We present to you The Top 20 Richest Nigerian Actresses and Their Net worth. Sentiments aside, if you don’t agree with this List, as usual Use Our Comment box below.
We had to Paginate this list because of the pictures and amount of texts this post contains.
Below are the criteria we used in compiling this list!
1. Years They’ve been active in the industry
2. Amount they charge for a move
3. Number of movies they’ve appeared in
5. Brands of Endorsements [Of course, Brands pay higher than the other]
6. Properties [Their mansions, cars, luxurious lifestyles]
1. Genevieve Nnaji – $7 million – ?1.4 billion
Description: Talk of being a Boss, Genevieve Nnaji topped the 2014 List of Vanguards Richest Celebrity in Nigeria.
The actress has a net worth of N220m From Endorsements Alone.
The former Face of LUX has been signing too many deals with multi-national companies for the past year including Etisalat, Amstel Malta, Range Rover Envogue and MUD Cosmetics.
Genevieve Nnaji is representing or has represented brands like Lux, Cintrion Energy drink, Range Rover Evogue, Etisalat, Polo and Amstel Malta. The Etisalat deal alone earned her N100 million. Her deal with Polo is in the region of N70 while the Cintrion drink rakes in N50 million for the actress.
Genevieve reportedly charges about N2m per movie and has starred in over 300 movies.
The 36 year old star started her career in 1987.
Genevieve Early this year, 2015 reportedly purchased a $4 million Mansion in Ghana.
Genevieve also acquired a whooping N220 million mansion in parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos in 2012.
According to sources, The actress also bought a mansion in Oniru Esate area of Lekki in 2013.
Last year, the actress also built an expensive mansion for her parents in Lekki, bringing the total number of her mansions she owns to Four.
Genevieve’s owns a lot of very expensive cars; A Range Rover Evogue, Gwagon SUV – [worth N40m and has a customized plate number – EVE].
Genevieve also was offered one of two deals by Coscharis Motors; (1) Take $100, 000 and drive a brand new Evoque for only six months after which she will return it or (2) Take $50, 000 and a brand new Evogue valued at over N10million which she can keep.
Sources say the actress took the former, (she already has very expensive cars) so will eventually return the SUV.
Genevieve Nnaji is worth $7 million – ?1.4 billion
2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – $3 million – ?600 million
Description: Omo$exy! Regarded as The Queen Of Nollywood.
Omotola recently celebrated 20 years in the movie industry.
Being the first Ever African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page, Omotola has appeared in over 300 Nollywood Movies.
The 37 year old mother of 4 is a brand amba$$ador to many, like Ghandour cosmetics ltd., P&G, manufacturers of Pampers baby Diapers, Kong and more.
Omotola and her daughter, Meraiah recently inked an endorsement deal with Knorr Cube
The screen goddess is said to charge about N1.5 – 2million naira for per movie.
Omotola’s scored a bygone when she made it to TIME magazine’s 2013 edition of the ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’. Her TV reality series, ‘Omotola: The Real Me’ generated a landmark viewership on M-NET’s Africa Magic when it debuted, and the mother-of-four is now warming up for international break.
Omotola Jalade Net worth is $3 million – ?600 million
3. Ini Edo – $1.5 million – ?400 million
Description: Recently divorced Ini Edo started her Nollywood career in 1999.
The 33 year old Nollywood star has starred in over 200 movies and where she reportedly charges between N1.5m – 2m per movie.
She has endorsement lot of products too which includes, Noble Hair, Glo, Chivita, Inec, EKo Restoration Foundation and more. Her latest movie is – Caro The Iron Bender .
Ini Edo in 2014 acquired a N70 million mansion in lekki.
That’s not the end!
Ini Edo also multi million naira cars
She drives a Brand New Mercedes G-wagon AMG G-65 which cost a whooping N38 million
She also has a Range Rover SUV.
Though she’s not the one beside the range rover in the picture above, but that’s one of her best friends and she goes by the name Amaka Ezeh. She shared the picture on her instagram page and congratulated Ini Edo.
