Here are the top 7 Nollywood bankable actress and their estimated net worth as at last year.
7) Omotola Jalade Ekeinde – 1.5million naira per script.
Worth around ₦53 Million, Omotola is a model, actress and singer. She is the first African celebrity to have reached more than 1 million Facebook fans. A car enthusiast, she is known to have some of the most expensive cars among other celebs, Her car collection is estimated at N20 million.
6) Mercy Johnson – 1 million naira per script
Mercy Johnson is a Lagos born actress with an estimated worth of about 55 million naira. She has also invested in properties and reportedly owns several landed properties in Lagos.
5) Patience Ozokwor – 1.6 million naira per script.
The Enugu veteran-actress is popularly known as “Mama G” all over Africa has a net worth of 56 million naira and has remain one of the biggest names in the Nigerian film industry. She has built a diversified investment portfolio and also has individual properties.
4) Rita Dominic – 1 million naira per script
Award-winning Nollywood actress, with over 100 Nollywood movie credit. Rita won the Municipality Peoples Awarding for the Most Outstanding Actress and the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2012. A business women with an estimated worth of around 58 million naira and also a brand ambassador of Nokia and Globacom.
3) Ini Edo – 1.8 million naira per script
With over 200 movies to her name, Ini Edo is one of the most beautiful and talented actresses in Nollywood. Her networth is around 60 million naira. She owns over six buildings and is the United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy, thanks to her philanthropic endeavours.
2) Genevieve Nnaji – 2 million naira per script
The Queen of Nollywood, Genevieve Nnaji a fashion designer, model and singer, is the most successful Nollywood actress internationally, and best paid in Nigeria. With an estimated net worth of around 64 million naira, she has over 80 movies to her name and earned a reported $25,000 in the transnational film“Ijé”produced by Paula Moreno and Chineze Anyaene. . Some of her most lucrative endorsement deals include A two-year deal with British cosmetic company Lux, Pronto Beverage, Omo Detergent, Range Rover Evogue and MUD Nigeria.
1) Kate Henshaw – 1 million naira per script
With a net worth of around ₦67 Million, the AMA Award winner, Kate Henshaw-Nuttall has over 40 movies to her name and is the brand ambassador of Globacom and Onga.
Surely no one can say that the Nigerian movie industry ain’t growing. So the next time you are having an argument with your dad about how ‘stupid’ acting is, hit him (not physically please) with these figures!
Watch out next week for the Top 7 Hollywood actresses.