Nollywood is one of the fastest growing film industries ranking as the third most valuable film industry worldwide. In terms of the number of films produced in a year, it’s more than 2400 productions places it ahead of Hollywood but behind Bollywood.
The quality of films has also drastically improved and the actresses are getting men drooling not only all over the nation but also in the entire continent and beyond.
The top 10 most beautiful Nollywood actresses have been gracing the screen for a number of years and have clearly got their acts together and their beauty and sensuality just shines through.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Starting off the list is Genevieve Nnaji who is one of the most popular actresses in Nollywood. She is not just one of the most beautiful but also one of the richest actresses in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of 64 million Naira.
The over 30-year-old was once the Face of Lux and got an international following with the movie titled Sharon Stone and she has even been dubbed the “Julia Roberts of Africa”. Genevieve is a mother of one and has been connected romantically to the superstar musician D’Banj.
2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is next with her striking looks. Surprisingly, this sexy lady is a mother of four though she does not look a day over 25. She is the lovely wife to Captain Matthew Ekeinde and has been featured in various commercials.
Her first movie was called Venon of Justice and her acting career started way back in 1995 and this screen goddess has been wowing audiences since.
3. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke comes in at a close third. This beauty also models and even came in second in the beauty pageant; Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 2002.
This is the pageant that usually crowns Miss Nigeria. This beauty is still going strong in her acting career and her beauty is bound to appear on-screen for a number of years to come.
4. Stella Damasus
Stella Damasus joined the film industry in 1992 with her first movie, Abused, gaining her recognition. Her leading roles in 2009 resulted in a nomination for best actress.
The beautiful and talented actress hails from Asaba in Delta State and has won the hearts of fans for her philanthropic nature and her love for the disadvantaged and less privileged.
5. Kate Henshaw Nuttal
Kate Henshaw Nuttal definitely makes it on this list of the top 10 most beautiful Nollywood actresses. She is a Cross River State beauty who also happens to be one of the richest Nollywood actresses around with a net worth of 67 million Naira.
She was once married to a white man and is at present the Face of Onga. In 2008, she won an award for best actress in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards. She has several films under her belt and her beauty shines through.
6. Ini Edo
The soft featured beautiful Ini Edo deserves a mention. She entered the film industry in 2003 winning awards in Nigeria and abroad since then. This talented lady recently launched her own fashion line showing that beauty and brains are a God-sent combination.
7. Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is not only sexy she is also talented and wealthy. She won an award for Best Actress for a Leading Role in the AMAA in 2012. She has been in several movies and been ranked as the fifth richest Nollywood actress with a net worth of 58 million Naira.
8. Dakore Egbuson
Dakore Egbuson is a beautiful lady, amazing actress and lover of all things African. She was quoted saying that “the most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.”
She is most widely known for her roles in Ultimate Risk and Crazy in Love. This beauty is a mother of two having welcomed her new-born into this world early this year.
9. Tonto Dike
Tonto Dike came to the limelight in 2005 after becoming first runners-up on a reality TV show. The Next Movie Star helped launch her career and this light-skinned beauty has been in scores of movies to date.
She is known for playing a bad girl and her role in Dirty Secret released in 2010 caused quite a controversy but her beauty or her confidence cannot be refuted.
10. Mercy Johnson Ozioma
Mercy Johnson rounds up the top 10 most beautiful Nollywood actresses. The new mother has turned heads for years with her curvaceous body and her amazing roles in the Nollywood scene. This dark-skinned shapely beauty is among the highest paid actresses in Nigeria and is back after a short break from the scene.