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Ten highest paid actor in Nigeria (No 3 is a politician)

 

In this article, we shall be taking a glance at the ten highest paid actor in Nigeria. The Nigerian movie industry is made up of the richest actors and richest actresses whose creative acts over the years have placed them in the current status.

Nollywood is one of them fast-rising movie industry in the world, topping as one of the world’s largest movie industry by volume, behind Bollywood and Hollywood.

Nollywood actors have captivated the international community, and it’s exciting that Nigerian movies are shown not only in Nigeria alone but all over the world.

we have compiled a list of the ten highest paid actor in Nigeria. These actors have been in the movie industry for over a decade now, and they deserve to be in their current status as the richest actors in the movie industry.

Ten highest paid actor in Nigeria 2020

1.Jim Iyke- 2 million per movie

Highest paid actor

JAMES Ikechukwu Esomugha famously known as Jim Iyke is one of the richest and highest paid actor in Nigeria. His current net worth is $30 million; he charges almost 2 million to appear in movies. He has starred in over 150 movies and has received several awards for his good works.

Jim Iyke was born on September 26th, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. is the only son in a family of eight children. he had his Secondary Education in FGC kwali Abuja, Jim Iyke proceeded to study a diploma in banking and finance at the University of Jos and then BSC in philosophy.

Jim Iyke started acting in 2001. and has risen to the level of highest-paid actors in Nigeria. he is also a musician. is Debit album, who I am? was produced by his music label known as untamed Productions in 2007.

2.RICHARD Mofe Damijo (RMD) – 2 million per movie.

Richest actor

Mofe Damijois a Nigerian actor and former commissioner of culture and tourism in Delta state. He is currently 59 years old as of July 6, 2020. He has won several awards for his good works, some of which include Movie Academy Award for best actor in a Leading Role at the 12th African Movie Academy Awards in 2016.

RICHARD Mofe Damijo is one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria, he charges nothing less than 2 million to appear in a movie. His current net worth is estimated to be $16 million dollars.

3. Desmond Elliot – 1.7 million per movie

richest actor Desmond Elliot is a Nigerian actor,  director, and politician. He has starred in over 200 movies and a number of TV shows and soap operas. He has won several awards such as City people Award for Movie Director of the year. He was born on 4th February 1974.

Desmond Elliot charges 1.7 million naira to appear in movies, he is one of the richest and highest paid actor with a net worth of $11 million.

4. Chidi Mokeme-  1.5 million per movie

highest paid actor Chidi Mokeme is a Nigerian actor and reality show host. He was born on 17th March 1972 in Anambra State, Nigeria. He was the host of the Guilder Ultimate search reality show. He is among the highest paid actor in Nigeria.

Chidi Mokeme charges 1.5 million per movie and has appeared in over 150 Nollywood movies. He is currently worth $8 million.

5. Segun Arinze- 1.3 million per movie

null Segun was born in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is a descent of Badagry, Lagos State.

He attended Victory College of Commerce in Ilorin, then proceeded to Taba Commercial College in Kaduna State to complete his secondary education. He studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University.

Segun Arinze is among the highest paid actor with an estimated net worth of $5.3 million. He is paid 1.3 million to appear in a movie set, he is one of the richest actors we have in Nigeria.

Outside acting, he is also an actor coach with African International Film Festival.

6. Mike Ezuruonye- 1.2 million per movie

Ten highest paid actor in Nigeria (No 3 is a politician) 1 Mike Ezuruonye is one of the richest and highest paid actor in Nigeria, he is also a banker. Mike studied accounting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria.

He has won many awards like Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2008 and 2009, respectively, at the Africa Movie and Academy Awards.

His current net worth is $4.8 million, he has appeared in over 100 Nollywood movie. Mike Ezuruonye charges nothing less than 1.2 million to appear in a movie

He has won many awards like Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2008 and 2009, respectively, at the Africa Movie and Academy Awards.

7. Ramsey Nouah – 1.2 million per movie

Highest paid actorRamsey nouah is a Nigerian actor and director. He directed his debut movie ‘living in bondage: breaking free’ in 2019.

His creative roles in different movies increased and brought him fame making him to be among the highest paid actor, he has won many awards like Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2008 and 2009, respectively, at the Africa Movie and Academy Awards.

Ramsey Nouah’s net worth is approximately $4.6 million.

Ramsey Noauh charge is nothing less than 1.2 million naira to appear in a movie.

Ramsey nouah began his acting career in the year 1993 honest activated the hearts of many ladies with romantic Roles.

8. John Okafor- 1.1 million per movie

null John Ikechukwu Okafor,  prominently known as Mr. IBU comic actor, musician, and songwriter. His humorous acting is often characterized by stupidity and hilarious. He was born on 17th October 1961.

He is well-known for acting clownish in several movies, yet the roles bring him much fame and wealth.

Mr. Ibu has acted in several movies and has won the hearts of his fans. Mr. Ibu current net worth is 4.3 million dollars. He charges nothing less than 1.1 million Naira per movie. Among the highest paid actor,   Mr. Ibu is placed on the number eight list.

9. Nkem Owoh- 1 million per movie

nullNkem Owoh is a Nigerian actor and Comedian. he was born on 7th February 1958 in Enugu State Nigeria he studied engineering at the University of Ilorin.

Nkem Owoh won the African Movie Academy Award for best actor in a Leading Role in 2008. His current net worth is $4 million. He charges nothing less than 1 million to appear in movies.

His comical character in different movies earned him more fame and wealth, making him one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria.

10. Pete Edochie- Nothing less than 1 million per movie

Ten highest paid actor in Nigeria (No 3 is a politician) 2
Pete Edochie is an award-winning Nigerian actor and journalist. He was born in 1947 in Enugu State, Nigeria. he studied at the school of journalism and television in England.

He was once a broadcaster who worked in the eastern broadcasting service until he began his acting career in the early 1980s

Pete Edochie’s acting career has earned him success, fame and wealth, and has also won him several awards. He was conferred the Member of the Order of Niger – Mon during president Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration in 2003.

His current net worth is $3.9 million.

Conclusion

This post is Zenithtips official list of the highest actor in Nigeria, the post explains the actor’s biography, net worth, and the amount they earn per movie.

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