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15 Nollywood Celebrities Who Married Their Colleagues (Photos)



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In Nigeria,not all Industry or Company would allow couple to work together but hey, that’s why the showbiz industry is different from the norm.

With all the odds attached to couple working together in same Industry some Nollywood celebrities have been able to surpass it and they are happily married and also enjoying their relationship and making cool cash together in the same Industry.

We took some steps to research some Nollywood couples who are committed in their marriages and have been able to keep good home.


1. Funke Akindele and Abdul Rasheed Bello 

Nollywood Stars Who Married Their Colleagues
Against all odds between Funke Akindele And JJC, they have both stand out strong and they are happily married blessed with twins and also they are one of most celebrated couples in the country.

When it comes to Successful marriages in the movie industry they are hard to come by these days, because it is always tough for actors to stay committed and moreover their is common believe that says “celebrity marriages don’t last”, With this list we have proving to you all that Celebrity Marriages Last.

Banky W and Adesua:

Banky W and Adesua are lovely couple who got married after appearing in a movie together titled The Wedding Party. While the couple’s marriage is still fairly young, it is arguably the most celebrated in the Nigerian entertainment industry today.


3. Toyin Abraham and Kolawole Ajeyemi 

Nollywood Stars Who Married Their Colleagues

Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham is now married to Kolawole Ajeyemi, they have both stand out strong and they are happily married blessed with a bouncing baby boy  and also they are one of most celebrated couples in the country.


4. Olu Jacob and Joke Silvia
Nollywood Celebrities Who Married Their Colleagues

Speak of a successful marriage, speak of Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva”. These two Nollywood veterans have been married for over 35 years. They have been able to weather the storms and their marriage would easily pass as a template for new couples in the industry.


5. Ibrahim Suleiman and Linda Ejiofor

Ibrahim and Linda both appeared in the TV Series Tinsel and since they have been friends and last year they both tied the knot. Although, their marriage is still only about some months old, it shows a lot of promise. We wish the power couple a blissful married life.


6. Seyi Edun and Adeniyi Johnson

Despite Adeniyi marriage crash with Toyin Abraham, the actor has moved on and he is happily married to Seyi Edun who is also an actress. When it comes to Yoruba Movies, Adeniyi Johnson and Seyi Edun are no new faces, they have both featured in several movies together.


7. Mide Martins and Afeez Abiodun:

Nollywood actress and daughter of late Funmi Martins, Mide Martins, is married to Afeez Abiodun Owo who is also an actor. The couple has been married for over 13 years, and they are proud parents of two lovely girls.

8. Razak Olayiwola and Moji Afolayan

Yoruba star actress and one of the daughters of late Ade Afolayan, Ade Love, Moji Afolayan-Olayiwola has been married to fellow thespian, film producer and director, Rasaq Olayiwola aka Ojopagogo for about 15 years now. The couple met on the job over a decade ago and has since been married.

9. Richard and Jumobi Mofe Damijo

Top Nollywood actor Richard Mofe Damijo aka RMD married his heartthrob, Jumobi Adegbesan Damijo in 2000, after the death of his first wife. Jumobi before her wedding was a former Africa Independent Television (AIT) presenter. They are proud parents of five children.


10. Segun Ogungbe and Wunmi Ajiboye

Yoruba actor, Olusegun Akanni Ogungbe who is married to two best friends, Atinuke and Wunmi Ajiboye who is also an actress.

11. Damola Olatunji and Oluwabukola Arugba 

These two Nollywood veterans have been married for over 5 years and are still living together as husband and wife. They are proud parents of twins. 

12. Norbert and Gloria Young:

The Young as fondly called have stayed together in marriage for over 15 years, and are proud parents of three beautiful kids. They are still together as husband and wife.


13. Yewande Adekoya Abiodun and Abiodun Ishola

Nollywood actress, Yewande Adekoya is married to Abiodun Ishola who is also an Actor , they have both stand out strong and they are happily married blessed with 2 girls.

14. Iretiola and Patrick Doyle:

Nollywood actress Ireti Doyle and hubby, ace broadcaster, veteran actor and media personality, Patrick Doyle has been married for over 20 years. The duo reunited after a period of separation.

15. Sunday Omobolanle and Peju Ogunmola

Renowned comic actor, Sunday Omobolanle aka Papi Luwe and his wife and actress, Peju Ogunmola, have been together for over 3 decades and still counting. Papi Luwe used to work with Pa. Ogunmola, Peju Ogunmola’s father. Whenever they travelled all over the federation for stage play and were returning to Lagos, they always stopped at Pa. Ogunmola’s house. According to Papi Luwe, he met Peju in her father’s house.

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Comedian Ada Jesus dies 2days after birthday after kidney ailment and her fallout with Prophet Odumejeje (Read and watch details)



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Nigerian comedienne Ada Jesus has died following a kidney aliment and her fallout with popular preacher Chukwuemeka Odumejeje.

