought her fame and fortune that is valued at N205 million. "In 2010 she won the award for Best Actress - Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival. She was nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, Omoni won Big Screen Actress of the Year award, at the 2014 ELOY Awards, for her movie Being Mrs Elliot".
17. Chioma Chukwuka | Net Worth = N210 Million
This actress owns two houses in Lagos valued at N25million each. She started acting in 2000 and has featured in some of the most popular movies ever produced in Nollywood. In 2007 Chioma Chukwuka won the Best Actress in a Lead Role at the African Movie Academy Awards (which is the biggest cinema award in Africa) for the movie 'Sins of the flesh'.
Apart from the awards and the houses, Chioma also got some mouth watering endorsement with Globacom Ltd and Reckitt Benckiser worth about N210 million each. She is definitely one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actress.
16. Chika Ike | Net Worth = N250 Million
In 2014, she spent millions of naira holidaying and shopping in Turkey, Dubai, and London, shopping on some of the most expensive designers shops and having a good time cruising in Yacht. That's how rich people roll. Chika Ike is no doubt one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses with estimated net worth of N250 million.
She is the UN Ambassador for Displaced persons and the brand ambassador for Bullet energy drink. She also own a foundation and has been nominated to the Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Promising Actress.
16. Rukky Sanda | Net worth = N250 Million
Rukky Sanda makes her money from, directing movies, producing movies and also as an actress. She recently acquires a house in Lekki and she just added N35m latest Range Rovers known as Evogue to some of her cars. Rukky and Chika Ike holds joint position.
She considers herself a very business-minded person and has always been thrilled by being able to make money as an actress and as a movie producer. Rukky Sanda is one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses with an estimated net worth of N250 million.
14. Nse Ikpe Etim | Net Worth = N260 Million
She is refereed to as "a diva with eloquent diction" by many in the media. Nse Ikpe-Etim is a talented Nigerian Nollywood multiple award winning female act. She was born in a family of six children as the first child. She attended Awa Nursery School Kaduna, Command Children's School Jos, St Louis College Jos, Federal Government College(Jos and Ilorin), and University of Calabar. She got married to Clifford Sule in 2013.
Her role in Reloaded was the turning point in her career as the movie shot her to the limelight and won her many awards. In 2014, she won the Best Actress in a Drama at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for playing "Nse" in Journey to Self. She is estimated to worth N260 million.
14. Tonto Dikeh | Net Worth = N300 Million
Charity Dikeh better known as Tonto is probably the most talked about Nollywood actress on the internet for so many reasons. This talented actress who is also a performing musician is definitely on the rich list of the Nigerian Nollywood.
For most of you who grew up on your mother's laps, you simply don't know what it feels like to grow up from year 3 without the love of a mother. Many hands she would have been, many wolfs who would have taken or tried to take advantage of her at various stages of vulnerability. For making it this far despite all odds, she is our heroine and the poster-child for this rating. Charity, we look forward to you being the face of Constative.com someday?
13. Monalisa Chinda | Net Worth = N310 Million
According to Benjamin Njoku of Vanguard, "Two things are bound to attract you to Monalisa Chinda whenever you are privileged to engage her in a conversation. They are her frankness and humility". Away from those attributes, she is a talented actress, a hard working producer, and a very popular media personality. Mona is one of the richest actresses in the Nigerian Nollywood who have paid her dues over the years.
She won the Best Actress in the Afro Hollywood Award 2009 at the Monte Carlo Television Festival and was nominated in 2010 for a Best Actress in a drama series at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards. Monalisa Chinda is estimated to have a net worth of N310 million.
12. Stephanie Okereke | Net Worth = N320 Million
With over sixty three movies and three nominations to African Movie Academy Awards, runner up to the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2002, as well as other awards, Stephanie Okereke Linus is in pole position as one of the most accomplished actresses in Nollywood.
Judging by the number of movies she has featured in and being one of the highest paid actresses in the industry, plus Government connections, her marriage to former Super Eagles player, and to the son of a rich Pastor, she is indeed one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses with a net worth of N320 million.
11. Kate Henshaw | Net Worth = N350 Million
You remember the "Silent Night" where Kate featured as completely unknown actress? The movie that shot Ramsey Noah into limelight? Time has passed and you and I now know who she is. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2008.
Kate Henshaw is a popular face in TV advertisements with Lagos Government and talent shows. She is the current face of Onga and earn a reasonable sums advertising and promoting the brand. With over 40 movie roles to her credit, Kate is one of the top 20 richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses with estimated net worth of N350 million.
11. Nkiru Silvanus | Net Worth = N350 Million
Each time Nkiru Silvanus is mentioned, the first picture that comes to my mind is her cries. She is so at ease with it that it has become part of her acting, so much that she actually cry in reality during those acts. One of the early Nollywood celebrities to successfully transition from acting to politics, she was the Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor on Lagos matters.
That really helped her financially and her net worth as she is now considered one of the richest Nigerian Nollywood actresses, holding a joint 11th position with Kate Henshaw at N350 million net worth each.
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