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Top 10 Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses in Nigeria (2021)

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Wondering about who is the richest Yoruba Actors and actresses in Nigeria today?

However, Yoruba Nollywood movies have come to be prominent in Nigeria today.

Moreover, to make it to the top of these richest Yoruba Actors and actresses is not easy as it may.

Besides, We take into calculation the net worth of these actors and actresses and endorsement deals.

Apart from their endorsement deals.

Who are the most famous and influential to the public, fans, and attitudes towards people in society?

Apart from that, they have also won many awards and nominated for awards outside the nation.

They have also played a role in major Yoruba movies and English movies in the Nollywood industry.

However, most of these actors and actresses are not only sustaining their life through acting but expand towards doing business in Nigeria .

Now let take a look at the Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses in Nigeria and their net worth in 2020.

10. Iyabo Ojo

iyabo Ojo is yet one of the richest Yoruba actresses who are famous and popular in many Yoruba movies.

However, she is also rich and wealthy just as other richest actresses in Nigerian Yoruba movies.

Iyabo Ojo estimated net worth is 350,000 dollars but taking a look at her net worth in Niara is at N126.5 million.

Besides, she has played a role in over 150 Yoruba and Nigerian movies to date.

Moreover, she has also gone the extra mile in theproduction of Nigerian Yoruba movies on her name and plays the main character.

Apart from acting movies,

Iyabo Ojo is also a businesswoman who owns a catering business, Spa, and event planning company in Nigeria.

Besides, she graduated from studying Real Estate management in a recognized Nigerian polytechnic.

She has also been starred in many Nigerian Yoruba movies including Bolutife, Okunkun Biribiri, Ololufe, and Esan.

9. Muyiwa Ademola

Muyuwa Ademola

is a popular Nigerian actor and a movie influencer for many years.

He is a gifted manuscript author recognized for creating and guiding an honor winning Yoruba movie, ‘Ori’.

In 2005, the movie he produced,”Ori” won the award of the most effective native movie at the initial edition of “Africa Movie Academy Awards”.

Moreover, to boost how this celeb is rich.

He Owns a 5 bedroom property built by him which is estimated to worth about N20 million.

However, he is also the existing brand name ambassador for Schemelink Residence Limited.

Looking at his net worth.

Muyiwa Ademola’s net worth is estimated to be about $400,000 which in Nigerian currency will be N145 million.

8. Fathia Balogun

Her popularity in the Nollywood movie industry is unrivaled. Besides acting, she is likewise a film-maker, director as well as producer.

Before we delve into her film listing, here is a brief account on Fathia.

Although she was born in Ikeja in 1969, she is originally an indigene of Okpara, Delta State.

She had her key and additional education at Maryland Primary school and Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos state respectively.

Fathia Balogun’s effective occupation as a popular actress has actually seen her earn numerous awards, consisting of the ones she generated.

In 2008, she won the most outstanding actress Indigenous and in 2015, she also won AMVCA Best Local Language Yoruba.

She likewise has recommendation bargains worth millions and countless Naira with leading brand names in the nation.An on-line report purportedly recommends that she is divorced with experienced actor, that many still recognize as her spouse.

She has actually been featured in many Yoruba movies including Farayola, Aje Metta, Awawu, Teni Teka, Omo Ale, Agbelebu Mi, Basira Badia, Adakeja, etc.

Fathia Balogun likewise has an NGO and other businesses she operates in the country.

Monetarily, Fathia Balogun is estimated to worth an approximated amount of $400, 000 currently N145 million.

 

7. Wale Akorede Okunnu

He is also among the richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses.

He recognized to be amusing because of the comic functions he plays in movies.

Considering that his very first act, he has been featured in over 90 Yoruba Movies which make him look more professional and young future stars admire him.

The skilled actor prior to choosing to start his profession on collection was an entrepreneur.

Now he is not only featured in Yoruba Movies yet he creates and also markets most of the Yoruba and English Nollywood movies.

