Top nollywood actors and actresses in Nigeria and their name

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Top nollywood actors and actresses in Nigeria and their name

In Nigeria, actors and actresses who perform on television (film) are referred to as Nollywood. This name was given to them in early 2000s. The Nigerian Nollywood produces 50 plus movies per week which make it the second largest film producer industry in the world after India, Bollywood. The name of most paid Nigerian nollywood actors and actresses listed below are the one who have dedicated their time and put in enough effort in their career and that is why they are the richest, best, famously known nationally and internationally today.

Here, we have listed the name of top Nigerian nollywood actors and actresses in this year 2022. The name of Nollywood in Nigeria below are those that act Nigerian film in Pidgin, native language (Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, etc.) or even pure English language.

Some of the top nollywood actors and actresses in Nigeria don’t only depend on film acting career but also an entrepreneur running other businesses like comedy, being a brand ambassador to a company, TV show, MC etc.

If you are interested to know the name of nollywood actors and actresses in Nigeria, then let’s now start!!

List of the name of male nollywood actors in Nigeria

  • Ramsey Nouah
  • Richard Mofe Damijo
  • Osita Iheme
  • O. C. Ukeje
  • Jim Iyke
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
  • Bovi
  • Olu Jacobs
  • Tope Tedela
  • Mike Bamiloye
  • Pete Edochie
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Saint Obi
  • John Boyega
  • Femi Branch
  • Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
  • Femi Adebayo
  • Francis Odega
  • Odunlade Adekola
  • Muyiwa Ademola
  • Yemi Ajibade
  • Jimoh Aliu
  • Fred Amata
  • Chet Anekwe
  • Okey Bakassi
  • Saheed Balogun
  • Joseph Benjamin
  • Yul Edochie
  • Alex Ekubo
  • Deyemi Okanlawon
  • Ken Erics
  • Mike Ezuruonye
  • Sola Fosudo
  • Chinedu Ikedieze
  • Hakeem Kae-Kazim
  • Jide Kosoko
  • Ayo Makun
  • Chuma Mmeka
  • Zack Orji
  • Ali Nuhu
  • Dele Odule
  • Dede One Day
  • Clem Ohameze
  • John Okafor
  • Dayo Okeniyi
  • Babatunde Omidina
  • Emeka Ossai
  • Nkem Owoh
  • David Oyelowo
  • Afeez Oyetoro
  • Kola Oyewo
  • Adebayo Salami
  • Sunday Omobolanle
  • Yemi Shodimu
  • Ime Bishop Umoh
  • Nonso Diobi
  • Charles Inojie
  • Desmond Elliot
  • Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Segun Arinze
  • Emeka Ike
  • Sam Dede
  • Kenneth Okonkwo
  • Uzee Usman
  • Chidi Mokeme.

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List of Nigerian nollywood actresses

  • Liz Da-Silva
  • Genevieve Nnaji
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
  • Sola Sobowale
  • Funke Akindele
  • Joke Silva
  • Rita Dominic
  • Mercy Johnson
  • Ini Edo
  • Nse Ikpe Etim
  • Yvonne Jegede
  • Caroline Danjuma
  • Lilian Esoro
  • Adesua Etomi
  • Bimbo Ademoye
  • Efe Irele
  • Mary Lazarus
  • Uzo Aduba
  • Tonto Dikeh
  • Liz Benson
  • Kehinde Bankole
  • Fathia Balogun
  • Tomi Odunsi
  • Stephanie Okereke
  • Nafisa Abdullahi
  • Adunni Ade
  • Ayo Adesanya
  • Taiwo Ajai Lycett
  • Nikki Amuka-Bird
  • Rosaline Meurer
  • Regina Askia
  • Monalisa Chinda
  • Chioma Chukwuka
  • Abiodun Duro-Ladipo
  • Megalyn Echikunwoke
  • Adesua Etomi-Wellington
  • Carmen Ejogo
  • Tamara Eteimo
  • Hadiza Gabon
  • Regina Daniels
  • Rahama Sadau
  • Muma Gee
  • Shan George
  • Kate Henshaw
  • Chika Ike
  • Carol King
  • Bisi Komolafe
  • Annie Macaulay–Idibia
  • Lola Margaret
  • Iyabo Ojo
  • Sophie Okonedo
  • Chioma Okoye
  • Oge Okoye
  • Moji Olaiya
  • Kiki Omeili
  • Racheal Oniga
  • Bimbo Oshin
  • Patience Ozokwor
  • Helen Paul
  • Idowu Philips
  • Toni Tones
  • Mary Uranta
  • Bukky Wright
  • Folake Olowofoyeku
  • Sharon Ooja
  • Ngozi Ezeonu
  • Beverly Naya
  • Beverly Osu
  • Abimbola Craig
  • Ruth Kadiri
  • Weruche Opia
  • Yvonne Orji
  • Toyin Abraham
  • Mercy Aigbe.

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