The entertainment industry in Nigeria is a broad one for that matter. We have different actors and actresses from different tribes like Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo. Today we will be looking at the names of the richest actors/actresses in the Hausa entertainment industry otherwise called Kannywood. Gone are those days when the Kannywood entertainment industry wasn’t making any wave, today it is a different ball game altogether as we see different actors and actresses emerging from Kannywood.
I know you may want to ask what this Kannywood is all about. Well, Kannywood is an indigenous film industry that is home for a few affluent characters from specifically the Northern states. Kannywood has its headquarters in Kano state. Now let us delve into the list of the top 7 richest Kannywood entertainers in Nigeria.
7. Sadik Sani Sadik
Date of birth: February 2, 1981
Born in Jos, Sadik Sani Sadik is a standout amongst the most gifted and regarded entertainer in the Hausa entertainment industry. He has been featured in several movies some of which include: Maryam Diyana, Adamsy, Yan Uwan Jura, Hijira and a lot more.
6. Sani Danja
Date of birth: April 20, 1973
On our next list of top richest kannywood entertainers is Sani Musa Abdullahi, also known as Sani Musa Danja, is a Nigerian film actor, producer, director, singer and dancer. He is presently active in both Kannywood and Nollywood. He is one of the greatest names in the historical backdrop of kannywood. He amassed riches for himself with the cash he got from the presidential battle he did in 2011. It is worthy to note that he has finished his mansion at Abuja.
5. Halima Atete
Date of birth: November 26, 1988
Halima Atete has got the beauty and the brain. She has won a number of awards some of which are best upcoming actress award organized by City People Entertainment, Lagos in 2013, Nollywood Voxafrica recognized her as best actress 2016 in the UK; Arewa Music and Movies Award crowned her as best charismatic actress 2016. She is among the top richest Kannywood entertainers.
4. Nura M. Inuwa
Date of birth: 1989
Born in Kano state, Nura is notable by his full name Nura M. Inuwa. He is a renowned musician and also an actor in the Kannywood industry. Inuwa is also a film producer. It is worthy to note that he has produced over 10 successful films, among which are, ‘Aisha Humaira’, ‘Salma’, ‘Basma’, featuring prominent actors like Ali Nuhu, Nafisa Abdullahi, Sadiq Sani Sadiq, Jamila Nagudu, and Adam A. Zango.
3. Dauda Kahutu Rarara
Dauda Kahutu Rarara is a political singer particularly for the APC government in Nigeria. Apart from acting, he also composes music and it is worthy to note that he is in the list of the top richest Kannywood entertainers in Nigeria.
2. Adam A. Zango
Date of birth: October 1, 1985
Adam A. Zango is another well-known name in Kannywood and he is among the top richest entertainers in the Kannywood entertainment industry. The entertainer star is said to charge around a million and a half for a show appearance. He is as of now an ambassador to MTN which allegedly earned him a large amount of money.
1. Ali Nuhu
Date of birth: March 15, 1974
Ali Nuhu Mohammed is a Nigerian film actor, producer, director, dancer and scriptwriter. He acts in both Kannywood and Nollywood movie industries and is popularly known ass the “King of Kannywood” by the media. Ali Nuhu has been long regarded as the richest Hausa Kannywood Actors in Nigeria. The Hausa movie star as of late completed his enormous house and a Hotel at Bauchi.
Use the comment box, which other rich Kannywood actor or actresses do you know?