Highest Earning Actors in Nigeria



One of the biggest industry in the entertainment sector, the Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, has given rise to a number of outstanding actors over the years. These Nollywood actors are regarded as some of the best in all of Africa, not just Nigeria.

Many of these Nollywood actors with extraordinary talents have amassed magnificent net worth of millions of dollars throughout their careers and have attracted enormous recognition.

Mike Ezuruonye: $3 million 

On September 21, 1982, Mike Ezuruonye was born in Lagos State. He hails from Uzuakoli in the Bende Local Government Area and is a native of Abia. The talented entertainer works as a banker as well. Beautiful actor Mike Ezuronye is listed tenth on our list of the wealthiest Nigerian actors this year. A talented and seasoned actor with a net worth of $3 million is Mike Ezunronye.

Richard Mofe Damijo – $7 Million

One of the earliest actors in Nollywood, Mofe Damijo has worked there for more than 30 years. He is a native of Delta State and has been in numerous Nollywood productions. RMD is a well-known moniker for him, and his net worth is estimated to be $7 million. 

The actor has expensive wrist watches like the 26 million Naira Patek Phillippe Nautilus 5980R-001 and a 400 thousand Naira Swiss watch. He also resides in a home in Imole Phase 1 and owns the following collection of automobiles that includes:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 550
  • BMW 4 Series Coupe
  • Toyota Land Cruiser
  • Range Rover Evoque
  • Lexus LX 570
  • Toyota Highlander 
  • Mercedes Sedan
  • Mercedes G550

Ramsey Noauh – $6.3 Million

Another seasoned actor from Nigeria who has amassed a sizable fortune from acting and other projects that he oversees is Ramsey Noauh.

Ramsey, one of the wealthiest actors in Nigeria, has a net worth of $6.3 million and own a lavish residence in Lagos. The following are just a few of his opulent automobiles:

  • Aston Martin Superleggera
  • 1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville
  • Range Rover Sport
  • Tesla Model X
  • Hummer H2 Stretch Limousine
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom

Yul Edochie – $3.5 Million

Another well-off Nigerian actor is Yul Edochie. The actor Yul, who is Pete Edochie’s son, has been in innumerable Nollywood productions, and his net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million. The actor owns a home in Lekki, several expensive watches, as well as some of his favorite automobiles, including

  • Mercedes GL 450
  • Mercedes C Class
  • Toyota Highlander
  • 2007 Toyota Camry
  • 2010 Honda Accord
  • Lexus LX 570

Jim Iyke – $10 Million

With a $10 million net worth, actor Jim Iyke is the richest actor in Nigeria. The seasoned actor is from the state of Anambra and has worked in Nollywood for many years. He has advanced and succeeded in the field, which puts him in the first position. 

His automobiles include:

  • Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
  • Dodge Challenger
  • Plymouth Prowler Convertible 
  • Camero SS Convertible

Zubby Michael – $9 million 

Azubuike Zubby Michael, a stage name for Michael Egwu, became well-known for his role in the film “The Three Windows.” Michael is one of the top ten richest actors in Nigeria, with a net worth of about $9 million. Below are his collection of cars:

  • Range Rover Sport
  • Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
  • Lexus RX 330
  • Mercedes-Benz 4matic

Kenneth Okonkwo – $5 million 

Actor and politician Kenneth Okonkwo is currently serving his nation as a Labour Party representative. Okonkwo, who has won numerous awards, is one of Nollywood’s top actors and one of its richest, with a net worth of about $5 million.

Chidi Mokemo- $6.8 million 

Chidi Mokeme, who has a net worth of $6.8 million, is one of the wealthiest Nollywood performers. He has experience as a host, producer, director, and actor. Over 200 Nollywood home videos featured Chidi as the lead.

The actor has amassed considerable money through his acting career and various commercial endeavors. Some of the most opulent SUVs, sports cars, and classic cars are in his collection.

John Okafor- $4.2 million

One of the richest actors from Nigeria is John Okafor. The actor who goes by the name Mr. Ibu is quite funny. On October 17, 1961, he was born in Nkaun West, Enugu State.

Many consider Mr. Ibu to be one of Nigeria’s most accomplished comic performers. Okafor’s humorous performances are frequently characterized by stupidity, comedic incompetence, and significant reality tampering. More than 200 Nollywood movies feature him as a performer.

Thanks to a sizable endorsement agreement with Globacom, John Okafor’s current estimated net worth is $4.2 million.

Chinedu Ikedieze- $3.8 million

Chinedu Ikedieze has a net worth of $3.8 million and performs under the alias Aki. In addition to being an investor, businessman, comedian, and television personality, he is a well-known Nollywood comedy actor. In fact, Aki is regarded as one of Nigeria’s funniest actors.

Chinedu a natural born dwarf who, because of his diminutive stature and appearance, is frequently portrayed as a young child in Nollywood films. Chinedu’s wealth is currently at $3.8 million. In Nigeria, he is well-known as an actor.


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