We will be sharing with you list of some of the richest, most successful and highest paid Nollywood actresses of 2015
Movie industry in Nigeria is the third largest in the world. Some people who have taken advantage of this huge industry managed to create wealth for themselves.
This list includes the richest actresses of Nollywood, based on their endorsement deals, recent performance and other businesses they have been involved in over the past years.
#10 Chioma Chukwuka
Chioma Chukwuka was born in 1980. She began her career in 2000 and has featured in over 80 movies since then. In 2007 Chukwuka received the Best Actress in a Lead Role award at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie Sins of the flesh. She is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria, she owns two houses and various properties in Lagos. Her considerable wealth is N46 million.
#9 Uche Jombo
Nollywood actress, producer and screen writer Uche Jombo is on the 9th place in this list and has estimated net worth is 49.5 million Naira. Uche started to prove her talent in the industry when she co-wrote the block buster movie Games Men Play with veteran female producer Emen Isong in 2005.
#8 Monalisa Chinda
Beautiful actress, film producer and media personality, Monalisa Chinda, was born 13 September 1974. In 1996 she starred in her first major movie Pregnant Virgin and since that time she has featured in more than 80 films and she has earned 50 Million Naira.
#7 Patience Ozokwor
A Nigerian actress who appeared in more than two hundred films between 1995 and 2012. She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
#6 Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model of an Ondo descent from Lagos, Nigeria.She is one of the most popular female celebrity of Nigerian film industry. She has a very successful career in acting, which started in 1995. Omolota has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. Her current assets worth more than 53 million Naira.
#5 Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson Okojie, popularly known as Mercy Johnson, was born in Lagos on 28 August 1984, is a Nigerian actress who made her acting debut in the movie, “The Maid” in which she played the role of a possessed house help. Johnson has appeared in over 60 movies.Johnson won the 2009 African Film Award for best supporting actress. Her worth is over 55 Million Naira.
#4 Rita Dominic
Dominic started performing when she was a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo state. In 1998 she starred in her first movie A time to kill. She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions.
#3 Ini Edo
Iniobong Edo Ekim is a Nigerian actress with over 14 years of acting experience. She is a popular Nollywood face and has starred in over 100 films till date. Ini is one of the highest paid Nollywood actresses but She is still on the 3rd place with a net worth of over 60 million Naira.
#2 Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress and singer. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005. In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to Nollywood.Genevieve Nnaji is arguably the most popular actress in the Nigerian make-believe movie industry called Nollywood.She is on the second place with a net worth of over 64 Million Naira.
#1 Kate Henshaw-Nuttall
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, Nigeria,Henshaw has starred in over 40 Nollywood movies. She does not drive very expensive cars and she lives a purely average and normal life.