The Nollywood industry is nothing without the women who have fought hard to carve a great niche for themselves. These actresses have gone head to head with their male counterparts in the local and international scene and came out just fine. You already know that great fame means good fortune. The likes of Omotola Jalade and Genevieve Nnaji have spent quite a lot of the monies they have earned, acquiring great automobiles. In this article, Naijauto.com will be looking at the top 10 richest actresses in Nigeria and their car collection.
The richest actresses in Nigeria & the cars they drive
1. Genevieve Nnaji - net worth of ₦850 million naira
Genevieve Nnaji is believed to be the most successful actress in Nigeria, thus she deserves the number 1 spot in our list of the wealthiest Nigerian actresses. Known as the most influential actress in Nollywood, Genevieve is the brand ambassador for biggest international brands such as Lux, Range Rover, Amstel Malta, and Etisalat in Nigeria. She has a lot of awards to her name, including a member of the order of the Niger. She owns multi-million naira houses in Lagos and Ghana.
Overview of Genevieve Nnaji house in Lagos
The mansion she has in Ikoyi, Lagos is reported to cost up to 220 million naira, but this number can be considered affordable to the richest actress in the Nollywood industry.
Genevieve Nnaji drives a ₦35 million Mercedes Benz G-wagon and a ₦20 million Range Rover Evogue because only such vehicles deserve the richest Nollywood actress.
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Besides acting, Genevieve Nnaji is also the ambassador for lots of big brands as well. Range Rover for example!
2. Mercy Johnson Okojie - net worth of ₦775 million naira
Mercy Johnson has become a legend in the Nollywood scene due to how versatile, consistent, and talented she is. The Kogi state born star has been involved in not less than 150 movies ever since she ventured into the acting business in Nigeria. She is married with 3 kids to a prince from Edo state.
Mercy Johnson has acquired even more luxury cars since she got married to the Edo prince
She takes at least ₦2 million for a movie role. Little wonder she can afford a massive mansion in Ajah, Lagos, and a Lexus SUV worth over ₦15 million. She also has other cars like a Toyota SUV gifted by her husband on the birth of their baby. It's said to be worth about ₦20 million.
Mercy Johnson shared a picture of her family in their house
Mercy Johnson's net worth is estimated to be ₦775m which makes her the second richest female Nollyhood star in Nigeria.
3. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde - net worth of ₦650 million
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde also known as Omosexy is one of the most popular actresses in Africa. This is because she not only starred in Nigeria movies but has been a supporting actor in some international movies as well. The curvaceous actress is married to a pilot and drives a Gold coloured Rolls Royce phantom worth over a hundred million naira. She also bought her daughter an expensive BMW coupe as a birthday present.
Not many on earth dare coat their vehicles with gold like our woman!
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is enjoying her life to the fullest
4. Regina Daniels - net worth of ₦600 million naira
Regina Daniel is considered a newbie in the movie industry, which she had since taken by storm. The young actress who is in her early 20s has been consistent in the news. It's no surprise she's on the list of richest actresses in Nigeria, as she got married to one of the richest politicians in Delta state, in a lavish ceremony. He has since spoilt her with cars like:
- Lexus RX 330
- Mercedes Benz ML 350
- Mercedes Benz G-wagon Brabus
and many more exotic cars that she flaunts in her Instagram. Each of those cars is worth not less than ₦40 million. Details of the collection is provided further in these articles below.
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I'm not sure if the number of her cars exceeds the number of the projects she's involved in
5. Rita Dominic - net worth of ₦550 million naira
Rota Dominic is a veteran Nollywood actress who got famous for having the sexiest lips and legs in the industry. She has starred in a lot of movies ever since she started acting from her childhood. Rota Dominic is from Imo state in Nigeria and born into one of the wealthiest families in the community before becoming one of the richest female actresses in Nigeria.
We can say Rita and DBanj are good friends of each other
She has won many prestigious awards from her acting and production including Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She is also known to have been involved romantically with some politicians and military officers.
The two names which are rumored to have been in a relationship with Rita are Jim Iyke and D'Banj. However, the actress never shared anything about these rumors.
She owns a mansion in Lagos believed to be worth over ₦150 million and drives a Mercedes Benz ML 350 4matic worth over ₦30 million.
Rita Dominic is among many female stars who love SUVs
6. Patience Ozokwor - net worth of ₦520 million naira
Patience Ozokwor became a household name in the Nigeria movie industry when she constantly played the role of a wicked mother-in-law in countless movies. The actress who hails from eastern Nigeria also has a lot of awards she won including a couple from the African Movie Academy Awards. She is also a musician, with various popular songs to her name, and owns a fashion design outlet.
Patience Ozokwor in the opening day of her shopping plaza in Enugu
Patience Ozokwor has several automobiles but she is not interested in flaunting them to the public. We caught some rare moments she's traveling in her multi-million naira Toyota SUV.
