Top 10 richest Nollywood Actresses
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The Nigerian Movie industry is the third largest in the world which has created a lot of opportunities for actors to create wealth for themselves. With the growing number of ladies getting into Nollywood, actresses have to work extremely hard not only to stand out but also earn a decent living from what they do. Many Nollywood actresses make a lot of money from acting but a handful of them are making more money than the others. They make extra money through endorsement deals, television ads, private businesses and also from producing their own movies.
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The actresses on this list have been in the movie business for so long and through out their successful careers they have made quite for money for themselves. So, without any further ado, here are the Top 10 richest Nollywood Actresses.
10. Unche Jumbo – Networth – $1.02 Million
Uche Jombo born on December 28, 1979 was born in Abiriba , Abia State , Nigeria. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar,
and Computer Programming from the Federal University of
Technology Minna. Jombo ventured into the Nigerian movie
industry in 1999 in the movie ‘Visa to hell’. Uche Jombo is a
prominent actress come producer who has featured in several
movies which earned her over N10m in 2008. With the
sponsorship of telecoms giant, Glo and also being a model, she
earned about N11m in 2009. She also signed a mouth-watering
endorsement deal as new ambassador of the New Nation
project at the Dukwe headquarters in Port Harcourt.
In 2013, Uche was reported to have built a home in Lekki, Lagos
which is quite massive, and is located around Alpha Beach Road. Her net worth is currently estimated at
about N370 Million which is approximately 1.02 million dollars.
9. Mary Remy Njoku – Networth – $1.04 Million
Mary Remmy is a Nigeria actress and prosucer. She has acted in more than 50 movies both in and out of Nigeria. Mary Remy and her husband, Jason have combined together to take Nollywood business to the next level. Mary started dating Jason Njoku who is the CEO and founder of iroking in 2011. They got married on August 18, 2012, in Lagos. That union was the real turning point in Mary Remmy’s career as she is now the CEO of ROK Studios which is a film production studio based in Lagos.
She is comfortably on this list with a net worth of N380 million naira which is about $1.04 Million dollars.
8. Patience Ozokwo – Network – $1.07 Million
Popularly known as MamaG, Patience Ozokwor is by far, the most popular female actress in Nigeria after Genevieve and maybe Omotola. She is also one of the most decorated, having won several awards such as: Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema, etc. She is one of the richest Nollywood actresses.
Patience Ozokwor has featured in more movies than any other actresses in the Nigerian Nollywood history. She is also a musician and fashion design shop owner among other businesses. She is worth N390million
7. Kate Henshaw – Networth – $1.1million
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, Nigeria on the 19th July 1971 and is the oldest of four children.In 1993 Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie ‘When the Sun Sets’ and was handed the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie and has since starred in over 45 Nollywood movies earning several awards. Kate Henshaw, who has over 40 Nollywood movies to her name is a popular face in TV advertisements with Lagos Government and talent shows. Her endorsements include Face of Onga, Face of Blessing Perfume deal, the new Face of Samsung mobile and electronics and was previously a Glo ambassador.Kate recently released her autobiography, The Life of an Actress: My Story and it was reported she got N5 million from the Cross-River State Government making her net worth about $1.1million.
6. Ini Edo ($1.2 MILLION)
Ini Edo born 23 April 1982 in Akwa Ibom is a Nigerian actress. She began her film career in 2000, and has featured in more than 100 movies since her debut. In 2013, she was a judge for the Miss Black Africa UK Pageant. In 2014, Ms. Edo was appointed by the United Nations as a United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy. Ini Edo is arguably one of the most popular actresses in Nollywood who reporte