Many Nigerian women have worked in the entertainment industry for decades, and many of them are as relevant now as they were 20 years ago. In the Nigerian film industry, a lot of actresses have come and gone. Many actresses have married or become so busy with their kids that they no longer think of acting as important.
Some married and single women have carried the torch beyond Nigeria and into the international industry. Who is the supreme ruler of the universe? Isn't it true that you're a lady? Some of these women have had great careers ranging from home videos to international blockbusters, and others are still on the rise. The five richest Nigerian actresses are talked about in this article, along with their cars and net worth.
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1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji has worked in Nigeria's film business for over 10 years, progressing from home videos to feature films and even producing and directing her own projects. Genevieve Nnaji and Chinny Onwugbenu made Nigeria's first Oscar submission, Lionheart, in 2018.
Despite the Academy's decision to exclude the picture, it was a watershed moment for Nigerian cinema. With a net worth of $10 million, Genevieve Nnaji is Nigeria's richest actress. She also serves as a brand ambassador for both national and international companies.
2. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Ibinabo Fiberesima is a Nigerian actress, former beauty queen contender, and event planner. She was the Nigerian Actors Guild's President. With an estimated net worth of $8 million, Fiberesima is the richest actress in Nollywood.
Mortal Sin, St. Mary, The Twin Sword, Ladies Night, The Limit, Letters to a Stranger, '76, Rivers Between, A Night In The Philippines, The Pastor's Wife, and a number of other films have all featured her. She has finished first or second in a number of beauty pageants, and she has even won some.
3. Funke Akindele
The Nigerian actress, Akindele Bello, is well-known. Funke Akindele, or Jenifer, is a stage name used by Olufunke Ayotunde, a Nigerian actress and producer. She was born on August 24, 1977. Funke Akindele is the youngest of three children born to a physician and a retired school principal. Funke Akindele graduated from the former Ogun State Polytechnic, currently Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, with an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication.
4. Omotola Jalade-Network Ekeinde
For over two decades, Omotola has worked as a professional actress. She is well-known both in Nigeria and internationally. She is also recognized as a "curvaceous" actress because of her shape and beauty. Omotola has a well-known pilot for a husband. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is a Nigerian brand ambassador who also serves on several international boards. The estimated net worth of Omotola Jalade-net Ekeinde is N650 million.
5. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is an accomplished actress who has worked in the industry for nearly two decades. She was formerly one of Nollywood's most sought-after actresses, having acted in a number of films. She started out as a kid actor before moving on to adult roles.
Over the years, she has received countless decorations and honors, cementing her reputation as a champion of women's liberation. Rita Dominic is said to have a net worth of N550 million.
6. Chioma Chukwuka
Chioma Chukwuka is a filmmaker, producer, and actor from Nigeria. She won the African Movie Academy Award for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" in 2007 and the Afro Hollywood Award for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" in 2010 for her performance in the film "Sins of the flesh." Chioma is married to Franklin Akpotha and has a net worth of $5.7 million, making her one of Nigeria's and Nollywood's wealthiest and most powerful actresses.
7. Mercy Johnson Okojie
Mercy Johnson Okojie is a popular Nigerian actress who has starred in over 100 films since her debut. The Kogi state actress has appeared in at least 150 films since breaking into the Nigerian acting industry. She is married to an Edo State Prince and the mother of three children. Mercy Johnson Okojie, a Nigerian actress worth $5 million, charges N2 million for each film role.
8. Uche Jombo
Nigerian film producer, screenwriter, and actor Uche Jombo Rodriguez Along with Omoni Oboli, Laura Ikeji, and others, she was one of the celebrities who helped open the GrandLux Cafe in Lekki on November 30th, 2018. Uche Jombo is one of Nigeria's wealthiest and most well-known actresses, with a multi-million naira endorsement deal worth $4 million with a telecommunications firm.