Top 10 Most Richest Actors In Nigeria In 2022

The Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood is the 3rd biggest film industry globally in terms of film output and Nigerian actors have been its integral part. It is also the 3rd most significant film industry by revenue generation since 2013. Nollywood has produced lots of talented actors who have represented Nigeria well.

Most of these actors have also acted in some international movie industry like Hollywood and raking their bank account with thousands of dollars. In this article I will be sharing with you the Top 10 most richest actors in Nigeria in 2021 and their net worth.

10. Kenneth Okonkwo

Kenneth Okonkwo also known as Andy is a veteran Nollywood actor from Nsukka, Enugu state. Kenneth Okonkwo is the 10th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Kenneth Okonkwo became famous in the Nollywood movie industry following the 1992 movie Living in Bondage, which helped him gain many roles in different Nollywood movies earning him so much fortune. He has acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies, which has raised his net worth to become the 10th richest actor in Nigeria.

9. Nkem Owoh

Nkem Owoh also known as Osuofia is a veteran Nollywood actor from Amagu Village in Udi local government area of Enugu state. Nkem Owoh is the 9th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. He is mostly known for his comedy role in movies which gave him the nickname Osuofia. Nkem Owoh is one of the oldest actors in Nollywood. The movie Osuofia in London earned him so much money and increased his net worth to a high amount. The movie was appreciated in Nigeria.

8. Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah also known as lover boy in Nollywood is a veteran Nollywood actor from Ondo State. He became famous in the Nollywood movie industry due to his active role in romantic movies. Ramsey Nouah is the 8th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $3.8 million. The famous actor was born on 19th December 1970 to an Israeli father and Yoruba Mother from Ondo State. Movie acting and directing has fetched him so much wealth to become one of the richest actors in Nigeria in 2021.

7. Osita Iheme

Osita Iheme also known as Paw-paw since he acted in the film “Aki Na Ukwa” is a veteran Nollywood actor from Imo State. Osita Iheme is the 7th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $4 million. He became famous after starring alongside with Chinedu Ikedieze in the 2003 comic movie Aki na Ukwa. He is originally from Imo State and has won several awards. Osita Iheme is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry and rated as one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria.

6. Chinedu Ikedieze

Chinedu Ikedieze also known as Aki since he acted in the film “Aki Na Ukwa” is a veteran Nollywood actor from Abia State. Chinedu Ikedieze is the 6th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $4.3 million. He was born on 12th December 1985 in Bende, Abia State. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most of his movies after their breakthrough in the blockbuster movie Aki na Ukwa. He makes his money by acting and brand endorsements. He is a well known GLO Ambassador.

5. John Okafor

John Okafor also known as Mr Ibu is a veteran Nollywood actor from Enugu State. He is currently the funniest actor in Nigeria. His nick name Mr Ibu was gotten from a movie he featured in titled “Mr Ibu” a movie that gained him popularity and made him famous. John Okafor is the 5th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $4.5 million. He is a very interesting character to watch always. His movies are always in high demand. The famous Nollywood comedian has over 200 films to his credit.

4. Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot is a veteran Nollywood actor from Lagos state. He is currently a member of Lagos State House of Assembly. Desmond Elliot is the 4th richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $4.8 million. Desmond Elliot is a Nigerian actor and politician. Having been in the movie industry for a long time, Desmond Elliot has earned so much to become one of the richest actors in Nigeria. The famous actor was born on 4th February 1974 in Lagos. He is married and blessed with two kids. Desmond Elliot has been featured in over 200 Nollywood movies, which earned him a spot in Nigeria’s top ten richest actors in 2021.

3. Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo also known as RMD is a veteran Nollywood actor from Delta state. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry for more than two decades. He has won several awards. RMD is the 3rd richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $5.1 million. He is a man of class operating in his own league. RMD is a Nigerian actor and a politician. He joined politics few years ago and was appointed as commissioner of culture and tourism in Delta State by the Delta State Governor. He is currently the brand ambassador for GLO. RMD earns his money from acting and brand endorsement.

2. Jim Iyke

James Ikechukwu Esomugha also known as Jim Iyke is a veteran Nollywood actor from Anambra state. Jim Iyke is widely regarded as Nollywood’s bad boy. Jim Iyke is the 2nd richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $5.8 million. Jim Iyke has been in the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) for decades. He has won so many awards to his credit. He is a popular and a purposeful actor. Jim Iyke has grown and excelled in the entertainment industry. He makes his money by acting, producing, brand endorsement and his personal entrepreneur businesses.

1. Zubby Michael

Zubby Michael also known as Eze Ndiala is a famous Nollywood actor and producer. He is known for playing criminal, villain and hit man roles in movies. Zubby Michael is the richest actor in Nigeria in 2021 with an estimated net worth of $6 million. He was born on 1st February 1985 in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 36 years old. Zubby Michael hails from Ozubulu in Okwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but he grew up in Yola, Adamawa State in the northern part of Nigeria.

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