Kenyans are said to be heavy consumers of Nigerian movies. There are many reasons behind this, but today let’s dwell on the faces behind some of our popular movies.

This is a list of the  top 5 richest female actresses in  Nigeria

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji’s movie Lion Heart earned her a couple millions of dollars this year, the movie made history as the first Nigerian Nollywood movie to be featured in Netflix.

She was the first actress to be awarded the prestigious “Best Actress in a Leading Role” by the Africa Movie Academy Award.

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Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson came into the Nigerian movie industry in 2004 with the role she played in the movie “The Maid”. She is featured in Nollywood masterpieces all the time (her outstanding career include such films as The Maid, War in Palace and many others.

Rita Dominic

The actress, who is in her early 40s, is one of the most successful Nigerian actresses who has been around for almost forever.

She made her movie debut in 1998 in A Time to kill and today she has about 200 Nollywood movies credit. She produced ” The Meeting” in 2012, a movie which bagged six nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Ini Edo

Ini is definitely on our list as one of the richest actresses in Nigeria .

It has been speculated that she has a lot of landed properties including buildings. In 2004, she rose to prominence after starring in the blockbuster movie ” Worlds Apart” alongside stars such as Kenneth Okonkwo and Liz Benso

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Patience Ozokwo

Mama G’ as she is fondly called is one of the most popular and decorated actress in Nigeria.

Patience has featured in many movies and has walked home with her fair share of awards. Apart from acting, she also engages in other businesses and has won many awards such as best supporting actress award in the Nigerian Nollywood history.

She is famous for her wicked mother-in-law roles and is one of the best the industry has to offer

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