Money does not discriminate. Female celebrities are wealthy too. But it appears most of these celebrities make their money from Nollywood.
Nollywood is widely acknowledged as the second-largest film producer in the world. The film industry has greatly contributed to Nigeria’s GDP. More than 6 years ago, Nollywood 2.3% (239 billion NGN) to Nigeria’s GDP.
So, now let’s get into the main details of this article which is letting you know about the top 5 richest actresses in Nigeria starting from the 5th to the richest.
Top 5 Richest Actresses In Nigeria
Below are the list of the 5 richest actresses in Nigeria starting from the 5th to the very richest:
5. Rita Dominic
Coming in at number 5 is Rita Dominic, who has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Rita has become a popular name in Nollywood and as of 2024, she has marked to owning a mansion in Lagos worth over 150 million Naira. The actress also has a Mercedes Benz ML 350 4matic.
4. Omotola Jalade
Omotola Jalade may have stopped acting in movies, but she is the 4th richest female actress in Nigeria. With a networth of $7.2 million, Omotola has made a lot of money since she debuted in Nollywood in 1995. Her wealth comes from the fact that she’s starred in over 300 movies and gotten large endorsements.
3. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele is a multimillionaire at the age of 44. Her $7.6 networth shouldn’t come as a surprise since she’s released many interesting movies. With her ground-breaking releases like Battle in Bukka Street, A Tribe Called Judah, Jenifa’s Diary, Funke makes it as the third richest actress in Nigeria.
2. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Once the President of the Actors Guide of Nigeria, actress Ibinabo Fiberesima has a networth of $8 million. That’s up to 6 billion NGN, making her the second richest actress in Nigeria. There is no doubt she has been successful in the Nigerian film industry. Ibinabo was als once the National Director of the Miss Earth Nigeria Beauty Pageant, back then in 2002.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
With a networth of $10 (7.9 billion naira), Genevieve Nnaji is the richest actress in Nigeria. One of her last and best releases was Lion Heart. Sadly, over the years it appears Genevieve has distanced herself from social media and the public eye.