Updated : Richest Nollywood Actors In Nigeria 2016/2017 Top 10
Nigerian Movie Industry has attained great height due to its recent transformation from the old poor way to a more sophisticated form that it is today , that is to say that Nollywood is currently doing fine . We want to list out the top 10 richest Nollywood actors in Nigeria who have been able to acquire wealth for themself talking advantage of their flair in movie role and other business involvements . Most Nollywood actors don’t only rely on the money they charge for starring in a movie but they also go ahead and do other businesses , some are contractors, some are involve in real estate while some do business to pile up their respective bank accounts.
For you to become a successfull Nigerian actor one thing is very sure , that is you must be very talented and passionate about your career ,do what you know how to do best in the absense of this cliteria i panic it will be very difficult for any actor to go far .
Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actors In Nigeria 2016/2017 (No Net Worth)
1. Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD)
Wow! am really happy to write about this man because he is one of the greatest icon in the history of Nollywood. His full name is Richard Mofe Damijo but trust me some people may not know him with that name because he is famously addressed as RMD. He is a veteran Nollywood actor who has featured in many blockbuster movies not less than two hundred movies he has appeared . Apart from Nollywood , he also voice over for radio and TV commercials and also have some deals for several companies . He was the former commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
2. Desmond Elliot
Hmmmmm! Desmond Elliot is another old time Nollywood gentle man who every lady would like to associate with because of his fine face and gentleness. He is also an old meat in the history of Nollywood not just as a actor but also as a film director . The young and fresh man has featured and directed many Nollywood movies and at some point ventured into politics which is now going smoothly for him . His money comes from different angles , acting, directing, endorsements and politics . His political ambition started in the year 2014 after which he contested and won the Surulere Constituency in the April 11, 2015 Nigerian General Elections.
3. Jim Iyke
This is really getting more interesting . It’s time to introduce our one and only Nollywod bad boy Jim Iyke . This man doesn’t need much introduction because he is a popular face in Nollywood , he is one of the biggest boys in Nollywood today despite his face is no longer constant . Jim Iyke is one of the most loved and celebrated Nollywood super star of all time , Nollywood is now kind of boring this is as a result of Jim Iyke leaving the scene for business . Jim Iyke is not just a Nollywood actor but also a serious business man who travels around the world for business purposes . They good looking man started acting in 2001 and he has able to make it big time , he own a bottled water company called “Burgeon Table Water”, clothing line called “Untamed Closet” and the founder of Jim lyke Foundation for Children with Special Disabilities.
4. Ramsey Nouah
Ramsey Nouah is not a new face to us but a famous man in Nollywood who busted into the game with an exceptional appearance in the 90s, became popular with the help of the movie ”Silent Night” . He is one of the most exposed Nollywood stars who has been able to feature in a lot of big movies cutting accross boundries not just Nollywood movies alone but Hollywood as well. His light complexion has given him an edge over other Nollywood actors and every lady would desire him because he is just too handsome . He also has multimillion endorsement deals .
5. Nkem Owoh
Nkem Owoh is one of Nollywood elders who has been there since the inception of Nollywood struggle . He started acting when Nollywood was at it’s early age and it kept ungrading until it was able to attain this stage that it is today . Nkem Owoh is one of the best comic actors who now has fame not just as an actor but as a musician as well . He onced tried music after which he produced an album , the album sold alot of copies but he jump out of it without wasting time and we don’t know why .He also has endorsment deals from many popular companies He is very spontenous in displaying his acting skills .
- 6. Chidi Mokeme
- 7. John Okafor
- 8. Mike Ezurounye
- 9. Pete Edochie
- 10. Nonso Diobi
What number is your favourite actor securing on this list ? tells us using the comment box after the jump