Moreover, Wale Akorede Okunnu’s net worth is estimated at $450, 000 which is N162 million.

6. Olaniyi Afonja

Olaniyi Afonja is the funniest Yoruba screenplay born on November 14, 1974.

However, he is a popular and famous actor with a movie career in Nollywood.

One of the drama Yoruba movies he has starred in are “Sanyeri”.

It may stun you to know that he has actually been acting considering that 1992.

However, he didn’t end up being so popular until he transferred to Lagos state and signed up with a theater group.

Afonja is famously known as Sanyeri which makes him likewise a qualified Nigerian film producer.

His net worth is estimated at $450, 000.

He is happily wed to his other half, Hawawu Omolara Afonja with 2 kids.

5. Femi Adebayo

Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses

Femi Adebayo is another richest Yoruba movie actor with followers around the world, particularly the Yoruba movie enthusiasts.

However, He was born on December 31, 1972.

Femi has been featured in numerous effective Yoruba films such as November 1, Ayitale, Emi Abata, Apaadi, Kodi Ologbon Aye, Shola Arikusa, Aseyiowu, the Ghost and also the Tout, Ayomide, Oruka, Idunnu Obi.

Aside from acting, he functions as a lawyer, producer, director, and business person.

Besides, he started acting in the year 1996 and also to date.

In fact, he is still well-known raking as lots of honors throughout his career.

He is likewise described as “Jelili”. Femi is the MD/CEO of J-15 media network Nigeria.

Moreover, Femi Adebayo’s net worth is estimated to worth about $500, 000

 

4. Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe is yet one of the richest Yoruba actress born on January 1, 1979.

Besides, she started her secondary school career at Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja, Lagos.

She didn’t stop them, she moves ahead to obtain an ordinary National Diploma in Financial Studies from the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State.

However, she is a well-known indigene of Edo state who started her movie career in 2001 during her study year.

She has also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from The University of Lagos, Lagos in 2001.

Some of the Yoruba movies which you can find Mercy Aigibr are Afefe Ife, Okanjua, Ihamo, Igberaga, Ìpèsè, and many more.

Moreover, Mercy Aigbe is currently married with two children but they were a rumor that the couple are seeking to devoice.

3. Dayo Amusa

Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses

Dayo Amusa is yet another richest Yoruba actresses who were born on July 20, 1984.

However, she is a proud indigene of Lagos State but her mother is from Ogun State, Nigeria.

Moreover, she studied Food Science and Technology at the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic before she started her music career.

In fact, she started acting Yoruba movies and English movies in 2002.

Apart from Dayo Amusa been an actress.

She is a businesswoman, a musician, producer, director and proprietress in a private Nursery school in Lagos.

However, she has won numerous award and nomination including;

  • Outstanding Performance 2010 The Ambassador Club
  • Best Kiss In A Movie BON Awards 2013
  • Best Crossover Act YMAA 2014
  • Award Of Excellence 2016 AFamily.
  • Best Actress Indigenous Nollywood Movies Awards 2014
  • Pink Awards as the Nollywood Female Face Of The Year 2017
  • Best Kiss In A Movie BON Awards 2013

Looking at her net worth.

Dayo Amusa’s net worth is estimated at $700,000 which is approximately N253.5 million in Nigerian currency.

2. Funke Akindele

Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses

Funke Akindele is well-known through her major TV show called “Jenifa’s diary”.

However, she is a proud indigene of Ikorodu, Lagos State who was born on August 24, 1976.

Her fans know her for been a funniest actress, especially in her Jenifa’s Diary TV show.

She is a creative, talented, industrious and remarkable individual through her character in various Yoruba movies.

Moreover, she started her movie career in 1998 and she has always been featured in Yoruba movies to date.

Besides, She is a Law graduate from the University of Lagos, who is yet to practice in Law.

Apart from being a Law graduate, she is as well a Mass Communication graduate from Ogun State Polytechnic.

