List of Highest Paid Nollywood Stars And What They Earn

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 197Actor/Director$2,000$12,000
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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 164Actor$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 045Actress$5,000$25,000
Mercy Aigbe 044Actress$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 Aboderin036 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 Silva031 Actress$10,000$30,000
Nse Ikpe Etim 030 Actress$5,000$30,000
Uche Jombo 029 Actress$10,000$30,000
Emeka Ike028 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 024Actor$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 001Actress$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 [email protected] and we’ll be more than glad to update this list with the information you provided.


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