The woman of many talents doesn't really care much about luxury cars
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7. Funke Akindele - net worth of ₦500 million naira
Olufunke Akindele Ayotunde, easily known as Funke Akindele, is the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria. She made a name for her self in the famous TV series and movie sequels including I need to know. She is also nicknamed Jenifer, because of her role in the movie Jenifa's Diary and the accent she uses while playing her role.
Funke Akindele married to the legendary musician, JJC. They have a house in the UK, a mansion in Lagos, and multiple cars.
This is reported to be Funke Akindele's new home in Lekki, Lagos
She's mostly seen driving a Wrangler but some people insist she got a Rolls Royce and Ferrari as well. Here's the possible list:
- ₦30 million Jeep Wrangler
- ₦50 million Rolls Royce phantom
- ₦50 million Ferrari
Funke Akindele's garage features a sports car from Ferrari!
8. Ini Edo - net worth of ₦450 million naira
Ini Edo came into the Nollywood industry in the early 2000s and made a name for herself after featuring in over 15 dozen movies. She was also considered the sexiest actress in Nigeria at a time. The Akwa Ibom born actress is also a winner of multiple awards including the 2013 NAFCA award.
Ini Edo in her house-warming party
She owns a huge multi-million naira mansion in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It's reported to cost 70 million naira initially, but the actress has spent no less than 10 more million to decorate the house in her style. The mansion was bought after her divorce with Philip Ehiagwina.
Here's the list of Ini Edo cars inside her garage:
- ₦32 million Mercedes Benz G-wagon
- ₦40 million Range Rover SUV
- ₦22 million BMW X5.
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Look at her fleet of luxury cars!
9. Clarion Chukwura - net worth of ₦400 million naira
Clarion Chuwkura is a legendary female actor who has been in the movie industry since the 1980s. She was once involved with the internationally recognized Afro juju musician, Sir Shina Peters. They both have a son who is the most popular music video director in Africa, Clarence Peters.
Clarion and her husband Anthony in their recent wedding
Her later marriage to Femi Oduneye didn't last long either. In March 2016, the 51-year-old Clarion Chukwura once again got married to her boyfriend Anthony Boyd in the United States. She also shared some photos of her wedding as you see above.
The actress has been starred in over a hundred movies in the last two decades and still makes a lot of money off it. Clarion Chukwura is also one of the richest actresses in Nigeria.
She isn't a fan of luxury cars but drives a Toyota SUV worth at least ₦10 million.
Age doesn't stop her interest in driving expensive cars of the latest technologies!
10. Uche Jumbo Rodriguez - net worth of ₦370 million naira
The last one in the list of top ten richest actresses in Nigeria is Uche Jumbo Rodriguez. Popularly known as Uche Jumbo, she has been in the Nollywood scene for close to two decades. She always starred in the bad girl role in movies, which earned her a regular place in many movies and even awards from renowned show organizers.
Uche Jumbo Rodriguez is married to a Puerto Rician, Kenny Rodriguez, with who she has a son. They live in their mansion in the USA and Nigeria.
Uche and Kenny's marriage is rumored to have crashed due to a 22-year-old American girl
In 2017, the couple was rumored to have divorced after the Nollywood star removed her husband's name and his pictures on Instagram. A picture of Kenny and another American girl was also leaked out, cementing the divorce reports.
At the time, Uche Jumbo immediately denied the rumors despite the vivid picture, but no updates around her family were found since then.
Uche Jumbo Rodriguez garage is filled with cars like GMC truck worth over ₦30 million and a Lexus SUV with a little less.
Uche Jombo is an ardent SUV collector
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Top 10 richest actresses in Nigeria 2020
Actresses are no inferior to their male counterparts when it comes to making money. Beauty, talent, and hard work really pay off as Naija actresses own impressive assets and luxury belongings. To answer the question " Who is the richest actress in Nigeria?", let's take another look at the massive net worths of top ten richest actresses in Nigeria 2020:
|Top 10 richest actresses in Nigeria by net worth in 2020|
|Rank||Name||Net worth in Naira||Net worth in USD|
|1||Genevieve Nnaji||₦850 million||$2,360,000|
|2||Mercy Johnson Okojie||₦775 million||$2,000,000|
|3||Omotola Jalade Ekeinde||₦650 million||$1,800,000|
|4||Regina Daniels||₦600 million||$1,660,000|
|5||Rita Dominic||₦550 million||$1,530,000|
|6||Patience Ozokwor||₦520 million||$1,440,000|
|7||Funke Akindele||₦500 million||$1,390,000|
|8||Ini Edo||₦450 million||$1,250,000|
|9||Clarion Chukwura||₦400 million||$1,110,000|
|10||Uche Jumbo Rodriguez||₦370 million||$1,030,000|
Now you have your answer. The richest actress in Nigeria is no one else but the gorgeous Genevieve Nnaji with the net worth of ₦850 million. Let's explore more about cars of the richest on Naijauto.com:
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