Some of the popular Yoruba movies Funke Akindele has acted are;

  • A Trip to Jamaica
  • Miami
  • Isoken
  • Emi Apata and many more

However, she is the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria with a net worth of $900,000.

Apart from acting, she is also a businesswoman who owns a Movie production company called SceneOne in Lagos State. Nigeria.

Her endorsements deal are with Globacom, Nairabet, Keystone Bank, Dottel and many more which rates her among the richest actresses in Nigeria.

She is happily married to Abdulrasheed Bellopopularly known as JJC Skillz, who is a rapper, a music producer and a television producer for many years.

In fact, the marriage is blessed with twin boys and three steps children.

1. Ogunlade Adekola

Richest Yoruba Actors and Actresses

Ogunlade Adekola is the richest Yoruba actor in Nigeria with a net worth of $1 million.

In fact, his function in Yoruba movies has actually seen him rise more than others in the show business today.

He is also a follower much-loved and has actually acted a lot of movies to date.

Adekola was brought to life on December 13, 1978, and also an indigene of Abeokuta, Ogun state.

His enthusiasm for acting showed considering that his childhood days.

From acting simple dramatization in his church, his skill developed before he came to be a professional.

He also composed funny manuscripts like a veteran who have actually also achieved success.

Odunlade is being tipped to won one of the superior awards for the best male act in Nollywood because of his convenience in acting.

Besides acting Yoruba movies, Adekola is wealthy as he is the Chief Executive Officer of Odunlade Adekola Film Productions.

Most future actors and also actresses admire him as their role model.

Ogunlade Adekola has been featured in most of Yoruba movies including, Taxi Driver (Oko Ashawo), Wives on Strike and New money.

Most of his endorsement deals are with Globacom, Goldberg and many more.

Besides, he is well-known to own many building properties in Abeokuta which worth millions on Naira.

Currently, Ogunlade Adekola’s net worth is estimated to worth about $1 million which in Nigerian currency is at N362 million.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  1. Dolapo brown

    November 23, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    Wow….
    I never knew Sanyeri’s networth is more than that of Iyabo Ojo

    • Tgiu

      November 25, 2020 at 5:59 am

      This post is wack, just seeking attention the informations are not accuate

  2. Akinsanya Tobi

    November 23, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    Mr odunlade adekola, I need that 2million on that 36omillion. Edakun e jor

  3. Dosunmu idowu

    November 24, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Me odunlade Adeola I always love to see you God bless you and bless me too

  4. Solapol

    November 24, 2020 at 8:53 pm

    Keep it up guys

  5. Anonymous

    November 25, 2020 at 2:22 am

    Too many typos. And poor researching too. Some information here are not correct.

  6. Cheairs

    December 1, 2020 at 11:07 am

    Great share.

  7. Internet Affected

    December 1, 2020 at 11:37 am

    Thanks for sharing this.

  8. Odogwu

    May 13, 2021 at 11:43 pm

    Mercy Aigbe, Iyabo Ojo are my favorite Yoruba Actresses In Nigeria. I love thier acting skills. Nice write-up

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Nollywood Actress Bimbo Oshin’s husband Ola Ibironke a.k.a Dudu Heritage is dead

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Popular music promoter and husband of Bimbo Oshin, Ola Ibironke better known as Dudu Heritage is reportedly dead. The socialite and a prominent golfer in Ibadan died some few hours ago

Dudu Heritage lived in the United States some years ago where he was a music promoter before relocating to Nigeria to run a private business.

The true cause of his death is still unknown.
One of his closest friends who live in the United Kingdom confirmed his demise, describing it as a rude shock.

In an earlier interview with City People, Dudu Heritage had opened up on his marriage to Bimbo Oshin, debunking the viral rumours that they had parted ways.

He said, ” There are so many rumours out there that made me to develop a thick skin. So I keep them guessing all the time because the news still keeps circulating. The wedlock has produced two lovely children; a boy and a girl. So what else is there to say? For a man clocking 60 and still talking about a marriage that has happened 2004/2005?”

