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Top Richest Kannywood Actors In 2022



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan

The Hausa film industry, popularly known as Kannywood, is one of the largest industries after Nollywood.

They are well known for producing Hausa-speaking movies and songs.

Below is a list of the richest actors in the industry

1. Naziru Sarkin 

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Nazir Sarkin Waka is the richest Kannywood actor in 2022, with a net worth of 230 million Naira. He is a songwriter, an actor, and an entrepreneur who has played essential roles in the Kannywood industry. 

He has been in the Kannywood industry since 2008, becoming popular because of his unique voice. He is famous for his role in Labarina Series (Popular)

2. Ali Nuhu

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Ali Nuhu is known as the “King of Kannywood.” Ali is an actor, model and entrepreneur

He has been featured in many movies both in Nollywood and Kannywood. He has also won numerous awards because of his experience.

His net worth as of 2022 is estimated at 180 million Naira

3. Adam Zango

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Adam A Zango is the third of the wealthiest Kannywood actor in 2022, with an estimated net worth of more than 130 million Naira. He is famously known as the Prince of Kannywood and has been featured in over 100 movies,

The Kaduna State-born actor is regarded as the king of Swags for his flamboyant and luxurious lifestyle in the industry.

4. Umar Shareef

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Umar is the 4th on the list, with an estimated net worth of 90 to 100 million Naira in 2022.

Umar is a singer and actor, producer, and co-founder of Sharif studio.

5. Sani Musa Danja


Sanni is a Songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur born in Kano. He has established himself in the Kannywood industry with his songwriting and acting talent.

His net worth is valued at an estimated 75 million Naira as of 2022.


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