The Nigerian movie industry is now a highly respected one and gone are the days in which actors and actresses were seems as irresponsible. Today Nigerian actors make cool cash from the movie industry.
Movie star actors and actresses makes their money from movie sales, contracts, endorsements and it might even surprise you that some of them have movie producing instruments which they rent out (thats a really cool business idea, if you have the capital).
Apart from the financial gains of the Nollywood today, actors and actresses in Nigeria are also highly respected and have good reputations.
list of the top 10 richest actors in the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) today.
1. Richard Mofe Damijo: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $15 Million
Richard Mofe Damijo occupies the number 1 position on this 2018 lost of the richest Nollywood actors. This man is no doubt a very talented Nollywood actor. He has signed many endorsement deals with big companies.
2. Desmond Elliot: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $10 Million
Desmond Elliot is a highly rated Nollywood movie actor. Desmond has featured in many movies. In 2014, the star actor went into politics. The star has signed lots of juicy endorsement deals with big companies
3. Jim Iyke: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $8.0 Million
Jim Iyke is a star Nollywood actor. The star actor is also a business man. He is the owner of Burgeon Table Water and Untamed Closet. He entered the industry in 2001
4. Chidi Mokeme: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $7.0 Million
Chidi Mokeme is a very talented Nollywood actor. He became popular after featuring in the popular Gulder Ultimate Search. He set in for acting back in 1995.
5. Segun Arinze: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $5.1 Million
Here comes the super star Segun Arinze. This star is an actor, singer, script writer, producer and director. He became popular in the 90s and has done a lot of great works.
6. Mike Ezurounye: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $4.7 Million
Mike Ezurounye is one of our great Nollywood actors. He worked in the bank before he started acting. He has featured in many movies and has signed endorsement deals with Airtel and Glo.
7. Ramsey Noah: 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $4.5 Million
Ramsey Noah of all actors is expected to make it to the list. Ramson Noah is a handsome actor and has featured in countless number of movies. He has been in the industry since 1993.
8. John Okafor – 2018 Biography and Net Worth – $4.2 Million
John Okafor is a kind of funny actor. He is well-known as Mr Ibu. The star actor acted as Mr Ibu in a movie titled Mr Ibu. Since his role as Mr Ibu in 2004, he became a popular actor and has featured in many other movies
9. Nkem Owoh – 2018 Biography and Net Worth: $3.9 Million
Here we have another rich guy, Nkem Owoh, who also featured in “Things Fall Apart”. He has been acting for a long time and still as hot as ever.
10. Pete Edochie – 2018 Biography and Net Worth: $3.8 Million
Pete Edochie is a talented Nollywood actor. He has featured in many great Nollywood movies. He acted Okonkwo in “Things Fall Apart”.