Nollywood Actress Bimbo Oshin’s husband Ola Ibironke a.k.a Dudu Heritage is dead
We have been around for a very long time so stories don’t bother us again. But I can authoritatively tell you that Bimbo Oshin is in my house, any time, any day. Since she has been in my house she has never left. She is my wife. And to prove to you, maybe that would put the issue to rest, I will call her now for you to talk to her. (He called his wife, Bimbo Oshin and put the phone on speaker).”
Dudu Heritage asked his wife if they are still together, Bimbo Oshin responded from the other end, assuring her husband that their marriage is still intact.  “I’m in my husband’s house and I have never left,” she said with laugher.
Ola Ibironke,  Ijesha man to the core had his early life in Nigeria, his university life was between London and U.S.A before he came back to Nigeria.

Bimbo Oshin grew up in Ondo State where she attended her primary school education at Saint Anne’s Primary School. Later, she went to Staff Primary School in Ile-Ife, Osun state.


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“I don’t ask ladies for Sex before I give them movie roles” – Odunlade Adekola (Video)

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Nigerian actor, Odunlade Adekola has reacted to reports that he demands sex from upcoming actresses before giving them roles in movies.

This comes after controversial blogger, Gistlover, called him out for allegedly being involved in sex-for-movie-role scandal with one Nike Hamzat, a young actress in his production house.

 

Gistlover Blog wrote:“Dear Odunlade Adekola, You are a fantastic Actor who has carve a niche for himself in this industry, you are good at what you do BUT you need to stop this S*X FOR ROLES SHIT. it’s been like that since forever and no one is calling you to order, from Taiwo Aromokun…. to Eniola Ajao…to Bukola Adeeyo and Many more…Now the latest babe is this small girl named Nike who is also your student.

I don’t ask ladies for Sex before I give them movie roles” - Odunlade Adekola (Video)

“Dear Odun, you can’t keep doing this, we all should be accountable, we all want a working system in Nigeria, it starts with us, let us all flush the government behaviour in us first,allow girls get to the top without hanging their legs, mentor them without opening their skirt, you sef look this Girl well if you quick born, you go born this small girl now….this is a gentle warning to you to cease and desist from hanging girls leg, help them grow without shooking your prick in their holes always,

“Be a perfect gentleman, don’t allow this small girl to continue to disrespect your wife. I come in peace”

Reacting to the allegation, Odunlade Adekola said he has never demanded for sex from any actress in the Yoruba movie industry.

He said the allegation is another plot by his enemies to tarnish his good image.

Watch the video below 


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Paul Okoye Marriage Crash: Anita Okoye wants N7.8M monthly as spousal support

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According to the court document filed before an Abuja High Court, Anita Okoye, the estranged wife of Nigerian Rude Boy, Paul Okoye, has demanded the sum of $15,000 (approximately N7.8M) monthly as spousal support.

“Payment of a monthly maintenance sum of $15,000.00 (US Dollars) for the general welfare, education and health of the three children of the union who are presently in schools in the United States of America until they are of age,” part of the document read.

Paul Okoye Marriage Crash: Anita Okoye wants N7.8M monthly as spousal support

The news about the celebrity couple’s split broke on yesterday, Friday, August 20, 2021.

In the leaked court document, Anita has requested the dissolution of their marriage.
She also advised her now estranged husband in the legal document to challenge the petition if he feels disgruntled.

Anita first sparked divorce rumours in April when it was reported that she relocated with their three children to the United States of America.

Paul Okoye Marriage Crash: Anita Okoye wants N7.8M monthly as spousal support

Anita and Paul who were university sweethearts got married in 2014 in a very flamboyant wedding ceremony held in Port Harcourt.
They welcomed their first son, Andre, the previous year. In 2017, they welcomed a set of twins, Nadia and Nathan.


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