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The Nollywood is Nigeria’s vibrant entertainment industry which have no doubt created opportunities for many and it is a source of livelihood for them.

Nollywood Industry has really done a lot for many Nigerian actors and actresses for making them very rich and famous. This platform has given them unlimited chance in using these advantages to create wealth for themselves and live that fancy life that they crave for.

It’s no news that Nigerian actors and actresses have emerged the richest people in Nigeria recently because they have been able to come out very successful in their acting hustle and even gone as far as investing in other areas like fashion and real estate business. Gone are the days when acting was considered a job for the lazy ones as it is really paying off for those who are into it.

With so much money being realized in this big industry, so who goes home with the bigger bucks? Which actors earns the most in this big movie industry?

Here is a list of highest paid Nigeria’s actors.

Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD) ($15 Million)

RMD is a veteran Nigerian actor and he is one of the biggest Nollywood actor and film producer. He is one of the pioneer of Nollywood and he is no doubt a force to reckon with. He was formerly a journalist and publisher before he ventured into acting.

This Nollywood actor does voice over for radio and TV commercials and have some mouth watering deals for different companies . Needless to add, he was the former commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. Richard Mofe Damijo Net Worth is $15 Million


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Desmond Elliot ($10 Million)
This actor turned politician is an old time Nollywood star who also produces movies. He is known for his roles as player or lover boy in many Nollywood movies. This man is currently getting money from different angles and they are acting, directing, endorsements and politics

He is now in the house of representatives of Surulere Constituency in the April 11, 2015 Nigerian General Elections. Desmond Elliot Net Worth – $10 Million


Jim Iyke (8.0 Million)
Jim Iyke is an A-lister when it comes to acting as he has featured in many films. He is a movie producer and director, he is not only an actor but an entrepreneur . Famous for his many Nollywood bad boy roles, He began his acting career in 2001 and started a movie production company in 2007.

Jim have 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 . Jim Iyke Net Worth is $8.0 Million

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Chidi Mokeme ($7.0 million)
Chidi Mokeme is a Nigerian actor, model and a TV host as you can say he gets money from as much as three ends. He finally got noticed worldwide when he presented in the first two seasons of popular Nigerian Reality TV Show, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS).

Chidi Mokeme started acting since 1995 and right now he is a big meat in the Industry . Chidi Mokeme Net Worth is $7.0 million


Segun Arinze ($5.1 million)

Segun Arinze is an actor, singer, producer, director and does voice over for TV and radio commercials.

He is one of the highly respected Nollywood actors known for his many villian roles.

This actor shot to the spotlight with his soap opera ‘Ripples’ in the early 90s and has since remained on of the highest paid nollywood actors with a net worth of $5.1 million.

Ramsey Noah ($4.5 million)

Ramsey Noah is regarded as Nollywoods lover boy, he is popularly known for his romantic acting skill. He started his acting career in 1993 and he has made a name for himself.

This fair-skinned skin actor has made money for his many roles in the Nollywood movie industry and that’s why his net worth is $4.5 million.

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Nkem Owoh ($3.9 million)

Nkem Owoh is a Nigerian actor and comedian popularly known as Osuofia. He started acting in the 1980s and has feature in many films since the start of his career. He is one of the most popular and he knows how to interpret his roles well. He also has endorsment deals from many popular companies . He is one of the highly respected Nollywood actors know for his gestures and humor, he is very funny and most times he is featured in comedy like movies. He is very spontaneous in displaying his acting flair. His net worth is $3.9 million.


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