According to African convention, women are expected to live on men. This has been true for centuries. Today, however, some Nigerian and African women are going against these standards. True to form, African female celebrities lead the charge.
The truth is that most of these celebrities are the primary providers for their families at both the global and the local scales. This article will give you an overview of the wealthiest female Nigerian celebrities and their net worth.
In Nigeria, celebrities are often associated with performers. This includes music stars, comedians, OAPs, producers, executives, bloggers/vloggers, and artists.
Nollywood and Nigeria’s music scene have been, by a large margin, the most rewarding. We, therefore, include both entertainment scenes. Continue reading to see the wealthiest female celebrities in Nigeria.
Top 8 Female Celebrities
Tiwa Savage Net Worth
TiwaTope Savage (Tiwa Savage), Nigeria’s music goddess, stands out as the best female musician in Nigeria. She has maintained that position for quite some time. She is the country’s richest female musician.
Tiwa Savage currently charges three to four million Naira per show for shows in the local area. She seems to charge more for international events.
Tiwa Savage is now under Jay Z’s administration at ROC Nation. She has left Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records. According to some reports, her deal with ROC Nation is worth close to a million dollars (360 million Naira). Back home
Pepsi, a beverage giant, has signed endorsement deals for the star singer. She is currently worth around 1.5 billion Naira and is Nigeria’s most famous female celebrity.
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Genevieve Nnaji Net Worth
Genevieve Nnaji, a serenely popular Nigerian woman celebrity, is also one of Nigeria’s richest. She and Omotola have a head start regarding recognition and riches.
She also holds the MFR national honor, much like Omotola. Star actress Genevieve began acting as a child. She can remember being a young actress in the 1980s. She has amassed a lot of movie highlights and productions since then, earning a lot of money.
Netflix acquired her latest production, Lion Heart. The actress is expected to make a lot of money in the coming years.
According to estimates, the star actress’s net worth is 845 million Naira. This includes her endorsements, investments, and movie acquiring.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Net Worth
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, famously called Omo Sexy, is undoubtedly one of the richest female celebrities in Nigeria. According to reports, Omotola is the most well-paid Nollywood actress; she charges millions for each movie appearance.
She was presented with the MFR honor in 2014 by Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. This made her one of the few entertainers from Nigeria with this national honor. She is now enjoying the financial rewards and her iconic status within and beyond Nigeria. Her ambassadorial role as UN representative sees her making yearly visits to the UN’s benefit.
Omo Sexy, happily married to Captain Ekeinde, is a successful pilot and entrepreneur. Omotola’s husband, Captain Ekeinde, has made a few investments in the country and abroad, including a Lagos hotel.
Over the past two decades in the film industry, the star actress has amassed considerable wealth. Omo Sexy is estimated to be worth approximately 750 million Naira.
Mercy Johnson’s Net Worth
Mercy Johnson is, without a doubt, one of the most respected actresses in Nollywood. She is a role model, mother and wife. She is a highly sought-after actress in Nigeria’s movie industry.
According to reports, the star actress charges a fee of 1,000,000 Naira per movie. Mercy Johnson is a well-known and accomplished female actress in Nollywood. She has won all conspicuous movie grants, including AMVCA and AMAA.
The actress is also a strong (and wealthy) commander. Prince Odianosen Okojie is her husband and a well-off Edo businessman.
Mercy Johnson is a well-known name in the film industry, having been around for over 10 years and accumulating more than 100 stars in movies.
She also has an impressive number of endorsement deals that have brought her substantial wealth. Her net worth is now estimated at 600 million Naira.
Funke Akindele-Bello Net Worth
Funke Akindele Bello is the jewel of Yoruba-Nollywood. She is a formidable figure in the Yoruba film scene. She is one of the most highly-paid actresses and one of the top-procuring script writers and producers.
Funke Akindele’s latest production, Jenifa’s Diaries, has maintained its position as the most-watched series in Nigeria for over five years. According to gossip, the actress made more than 100 million Nigerian Naira from the original series four/five years ago.
Funke Akindele Bello has ambassadorial agreements with multinational companies, including Nigeria’s telecom giant Globacom.
A philanthropic foundation she has established focuses on women’s empowerment. Based on the previous, reliable evaluations place the star actress’ net wealth in the vicinity of 510 million Naira.
Rita Dominic’s Net Worth
Next up is Rita Dominic, an actress of exceptional quality who is loved by all. She is a familiar face in Nollywood and one of the highest-paid actors.
Rita Dominic has many top-paying endorsement deals with multinational companies, the largest being Globacom. Rumors have it that Rita Dominic is a star actress who claims to have many worthy organizations in Lagos, which has helped her wealth.
Regarding Rita Dominic’s vocation in Nollywood, endorsement deals, and side organizations, her estimated worth is in the vicinity of 365 million Naira.
Yemi Alade Net Value
Our rich list also includes Yemi Alade, who made headlines a few years ago with her hit song, Johnny. Johnny, the hit song video by the vocalist, remained at number one for five years until it was overtaken by Davido’s fall.
Yemi Alade claimed that her YouTube views of Johnny earned her a lot of money (millions of Nigerian Naira) as prize cash.
Yemi Alade has made much money from appearances, YouTube views, royalties, and endorsement deals. She is estimated to have a net worth of 345 million Naira.
Tonto Dikeh Net Worth
Tonto Dikeh is known affectionately as Pokolee by her admirers and is one of the wealthiest female celebrities in the country. As one of the A-list actors, she can explore the film world.
She is a key figure in Nigeria’s entertainment industry. Her net worth is 250 million Nigerian Naira.