15 Nollywood Celebrities That Are CEO AND Business Owners


Acting in Nigeria has gone from what it used to be back in the day to a sustaining profession. Notwithstanding, some Nigerian actors still manage their own businesses that bring in revenue. Like you know, most people always feel safer with a plan B.

Here are Nollywood actors that own thriving businesses.

1. Jim Iyke
Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke who is also the CEO of Burgeon Global – a bottled water company reportedly sets to delve into real estate soon.

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2 Yul Edochie
Son of veteran actor, Pete Edochie launched a film academy, The Yul Edochie Academy in 2015.

3 Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic is a seasoned Nollywood actress who launched her signature hair by BK Unique Hair at Sleek Square Victoria Island, Lagos State on November, 22, 2016.

4 Iyabo Ojo
Iyabo Ojo is a popular Yoruba actress and she owns a beauty saloon, FESPRIS World.

5 Clems Ohameze
Veteran actor, Ohameze owns a clothing line, CLEM OHAMEZE.

6 Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji owns a clothing line, St. Genevieve which she re-launched in 2014 in collaboration with Jumia.

7 Osita Iheme
Iheme owns a magnificent hotel in Owerri.

8 Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa has started a record label business named SOP Records with husband, JJC Skillz.

10 Mercy Aigbe
She owns a store known as Mag Divas boutique in Omole phase 1 Lagos.

11 Damola Olatunji
The well-versed Yoruba actor has a multi-million naira hotel in Sango-Otta, Ogun State

12 Annie Idibia
Annie owns BeOlive Hair Studio and it is in Buckhead, Atlanta.

13 Chika Ike
The flamboyant actress is into real estate and this is why she is hardly seen on movie sets these days.

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14 Femi Branch
The actor who is set to remarry for the third time has his own clothing line.

15 Halima Abubakar
Abubakar who just underwent a fibroid surgery owns a poultry farm in Kogi State.

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