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Top 10 Richest Nollywood English Movie Actors And Their Net Worth



The Nigerian movie industry has produced some of the finest actors in Nigeria. They are well paid and do not hesitate to spend a fortune acquiring the finest wonders on wheels.

From Desmond Elliot and Richard Mofe Damijo to Nonso Diobi and Osita Iheme, almost every celebrity boasts some of the best cars you’ll find on Nigerian roads.

Check out our list of Nigerian actors who have the biggest net worths below:

1. Desmond Elliot – N3.5

Oluwashola Desmond Elliot popularly known as Desmond Elliot is the richest Nigerian actor as at the rent of writing this blog post.

He has been in the movie scene for over two decades and has acted in more than 200 movies, soap operas, and TV shows.

He hails from Lagos state, although his mother is from Delta. Even though he took a brief hiatus from Nollywood to delve into politics, he still rakes in money from the entertainment industry.

The lawmaker representing Sururlere constituency in the Lagos state house of assembly has an AMAA award and African magic award in his library.

Interesting fact about Elliot is that he has donated free school buses to Surulere for local kids’ safety.

Desmond Elliot cars

This actor is seen driving a variety of cars with different price ranges from a N2 million Toyota Camry to a N24 million Range Rover. Below is the list of luxury cars which we believe belong to Mr. Desmond:

A vintage Mercedes-Benz, worth around N30 million
A Ford Explorer, worth N13.8 million
A Nissan Versa, worth N5.8 million
A Toyota 4Runner Classical, worth ₦15.9 million
A Toyota HiAce, worth N15.3 million
A 2010 Toyota Camry, worth N2.3 million
A Range Rover Evoque, worth N23.8 million

Desmond Elliot house and other properties

The most known house of Desmond Elliot is his multi-million naira mansion in Lagos with luxury design and cutting-edge equipment.

Nollywood-wise, the richest celebrity in Nigeria also owns a movie production and distribution company named Denziot production who has gained the distribution rights for When one door closed in 2014. Desmond operates a charity organization to aid disadvantaged children, especially homeless ones.

2. Richard Mofe Damijo – N2 billion naira

Richard Mofe Damijo is one of the pioneers of the Nollywood industry. He hails from Delta state and has starred in a countless number of films both in Nigeria and internationally.

He was a news reporter before going into acting in the 90s. Also known as RMD, the legendary actor went into politics for a while, becoming the commissioner for culture and tourism in Delta state.

RMD has a lot of awards and recognition to his name while producing a number of movies as well.

Richard Mofe Damijo cars

According to our reports, here are the luxury rides inside Richard Mofe Damijo’s garage:

Mercedes-Benz GLE 550, worth N24.7 million
BMW 4 Series Coupe, worth N19.8 million
Toyota Land Cruiser, worth N30.8 million
Range Rover Evoque, N21.7 million
Lexus LX 570, worth N35.3 million
Toyota Highlander, worth N17.1 million
Mercedes sedan, worth N14.1 million
Mercedes G550, worth N43.6 million
Richard Mofe Damijo house and other properties

Richard Mofe Damijo is living in his mansion at Imole Phase 1 which has a very environment-friendly wall made of green trees.

The actor is also famous for a luxury lifestyle with expensive watches like a Patek Phillippe Nautilus 5980R-001 priced around N25.3 million or a N400K Swiss wristwatch.

3. John Okafor – ₦1.7 billion naira

The list of richest actors in Nigeria can’t be complete without John Okafor. Popularly known as Mr. Ibu, John Okafor is one of the most sought after Nigerian actors.

His major movie, Mr. Ibu, shot him to massive fame and he has cashed out ever since. The actor from the eastern part of Nigeria is also a comedian and a producer.

He has starred in over 200 movies including Mr. Ibu, 9 wives, Police Recruit, Mr. Ibu in London, and so many more.

John Okafor cars

He’s been discreet with disclosing his other cars and mansion but we have managed to get some information about his car collection here. Check the list below!

BMW X6, worth N16 million
Mercedes-Benz C240, worth ₦15 million
Lexus LX 570, worth ₦55 million
Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV, worth ₦19.4 million
John Okafor’s house and other properties

John has a mansion in Lagos which boasts of simple design, making the best use of space to give the most comfort for its residents.

He is also a fan of luxury necklaces which cost up to million nairas. Some of his often seen necklaces are the gold cross necklace priced N1.8 million, the Versace necklace priced N1.3 million

4. Nkem Owoh – N1.5 billion naira

Nkem Owoh is a famous Nigerian actor who is known for his smash role in the movie “Osuofia”.

The movie also has several sequels like Osuofia in London and Osuofia in Brazil. He also has an album to his name, with the famous “I go chop your dollar” song which was banned by the Nigerian authorities.

He also goes by the nickname, Osuofia. Mr. Owoh has acted in more than 200 movies as well, including the recent “Lionheart”.

Nkem Owoh cars and house

He owns a mansion in Enugu where he’s from and drives a Mitsubishi Montero SUV worth over 10 million naira, and a Mercedes Benz 4matic worth over 15 million naira.

5. Chinedu Ikedieze – N1.3 billion naira

Chinedu Ikedieze is known for acting both as an adult and a kid in his roles. The diminutive but talented actor hails from the eastern part of Nigeria as well and has won over a dozen awards including an African movie academy award for lifetime achievement.

