Here are the list of Top richest Nigerian Nollywood actors or (Top Richest Nollywood Actors).This list was compiled based on their visible achievements and careers.

#10 Nonso Diobi Worth $1 million

Nonso Diobi is a Nollywood Actor, Director, Investor & a Model. He was born on 17th July 1976 in Enugu, Nigeria. He is a native of Nawfia, in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old. He is currently a GLO Ambassador & a philanthropist. He has starred in over 150 films. He is currently single.

He grew up in Enugu, Nigeria in a family of five comprising of two girls & three boys. He is the last born in the family.

He began his own mini business at a young age, marketing garments to his fellow individual at his high school.

He has acted in movies like The Last 3 Digits, Overseas, Makers of Justice, Palace Slave, Across the Bridge, Palace Slave, etc.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million.

#9 Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) Worth $1.5 million.

Osita Iheme popularly known as Pawpaw is a Nollywood comic actor, motivational speaker, philanthropist and a comedian. He was born on 20th February, 1982 in Mbaitoli, Imos State, Nigeria. He is currently 34 years old. After his primary and secondary education he went further to Lagos State University where he had a Bachelor of Arts.

He joined Nollywood in 2001 and In 2003 he rose to fame after starring in the movie Aki na Ukwa along with Chinedu Ikedieze.

In 2007, Osita Iheme received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards.

Osita Iheme has often been described as one of the best actors of his generation and also one of Nigeria’s most famous actors.

OSITA IHEME is widely known for playing the role of ‘Pawpaw’ in the film Aki na Paw Paw. He is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most famous actors. In 2011, he was honored as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

#8 Mike Ezuruonye Worth $3.5 million

Mike Ezuruonye is a Nollywood Actor, Director & a Model. He was born on 21st September, 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is originally from Anambra State, Nigeria. He is the eldest of 4 siblings. He is currently 34 years old.

He attended the Federal Government College, Taraba & Archbishop Aggey Memorial High School Lagos, Nigeria.He read Accounting & obtains his first degree at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria.

He started showing interest in acting right from his primary school days, he was fond of writing drama scripts.

He received two nominations for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008 and 2009.

Mike Ezuruonye became famous after starring in one of the best selling Nollywood movie “Critical Decision”

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3.5 million.

#7 Chinedu ikedieze (AKI) Worth of $3.5 million

Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki is a Nollywood comic actor, entrepreneur, a philanthropist and a comedian. He was born on 12th December 1977 in Bende, Abia State, Nigeria. He is currently 39 years old. Chinedu Ikedieze is a unique actor that has distinguished himself in the Nigerian movie industry.

After his primary & secondary school, he went further and graduated from Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu.

He joined the Nigeria movie industry in 2000 and in 2003 he rose to fame after starring in the blockbuster movie “Aki na Ukwa”

CHINEDU IKEDIEZE is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In 2007 Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3.5 million

#6 Nkem owoh (Osuofia) Worth $3.9 million

Nkem Owoh popularly known as Osuofia is a legendary Nollywood actor, producer, artiste and a comedian. He was born on 17th October, 1960 in Amagu Village, Udi Town, Enugu State, Nigeria. He is currently 56 years old. After his primary and secondary education in Nsukka, he headed to the University of Ilorin to study Electrical Engineering.

He later completed his studies at the Institute of Management Technolgy (IMT), Enugu where he studied Electrical Engineering.

During his university studies, Nkem Owoh began acting in various televisions drama and film productions.

In 2003 he starred in the blockbuster movie “Osuofia in London” the movie won him so many awards both home and abroad.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3.9 million.

#5 John Okafor (MR IBU)  Worth  $4.2 Million

John Okafor (MR IBU)

JOHN OKAFOR (often called “Mr.Ibu”, after his most popular role) is a Nollywood actor and comedian. Okafor is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most talented comic characters. His humorous acting is often characterized by stupidity, hilarious imbecility and a sharp disconnection from reality.

John Okafor role in a comic movie titled Mr.Ibu which he acted in 2004 boosted his career as an actor and ever since then he has been referred to as Mr. Ibu. John Okafor imbecility roles in movies stood him out among his colleagues and has featured in several comic movies making him one the richest Nollywood actors.

#4 Ramsey Noah Worth $4.5 million

RAMSEY NOAH acting career kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera Fortunes. Nouah has since then appeared in numerous films starring as the lead role. He has been called “Lover-Boy” for his numerous roles in romantic film.

In 2010 Nouah won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Best Picture award winning film The Figurine.

Ramsey Noah romantic acting skills in movies has endeared him to be caste by movie producers and loved by many movie watchers in Nigeria. The handsome actor is regarded as “Nollywood Lover Boy”. Ramsey Noah starting acting since 1993 and has make money and fame for himself over the years.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $4.5 million.

#3 Desmond Elliot Worth $10 million.

Desmond Elliot is a Nollywood Actor, model, producer, director, politician, an Investor and a philanthropist. He was born on 4th February 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is currently 43 years old. His father is a Yoruba from Olowogbowo in Lagos Island, Lagos while his mother is from Illah in Oshimili North, Delta State.

DESMOND ELLIOT started playing roles in soap operas like Everyday People, One Too Much and Saints and Sinners. He is one of Nollywood’s leading actors, having appeared in over two hundred films including Men Who Cheat, Yahoo Millionaire and Atlanta.

In 2008 Elliot co-produced and co-directed the movie “Reloaded” which received 3 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009. In 2009 and 2010, Elliot was nominated for the Best Actor category at the Nigeria Entertainment.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $10 million.

#2 Richard mofe Damijo (RMD) Worth $15 million

Richard Mofe Damijo [RMD] is a Nollywood Actor, director, producer, Investor, politician and a philanthropist. He was born on 6th July 1961 in Aladja community of Udu Kingdom, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. He is currently 55 years old. He is a Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School Warri, Delta State, Nigeria.

Richard Mofe Damijo quit media job and joined Nollywood and acted in his first television soap opera “Ripples” In 1996 he married May Ellen Ezekiel, the marriage later end up after her death & in 2000 he got married to Jumobi Adegbesan. In has acted in more than 100 movies which include Out of Bounds, Hostages, Scores to Settle, Diamond Ring, etc.

In 2005 Richard Mofe Damijo won the award for the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards. He has won several African Movie Awards such as most prominent actor in Nigeria & best actor in Nigeria.

He is currently one of the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $15 million.

#1 Jim Iyke worth $30 million

James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known as Jim Iyke is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, hip hop rapper, model and an entrepreneur. He was born on 25th September, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. He is currently 41 years old. He is referred to as Nollywood Bad-boi. He is originally from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State, Nigeria. He is the only boy in a family of eight children.

He studied at the University of Jos, Plateau State & obtains a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a B.Sc. in Philosophy.

Jim Iyke began his acting career in 2001. He is one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood & has appeared in over 150 films.

James Ikechukwu Esomugha popularly known as Jim Iyke is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, director, hip hop rapper, model and an entrepreneur. He was born on 25th September, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. He is currently 41 years old. He is referred to as Nollywood Bad-boi. He is originally from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State, Nigeria. He is the only boy in a family of eight children.

He studied at the University of Jos, Plateau State & obtains a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a B.Sc. in Philosophy.

Jim Iyke began his acting career in 2001. He is one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood & has appeared in over 150 films.

He is currently the richest & most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $30 million.