The Nigerian movie industry showcases class and style which is a product of appearances on the screen and earnings. Being one of the most sought-after film industry in the world, it has featured movies that broke record at the box office, and Nollywood actors cashing out big time through their earnings. Glamsquad bring to you a list of top 10 highest earning Nigerian actors. Read also
1. Richard Mofe Damijo
RMD has over two decades of experience in the movie industry. He has two degrees to his credit- a graduate of Theatre and Media Arts, from the University of Benin, and bagged a degree in Law from the University of Lagos. He came to limelight in the 90s after his appearance in the TV soap opera ‘Ripples’. RMD is the highest paid actor in Nigeria as at 2023. He is paid nothing less than ₦5 million per each movie role. Read also
2. Jim Iyke
Jim is known for acting gangster role in movies little wonder he is called Nollywood’s bad boy. He is been acting for over 2 decades and has featured in movies like ‘American Driver’. Hecharges nothing less than #4.6 million per movie. Read also
3. Ramsey Nouah
Ramsey Nouah being an handsome man, usually play lover boy on the screen. His best deals is romantic films where he plays the role of a rich or poor guy playing lovey-dovey with a lady. Ramsey charges nothing less than #4.4 million per movie role.
4. Chidi Mokeme
Chidi Mokeme is not only a Nollywood actor but also TV host. The 51 year-old actor was born in Anambra State, Nigeria.
Chidi commenced his acting career in 1995 and has since carved a name for himself in the industry. He has anchored the Gulder Ultimate He is paid nothing less than ₦3.5 million per movie.
5. Nkem Owoh
Nkem Owoh is a comic actor in Nollywood. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University of Ilorin.
Nkem commenced his acting career while he was in the University featuring in various TV series and worked with some film producers.
He came to limelight after featuring in the movie “Osuofia in London”. His role in this movie earned him an award for Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.