Most of the richest actors in Nigeria are not only sustaining their life through acting but with Investments, business and politics. Moreover, this list is mind-boggling as you’ll be surprised to see people you never expected to top the list. But nevertheless, let’s take a good look at the richest actors in Nigeria.
Here are the list of the top 3 richest actors in Nigeria 2020 and their net worth;
- Jim Iyke – Net Worth $5 Million
However, Jim Iyke is one of the most extravagant Nigerian entertainers in the Nollywood industry. He is one of the stars of the film Last Flight to Abuja close by Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Hakeem Kae-Kazim. Jim Iyke started his acting in 2001 and he’s one of the most generously compensated entertainers in Nollywood having shown up in more than 150 movies. In 2007, he founded a movie production company called “Untamed Productions”. Later, Jim Iyke started his very own record label called “Untamed Records”. He created a first collection, titled “Who Am I?” including a portion of Nigeria’s top artistes like: 2Baba (2Face Idibia), and Sound Sultan.
- Richard Mofe-Damijo – Net Worth $7 Million
Richard Mofe-Damijo prominently known as RMD is one of the richest actors in Nigeria and a previous Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State. Currently, his net worth is estimated at $7 million. RMD began his acting profession subsequent to moving on from the college. He also played a role in a TV drama in the late ’80s called Ripples. Prior to that point, he was a reporter to Concord Newspapers and Metro Magazine.
Moreover, he started writing and producing a popular Nigerian Movie which is well known to date. Richard Mofe-Damijo won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2015 during the maiden edition of the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Desmond Elliot – Net Worth $10 Million
Desmond Oluwashola Elliot is the richest actor in Nigeria. Besides, he is a top Nigerian on-screen character, executive director, and government official. He has been featured in more than 200 movies and various network shows and dramas. Desmond Elliot won the best supporting on-screen character in a show at the second Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards and was named for a best-supporting entertainer at the tenth Africa Movie Academy Awards. He was chosen as an official of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency, on 11 April 2015 during the Nigerian General Elections.