Nollywood is the third largest Movie Industry in the world. Below are recently complied list of the Top 10 Highest paid Nigerian Actors 2018. Please Note this is not the List of the Most Richest Nigeria Actors 2018.
The Top 10 highest paid nollywood actors 2018
1. Richard Mofe Damijo
Hands down the richest nollywood actor this year.
RMD as he is popularly called was a former Nigerian journalist and publisher.
Born Richard Evans Eyimofe Mofe-Damijo,the veteran actor is undoubtedly the highest paid actor in the Nigerian movie industry.
He has also featured in many high grossing nigerian movies.
He has also won numerous awards and accolades.
2. Jim Iyke
Jim Iyke born James Ikechukwu Esomugha is a seasoned Nigerian actor and singer-songwriter.
He is one of the most popular and sought after actors in Nollywood.
He has earned a lot of money from acting and has featured in over 150 films.
He makes his money from acting, endorsements.
He is also a savvy business man.
3. Nkem Owoh (Osuofia)
Funny veteran actor and Nigerian comedian Nkem Owoh better known as Osuofia is one of the pioneers of comedy movies in Nigeria.
He has been hailed as the king of comedy and has been in the nigerian movie industry for many years.
Some of his popular movies is the 2003 movie titled Osuofia in London.
4. OC Ukeje
A new entry into this list is Okechukwu Ukeje, known as OC Ukeje.
He is a Nigerian actor,a model and also a musician.
He came into the limelight after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show.
He also showed his worth by receiving several awards including Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nollywood Movies Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards and out classing his contemporaries across africa.
Currently he is one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood and he is also one of the richest.
5. Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki)
Popular Nollywood actor Chinedu Ikedieze became popular after his role alongside his movie partner and friend Osita Iheme in the movie Aki na Ukwa.
Chinedu has won many awards and is regarded as one of the top 10 richest actors in Nollywood 2017.
6. Osita Iheme (Pawpaw)
Nollywood Famous actor Osita Iheme popularly known for acting the role of ‘Pawpaw’ in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze.
He is also a Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards held in 2007.
The petit actor is also one of the richest actors in Nollywood.
7. Ramsey Nouah
Ramsey was once the hottest nollywood actor some years back.
Ramsey has been in the movie industry for a long time and has starred in some movies like Battle of Love, When Love Dies, Dangerous Twins,To Love an Angel, A Private Storm, and The Figurine.
Mr Nouah is still considered to be one of the most sought-after and well paid actor in Nigeria.
He is the 7th richest nollywood actor in 2017.
8. Desmond Elliot
He is a politician,he is a movie producer and also he is an actor and his name is Desmond Elliot.
Coupled with producing blockbuster nigerian movies and also being a politician,Desmond is one of the richest nollywood actors in Nigeria.
Some of his movies include:
Painful World 2 (2006), Unfinished Business 2 (2007) and True Colors 2 (2008).
Desmond has featured in more than 200 movies.
9. Mike Ezuruonye
He has been consistent in Nollywood and has established himself as one of the most successful nollywood actors.
Mike is also one of the richest actors in Nollywood.
10. John Okafor (Mr Ibu)
Top Nollywood actor and seasoned comedian John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu by his teeming fans is one of Nigeria and Africa’s funniest gifted comic characters.
Mr Ibu is also one of the richest and top ten nollywood actors this year.
He makes his money from endorsements,promotion Etc
Mr Ibu is the 10th richest nollywood actor.