Top Nollywood Actors and How Much They’re Worth – Aki, Pawpaw, Pete Edochie and MORE – Number 1 Is A Big Surprise

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Nollywood is the third most prolific movie industry in the world, after Bollywood and Hollywood.

Ghana can compete with Nigeria in many ways but when it comes to movies they are miles ahead of us.

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In that vein, whilst many of our actors down here struggle to make ends meet, the creme de la creme in Nollywood are handsomely compensated and make good money.

When you add that money to business ventures and investments they take part in, some of the big names in Nollywood have impressive net worths.

Nigerian website Legit.ng has compiled a list of the 20 actors with the highest net worth in their movie industry.

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It’s a list of a who is who of Nollywood – all the big names you can think of made the list.

Full list below…

1 Jim Iyke $30m

2 Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD) $15m

3 Desmond Elliot $10m

4 Chidi Mokeme $8m

5 Segun Arinze $5.1m

6 Mike Ezuruonye $4.7m

7 Ramsey Nouah $4.5m

8 John Okafor (Mr Ibu) $4.2m

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9 Nkem Owoh (Osuofia) 3.8m

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May your Christmas be filled with laughter

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10 Pete Edochie $3.8m

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Happy 72nd Birthday to me🙏

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11 O.C Ukeje $3.7m

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Let's make it happen!

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12 Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) $3.5m

13 Olu Jacobs $3.5m

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The vision is clear #NewProject #ComingSoon

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14 Emeka Ike $3m

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… improve your game.

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15 Kanayo O Kanayo $2.5m

16 Kenneth Okonkwo $2m

17 Adekola Odunlade $1.9m

18 Yul Edochie $1.85m

19 Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) $1.5m

20 Nonso Diobi $1m

Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com


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