Kannywood is the cognomen for Hausa-language cinema. It is a part of the larger Nigerian cinema, known as Nollywood, which includes other production centers producing films in many other Nigerian languages. The name “Kannywood” is a portmanteau derived from Kano and Hollywood, the center of the American film industry.
Kannywood has many rich actors but I will list the top 10 richest. If you want to know these top 10 amazing actors then read below.
Top Richest Hausa Movie Actors In Nigeria
1. Ali Nuhu
Ali Nuhu is a famous and talented actor in both Hausa and English Industry, and also know as (King Of Kannywood) Ali Nuhu is the no1 richest actor in the whole Hausa film industry.
Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian actor and director. He acts in both Hausa and English movies and he is also known as the king of Kannywood or “sarki” Ali by the media.
2. Adam A. Zango.
The second richest actor among the Kannywood actors in 2021 is Adama a Zango.
The second richest actor is also known professionally as Usher or Gwaska, is a Northern Nigerian actor, producer, scriptwriter, dancer, director, and singer.
The second of the richest Actors and Actresses in the Kannywood industry 2020 is also said to have not less than about 5 million naira a month.
The richest Actor in the Kannywood industry is also said to own a huge Mansion in Kaduna State, Nigeria.
3. Dauda Kahutu Rarara.
This actor is the third richest actor in the whole Kannywood film industry.
Dauda Kahutu Rarara popularly known as Rarara (born in Katsina State) is a well-known Nigerian political singer, and songwriter, who played a key role in singing political songs for the All Progressives Congress politicians in. 2015, especially to the current President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, and the Governor of Katsina State Aminu Bello Egypt.
4. Nura M. Inuwa
Nura m Inawa is the fourth richest actor in the Kannywood industry
Nura Musa Inuwa also called Nura or M Inuwa is an Hausa musician, artist, and film producer. He was born, raised, and educated in Kano State in the town of Gwammaja in the Dala local government area.
The richest actor in the Kannywood industry 2020 is also said to be a musician. It was said that he released about 2 music track some years ago where it fetched him about the sum of 25 million Naira at that time.
The number 4 of the richest actors and actresses in the Kannywood industry 2020 is also the most handsome Hausa star in Nigeria.
5. Halima Atete
Halima Atete is the Richest female actress in the Kannywood industry and she became 5 among the actors.
Halima Atete was born on the 26th of November, 1988 in Maiduguri, Borno State. She had her primary education at Maigari Primary School. Upon obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at the Yerwa Government Day Secondary School, from where she obtained her SSCE certificate.
6. Sani Danja
This is also a famous actor who is mentioned to be the number 6 among the richest actors and actresses in the Kannywood industry 2020.
Sani Musa Abdullahi, known as Sani Danja or Danja, is a Nigerian film actor, producer, director, singer, and dancer. He participates in both Kannywood and Nollywood. In April 2018 he was turbaned by the Etsu Nupe, Yahaya Abubaka, as Zakin Arewa.
7. Sadik Sani Sadik
Sadiq Sani Sadiq is a popular Nigerian Hausa actor, movie producer and comedian. He was born on February 2, 1981, in Jos, Plateau State Nigeria. Sadiq Sani attended both his primary and secondary education in Plateau state respectively. Sadiq Sani joined the Hausa movie industry, (Kannywood) in 2004.
8. Nafisa Abdullahi
Nafisat Abdullahi is a Nigerian actress, producer, director, photographer, and entrepreneur. She is popular for founding a film production company and two startups.
Born on the 23rd of January, 1992, Nafisat Abdullahi is a Nigerian actress, producer, director, photographer, and entrepreneur.
Nafisa started her entertainment career in 2009 and is one of the most sought persons in the Kannywood industry, thanks to her beauty and talents.
9. Hadiza Gabon
Born in Libreville, Republic of Gabon, Hadiza Aliyu is the daughter of Malam Aliyu who is an elder statesman. Hadiza Aliyu attended primary and secondary schools in her birth country where she wrote her A-Level examination with an aspiration to become a lawyer and later chose Law as her favorite degree course.
10. Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya
This is also a famous actor who is said to be regarded as number 10 among the richest actors and actresses in the Kannywood industry 2020.
Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya is a Nigerian Kannywood actress. She was born in Nasarawa Local Government in Kano State. As the actress was born in the year 1992, Aisha Aliyu Tsamiya age is only 29 as of 2021. She studied at Giginyu Primary and Secondary School.
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