We bring to you the latest list of the top 10 richest actors in Nigeria as of 2021/2022.

I suppose we should make an attempt to recognize Thespis, the first man to make an impression in the ‘acting’ sands of time, or else we’ll be listening to more tunes and using our imaginations until we’re exhausted and watching more damsels dance.

We may not have a ranked list of Nigeria’s wealthiest actors. In the early Middle Ages, actors were seen as lower members of society, and they were believed to be dangerous, immoral, and disreputable. It was so horrible that when they died, the church refused to bury them.

Through the years, these brilliant beings’ terrible reputation has been substantially turned around, and the profession is now handled with respect, even being accredited in schools, and given a high social prestige.

We’ve written about the top 10 richest Nigerian musicians and their net worth; you might want to compare it to the net worth of the actors on this list.

This accomplishment is largely due to the persistence of following actors and circumstances.

Top 10 Richest Actors In Nigeria 2021/2022

Rank Richest Actors In Nigeria Estimated Net Worth
#1 Desmond Elliot 4.1 Billion Naira
#2 Richard Mofedamijo 2.9 Billion Naira
#3 Jim Iyke 2.1 Billion Naira
#4 Ramsey Nouah 1.8 Billion Naira
#5 Mr Ibu 1.7 Billion Naira
#6 Nkem Owoh 1.6 Billion Naira
#7 Pete Edochie 1.6 Billion Naira
#8 Chinedu Ikedieze 1.4 Billion Naira
#9 Osita Iheme 1.2 Billion Naira
#10 Kenneth Okonkwo 1.2 Billion Naira

Below is a quick detail about each of the top ten richest Nigerian actors in the year 2021. Please come on this entertaining tour with me.


10. KENNETH OKONKWO – N1.2 Million [$3 Million]

In light of his part in the film “Living in Bondage,” he is considered one of Nollywood’s pioneers.

He has appeared in almost 200 films and has won numerous accolades, including most notable actor, finest actor, and so on.

He is one of the top 10 richest actors in Nigeria, and he is far from the only Nigerian actor to pursue political ambitions.

9. OSITA IHEME – N1.2 Billion [$3 Million]

The twin of the famed mischievous and popular couple from the Aki na Ukwa film is included in the list of Nigeria’s wealthiest performers in 2021.

Pawpaw is the founder of the Inspired Movement Africa, which aims to encourage the country’s youth. He is the rotary international district 9110’s new generation ambassador.

He has appeared in a number of films and is one of the country’s most well-known celebrities, as well as one of the most popular memes on mobile phones.


8. CHINEDU IKEDIEZE – N1.4 Billion [$3.5 Million]

Chinedu Ikedieze is no doubt one of the richest actors in Nigeria today.

The Nollywood-born twin had two years of acting experience before becoming recognized as Aki from the film ‘Aki na ukwa,’ in which she played the character of a child most of the time.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was alleged to have honored Aki as a distinguished guest to Miami, Florida, USA, and then as a member of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Chinedu Ikedieze cars collection:

  • Hummer Stretch Limousine.
  • Infiniti Jeep FX.
  • Toyota Camry.
  • Porsche Ccarrera 911.
  • Mercedes Benz E300.

7. PETE EDOCHIE – N1.6 Billion [$3.8 Million]

The custodian and teller of many African parables, the dreaded and fearsome role we can never forget thanks to Chinua Achebe and his book: things fall apart; is one of the richest actors in Nigeria with a name that has been imprinted in the history of Nollywood as Pete Edochie.

By 2005, Pete Edochie was considered an A-list actor along with 7 others. The famous G8 was placed on a year ban by the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria.

The veteran actor and chief is an award-winning actor with vast experience in the industry.

6. NKEM OWOH – N1.6 Million [$3.9 Million]



Talk about Nigerian comedy and Mr Ibu’s face comes to mind. John Ikechukwu Okafor is one of the top 10 richest actors in Nigeria that brings the laughter; yea include guffaws, with his presence in a movie. We can almost label him our Nigerian version of Kevin Hart.

Mr Ibu is said to be one of the highest-paid comic characters in Nigeria by Wikipedia with a current net worth of $4.2 million, who would argue that?

Mr Ibu Car Collection:

  • Mercedes Benz GLE
  • 2015 Mercedes Benz C class
  • Lexus LX 570
  • BMW X6

4. RAMSEY NOUAH –  N1.8 Billion [$4.5 Million]


Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah makes it the fourth actor on the list of the richest actors in Nigeria with a net worth of $4.5 million.

Asides from being an actor that has actively appeared in more than 100 films, the mixed-blood is a film director and one of his works includes ‘Living in bondage’, and ‘Breaking Free’.

One of the Nigerian actor quotes says ‘knowing our history is our only hope of learning and retracing our steps. It is hard to know where you need to go if you do not even know where you have been ’.

Ramsey Nouah cars collection:

  • 1959 Cadillac Coupe De Ville.
  • Rolls-Royce Phantom.
  • Aston Martin DBS superleggera.
  • Tesla Model X.
  • Range Rover Vogue 2012
  • Hummer H2 Stretch Limo.

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