Current Richest Female Artistes in Nigeria & Net Worth
Nollywood has become an avenue for top actresses in Nigeria to become popular, rich wealthy and famous not just in the movie/entertainment industry but also in Nigeria.
Although aspiring artistes who are upcoming look up to these popular Nigerian actors and actresses, these upcoming actors and actresses we have in Nigeria should not forget that these top actresses in Nigeria who are extremely rich started from somewhere to get to where they are in the Nigerian movie industry.
This post will list the current top 10 richest female artistes we have in Nigeria today and their estimated net worth.
To get the worth of these popular and wealthy female movie stars, their estimated earnings were summed up with their various endorsement deals and we arrived at their various net-worth which has been dully updated.
List of 10 Current Richest Female Artistes in Nigeria and Net worth
1. Kate Henshaw
She is the richest Nollywood actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of N67 million. Kate Henshaw has won many awards or accolades during her career, among which is the African Movie Academy Award. She has featured in more than 45 movies. Kate Henshaw’s endorsement with companies like The Face of Onga, Globacom also worth millions of Naira.
2. Genevieve Nnaji
Second on the list of current richest female artiste in Nigeria is the beautiful, experienced Imo state born actress, Genevieve Nnaji. She is without doubt one of the best actresses in Nollywood. Genevieve net worth is estimated at N64 million. She has acted in about 80 movies and is recognized internationally. She is dubbed the most successful Nollywood actress in Nigeria and has also signed various endorsement deals with top Nigerian companies like Amstel Malta, Etisalat worth millions of Naira.
3. Ini Edo
Also on our current wealthy Nigerian female actress in Nollywood is Ini Edo who is said to be worth N60 million. Ini Edo has featured in more than 200 movies, performing various roles which has earned her series of awards. She currently has ventured into politics and has been away from the movie scenes for sometime.
4. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic net worth is estimated at N58 million. She is one of the popular artiste in Nigeria that have featured in more than 100 movies. Just like Genevieve, she too hails from Imo state and is also one of the best actress Nollywood has ever produced.
5. Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson rose to fame after she acted her first movie “The Maid”. Born in Lagos State, Nigeria, she is undoubtedly the most talented female actress in Nigeria. She is very natural when acting her roles in movies and has featured in about 70 movies till date. She is happily married and has three children. She also has landed properties scattered in Lagos which sees her net worth estimated to be N55 million.
6. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
She falls under the list of most successful Nollywood stars in Nigeria. Omotola is also one of the most beautiful female actresses in Nollywood currently. Aside from acting, she is also into modelling. She had featured in many movies that you might loose count. She also has acted a number of foreign movies which has earned her popularity even in countries like the United States, Britain e.t.c. Omotola is the first celebrity in Africa that has racked up 1 million fans on her Facebook page. It is said that Omotola Jalade has passion for automobiles. Her net worth is estimated at N53 million.
7. Patience Ozokwor
Popularly known as “Mama G”, Patience Ozokwor has earned her place among the most outstanding female actresses in the Nollywood movie industry. She is also one of the oldest artists in the Nigerian movie industry. Born in Enugu state, she has acted and featured in a lot of movies. She has accrued so many assets over the years. Her net worth is estimated at N51 million. She currently has endorsement deals with one of the top networks in Nigeria.
8. Monalisa Chinda
The Nigerian home video industry would not be complete if we don’t mention Monalisa Chinda. Just like Omotola, she had been in the movie world for years which has seen her enter the list of oldest actresses in Nollywood. Aside from acting, she is also a film producer and has her own TV show. She also has landed properties both in Rivers state and in Lagos. Monalisa net worth is estimated at N50 million.
9. Uche Jombo
9th on the richest female artists in Nigeria presently is Uche Jumbo who is also a top actress in Nollywood and in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Aside from acting, she also ventured into modelling. She has a number of top endorsement deals worth millions of Naira. One of such deals that Uche Jumbo signed is with Globacom, Her current net worth is estimated at N49.5 million.
10. Chioma Chukwuka
Featuring in about 80 different movies, Chioma Chukwuka is also there with the top notch in the movie world. She is a role model to most upcoming artiste because of her diligence and decency in her roles when acting. She has endorsement deals with Harpic, Globacom, e.t.c. Chioma also has landed properties in Lagos and other states in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated at N46 million.
11. Adesua Etomi Net Worth N100 million
Pretty actress, Adesua Etomi is the current trending actress in Nollywood. Aside other movies she has acted in, one that made her a more popular celebrity was acting alongside Banks W, her fiance and her would be Husband in the popular movie “The Wedding Party”. Her net worth is said to be around N100 million
Aside this ten on this list, others like Tonto Dikeh, Funke Akindele (richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria), Stephanie Okereke also fall on the list of richest female artists in Nigeria currently.