Nollywood has become an avenue for top actresses in Nigeria to become popular celebrities. They have carved a name using the movie/entertainment industry to get endorsement deals which makes them wealthy.
Although aspiring Nollywood actresses who are upcoming look up to these popular Nigerian female celebrities we have in the country should not forget that these top actresses in Nigeria who are extremely rich started from somewhere to get to where they are in the Nigerian movie industry.
This post will list the current top 10 richest female celebrities in Nollywood 2018 and their net worth.
1. Kate Henshaw Net Worth N600 million
She is the richest Nollywood actress in Nigeria with an estimated financial worth of N600 million. Kate Henshaw has won many awards or accolades during her career, among which is the African Movie Academy Award.
She has featured in more than 45 movies. Kate Henshaw’s endorsement with companies like The Face of Onga, Globacom also worth millions of Naira.
2. Genevieve Nnaji Net Worth N550 million
Second on the list of richest female celebrities in Nollywood is the beautiful, experienced Imo state born actress, Genevieve Nnaji. She is without doubt one of the best actresses in Nollywood. Genevieve net worth is estimated at N550 million.
She has acted in about 80 movies and is recognized internationally. She is dubbed the most successful Nollywood actress in Nigeria and has also signed various endorsement deals with top Nigerian companies like Amstel Malta, Etisalat worth millions of Naira.
3. Ini Edo Net Worth N500 million
Also on our current wealthy Nigerian female actress in Nollywood is Ini Edo who is said to be worth N500 million.
Ini Edo has featured in more than 200 movies, performing various roles which has earned her series of awards. She currently has ventured into politics and has been away from the movie scenes for sometime.
4. Rita Dominic Net Worth N450 million
She is one of the popular female celebrity in the country that have featured in more than 100 movies.
Just like Genevieve, she too hails from Imo state and is also one of the best actress Nollywood has ever produced.
5. Mercy Johnson Net Worth N450 million
Mercy Johnson rose to fame after she acted her first movie “The Maid”. Born in Lagos State, Nigeria, she is undoubtedly the most talented female actress in Nigeria.
She is very natural when acting her roles in movies and has featured in about 70 movies till date. She is happily married and has three children.
She also has landed properties scattered in Lagos which sees her net worth estimated to be N450 million.
6. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Net Worth N400 million
She falls under the list of most successful Nollywood stars in the country. Omotola is also one of the most beautiful female actresses in Nollywood currently.
Aside from acting, she is also into modelling. She had featured in many movies that you might loose count. She also has acted a number of foreign movies which has earned her popularity even in countries like the United States, Britain e.t.c.
Omotola is the first female celebrity in Africa that has racked up 1 million fans on her Facebook page. It is said that Omotola Jalade has passion for automobiles. Her net worth is estimated at N400 million.
7. Patience Ozokwor Net Worth N300 million
Popularly known as “Mama G”, Patience Ozokwor has earned her place among the most outstanding female actresses in the Nollywood movie industry to attain celebrity status.
She is also one of the oldest veterans in the Nigerian movie industry. Born in Enugu state, she has acted and featured in a lot of movies.
She has accrued so many assets over the years. Her net worth is estimated at N300 million. She currently has endorsement deals with one of the top networks in Nigeria.
8. Monalisa Chinda Net Worth N250 million
The Nigerian home video industry would not be complete if we don’t mention Monalisa Chinda. Just like Omotola, she had been in the movie world for years which has seen her enter the list of oldest actresses in Nollywood.
Aside from acting, she is also a film producer and has her own TV show. She also has landed properties both in Rivers state and in Lagos. Monalisa net worth is estimated at N250 million.
9. Uche Jombo Net Worth N200 million
9th on the richest female celebrities in Nollywood presently is Uche Jumbo who is also a top actress entertainment industry. Aside from acting, she also ventured into modelling.
She has a number of top endorsement deals worth millions of Naira. One of such deals that Uche Jumbo signed is with Globacom, Her current net worth is estimated at N200 million.
10. Chioma Chukwuka Net Worth N150 million
Featuring in about 80 different movies, Chioma Chukwuka is also there with the top notch in the movie world. She is a role model to most upcoming artiste because of her diligence and decency in her roles when acting.
She has endorsement deals with Harpic, Globacom, e.t.c. Chioma also has landed properties in Lagos and other states in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated at N150 million.
11. Adesua Etomi Net Worth N100 million
Pretty actress, Adesua Etomi is the current trending female actress in Nollywood. Aside other movies she has acted in, one that made her a more popular celebrity was acting alongside Banks W, her fiance and her would be Husband in the popular movie “The Wedding Party”. Her net worth is said to be around N100 million
Aside this ten on this list, others like Tonto Dikeh, Funke Akindele (richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria), Stephanie Okereke also fall on the list of richest female celebrities in the country presently.