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Richest Yoruba Entertainers In Nigeria 2017- Musicians, Actors & Actress

Meet The Richest / Highest Paid Yoruba Entertainers In Nigeria 2017 — Musicians, Actors & Actress

Nigerian  Entertainment sector pay better than many other sectors must especially the The Movie Industry. The Nollywood Industry has been the best in Nigeria since the beginning of time but the Yoruba Movie Industry is fast springing up with new talented actors and actresses showing off their talent.

We have come across several arguments where fans are having it hot concerning the richest Yoruba Entertainers in Nigeria ( which include the Nigerian Musicians, Actors & Actresses) . They want to know which one of them are taking home stacks of cash and the once that are still living form hand to mouth. So far so good, the Yoruba movie industry has been able to produce some numbers of stars who are currently doing well in their career and some has even port to Nollywood.

In the Nigerian Entertainment World, the major concern of entertainers i.e the Musicians , Actors & Actress even the comedians — their priority is to make money so that they can take good care of their families and maintain their attractive appearance. A lot of first class celebrities has been able to amass their wealth, build masions, live a flamboyant life styles with the help of their make belief business. There are several entertainers that are currently living their dream life, they are making money non-stop, traveling from one country to another, building mansions in all corners of the country and smiling to the bank. These top class Yoruba entertainers are the reasons why the Yoruba Entertainment Industry is no longer belittle and undermined.

We will be introducing you to the Top 10 richest and highest paid Yoruba musicians ,actors and actresses in Nigeria 2017/2018 (Yoruba Entertainers). Find the few Yoruba entertainers that are currently rocking the Nigerian entertainment scene today.


1. Odunlade Adekola

The richest Yoruba actor in Nigeria is Odunlade Adekola . He was born and bred in Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria where he also had his first taste of education. He started acting when he was still very small — he and his childhood friend use to play jesters at various functions, ceremony, and other events. The Yoruba movie star was mentored by the late Hammed Alasari, who he will forever remain grateful to.


2. Funke Akindele

She was born on the 24th of August, 1976 in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria. She is one of the most popular faces in Nigerian Entertainment World. Her name is Funke Akindele a.k.a Jenifa , she is one of the richest actress in Nigeria today who adopt the name Jenifa after acting in one of her most seen movie Jenifa’s Dairy. Funke Jenifa Akindele is the most successful Yoruba actress of our time and she is currently Pregnant for her new husband Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz. Her movie Jenifa’s Dairy is the best selling movie of 2016 and 2017 and she is also a brand ambassador for giant companies like GLOBACOM NIGERIA. The Screen goddess obtained OND in Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic and a degree in Law from the University of Lagos .


3. Abass Akande Obesere

Abass Akande Obesere is one of the richest and most influential Fuji Musicians in Nigeria today. He is also said to be the most easy going and most generous Nigeria celebrity due to his philanthropic act among his contemporaries. He is one of the most successful Nigerian Entertainer today who started making money immediately after breaking into the Entertainment Industry. He is a friend to many Nigerian politicians which helped him in building strong network and relating with people that matters in the country.


4. Pasuma Wonder

Pasuma Wonder is another successful Nigeria Fuji star who have been able to make something out of his music career. The Orobokibo crooner is one of the most recognised Yoruba celeb in the country today and he is also Globacom ambassador, a contract that has earned him millions of Naira. He rose to stardom after releasing his “Orobokibo” album in 1995. The self acclaimed King of Tungba has a mansion that is said to worth #150million.


5. Dayo Amusa

She is said to be the most beautiful , multi-talented and most spontaneous Yoruba actress in Nigeria today . She is one of the richest Yoruba entertainers . Dayo Amusa is one of the most successful Nigerian actress, movie producer and business woman. She was born and bred in Surulere Lagos state , Nigeria. Her movie debut was in 2002 ans she has won several awards.


6. Jide Kosoko

Jide Kosoko is a veteran actor who started his acting career those days when Yoruba Movie Industry was still nowhere in the map. Prince jide kosoko is one of the old class of Yoruba actors who helped carved a niche for others to follow. He has been able to stay relevant till this very date because he was able to mingle and relate with young generation stars. He has some endorsement deals for multinational companies , owns some luxurious mansions and recently ventured into politics.


7. Yinka Quadri

He is popularly called “The Odunfa caucus boss” but his real name is Yinka Quadri. He is one of the big boys in the Nigerian entertainment scene who has been featured in several movies. He is an actors and a movie director and the testimonies of several movies success goes to his name. He owned a #50million worth mansion which he recently completed.


8. Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe is unarguably one of the big meat in the Yoruba Movie Industry today and i think she needs little or no introduction. The controversial actress and social media personality is one of the successful actress in the Yoruba Movie Industry. She started her acting career along side Yinka Quadri in the year of 2002, but she has been featured in several Nollywood movies. She was born and bred in Maryland, Lagos .


9. Bisi Ibidapo

Bisi Ibidapo is the tallest Yoruba Movie star in Nigeria and one of the most successful . She is one of the big girls in the industry today dwelling in a wealthy life style . Last year, she acquired #14million range rover jeep which most of her counter-paths hasn’t been able to buy. She is also the most fashionable Yoruba movie star who is known for showing off expensive cloths and other beats accessories.


10. Saidi Balogun

Saidi Balogun is one of the most celebrated and prolific scripts writer and film maker in Nigeria. Saidi balogun’s talent speaks for him which is one reason he has remained relevant all these years. He has contributed greatly to the success of Yoruba Movies Industry and he has earned a lot of money for that good. Saidi Balogun is the first to release a two cast movie in Africa an history that is still relevant till this moment.


This piece, Top Richest Yoruba Entertainers, Nusicians , Actors & Actress in Nigeria was put together by NR Team.

Updated: July 13, 2017 — 3:28 pm


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