It is always advisable to have other businesses no matter how lucrative your main career may be. They do serve as financial support when the need arises. Our Nollywood celebrities have also shown that it is wise to have side hustles that would bring extra income.
The various side hustles of these celebrities are what we’ll be looking at in this article, so without further ado, let’s get into it.
#1 MOYO LAWAL MAKES ORGANIC SKINCARE PRODUCTS
Moyo Lawal is not the most popular name in Nollywood, but there are still questions about her source of income. The actress is also an organic skincare products merchant.
The actress who is currently in her 30s makes organic skincare products as a side hustle to her acting career and her skincare brand is a successful one, getting huge patronage since 2019.
#2 OGE OKOYE IS AN ENTREPRENEUR
In the 2000s, Actress Oge Okoye was applauded by the Nigerian movie industry as someone who delivered several iconic roles. However, in the mid- 2000s, her presence seemingly reduced and this was due to her new career path.
The 40- year- old actress became an entrepreneur, some of her fields are cosmetics, real estate, modelling, fashion, and influencing. Her business endeavours are so successful that currently, she’s one of the richest actresses in Nigeria with a net worth of about $1.5million.
#3 IYABO OJO IS DIVERSIFIED
Seasoned Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has added several side hustles to her main career. She’s one of the most diversified actresses in the industry currently.
The 43- year-old actress has businesses that include film production, an academy, a restaurant, a beauty salon, etc. All these businesses are under Fepris limited, a company which she’s currently managing.
#4 DESTINY ETIKO IS A SKIT MAKER AND INFLUENCER
Destiny Etiko has been famous for some time now as a Nollywood actress but that’s not the only source of her income. The actress is also involved in making comedic skits on social media, as well as influencing.
Destiny Etiko mostly uses Instagram and Tiktok to share her skits which often goes viral and get revenue from them as well.
#5 MERCY JOHNSON IS A COMEDIAN, FASHIONISTA AND HOTELIER
Mercy Johnson is one of the most famous actresses in Nigeria. She’s well known for her ‘village girl’ roles in the 2000s and early 2010s. Mercy Johnson is also famous for being a staunch hustler.
The actress is not only involved in acting, but she’s also into hotel management, this was after she and her husband completed their hotel back in December 2019, the actress is also a fashionista and a comedian, having featured in various comedy skits with the likes of Zicsaloma, Broda Shaggi and Mr Macaroni.