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13 Nigerian Celebrities Who Became Mothers Before They Turned 20

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While the normal and average age for most women in Nigeria to get married and have kids is around the age of 25, some Nigerian celebrities broke this normal  and had kids while they were teenagers while some of them got married early. Well, in terms of age, marriage and motherhood, do you know some of your favorite celebrities had their babies before they turned 20?

Although, they all admitted that it came with tough challenges, but they are now reaping the fruits of their hard labor at the moment. So therefore, after a careful study and research, I will be sharing with you 13 Nigerian celebrities who became mothers before they turned 20.

1. Clarion

Talented and beautiful Nollywood actress, Clarion Chukwura was impregnated by Sir Shina Peters many years ago when she was still in the university. She got pregnant at the age of 18 and had her baby boy who has grown to be a music video director, in the person of Clarence Peters, the multi-award winning musical video director. At the age of 54 years old Clarion Chukwura got married for the third time to America based businessman named Anthony on April 2016, but sadly the union didn’t last.

2. Shan George

Shan George got married at a tender age of 16 and had her two lovely boys who are now grownup men. Few years later, she walked out of the marriage and now living as a single mother. She once said: “Being married at the age of 16 was just like a child still living with her parents. It was more like an obligation. I don’t really want to talk about it because of my children” she stated this during an interview. Meanwhile, the talented actress welcomed her first grandchild on September 7, 2014 as her first son, Delnoi had a beautiful baby girl.

3. Genevieve Nnaji

The super star Nollywood actress became a mum at the age of 17 and has carefully shielded her daughter from the prying eyes of the public. The star actress became a mum at the age 17. She has a daughter, named Chimebuka. Genevieve Nnaji got pregnant when she was still in secondary school as a teenager. She kept the baby under the care of her mum and started hustling as an actress in the Nigerian movie industry. Today she is happy and proud that her daughter is now an international model and also married to her heartthrob. The beautiful actress always keeps her precious daughter away from the prying eyes of the media and gossips.

4. Ada Ameh

The popular and hilarious Nollywood actress had her first child at the age of 14 and according to her; she was dragged down that path by peer pressure. She was once reported saying, “Sometimes, I ponder on that. I had a child when I was just 14. My peers influenced me. But it has been some time now.” The 43 years old comic actress and TV personality is still single though, but believes that she would someday become a married woman. According to her words; “I am still very single. I believe I will get married some day. I don’t know when, but I will be married. I am beautiful. I am fearfully and wonderfully made. When the time for marriage comes, it will happen. Some people are late starters while some others are early starters. Maybe you will qualify me as a late starter in marriage. The most important thing is that I will get married some day.

5. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Nollywood beautiful and talented actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde met her pilot husband at the age of 16. She later got married to him at the age of 18 and had her first daughter Princess Ekeinde at the age of 19 and later had other three kids, making it a total of four kids. However, when asked if she had ever considered the fact that her daughter, Meriah who is now 21, could get married any time and she would end up becoming a grandmother at a young age, Omo sexy as she is fondly called said, “I don’t care much about it. I don’t even want to think about that because I got married early. What I always tell people is that all fingers are not equal. The fact that I got married early does not mean that my own child will get married early. My mother didn’t marry early. So it is not hereditary. But if my daughter wants to get married early it is her choice and I won’t disapprove it.

6. Ireti Doyle

Talented Nollywood actress Ireti Doyle had her first child when she was 17 years old and before her marriage to Patrick Doyle. Her daughter is now grown up into a beautiful woman and is now married. Ireti Doyle had the daughter before she got married to her ex- husband, Patrick Doyle. According to her, she had some problems with her mother not understanding her and vice versa. Now she is the mother of a 29 years old lady and 4 other children.
Adding to that, Ireti Doyle is also a grandmother, as her daughter had since married and had a beautiful baby girl. During an interview she stated; “As a teenager, you have no business being a mother. You should be discovering yourself, finding out who you are and what your dreams are” she opened up during an interview.

7. Liz Benson

Nollywood super star actress and TV personality, Liz Benson got married to her first husband, Samuel Gabriel Etim at a very young age. She got married when she was just 17 years old and the marriage had already produced 2 girls and 1 boy before beautiful Liz Benson lost her husband to death in her mid twenties. In 2009 she got married to Samuel Gabriel Etim. Her marriage is blessed with three beautiful children namely; Richard, Lillian and Roselyn. Liz Benson is currently an evangelist and lives in Delta State, Nigeria where she is running her ministry ‘Freedom Family Assembly’. In her early twenties she lost her husband Samuel Gabriel Etim. She had to struggle alone to train her kids as a single mother.

8. Waje

Beautiful and talented Nigerian singer and song writer, Waje has a daughter, named Emerald at the age 17 years old. She gave birth to her daughter on 28th March 1999, when she was 17 years old. Recounting her life as a young single mum, the sultry singer stated; “I was young. He was young. Our relationship now is very cordial. We respect each other. He has not always been a part of my daughter‘s life until recently. He met her last year. When she was quite young he showed interest but my fear was that he won‘t be consistent. I didn‘t want a situation where he would come in this year and leave the next year. So I had to wait till I was sure that he would be there” she stated during an interview.

9. Hilda Dokubo

Talented Nollywood actress Hilda Dokubo revealed that she got pregnant at the age of 16 years old. During an interview she had this to say; “I was a very brilliant girl, and I got admission into the university at the age of 16. I became rascally and did what girls like that do. I slept with a man, and I became pregnant. Hilda Dokubo child is now a full grown man and he is also an actor.

10. Sikiratu Sindodo

Nollywood actress Tayo Odueke popularly known as Sikiratu Sindodo had a daughter when she was still a teenager. Her daughter, whose name is Damilola Sulaimon is now grown up into a 21-year old beautiful damsel.

11. Liz Anjorin

Nollywood actress, Lizzy Anjorin has a beautiful grown up teenage daughter named Rotimi and the actress successfully kept her daughter hidden until 2011. The beautiful actress allegedly gave birth to her lovely daughter Rotimi when she was still a teenager. Right now, her daughter has grown into a beautiful young woman.

12. Amarachi Kanu

Amarachi Kanu is the current wife of former captain of the Nigerian Super Eagles, Kanu Nwankwo. She got married to Kanu Nwankwo at the age of 18 and was allegedly pregnant with her first child as at then. Her first child is now grown-up and she is now a mother of 3 lovely children.

13. Obot Etuk

Obot Etuk is a talented Nollywood actress and TV personality. The talented Akwa Ibom born actress got married at the tender age of 15 and started having kids almost immediately. According to her words; “We got married in 1985 and divorced in 2002. The marriage did not last long. We were young when we got married. I was 15 then and he was 18,” she stated this during an interview. She had 3 kids before her divorce.

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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!

**Before reading on, please make sure to like and follow my Instagram  page so you don’t miss out on any new and interesting lists, articles, and stories that I post every single day. I have a really fun page. If you like my page, you will have fun too. So what’s stopping you? Follow my page and let’s have fun together! Instagram.com/thehelenmedia 

 

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.

Tonto Dikeh pleads

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.
BUT THE PICTURES ARE Morally Wrong? YES.
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..
Thanks
#freeapollo
#Wecantfightthelawbutwecanhelpchangethejudgement”


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