Top 10 Richest Actors In Nigeria – Generally, it is well known that the Nigerian movie industry is one of the things the country can boast of. It has developed into the envy of others over the years, and it has become a lucrative sector that keeps having a positive impact on the country’s economy.
There are a handful of Nigerian actors who have climbed on the back of the industry to not only make a name for themselves but to also turn themselves into rich persons.
In this article, we will explore the richest actors in Nigeria, as well as what their net worth is said to be.
1. Desmond Elliot
At the top of the list is Desmond Elliot, who was born on the 4th of Feb in 1974. Desmond Elliot is a very popular name in the industry and has starred in numerous movies.
The talented actor is also a director, and he is actually one of the highest paid in the industry due to his expertise.
Some months back, Desmond ventured into politics, and he was fortunate to be elected as a lawmaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency. Right now, Desmond is said to be worth an estimated $10 million, and he is regarded as the richest actor in Nigeria.
2. Richard Mofe-Damijo
Fondly referred to as RMD, Richard is the second man on our list, as his net worth is said to be in the region of $7 million.
Born on the 6th of July 1961 in Aladja community (close to Warri in Delta State), RMD is one of the ‘senior class’ Nigerian actor who has been in the industry for years before many of the new guys came into the scene.
Richard, who studied Theatre Arts at the famous University of Benin, as at 2012, was able to purchase a mansion in Asaba that is up to #250 Million. His wealth isn’t from acting alone, as he was also a politician who has once served as a Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.