When a follower asked her if Ini had bought another car, she replied yes another..
Ini Edo Net worth is $2 million – ?400 million
4. Stephanie Okereke-Linus – $1.2million – 250 million
Description: The List isn’t complete without Our Ever Gorgeous Actress – Stephanie Okereke-Linus who definitely is swimming in Awards, Endorsements and of course MONEY!
Stephanie started her career in 1997 where she starred in 2 nollywood movie. Fast Forward to 2002, She made 2nd place during the Most Beauty Girl in Nigeria pageant 2002. She has received numerous awards of which she was recently invited to wine and dine with the Queen of England.
Okereke was married (2004-2007) to a former Super Eagles football player Chikelue Iloenyosi, a marriage which a high court in Lagos in 2012 has declared null and void, because at the time they got married, Chikelue was already legally married to another woman in the US.
She married her husband, Linus Idahosa in Paris, France in April 2012 where they chose an Exclusive Castle in Paris for their wedding, which according to the actress is Nigerian Wedding of the Year.
We learnt to wed at the castle cost £100,000.
The wedding between Stephanie and Idahosa Linus is estimated at almost N100 million!
The actress has many cars of which includes a range rover.
Her Endorsements includes: [in 2011] Kanekalon by Kaneka Corporation Japan, a renowned Hair Fibre which reportedly cost N20 million for a year, Diva pads amongst other
Her net worth is: $1.2million – 250 million
5. Rita Dominic – $859,000 – ?171 million
Description: 40 year old Ever-Gorgeous Rita Dominic is also a brand amba$$ador to many.
The theater art graduate from the University of Port Harcourt has starred in over 100 movies. She started her career in Nollywood in 1998 and she has so far been one of the highest paying actress in Nollywood.
She is to charge between N1m – 1.5m per movie.
She has a mansion in Lagos which costs millions of naira.
She is a brand amba$$ador to Keystone bank for an undisclosed amount of money. She was also a former Amba$$ador to Telecom Giant, GLO.
Rita Dominic Net worth is $859,000 – ?171 million
6. Mercy Johnson – $850,000 – ?170 million
Description: Mama Purity herself!
She’s One of those popular Nollywood Actresses without an endorsement deal.
The actress in 2014 said ‘Scarcity of Endorsement Deals Doesn’t bother her.
Mercy reveals she got into the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) because she failed her University entrance examinations.
The happily married mother of two has appeared in over 60 movies. Mercy has revealed that growing up was tough and had difficulties paying her school fees most times. She also reveals that she worked as a housemaid to survive.
She was one of the inaugural winners at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2013 for her role in the comedy film “Dumebi the Dirty Girl”.
Mercy is arguably Nollywood’s Highest paying actress. Few years back, the Film and Video Producers and Marketers a$$ociation of Nigeria (FVPMAN) threatened to ban the actress for allegedly becoming exorbitant with her fees, which have shot up as high up as N2 million for a movie role.
Mercy Johnson and her husband Prince Odi Okojie in 2013 moved from their Omole estate home to a ma$$ive new home in Ajah, Lagos. The multimillion naira 6-bedroom duplex has a roofed car park, a swimming pool, well equipped gym, bar, terrace, a pent house and boys-quarters at the back.
Mercy Johnson has so many vehicles, but she said that her best is the car she received as a gift from her husband when she had her first baby.
It is a brand new Lexus SUV which is worth N16m. Before her marriage to Prince Okojie, MJ had properties undisclosed, but enjoys her life living with her husband in their beautiful duplex in Lekki, Lagos.
Mercy Johnson Net worth is: $850,000 – ?170 million
7. Oge Okoye – $850,000 – N170 million
Description: Delectable Theatre Art Graduate from Nnamdi Azikwe University has starred in over 40 movies.
The only Endorsement of Oge Okoye we know of is – ‘HairInfinity’.
The Actress was recently spotted with a ?2million 18-Carat Gold & Diamond Piaget Bracelet Watch.
