Who are the Richest Nollywood Actresses in 2020? Nollywood is a Nigerian film industry and it is rated as the third film industry in the world based on it’s worth and income generation.
Among Hollywood (American film) and Bollywood (India film) industry, Nollywood is rated as one of the best with productive output. Besides Hollywood, Nollywood is rated as the second largest in the world.
In 1960, during the time Nigeria gain independence,it was this time that the first Nollywood film was produced as the first-generation film. Here include Jab Adu, Ola Balogun, Hubert Ogunde, Adeyemi Afolayan(Ade Love) Moses Olaiya Popularly knows as baba sala and Eddie Ugboma.
Hubert Ogunde plays a major role in the Nigerian film opera. He is the one that brings into existence the Ogunde concert party also known as Ogunde theatre in 1945, the first professional theatre company in Nigeria.
Ola Balogun is very good at acting, composing, filming in many areas such as poverty, politics, and corruption. He is also very good at filming music.
Moses Olaiya is also known as the father of Nigerian Comedy. He is talented and has the ability to play many roles. He is very good also at directing.
Nollywood’s most popular movies include the wedding party (2016) Osufia in London (2003), 30days in Atlanta (2014) and many more.
Some of the best Nollywood includes Funke Akindele, Samson Nauoh, Desmond Elliot,
Richard mofe, Odulade Adekola and many more.
Here are some indigenous movies produced in 90s Agani Ogun(1975), Bisi daughter of the river (1977) Full brog in the sun (1974), Alpha (1972), Ija ominira(1978) Aiye (1979) Jaiyesimi(1980) kadara(1980), cry freedom (1981) Ija Orogun (1982), Ajani Ogun(1975), Muzik man (1976), Efunsetan Aniwura (1981), Alpha (1972) and many more.
10 richest Nollywood Actresses
1) Rita Dominic
Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic waturuocha, she hails from a very wealthy family in Aboh mbaise in Imo state on 12th JULY, 1975.
Herdad was a medical Doctor, while her mother was a nurse Rita Dominic was born into a royal family, youngest of her four siblings. She attended federal Government college Ikot Ekpene Akwa Ibon State in Nigeria where she later proceeds to the University of Port Harcourt.
She graduated with a theatre Arts BA honor’s degree in 1999.
Rita is a very skilled and beautiful woman.. Rita Dominic has been on the screen for so many years, she started acting young from her childhood.
She has been acting professionally for over 14 years very generous and industrious infant she is referred to as most African sexy lady.
Her energy is very fresh and renewed. She is an intelligent actress who understands her roles and carried them out professionally and with emotional perfection.
She has gone on strong, aging gracefully, and she keeps inspiring her viewers in an unbelievable way. Rita is fashionable, elegant, and classy which enables her to win many awards.
Her fashion sense is always been noted and considered even after her shows where she leaves the media creating headlines many weeks and months later. Her net worth is about 950 million Naira.
2) Genevieve Nnaji
She is a very veteran actress who has played a major role in the movie industry, a singer who has won multiple awards.
Her dressing, charisma, beauty has helped her in winning many accolade deals both locally and internationally. She is well recognized and acknowledged both in Nigeria and abroad.
Genevieve Nnaji was born on the 3rd of May 1979 in Mbaise IMO state of Nigeria. She grew up in Lagos, the fourth child of Eight Children.
Her father was an engineer while her mother was a teacher. At the age of 8, she started showcasing her talent which makes her first acting in the popular television soap opera, Ripples. At age 19, she was fully introduced into the film industry where she started her career.
Genevieve attended Methodist Girls’ college Yaba, Lagos. After giving birth to her first daughter, she later proceeded to the University of Lagos for her tertiary education.
Apart from Acting, she is a model. she has featured in many commercials Such as. Omo detergent, pronto beverages, And many more.
Genevieve was also among the distinguished Who received national honor conferred On by former president Good Luck Jonathan. She was also Awarded the best Dress woman by Africa Magic viewer choice (MVCS) 2015. Her net worth is about 850 million Naira.
3) Mercy Johnson
MErcy Johnson was born in Koji state of Nigeria, a multi-talented actress who has won many awards.
Dumebi the dirty girl brought up her career in the film industry Which makes her top viewer choice in the Africa Magic Also won the award in 2013, maiden edition. Mercy Johnson has appeared in over 600 movies, she charges nothing less than 2 million for a movie role.
She drove Lexus SUV worth of 16 million Naira, she owns many properties also she owns several landed properties in Lagos. Her net worth is about 600 million Naira.
Mercy Johnson also has a multi-million well-equipped apartment in Ajah. Her net worth is about 600 million Naira.
4) Omotola Jalede Ekehinde
Omotola is a household name in the movie industry as omo sexy. She has won several awards including the Africa movie academy (2005), The Best actress in a supporting role. Her net worth is about 550 million Naira.
5) Funke Akindele
Funke is one of the best female entertainers in the movie industry With many skills and very creative in directing. She has won several awards which include Africa Movie Academy Award as the best actress. Her net worth is about 510 million Naira.
6) Ini Edo
Ini Edo is one of the top 5 richest actresses in the Nollywood movie industry. She is very beautiful with a sexy body.
She has featured in over 200 movies, she drove Mercedes G wagon worth of 30 million Naira. She is the winner of2013 NAFCA award for best leading actress. Her net worth is about 450 million Naira.
7) Clarion ChukWura
She is also one of the best actress which is very capable in handling many roles. Very calm and humble, she is also very good as a comedian.
She is the mother of clarion Peter one of the best movie director. Clarion’s net worth is about 400 million Naira.
8) Patience Ozokwor
Patience is popularly known as Mama G, she is also one of the best actresses which have won several awards such as Best supporting actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Award, lifetime Achievement award in cinema.
Being a fashion designer, she also owns a lot of business in Nigeria. Also, being creative, she also talented in composing music. Her net worth is about 390 million Naira.
9) Mary Remmy-Njoku
She is multi-talented, very skillful and adept at coordinating and anchoring events. She is the wife of Jackson’s founder and CEO of Rok studio which mainly based on Film production Studio in Lagos. Her net worth is about 380 million Naira.
10) Uche Jombo
Uche Jombo is a producer, diretcor and GlobalCom ambassador. In 2012, she won the Africa movie academy Award in the leading role. She is happily married to Kenney Rodriquez a Mexican with a son. Her net worth is about 370 million Naira.