He is commonly known as Aki, a role he played alongside his colleague, Osita Iheme. He was once married and rumored to have a son.

Chinedu Ikedieze cars

Though we have spent a detailed post on Chinedu’s house and cars, we will list here his car collection briefly for your reference:

Infinity Jeep FX, worth at least N20 million
Honda Accord, worth N10 million
Porsche Carrera 911, worth N38 million
Hummer stretch limousine, worth N75.2 million
Mercedes-Benz E300, worth N19.2 million
Toyota Camry, worth N13.8 million

Chinedu Ikedieze house and other properties

Being among top richest actors in Nigeria, Chinedu Ikedieze is residing in a beautiful mansion at Omole Phase 1 but will move out to his new house once it’s finished.

The information of his new house project hasn’t been revealed much but we are quite sure its luxury can make you jaw dropped.

Also, this man is reported to own several houses in Abia, a fashion brand called Nizik, a football academy, and a traveling agency.

6. Osita Iheme – N1.2 billion naira

Osita Iheme is also another actor with a diminutive figure. He was partly introduced into Nollywood by Aki, and they acted alongside, where he played the role of “Pawpaw”.

He hails also from the east of Nigeria and has a bachelor’s degree. He also has a foundation that inspires budding talents and has starred a lot of movies. He was also honored with the MFR honour by the then President of Nigeria, in 2011.

Osita Iheme cars

He is rich and has quite a number of cars ranging from Toyota brand to Land Rover. Let’s summarise his car collection as follow:

Land Rover LR3, worth 25 million
Toyota Harrier, worth 50 million
Honda NSX sports car, worth 58 million
Osita Iheme house and other properties

The actor really knows how to enjoy his life when he spent around 100 million naira to complete his house design. Inside his mansion is luxury furniture acquired from overseas.

Besides the cash flow from the movie industry, Osita also makes money from the hotel business. He is reported to invest a lot of money into real estate as well as construct hotels to generate more profits.

7. Ramsey Nouah – N1 billion naira

Ramsey Nouah is known as the lover boy of Nollywood. In many of his movies, he has played the role of the romantic man with an undying love.

This also earned him a lot of recognition and of course, fortune. He’s half Yoruba, half Israeli. He grew up in Lagos and has quite a lot of awards under his belt including one for his role in the box office smash, The Figurine.

Ramsey Nouah cars

Being one of the richest Nollywood actors 2020, Ramsey drives some customized exotic cars with shocking price tags. See it!

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera, worth n110.8 million
1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville, worth N10 million
Range Rover Sport, worth N24.3 million
Tesla Model X, worth N48.1 million
Hummer H2 Stretch limousine, worth N16.4 million
Rolls-Royce Phantom, worth N128 million
Ramsey Nouah house and other properties

Like many other rich and famous, Ramsey Nouah is the owner of a luxury mansion in Lagos and leads an extravagant lifestyle.

However, there aren’t many photos uploaded by the actor to flaunt his assets. Check a rare pic leaked out!

8. Yul Edochie – N900 million

Yul Edochie is one of the most sought after actors in Nigeria at the moment. He’s known for his effortless acting skills and deeper than a deep baritone.

He is the last son of legendary actors, Pete Edochie. He has acted in dozens of movies and even owns an academy. He is married with 3 kids.

Yul Edochie’s cars

He drives a Toyota SUV which was recently involved in an accident. The car is believed to be worth almost 20 million naira. He also has other automobiles in his garage, including:

Mercedes GL 450, worth N25.3 million
Mercedes C Class, worth N19.5 million
Toyota Highlander, worth N14.5 million
2007 Toyota Camry, worth N10.2 million
2010 Honda Accord, worth N10.6 million
Lexus LX 570, worth N32.2 million
Yul Edochie’s house and other properties

The manly actor owns a house in Lekki, Lagos. His house follows modern design to bring most convenience for the householders.

He is also a fan of luxury watches which cost hundred thousands of naira for each.

9. Mike Ezuruonye – N750 million

Mike Ezuruonye is a popular Nollywood actor who came into limelight in the early 2000s. He hails from Abia state in Nigeria and is in his late 30s.

Before he went into acting, he was a banker with one of the popular financial institutions in the country.

He also boasts a lot of awards and was once considered the most handsome actor in the scene. Holding a net worth of N750 million, Mike Ezuruonye is among the richest male actors in Nigeria.

Mike Ezuruonye cars

Mike drives a red Range Rover worth over 20 million nairas and a 25 million naira Mercedes Benz 4Matic. For this actor, these two cars are enough to match his style.

Mike Ezuruonye’s house

Though being one of the richest Nollywood actors, Mike is not the type of person to flaunt his wealth to the public.

That’s why his house location hasn’t been revealed exactly. Through some of his pictures on social accounts, we are lucky to get a glimpse of his mansion interior.

All the decor goes in harmony and we can be sure of its luxury vibe.

10. Nonso Diobi – N500 million

Finally on our list of top 10 Nigerian actors and their cars, is Nonso Diobi. The Nollywood star has been involved in over a hundred movies and has remained a household name in Nigeria.

He is also a director and movie producer. A lot of actors credited him for helping them into the scene.

He’s famous and rich. He drives some of the nicest cars around including a Range Rover Sport and a Toyota sedan, both worth at least 20 million naira.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.