WEEKEND ENTERTAINMANT: Top Richest Nigerian Actresses, As Genevieve Nnaji Leads

Genevieve Nnaji

The Nigerian movie industry generally known to everyone as Nollywood is popularly known to everyone in the world as a major goldmine in Africa that can be explored and used to the fullest capacity. In the world today people generally view Nigeria as the central point of focus in the aspect of entertainment in Africa to the rest of the world.

With this in mind the actors and actresses tend to make a fortune from acting and this is a well-known factor. So many actresses have put their all into acting and it is only normal that they reap the fruit of their labor by being financially stable. We would be looking at the top 5 Nigerian actresses that happen to be the richest in nollywood.

Popular nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji is the richest actress in Africa with a net worth of over 2 billion naira. She is popularly known for her stint in nollywood before moving to the big screen with her movie Lion Heart that aired on Netflix. Genevieve also has several endorsement deals that makes her the richest on the list aside from her movies.

Omotola Jolade EkehindeOmotola Jolade Ekehinde is popularly known in nollywood for her appearance in blockbuster movies. She is worth over an estimated amount of 1. 9 billion naira, aside from key roles in movies her talk shows and endorsement also provide extra profits for her to stay on the list.

Funke Akindele Bello

Popularly known as Jenifa, Funke Akindele Bello is not left out of the list as well as she is estimated to worth over 1. 8 billion naira. Her tv shows and endorsement also bring in extra revenue.

Chioma Chukwuka

Aside from owning two of the biggest mansions in Lagos, Chioma keeps getting money from big movie appearance and also endorsement deals included. She is estimated to worth over 1. 1 billion naira.

Rita Dominic

The list would be far from complete if Rita Dominic did not make the list. The nollywood actress also makes money from movies and also brand endorsement. She is estimated to worth over 950 billion naira.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.

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