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Meet Top 10 Highest Earning Yoruba Actors Of 2023 With Approximate Net worth Of 9Billion (Full List Below) ‎

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Some Yoruba actresses earn money as brand ambassadors for companies, while others have numerous successful businesses.

These are Nigeria’s top ten richest Yoruba actresses, with a brief overview of their acting careers and other known sources of income.

 

Who is the richest Yoruba actress in Nigeria?

The wealthiest Yoruba actresses are well-known for their roles in numerous Nigerian films. Find out who the wealthiest Yoruba actress is and how much money she is worth.

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  1. Funke Akindele – $7.6 million

Funke Akindele performs during the Wizkid Starboy Tour at Hammersmith Apollo in London, England. Photo: Joseph Okpako
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  • Full name: Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele-Bello
  • Date of birth: 24 August 1977
  • Age: 45 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria

Funke Akindeleis a Nigerian politician, actress and movie producer. She has produced films such as Battle on Buka StreetThe Return of Jenifa and 13th Day: Ojó ketàlá. Funkie is famous for her role in the film Jenifa.

People’s Democratic Party nominated her as its gubernatorial candidate for the 2023 Lagos State governorship election. She won the 2009 African Movie Academy Award for best actress in a leading role. Her net worth is estimated to be $7.6 million.

2. Sola Sobowale – $5 million

Sola Sobowale attends The Wedding Party premiere during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at The Elgin in Toronto, Canada. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez
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  • Full name: Sola Sobowale
  • Date of birth: 26 December 1965
  • Age: 57 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Ondo, Nigeria

Sola Sobowale is an actress, screenwriter, and film producer. She had her breakthrough in 2001 when she was featured in the drama series Super Story: Oh Father, Oh Daughter.

has also produced and written a script for the film Ayomida. She has won the 2019 African Movie Academy Awards and the 2019 New Vision International Film Festival. The actress has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

3. Iyabo Ojo – $1.9 million

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  • Full name: Alice Iyabo Ojo
  • Date of birth: 21 December 1977
  • Age: 45 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Iyabo Ojo is an actress, director and producer. She is famous for appearing in films such as Astray, Beyond Disability and Black Val. Iyabo has produced nine films and written scripts for five movies.

She has an NGO named Pinkies Foundation, which caters for children with special needs and less privileged. Her net worth is alleged to be $1.9 million.

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4. Toyin Abraham – $1.6 million

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  • Full name: Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi
  • Date of birth: 5 September 1982
  • Age: 40 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Auchi, Nigeria

Toyin Abraham is famous for appearing in movies such as What Makes You Tick, Ijakumo: The Born Again Str*pper, Diamonds in the Sky and Don’t Get Mad Get Even. Toyin has also written scripts for four films and produced ten films.

She won the 2017 Five Continents International Film Festival for the Best Supporting Actress feature Film. Toyin was the ambassador for various brands and companies such as Checkers Custard Nigeria, a Lagos-based property outfit and Revolution Plus Properties. She is alleged to have a net worth of $1.6 million.

5. Mercy Aigbe – $1 million

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  • Full name: Mercy Aigbe
  • Date of birth: 1 January 1978
  • Age: 45 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Benin City, Nigeria

Mercy Aigbe is famous for being featured in films such as The Other Side of the CoinThe ScreenplayLittle Drops of Happy and Brotherhood. She wrote a script and produced films such as 77 Bullets and Osas (Omoge Benin).

She owns a clothing store named Mag Divas, which she launched on November 2014. In 2016, she founded the Mercy Aigbe Gentry School of drama. Mercy Aigbe’s net worth is alleged to be $1 million.

6. Dayo Amusa – $800,000

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  • Full name: Temidayo Amusa
  • Date of birth: 20 July 1983
  • Age: 39 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Dayo Amusa began her career in 2012 when she was featured as a Judge in the film Osas (Omoge Benin). Since then, she has been featured in many films such as The Stranger I knowMeet the In-Laws and A Long Night. She has produced two films, Pathetic and Unforgivable (Ainidariji). Her net worth is alleged to be $800 thousand.

7. Bukky Wright – $800,000

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  • Full name: Oluwabukola Sekinat Ajoke Wright
  • Date of birth: 31 March 1967
  • Age: 55 years (as of January 2023)
  • Place of birth: Abeokuta, Nigeria

Bukky Wright is famous for appearing in films such as The Narrow PathPure Honey and Gidi Blues. She ran for the senatorial position in the Ogun State House of Representatives through the Soc

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