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Top 10 Richest Black Actresses and their Net Worth

There has been variation in terms of wealth, between men and women as well as between whites and blacks. However, this is not always the case. There are big-time and wealthy people among black and whites, even the richest black actresses in Hollywood. These sets of people have gained fame and respect along with the success they have enjoyed in the entertainment industry. Within this article, I cover the top 10 richest black actresses and their net worth. Read down and get informed.

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Below here are the leading 10 wealthiest Black Actresses and their net worth in 2022:

1. Halle Berry – $90 million

Halle Berry is the wealthiest black actress in the world and the United States. The majority of Berry’s huge net worth came from her acting career earnings. Besides, most of her earnings come from numerous brand ambassadorships, brand endorsements, and other side gigs. Berry is not only a superb actress but also one of the most well-known figures in the Hollywood industry.

Berry has been featured in numerous films like the X-men film series, Catwoman, Another Day, etc. Also, she has earned several awards including the Best Actress Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Silver Bear, among other awards.

2. Queen Latifah – $75 million

Queen Latifah is the 2nd richest black actress with a net worth of $75 million. She has acted in numerous movies like Beauty Shop, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Last Holiday, and Girls Trip, among others. Latifah is well-known for her performances in films, music, and television. She has won several prizes including the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Emmy, among others. Also, Latifah is the first hip-hop artist to receive an award on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

3. Whoopi Goldberg – $60 million

Whoopi Goldberg is also among the leading 10 richest black actresses in the world with a growing total asset of $60 million. She is an American black actress, an author, a television personality, and a comedian. Besides, Whoopi has won awards like the Emmy Award, Grammy Award, Oscar Award, Tony Award, etc.

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Whoopi is one of the co-founders of Whoopi & Maya. Whoopi & Maya is a firm that creates medical cannabis goods for women experiencing menstrual cramps. She has been featured in movies with Janet Jackson, Loretta, Phylicia Rashad, Kimberly Elise, and other top actors/actresses.

4. Jada Pinkett-Smith – $50 million

With an estimated cash flow of $50 million, Pinkett is one of the most famous black actresses in Hollywood. Pinkett rose to large fame from the role she played in the sitcom ‘A Different World’. Also, she starred in movies like The Nutty Professor, Set It Off, Scream 2, etc.

5. Kerry Marisa Washington – $50 million

Kerry Washington is one of the outstanding richest black actresses with a net worth of $50 million. She is well-known for her role as Olivia Pope in the ABC drama Scandal. For Kerry’s acting skills, she has received awards like the Outstanding Lead Actress, The Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, The President’s Award, and many others. Also, Kerry was nominated as one of the 100 most prominent people in 2014 in Time Magazine.

6. Gabrielle Union – $40 million

Gabrielle Union is a rich black actress with a cash flow of $40 million. She is well-known for featuring in romantic sports dramas like Bring It On, Love & Basketball, Daddy’s Little Girls, Deliver Us from Eva, and Think Like a Man Too, among others. Also, Gabrielle Union was a judge in the American Got Talent show, season 14.

Gabrielle began her acting career in 2013 when she featured in the BET drama series and served as the series’ star. She won an NAACP Image Award for her role in the BET drama series. Besides, Gabrielle has written so many books that center on friendship, sexuality, womanhood, marriage, and beauty, among others.

7. Raven-Symone – $40 million

Raven-Symone, with a net worth of $40 million takes the 7th position on the list of the top 10 richest black actresses. She is an actress and a singer and is known as ‘Raven’. Raven began her acting career when she was a child. She played little roles in ‘The Cosby Show’, and ‘Nicole Lee on Hangin’, etc. Other movies Raven featured in are Tinker Bel, Dr. Dolittle, College Road Trip, and The Princess Diaries 2, etc.

8. Zoe Saldana – $35 million

Zoe Saldana, who is popularly known as ‘Gamora’ is one of the richest black actresses in the world. Saldana has a net worth of $35 million. She has starred in numerous movies including the Guardians of the Galaxy, Infinity Wars, and Avengers End games, etc.

9. Angela Bassett – $25 million

The actress, Angela Bassett is one of the richest black actresses with a net worth of $25 million. She became famous when she acted as Tina Turner in ‘What’s Love Got to Do with It’. Since then, Angela has been featured in movies like Malcolm X, An American Dream, Green Lantern, etc. She has won prizes like the Academy Prize for Best Actress, Black Reel Prize, Emmy Prize, etc.

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10. Viola Davis – $25 million

Viola Davis is a rich black actress with a growing total asset of $25 million. She began her acting career in little theatre productions in Rhode Island and Central Falls. Besides, Viola has won several prizes including the Tony Prize for Best Featured Actress, Academy Prize, Primetime Emmy Prize, and Tony Prize.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Richest Actress in Nigeria in 2022?

Genevieve Nnaji – Net worth $12M. Award-winning actress Genevieve Nnaji is the number one richest actress and one of the highest paid in 2022 among the top 5 richest actresses in Nigeria. Based on a winning streak of awards and international recognition since her 2005 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress.

Who are the Richest Women Actresses in the World?

Below here are the top richest women actresses in the world with their net worth:

  1. Dina Merrill – $5 billion
  2. Jami Gertz – $3.2 billion
  3. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen – $550 million
  4. Victoria Principal – $400 million

Who was the Richest Female Actress in Nigeria in 2021?

Genevieve Nnaji. As of 2022, her net worth was estimated at 10 million U.S. dollars, equivalent to around 4.2 billion Nigerian nairas (NGN). In 2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role. Besides acting, she is also a producer and director.

Who are the Richest Movie Stars in 2022?

Below here are the richest movie actors in the world in 2022:

  1. Jerry Seinfeld – Net Worth 2022: $1 Billion
  2. Tyler Perry – Net Worth 2022: $800 million
  3. Shah Rukh Khan – Net Worth 2022: $770 million
  4. Jackie Chan – Net Worth 2022: $520 million
  5. George Clooney – Net Worth 2022: $500 million
  6. Robert De Niro – Net Worth 2022: $500 million


There are numerous black actresses in the world. Each of these actresses has a different net worth depending on the level of their career, among others. Well, you could check out the above article to see the leading 10 richest black actresses in the world with their net worth. Good luck!

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