She has a Mansion in Lekki and according to an interview with Encomium Mag, she claims her mansion is worth over N100m.
In a recent interview, she had this to say.
We learnt you just completed a mansion worth N100 million, how true is it?
It’s no longer news. Hard work pays. It is hard work though it’s yet to be completed. It’s still in progress, very soon it will be completed and you will hear about it.
The actress has over three cars worth million of nairas.
Oge Okoye Net worth is $850,000 – ?170 million
8. Kate henshaw Nuttal – $700,000 – N140 million
Description: 43 year old Kate Henshaw has starred in over 40 movies and has endorsed many Brands which includes, Samsung, Blessings Perfume in the UK, GLO Limite amongst others.
She is currently “The Face of Onga” and a judge on Nigeria’s Got Talent and also a brand amba$$ador Of Samsung Electronics Division.
At the moment, Kate drives an SUV, Nissan Arrmada, worth N16m. Kate Henshaw has a property in Cross Rivers state and lives in her own house worth millions of naira in a choice area on Lagos Island.
She is worth $700,000 – N140 million
9. Chika Ike – $700,000 – ?140 million
Description: The delectable actress started her career in Nollywood in 2005 where she landed her first roles in the movies Sweetlove and Bless the Child, directed by TChidi Chikere
The 29 year old graduate of Human Kinectics and Health Education from the University of Lagos is the brand Amba$$ador of Bullet Energy Drink.
She is also a UN Amba$$ador, Refugee Amba$$ador for Displaced persons and founder of the Chika Ike (Help A Child) Foundation.
The house according, has a swimming pool, gym room, private office, car port, garden, ma$$ive walk in closet and a state of art interior.
Chika released exclusive pics of her house to Bellanaija last year
Chika ike is one of the richest babes in Nollywood. She owns a boutique called Fancy Nancy in Abuja.
Chika Ike Net worth is: $700,000 – ?140 million
10. FUNKE AKINDELE – $700,000 – ?140 million
Description: The 38 years old Ikorodu born Actress has been in the Nollywood Business for over 10 years.
Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa or Suliya, rose to fame in ‘I Need To Know’, a TV series, and went on to earn a monstrous fame with her rib cracking movie, ‘JENIFA’.
Funke made over N56 million, in 2012 alone. In her movie ‘The Return of Jenifa’, Funke earned N35 million.
Her movie, ‘Married but Living Single’ made N9.9 million while ‘Maami’ made N11 million.
The actress is on her way to another cinema glory with a movie, ‘A Wish’.
She has many endorsements to her name: Funke Akindele has an endorsement deal with Vitafoam reportedly worth N20 million.
She also has deals with Globacom, Jobberman.com, Qlichy.com, Klin detergent, Lagos Inland Revenue Service and OMO.
She also has many cars.
Funke Akindele net worth is: $700,000 – ?140 million
11.Uche Jombo – $650,000 = ?130 million
Description: She Just Put to Bed of recent, The delectable actress welcomed a baby boy on Thursday 28th May 2015, with her white hubby, Kenny Rodriguez.
The Mathematics and Statistics Graduate of the University of Calabar ventured into the Nollywood Movie industry in 1999.
She has starred in over 30 movies. She was nominated for the Best Female Film Producers of the Year, ELOY Awards 2014.
Uche Jombo is said to charge about N500,000 – N1 million per move script.
Uche in 2013 was reported to have built a home in Lekki, Lagos which they say is quite ma$$ive, and its located around Alpha Beach Road after Lekki second gate opposite Chevron. Uche started building the house in Lagos sometime in 2012 after building one in her village in Abia state.
The house in Lagos is in the finishing stages now.
She is an amba$$ador for Globacom. Uche Jombo has a net worth of $650,000 = ?130 million
12. Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha = $600,000 – ?120 million
Description: Born March 12, 1980, The Banking and Finance Graduate from the Lagos State University collects about N700,000 per script, before she increased to Collecting N1,000,000 per movie.
