Top 15 Nollywood Highest Paid Female Actresses & Their Charge Per Movie 


Here are some of the beautiful, toughest, dearest, sweetest, meanest, and even the most pretty ones. Nollywood Highest Paid Actresses according to a recent research conducted on suggests that speculations that some actresses like Omotola earn N5m per role is not true. Aside acting Nollywood actresses are making it big by engaging in other business activities like modeling, advertising and music. Here is a list of how much top 15 actresses charge per movie script and how much some of them have made it big in the industry .

1. Genevieve Nnaji N2m

Nollywood Highest Paid Actresses

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji topping at the list, she’s an icon in her own world, a screen goddess, queen of Nollywood and the No.1 Nollywood Highest Paid Actress on our list, many describe her as an industry of her own. The Best AMAA Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, Genevieve Nnaji is arguably the most popular actress in the Nigerian make-believe industry called Nollywood. She has over 10,000 registered fans on her website. In September 2009 American mega television talk show host Oprah Winfrey named her one of the 100 most famous people in the world. She is also by far the highest paid actress per movie and the first to earn a million naira in a single movie. By 2009 she raised the bar and she was paid $25,000 in the block buster international hit movie IJE produced by Chineze Anyaene. A model and also a singer, in 2004 she became the Face of Lux and subsequently was involved with Pronto beverage and omo detergent. The following year she released her debut album Longolongo in Ghana, which saw her prove her versatility to her adoring fans all over the world. Between 2004 and 2006 she earned a whooping of N31.3 million. Major part of the money N14.7 million came from her two-year deal with Lux ($100,000). With no great interest in real estate she decided to dive into the fashion industry. She launched her clothing line St. Genevieve in 2008 which is presently being managed by fashion icon Zizi Cardow. St.Genevieve is reportedly worth N20 million. There is no doubt that she would have been topping this list with a great margin if she eventually got the Glo deal. She became the first to be contacted by Globacom, but she demanded N50 million while globacom wanted to sign her on for N30 million. She’s reported to have tried later to salvage the deal, but the offer was no longer on the table. CONTINUE ON NEXT PAGE

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