Nollywood is one of the quickest developing film businesses positioning as the third most important film industry around the world. Regarding the quantity of movies created in a year, it’s in excess of 2400 preparations places it in front of Hollywood however behind Bollywood. The nature of movies has likewise enhanced radically.
The Nollywood business has record a great deal of examples of overcoming adversity and as yet checking. These performing artists have ability, excellence and minds. The following is probably the most extravagant, best and most generously compensated Nollywood performing artists. Their evaluated profit incorporate supports, and different organizations they have been associated with over the previous years.
1. Monalisa Chinda-N200 million
She is a skilled performing artist, a dedicated maker, and a famous media identity. Mona is one of the most extravagant performing artists in the Nigerian Nollywood who have paid her levy over the years.She won the Best Actress in the Afro Hollywood Award 2009 at the Monte Carlo Television Festival and was assigned in 2010 for a Best Actress in a show arrangement at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards.
2. Patience Ozokwor-#355 million
Tolerance Ozokwor is by a long shot a standout amongst the most famous female on-screen character in Nigeria. She is additionally a standout amongst the most finished, having won a few honors, for example, Best Supporting Actress grant at the tenth Africa Movie Academy Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards in Cinema, etc. Patience Ozokwor is said to be Nkem Owo’s kin and has included in a greater number of motion pictures than some other performing artists in the Nigerian Nollywood history. She is additionally an artist and style configuration shop proprietor among different organizations. She is worth N355 million.
3. Rita Dominic-N950 million
Rita Uchenna Dominic is from a Royal family in Abo Mbaise, Imo State. She began acting since she was a kid and has featured in more than 100 motion pictures till date. Rita is one of the most generously compensated performing artists in Nollywood and a producer. In 2012, she created the honors winning motion picture “The Meeting” a rom-com show which turned into a blockbuster in the Nigerian film industry. This at last placed her in this situation as the most extravagant Nollywood performer, raising her total assets to a challenging N950 million.
4. Uche Jombo-N301 million
Uche Jombo who as of late got hitched to her Mexican beau is a standout amongst the most prevalent Nollywood performer who have been around for quite a while. She is a maker and Globacom Ambassador and have been designated for the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress In Leading Role. She created Nollywood Hustlers, Damages and Holding Hope. She is still extremely dynamic in the business, delivering and coordinating motion pictures. Her total assets is N301 million and as yet developing.
5. Ini Edo-N420 million
One of the hottest on-screen characters in the Nigerian Nollywood and one of the best five most extravagant Nigerian on-screen characters. She has included in well more than 200 motion pictures (one of the most noteworthy in the business) and won honors. She is a victor of the 2013 Nafca grant for best supporting actress. Late a year ago, she purchased a house in Lekki region worth over N50 million and a Mercedes G-Wagon worth N30 million naira. She is one of the most generously compensated performing artists in Nollywood.
6. Kate Henshaw-N250 million
She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2008. Kate Henshaw is a well known face in TV commercials with Lagos Government and ability appears. She is the present essence of Onga and win a sensible aggregate publicizing and advancing the brand. With more than 40 motion picture jobs shockingly, Kate is one of the best 20 most extravagant Nigerian Nollywood performers with assessed total assets of N250 million.
7. Funke Akindele-N510 million
Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele (Jenifer) is a standout amongst the most well known performing artist of Yoruba tolerable. In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role following her job following her job in Jenifer. Funke is a performer to figure with in Nollywood and one of the most generously compensated and the most engaging on-screen character in the business.
8. Mercy Johnson-N600 million
Mercy is from Kogi state and probably the only popular actress ever come of that region. She has appeared in over 60 movies but one of her best is “Dumebi” which landed her the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2013, maiden edition. She is one of the finest in Nollywood, her very sexy appeal and her acting talent are among the things going for her.
9. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde-N550 million
Omotola is one of the Nollywood poster girl and has featured in numerous films and won a few awards. In 2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) Best Actress in a Supporting Role, in addition to hosts of different honors and acknowledgments. She has a huge social media followership with more than a million followers on Facebook. Her net worth is put at N550 million.
10. Genevieve Nnaji-N2.2 billion
Veteran Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji who is known to be a producer and director was confirmed to be Nollywood’s first billionaire after she sold her recently released movie “Lionheart” to movie site, Netflix at N1,385,100,000($3.8 million).
Genevieve Nnaji has seen it all in the Nollywood. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005. Regarded with Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her commitment to Nollywood. Became the “Face of Lux” in Nigeria in a highly lucrative sponsorship deal The official “Substance of MUD” in Nigeria. The proprietor of St. Genevieve clothing line. Sponsorship deals with Amstel Malta, Etisalat, Jumia, and so on.