10 Richest Actors In Nigeria and Their Net Worth (Recent Update)

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Do you want to know the male Richest Actors In Nigeria film industry financially? Although we previously published a list of the top 10 richest actresses in Nollywood, this time we will focus on wealthy actors.

NIGERIAN ACTORS WITH THE HIGHEST NET WORTH (2021)

Here are Nigeria’s ten wealthiest people, in no particular order, and their estimated net worth in 2021.

1. DESMOND ELLIOT IS WORTH $7 MILLION IN NET WORTH.

Richest Actors In Nigeria DESMOND ELLIOT
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Desmond Oluwashola Elliot is a well-known Nigerian actor, director, and politician who has appeared in over 200 films as well as a number of TV shows and soap operas.

Desmond Elliot was nominated for the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won best supporting actor in a drama at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

In the 11 December 2015 Nigerian General Elections, he was elected to the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency. His net worth is estimated to be in the tens of millions of dollars.

2. RICHARD MOFE-DAMIJO IS WORTH $6 MILLION IN NET WORTH.

Richest Actors In Nigeria RICHARD MOFE-DAMIJO

RMD (Richard Mofe-Damijo) is a former Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism and one of Nigeria’s wealthiest actors.

RMD began his acting career after graduating from university, appearing in the late 1980s television soap opera Ripples. He had previously worked as a reporter for Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine.

Out of Bounds was his first film in which he was credited as a writer and producer. Mofe-Damijo won Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards for the first time in 2005.

RMD is estimated to have a net worth of $7 million.

3. JIM IYKE – $3 MILLION IN NET WORTH

Richest Actors In Nigeria JIM IYKE
JIM IYKE

James Ikechukwu Esomugha, also known as  Jim Iyke,  is a Nigerian actor who is one of the wealthiest in the country’s film industry. Along with Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Hakeem Kae-Kazim, he stars in the film Last Flight to Abuja.

Jim Iyke began acting in 2001 and has since appeared in over 150 films, making him one of Nollywood’s highest-paid actors. In 2007, he founded Untamed Productions, a film production company.

Untamed Records, founded by Jim Iyke, is his own record label. He released a debut album titled “Who Am I?” in which he collaborated with some of Nigeria’s top musicians, including TuFace Idibia and Sound Sultan.

Jim Iyke’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

4. RAMSEY NOAH – $4.5 MILLION IN NET WORTH

Richest Actors In Nigeria RAMSEY NOAH
Richest Actors In Nigeria RAMSEY NOAH

Ramsey Noah is the son of an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother from Owo, Ondo State. He was born in Edo State. He attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School in Surulere, Lagos, where he grew up. After graduating from the University of Lagos with a diploma in mass communications, he went on to pursue a career in acting.

Ramsey Noah’s net worth is estimated to be $4.5 million, making him one of Nigeria’s wealthiest actors in 2021.

Noah’s acting career began with a role in the Nigerian television soap opera Fortunes. Since then, he has starred in a number of films as the leading man. For his numerous roles in romantic films, Ramsey Noah has been dubbed “Lover-Boi.”

Noah won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2010 for his role in “The Figurine,” which won Best Picture. Noah is regarded as one of Nigeria’s most sought-after actors.

5. JOHN OKAFOR – $2.2 MILLION IN NET WORTH

JOHN OKAFOR
JOHN OKAFOR – Richest Actors In Nigeria

If you haven’t heard of John Okafor, you probably don’t watch Nollywood movies very often or aren’t a fan of the comedy produced in the industry. Mr. Ibu, also known as John Okafor, is a Nigerian actor and comedian. He is regarded as one of Nigeria’s most gifted comic figures.

Okafor’s comedic acting is frequently marked by ineptitude, hilarious ineptitude, and a sharp disconnection from reality. He has appeared in over 200 films, including Mr.Ibu in London (2004), Police Recruit (2003), 9 Wives (2005), Ibu in Prison (2006), and Keziah (2007).

John Okafor was born on December 17, 1961, and his net worth is estimated to be $2.2 million.

6. NKEM OWOH – $3 MILLION IN NET WORTH

NKEM OWOH
 Richest Actors In Nigeria NKEM OWOH

Nkem Owoh is a well-known Nigerian actor and comedian. He was named Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008. Owoh was a character in the film Osuofia in London, which was released in 2003.

He’s also known for singing about advance fee fraud in the song “I Go Chop Your Dollar.” The song was featured in Owoh’s role as a con artist in the film The Master. The song was banned by the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

He was arrested in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in 2007 as the result of a seven-month Dutch police investigation dubbed “Operation Apollo.” When police raided the event and arrested 111 people on suspicion of lottery fraud and immigration violations, he was arrested while performing a musical show. He was eventually released.

Nkem Owoh was kidnapped in eastern Nigeria in December 2009. The kidnappers demanded a ransom of N15 million Naira. After his family members allegedly paid a ransom fee of 1.4 million naira, he was released. Nkem Owoh is one of Nollywood’s wealthiest actors, with a net worth of $4 million.

7. CHINEDU IKEDIEZE – $2.5 MILLION IN NET WORTH

CHINEDU IKEDIEZE
Richest Actors In Nigeria CHINEDU IKEDIEZE

After their breakthrough in the film Aki na Ukwa, Chinedu Ikedieze, better known as Aki, has appeared in a number of films alongside Osita Iheme.

At the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007, Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award. His net worth is estimated to be $2.5 million.

8. OSITA IHEME – $3 MILLION IN NET WORTH

OSITA IHEME
Richest Actors In Nigeria – OSITA IHEME

Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor best known for co-starring alongside Chinedu Ikedieze in the film Aki na Ukwa as ‘Pawpaw.’ Osita Iheme (Paw-Paw) has been referred to as one of his generation’s best actors.

He is the founder of Inspired Movement Africa, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring, motivating, and stimulating young Nigerians and Africans.

He has risen to become one of Nollywood’s most in-demand actors in less than a decade. Osita was honored with the African Movie Academy Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

He is regarded as one of Nigeria’s most well-known actors. He was named a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic in 2011. (MFR). Osita Iheme’s estimated net worth is around $3 million, making him one of the country’s wealthiest actors.

9. NET WORTH OF $3 MILLION FOR MIKE EZURUONYE

MIKE EZURUONYE
MIKE EZURUONYE Richest Actors In Nigeria

Mike Ezuruonye hails from the Nigerian town of Uzoakoli in the state of Abia. He was born in Lagos on December 20, 1982. Before studying Accounting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, he attended the Federal College in Taraba and Archbishop Aggey Memorial School in Lagos. Prior to becoming an actor, he worked as a banker.

Mike has appeared in a number of Nollywood films. In 2008 and 2009, he received two nominations for the Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role, as well as a nomination for Best Actor in the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.

Mike Ezuruonye has a net worth of $3 million and is one of Nollywood’s most attractive actors.

10. NONSO DIOBI – $1 MILLION IN NET WORTH

NONSO DIOBI
Richest Actors In Nigeria NONSO DIOBI

Nonso Diobi is a Nigerian actor and film director who has won numerous awards. Mike’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million. He made his on-screen debut in the 2001 film “Border Line,” followed by an outstanding performance in the film “Hatred,” while studying Theatre Art at the University of Nigeria.

Nonso Diobi went on to give a fantastic performance in the film ‘Across the Bridge,’ which gave him his big break and made him a household name in Africa’s film industry.


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