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List of Highest Paid Nollywood Stars And What They Earn

Nollywood Actress, Tayo Sobola

Nollywood is in reality the second largest film industry in the world in terms of total number of film productions per annum, placing it ahead of the United States Hollywood and behind Indian Bollywood. Nollywood was rated in 2013 as the third most valuable film industry in the world (according to Wikipedia) after generating a total revenue of US$10 billion that year alone, placing it behind Bollywood and Hollywood. This is by no means a simple achievement by any industry, let alone an Africa based industry.

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The Nigerian film industry is worth more than US$5.1 billion as of 2014 and is projected to worth as much as a hundred billion dollars in the next ten years. Nollywood produces hundreds of home videos and films per annum. With these, Nigerian cinema is by far the Africa's largest movie industry in terms of value, revenue, and the number of movies produced per year. It is not surprising that the Nollywood stars are earning big and living large.

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Here we present to you the list of Nollywood stars and what they are earning. Nollywood is the third biggest film industry in the world and by far the biggest in Africa. This list of Nollywood stars is made up of both established and new stars. If you have been wondering what your favorite Nollywood stars are earning, wonder no more. See below the comprehensive list of the highest paid Nollywood stars and what they are earning.

Nollywood Stars And What They Are Earning

Paul Sambo  218  Actor $1,500 $5,000
Jummai Joseph  217  Actress $1,500 $5,000
Vanessa Nzediegwu  216  Actress $1,500 $5,000
Uche Anyamele  215  Actor $1,500 $5,000
Babatunde Omidina (Baba Suwe)  214  Actor $1,500 $5,000
Chidi Ihezie-Okafor  213  Actor $1,500 $5,000
Khabirat Kafidipe  212  Actress $1,500 $5,000
Wole Ojo  211  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Cossy Orjiakor  210  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Adeniyi Johnson  209  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Ajanigo Simeon  208  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Venita Akpofure  207  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Sugar Asoegwu  206  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Taiwo Hassan  205  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin)  204  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Florence Okechukwu  203  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Dayo Amusa  202  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Opeyemi Aiyeola  201  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Wale Ojo  200  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Ali Nuhu  199  Actor $2,000 $5,000
Ivie Okujaye  198  Actress $2,000 $5,000
Lancelot Imasuen  197 Actor/Director $2,000 $12,000
Pat Attah
 196 Actor $2,500 $5,000
Tessy Oragwa  195  Actress $2,500 $5,000
Bimbo Manuel  194  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Gabriel Afolayan  193  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Mide Funmi Matins Abiodun  192  Actress $2,500 $5,000
Chacha Eke  191  Actress $2,500 $5,000
Chiege Alisigwe  190  Actress $2,500 $5,000
Bob-Manuel Udokwu  189  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Rich Oganiru  188  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Charles Okafor  187  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Uche Iwuji  186  Actress $2,500 $5,000
Olaniyi Afonja  185  Actor $2,500 $5,000
Shan George  184  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Keppy Bassey Ekpenyong  183  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Benita Nzeribe  182  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Lanre Hassan  181  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Moji Olaiya
 180  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Segun Arinze  179  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Yemi Blaq  178  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Bobby Michaels  177  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Moyo Lawal  176  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Amaechi Muonagor  175  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Steph-Nora Okere  174  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Ronnie Dikko  173  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Lilian Bach  172  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Akin Lewis  171  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Jaiye Kuti  170  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Racheal Tabuno Oniga  169  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Mike Godson  168  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Paul Obazele  167  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Yemi Solade  166  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Adaora Ukoh  165  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Ikechukwu Onyeka  164 Actor $2,500 $7,000
Susan Peters  163  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Ufuoma Ejenobor  162  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Mary Uranta  161  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Michael Okon  160  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Tina Mba  159  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Adekola Tijani  158  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Kenneth Chukwu  157  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Benedict Johnson Obiakor  156  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Ruth Kadiri
 155  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Alex Usifo  154  Actor $2,500 $7,000
John Paul Nwadike  153  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Chinyere Wilfred
 152  Actress $2,500 $7,000
Fredrick Leonard  151  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Jim Lawson Maduike  150  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Leo Mezie  149  Actor $2,500 $7,000
Ada Aronu  148  Actress $3,000 $7,000
Thelma Okoduwa  147  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Amanda Mike-Ebeye  146  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Ifeoma Okeke  145  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Sam Dede  144  Actor $3,000 $8,000
Florence Onuma  143  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Ibinabo Fiberesima  142  Actress $3,000   $8,000
Franca Brown  141  Actress $3,000  $8,000
Gloria Young  140  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Nobert Young  139  Actor $3,000 $8,000
Mosun Filani  138  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Funke Etti  137  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Funke Adesiyan  136  Actress $3,000 $8,000
Yomi Gold  135  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Eniola Badmus  134  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Afeez Oyetoro  133  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Tana Adelana  132  Actress $3,000  $8,500
