According to Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, the following actors are listed as the most paid actors in the year 2019. These actors are ranked according to the total earnings of movies in the gross box office for West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia) and they are :
1. Falz :
According our statistics, Falz appears to be highest paid Nollywood actor with three of his films that made over N513 million.
2. Osas Ighadaro Ajibade :
Although, she hasn’t taken any leading roles recently but two of her movies in which she featured has made over N461 .
3. Richard Mofe-Damijo:
He is one of the most prominent and highly demanded actor because of his great acting skills and he made it to the list of highest paid actors in Nigeria. Three of his films (Merry Men, Chief Daddy and God’s calling) grossed about N496 million.
4. Tones Toni :
The ebony black beautiful actress made it to the list of highest paid Nollywood actor, recently some of the movies she featured in grossed at about N333 million.
Popular Actress and comedienne, Chigul, is also one of the highest paid Nigerian actors who has proven to be excellently good in her acting career. Some of her movies grrossed at about N329 million
6. Zabinab Balogun :
Beautiful Zabinab also made it to the list of highest paid Nigerian actors with some of movies grossing at about N313 million.
7. Funkle Akindele :
SuperStar Funkle Akindele also appeared on the list of the highest paid Nigerian actors with two of her films which grossed at N301 million.
8. Ademola Adedoyin :
The handsome actor is also one of the highest paid Nigerian actors with some of his movies that grossed at about N287 million
9. Jim Iyke :
Jim Iyke who has been in the movie industry during it’s beginning era and also known as one of the baddest guy in the industry also appeared on the list of highest paid Nigerian actors with his two movies that grossed at about N272 million.
10. Ramsey Noah :
The light fair handsome actor is last person that graciously made it to the list of highest paid Nigerian actors. With two of his featured that grossed at about N251 million.