She has starred in over 60 movies; Her last movie was in 2013 – ‘Accident’ which was produced and directed by Teco Benson and starred Kalu Ikeagwu, Chioma Chukwuka Apotha.
In 2011, Chioma Chukwuka Apotha was made Amba$$ador of Telecom Giant, GLO.
She’s currently one of OMO Detergent Brand Amba$$ador
We couldn’t get pictures of Chioma’s Properties, her mansion in Lagos and the one she has in Anambra.
Chioma Chukwuka worth is $600,000 – ?120 million
13. Monalisa Chinda – $580,000 = ?115 million
Description: Born September 1974, Monalisa Chinda has done a lot for herself, making her one of top actresses in Nollywood today.
She has starred in over 40 movies. Her most recent movies are Weekend Getaway  which was directed by Desmond Elliot and Torn  Directed by Moses Inwang.
Monalisa has endorsed many brands in the past which includes, Vita500 [She was paid a whooping N30 million], GLO and more. She was also an amba$$ador of the New Nation project at the Dukwe headquarters in Port Harcourt.
In 2012, Monalisa reportedly acquired a 2012 Honda Cross Tour cost her a whooping N6m.
The award winning star has starred in over 30 movies.
Monalisa Chinda Net worth is $500,000 = ?115 million
14. Stella Damasus – $520,000 = ?103 million
Description: Actress, Stella Damasus has no endorsement attached to her, that we obviously know of.
But she still swims in money as she charges N1m per movie. She has starred in over 50 movies.
The Theatre Art Graduate from the University of Lagos started her career back in 1992. Her latest movie is Affairs of the Heart  which also stars, Beverly Naya, Divine Shaw, Stephanie Stephen, Glenn Turner, Joel Rogers, Monica Swaida and Cyceru Ash.
Stella and Her Husband, Daniel Ademinokan Together reportedly bought a luxurious home in New York and also has a multi-million naira mansion in Abuja.
According to sources she also owns a Range Rover Evoque.
Stella Damasus net worth is $520,000 – ?103 million
15. Tonto Dikeh – $510,000 = ?100 million
Description: DB Records First Lady, Tonto Dikeh has no endorsement attached to her name that we know of. But she’s still rich and she’s rolling in money.
Tonto dikeh started her acting career in 2011 and has so far being active until she decided to try her hand in music. She made her debut by releasing singles ‘Hi’ and ‘Itz Ova’ feat Snypa.
While many lauded her effort, the songs were trailed by controversy as critics especially questioned her vocal ability. Doubts were raised on whether her decision to try her hands on music was for the best.
Nevertheless the songs enjoyed steady airplay and ma$$ive downloads.
Dikeh showed she was not a quitter with the release of a new single ‘Crazically fit’ featuring Terry G, who was also the producer, then Jeje and then some more. On 13 June 2014, Pop star D’banj, unveiled Dikeh under the artistes with his record label DB Records’ LEE family
The actress was previously dating Malivelihood, a luxury millionaire designer and she’s received many luxuries from him, before she got dumped.
Tonto Dikeh net worth is: $510,000 = ?100 million
16. Patience Ozokwor – $300,000 = ?60 Million
Description: 57 years old Mama Gee! She Has Been in the Acting business since 1998. For the Past 17 years Patience Ozokwor has Entertained Nollywood Lovers with her sense of humour and acting.
Patience has acted in many movies with actors and actresses such as Ini Edo, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Rita Dominic, Pete Edochie, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Van Vicker, Mike Ezuruonye, Oge Okoye, Kanayo O. Kanayo and Chioma Chukwuka.
She is regarded as the ‘Wicked Step-mother’. Like they say, all movies of this actress are ‘ALL EVIL’. She is good in played these roles quite well.
Patience Ozokwor opened a multi-million Naira plaza in Coal City Garden Enugu on Saturday March 29th, 2013.
She’s a previous brand amba$$ador for MTN.
Patience ozokwor worth is $290,000 – ?57,710,000