Ike Okechukwu  131  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Ejiro Okurame  130  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Mr Gentle Jack  129  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Kelvin Ikeduba  128  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Victor Osuagwu  127  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Junior Pope Odowondo  126  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Didi Ekanem  125  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Esther Audu  124  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Yvonne Jegede  123  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Tony Umez  122  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Kenneth Okorie  121  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Funsho Adeolu  120  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Damola Olatunji  119  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Foluke Daramola  118  Actress $3,000  $8,500
Yinka Quadri  117  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Femi Jacobs  116  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Antar Laniyan  115  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Saheed Balogun  114  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Femi Brainard  113  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Femi Branch  112  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Annie Macaulay Idibia  111  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Abiola Segun-Williams  110  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Eve Esin  109  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Anne Njemanze  108  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Iyabo Ojo  107  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Funmi Holder  106  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Angela Okorie  105  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Prince Eke  104  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Emeka Ossai  103  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Grace Amah  102  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Bimbo Akintola  101  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Anita Joseph  100  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Ronke Ojo  099  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Nuella Njubigbo  098  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Tchidi Chikere  097  Actor/Director $3,000 $8,500
Francis Duru  096  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Jude Orhorha  095  Actor $3,000 $8,500
Toyin Aimakhu  094  Actress $3,000 $8,500
Matilda Obaseki  093  Actress $3,500  $8,500
Fred Amata  092  Actor $3,500 $8,500
Ime Bishop Umoh  091  Actor $3,500 $8,500
Empress Njamah  090  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Kiki Omeili  089  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Alexx Ekubo  088  Actor $3,500 $8,500
Blossom Chukwujekwu  087  Actor $3,500 $8,500
Belinda Effah  086  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Rita Edochie  085  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Eku Edewor  084  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Lilian Esoro  083  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Bimbo Oshin  082  Actress $3,500 $8,500
Ayo Adesanya  081  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Yomi Fash-Lanso  080  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Uti Nwachukwu  079  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Osas Ighodaro Ajibade  078  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Beverly Naya  077  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Gbenro Ajibade  076  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Ireti Doyle  075  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Linda Ejiofor  074  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Victor Olaitan  073  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Nonso Diobi  072  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Gideon Okeke  071  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Queen Nwokoye  070  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Kunle Afolayan  069  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Muyiwa Ademola  068  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Femi Adebayo  067  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Adekola Odunlade  066  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Marry Remmy Njoku  065  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Zack Orji  064  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Kate Henshew  063  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Sola Fosudo  062  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Joseph Benjamin  061  Actor $4,000 $10,000
Moji Afolayan
 060  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Shola Asedeko  059  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Ngozi Nwosu  058   Actress $4,000  $10,000
Idowu Philip (Iya Rainbow)  057  Actress $4,000 $10,000
Emeka Enyiocha  056  Actor $5,000 $15,000
Kenneth Okonkwo  055  Actor $5,000 $15,000
Ngozi Ezeonu  054  Actress $5,000 $15,000
Halima Abubakar  053  Actress $5,000 $15,000
Kehinde Bankole  052  Actress/Producer $5,000 $15,000
Damilola Adegbite  051  Actress $5,000 $15,000
Clem Ohameze  050  Actor $5,000 $20,000
Fathia Balogun  049  Actress/Producer $5,000 $20,000
Bukky Wright  048  Actress/Producer $5,000 $20,000
Jide Kosoko  047  Actor $5,000 $20,000
Daniella Okeke  046  Actress $5,000 $20,000
Doris Simeon  045 Actress $5,000 $25,000
Mercy Aigbe  044 Actress $5,000 $25,000
Clarion Chukwura Abiola  043  Actress $5,000 $25,000
Tonto Dikeh  042  Actress $5,000 $25,000
Chiwetalu Agu  041  Actress $5,000 $25,000
Dakore Egbuson  040  Actor $5,000 $25,000
Ebube Nwagbo  039  Actress $5,000 $25,000
Rukky Sanda  038  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Kanayo O. Kanayo  037  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Stella Damasus Aboderin 036  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Funlola Aofiyebi  035  Actor $5,000 $30,000
Oge Okoye  034  Actress $7,500 $30,000
Chika Ike  033  Actress $10,000 $30,000
Segun Arinze  032  Actor $10,00 $30,000
Joke Silva 031  Actress $10,000 $30,000
Nse Ikpe Etim  030  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Uche Jombo  029  Actress $10,000 $30,000
Emeka Ike 028  Actor/Producer $10,000 $30,000
Nkeiru Silvanus  027  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Stephanie Okereke  026   Actress $5,000 $30,000
Chioma Chukwuka  025  Actress $5,000 $30,000
Kalu Ikeagwu  024 Actor $7,000 $30,000
Chidi Mokeme  023  Actor $10,000 $35,000
Yul Edochie  022  Actor $10,000 $35,000
Osita Iheme  021  Actor $5,000 $35,000
Omoni Oboli  020  Actress $6,000 $35,000
Chinedu Ikedieze  019  Actor $5,000 $35,000
Mike Ezuruonye  018  Actor $7,000 $35,000
Ini Edo  017  Actress $7,000 $35,000
Monalisa Chinda  016  Actress $5,000 $35,000
OC Ukeje  015  Actor $5,000 $35,000
Olu Jacob  014  Actor $7,000 $35,000
Patience Ozokwor (Mama G)  013  Actress $7,000 $35,000
Pete Edochie  012  Actor $7,000 $35,000
Funke Akindele  011  Actress $7,000 $40,000
Desmond Elliot (Olushola)  010  Actor $10,000 $40,000
John Okafor (Ibu)  009  Actor $10,000 $40,000
Mercy Johnson Okojie  008  Actress $10,000 $40,000
Rita Dominic  007  Actress $10,000 $40,000
Nkem Owoh (Osuofia)  006  Actor $10,000 $40,000
Jim Iyke  005  Actor $10,000 $40,000
Richard Mofe Damijo  004  Actor $10,000 $40,000
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde  003  Actress $10,000 $40,000
Ramsey Noah  002  Actor $10,000 $40,000
Genevieve Nnaji  001 Actress $10,000 $50,000

This list of highest paid Nollywood stars will be to changing from time to time to reflect the latest information. Help make it complete, if you have any useful information as to what the top stars are earning, send it to us on info@constative.com and we'll be more than glad to update this list with the information you provided.

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