Top 10 Most Richest Actors In Nigeria In 2020

In this article we are going to look at the top 10 most richest actors in Nigeria in 2020. The movie industry in Nigeria makes billions of naira monthly and has proven to be one of our major employers of labor which is one reason we need to guard it jealously. Our actors are living an extravagant lifestyle because they have accumulated the wealth that is well deserving. The life of fame, glamour, money and flamboyance has become the order of their day and it’s a life many of us are dreaming to live in.

Some of these actors have other businesses aside from acting like real estate investments, oil and gas, supermarkets, hotels and some are into politics. You will be surprised to see who is number one on this list and why. However, the list of top 10 most richest actors in Nigeria is highly competitive and changes every year. So therefore after a careful study and research I present to you top 10 most richest actors in Nigeria in 2020.

10. Nonso Diobi

Nonso Diobi is a Nollywood actor, director, investor, entrepreneur, model and a television personality known for starring in romantic movies. He was born on 17th July 1976 in Enugu, Nigeria. He is a native of Nawfia in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 43 years old. He has featured in hit movies like Ass on Fire, Bafana Bafana and Makers of Justice. He is a graduate of Theatre Art from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2001 and has featured in over 250 movies. He is currently single and has no plan of getting married soon. Nonso Diobi has an estimated net worth of $1.7 million making him the 10th richest actor in Nigeria.

9. Mike Ezuruonye

Mike Ezuruonye is a Nollywood actor, model, entrepreneur and a television personality known for always starring in romantic movies. He was born on 21st September 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a purposeful, dedicated and gifted personality. The banker turned actor has featured in several Nollywood movies. He received two nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008 and 2009 respectively. Mike Ezuruonye is a graduate of Accounting from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. He has star in movies like Endless Passion, Broken Marriage, Beyond Reason, Critical Decision, Unforeseen, and many more. Mike Ezuruonye has an estimated net worth of $3 million making him the 9th richest actor in Nigeria.

8. Osita Iheme

Osita Iheme is popularly known as Paw-paw is a Nollywood actor, entrepreneur and a television personality. Since he acted in the film “Aki Na Ukwa” a movie he starred alongside with Chinedu Ikedieze his life has never remain the same. He was born on 20th February 1982 in Mbaitoli, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 37 years old. He has won several awards such as Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Osita Iheme is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry and rated as one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria. He is a baby dwarf. He is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the Lagos State University. Osita Iheme has an estimated net worth of $3.3 million making him the 8th richest actor in Nigeria.

7. Chinedu Ikedieze

Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki is a Nollywood actor, entrepreneur and a television personality. Since he acted in the film “Aki Na Ukwa” a movie he starred alongside with Osita Iheme his life has never remain the same. He was born on 12th December 1977 in Bende, Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 42 years old. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most of his movies after their breakthrough in the blockbuster movie Aki na Ukwa. He makes his money by acting, entrepreneurship, real estate investment and brand endorsements. He is a well known GLO Ambassador. Chinedu Ikedieze has a National Diploma (ND) and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu. Chinedu Ikedieze has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million making him the 7th richest actor in Nigeria.

6. Nkem Owoh

Nkem Owoh popularly known as Osuafia is a Nollywood comic actor, entrepreneur and a television personality always known for his hilarious role in movies. He was born on 17th October 1960 in Amagu Village in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria. He is a graduated of Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Illorin. During his university studies, Nkem Owoh began acting in various televisions and film Production Company. He became very popular and highly famous after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Osuofia in London” which won him the award for Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He has a striking humorous nature and well gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles. Nkem Owoh has an estimated net worth of $4.2 million making him the 6th richest actor in Nigeria.

5. John Okafor

John Okafor popularly known as Mr Ibu is a Nollywood comic actor entrepreneur and a television personality always known for his hilarious role in movies. He is currently the funniest actor in Nigeria. His nick name Mr Ibu was gotten from a movie he featured in titled “Mr Ibu” a movie that gained popularity and made him famous and a global venture. John Okafor is a very interesting character to watch always. Due to his humorous nature, his movies are always in high demand. John Okafor aside from acting is also an entrepreneur and has several real estate investment businesses. John Okafor growing up was very terrible. According to him, he had a rough and terrible childhood because he came from a very poor family background. His family is among the poorest in Enugu State. He once worked as a firewood seller, a hair dresser and a meat butcher to feed his family but today he is a multimillionaire. John Okafor has an estimated net worth of $4.6 million making him the 5th richest actor in Nigeria.

4. Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah is a Nollywood actor, entrepreneur and a television personality popularly known as a lover boy due to his romantic role in movies. He was born on 19th December 1970 in Lagos, Nigeria. He loves featuring in romantic films alongside with Genevieve Nnaji and has since carved out a name for himself as one of the best romantic actor in Nigeria. Well known in quite a lot of films acted in Nigeria and in Ghana, he is indeed a legend in the game of acting. Ramsey Nouah joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1996 and has featured in over 300 movies till date. As an actor, he made his money by acting, entrepreneurship, real estate investment and through brand endorsements. Ramsey Nouah has a National Diploma (ND) and a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos. Ramsey Nouah has an estimated net worth of $5.1 million making him the 4th richest actor in Nigeria.

3. Jim Iyke

Jim Iyke whose real name is James Ikechukwu Esomugha is a Nollywood actor, producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. He is widely regarded as Nollywood bad boy because of the criminal role he plays in movie. Jim Iyke is always known for featuring in romantic and action thriller movies. He is one of the living legends in Nollywood and has been in the Nigerian movie industry for over two decades. He has won so many awards to his credit. Some of the awards he has won include Best Actor in a leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Accomplished Actor in Nigeria at the African Achievement Award and Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He is a popular and a purposeful actor. Jim Iyke has grown and excelled in the entertainment industry. He makes his money by acting, producing, brand endorsement, real estate investments and his personal entrepreneur businesses. Jim Iyke has an estimated net worth of $6.4 million making him the 3rd richest actor in Nigeria.

2. Richard Mofe Damijo

Richard Mofe Damijo popularly known as RMD is a Nollywood actor, entrepreneur, politician and a television personality. He is a hardworking actor well known for his fatherly role in movies. He always plays the role of a caring husband and a good father in several Nollywood movies. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. He has won several awards such as Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He is a man of class operating in his own league. RMD aside from acting is also a politician. He joined politics few years ago and was appointed as commissioner of culture and tourism in Delta State by the Delta State Governor. He is currently the brand ambassador for GLO. RMD earns his money from acting, real estate investments, entrepreneurship and brand endorsement. RMD has an estimated net worth of $7.8 million making him the 2nd richest actor in Nigeria.

1. Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot is a Nollywood actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, television personality and a politician. He was born on 4th February 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. The actor turn politician is fast becoming a household name as he has done several movies, soap operas and TV shows. Though as a politician, he still features in movies as part time. As an actor, Desmond Elliot has acted in over 250 movies till date. Some of the movies he has acted include Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire, Atlanta, Campus Boys, Kiss and Tell, Nollywood Hustlers and many more. Generally, he has made his money especially from acting, directing, producing, entrepreneurship, real estate investment, politics, adverts and brand endorsement deals from reputable companies. He is truly a man with class. He is a graduate of Economics from the Lagos State University and currently a Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly. Desmond Elliot has an estimated net worth of $11 million making him the richest actor in Nigeria.

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