The 22-year-old comedienne died on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, in an Abuja-based hospital.
She was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Ada Jesus had spent months in the hospital after being diagnosed with kidney disease.
When her health took a turn for the worse, she went to ask for forgiveness from those she had spoken against in the past, including popular pastor Prophet Odumejeje and Nollywood actress Rita Edochie.

It has been said that the ailment came after she implied that the prophet and actress Edochie were working together to perform fake miracles.
The prophet, however, vowed not to forgive her until she provides evidence to back her claims even after her family took her to the church to seek for forgiveness

The prophet accused the comedian of ruining his image with false accusations on social media. He and Edochie later said that they had forgiven Ada Jesus.
May her gentle soul rest in peace.


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7 Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).



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What is the dream of many people around the world? Money!

For a lot of people the dream is to either make money by doing something, creating something, or selling something while for a lot of others, the dream is to meet somebody with the ability to change their lives and make them rich.

The reason Disney princess stories sold so much is because for the most part, the men who come to rescue them and give them their love stories are literal princes – they have a lot of money. The idea of being a millionaire/billionaire wife is a concept that is alluring to many so much so that there have been a hundred thousand reality shows exploring this concept.

To have money is one thing, but to be able to use that money in a way that makes other people say “Wow, money really fits her” is a whole other kettle of fish.

Today, we’ll be counting down 7 of Nigeria’s Most Stylish Billionaire Wives – women on whom money is really showing!

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1. Regina Daniels

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Nigerian actress Regina Daniels infamously married Nigerian billionaire Ned Nwoko in 2019. Since then the 20 year old actresses entire life, career, and wardrobe have had a complete overhaul. Today, Regina Daniels is perpetually rocking designer clothes, posing in front of and driving expensive vehicles, and generally living a very stylish and glamorous life.

2. Nana Otedola

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Wife to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola and mother to DJ Cuppy, Nana Otedola is another woman with a lot of style. While she chooses to remain very private and doesn’t post a whole lot on social media, the times when we do see Nana, she always looks really good. She’s another woman on whom money really looks good on.

3. Frances Chinonyerem Iwuanyanwu

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Frances Chinonyerem Iwuanyanwu is the wife of Nigerian politician and businessman, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu. When he was 72, he decided to give love another shot and married 26 year old Frances Chinonyerem, the sister of Big Brother Naija contestant, Prince.

Since then, Frances has been really glowing. She’s constantly doing photoshoot and wearing really chic and expensive clothes, and from all of her pictures, you can just tell that she’s radiating money.

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).


4. Lara Oshiomole

Lara Oshiomole, the wife of the former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole is another woman who is not only very beautiful but also very stylish.

Just like Nana Otedola, Lara too keeps a very low profile and doesn’t really engage with social media. However, the times we do see her, she looks incredible!

5. Dabota Lawson

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).

Former beauty queen Dabota Lawson married Nigerian billionaire Sunny Aku in 2014. Since then, Dabota’s wardrobe changed considerably, her demeanor changed, everything about her changed. Even after the couple went their separate ways in 2018, you could still tell that the old Dabota was gone, because since then, she has been giving back to back!

Most Stylish Nigerian Billionaire Wives in Nigeria(Photos).


6. Caroline Ekanem

Another woman who got married to a billionaire but later left is Nigerian actress Caroline Ekanem. In 2007, she got married to Musa Danjuma, the chairman of South Atlantic Petroleum Limited. After tying the knot with Musa, fans saw Caroline’s look and image dramatically change.


7. Shade Okoya

Shade Okoya is the wife of billionaire industrialist and Aare of Lagos, Chief Razak Okoya. Of all the women on this list, Shade is the most active on social media. She married Chief Razak when she was only 21 and he was 59. So because of that, she’s still very young and very up-to-date with everything social media. This woman you can tell just loves being rich! Who wouldn’t?

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“3 months without your child is a pain no mother should feel” – Tonto Dikeh pleads for the release of convicted actress, Akuapem Poloo



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Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to advocate for the freedom of Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo, who was convicted for posing naked with her child.

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Recall that social media went agog after the actress was sentenced to 90 days (3 months) in prison for posting the nude photo on her Instagram page.

Tonto Dikeh pleads

Some netizens have started signing a petition to request for the release of Poloo and Tonto Dikeh has also lent her voice to the cause. She also appealed to Nigerians to sign the petition.

he wrote,

“One thing They always say is No one can tell a Mother how to bring Up her Child, it only becomes society responsibilities when you are hurting the child.
In this case i see no hurt here, Can i take same picture? No I cldnt, not even in the next life but Am different doesn’t mean The Act is Totally wrong when it’s in the privacy of your home alone.
CLASSLESS? YES Sir but Not Bad enough to Go to Jail?
No I don’t think so..
Dear Nigerians pls show some Love/support let’s get this petition document filled up and get Our Girl back home..

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