Nollywood has grown over time and so have the actors and actresses in the film industry. Below is the list of the richest actors and actresses in Nollywood.
10. John Okafor; a comedian, Mr. Okafor is one of the best enjoyed actors in Nigeria. Known for roles as a stupid character, Mr. Okafor is the tenth richest actor in Nigeria.
9. Nonso Diobi; with his pretty face, Nonso is ninth richest actor in Nigeria. With more than 60 movies to his name, Nondo is known for acting as lover boy, royal characters or a bad boy.
8. Mike Ezuruonye; who is one of the most talented actors in Nollywood is the eighth richest Nigerian actor.
7. Desmond Elliot; most recognized for his handsome face and with more than 200 movies to his name, Elliot is the seventh richest Nigerian actor who makes his money from endorsements and adverts apart from acting.
6. Ramsey Nouah; one of the young Nollywood veterans, Ramsey who is usually a lover boy is known for his roles as the heart breaker of most girls and he actually turned into one for his fans.
5. Osita Iheme; most known for his role in movie Aki na Ukwa, Osita who acted as Pawpaw is the fifth richest Nigerian Actor. In 2007 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards.
4. Chinedu Ikedieze; following closely behind Pawpaw is Aki or Chinedu Ikedieze. He usually appears together with Osita in their comic movies where they are usually cast as mischievous children.
3. Nkem Owoh; this perhaps is the richest comedian in Nigeria and the third richest actor in Nollywood. If you are looking for a comedy to crack your ribs, look for Nkem in the movie credits and you will get worth your while.
2. Jim Iyke; with three Teenage Choice Awards, the Best Actor in Nigerian Entertainment Award and African Achievement Awards and many more to his name, Jim is the second richest actor in Nollywood who has made his money from acting, endorsements and his businesses.
1. Richard Mofe Damijo RMD; is not only an actor but also a politician. In 2000, he joined politics and is was appointed the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria.
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