The marriages of Nigerian celebrities are no joke as many A-list couples started their union from just being friends, going from a new item to engagement or wedding and in just a few months, their marriage crashes.
For every prominent celebrity that burns and fizzles out quickly, there are famous celebrity couples who have made it work, whether they’ve been married for decades or just a few years.
Contrary to the popular cliche that celebrity marriages do not last, HausaToday brings you some celebrity couples who remain an inspiration to us and make us believe in love.
1. Banky W and Adesua Etomi
Adesua and Banky W’s marriage started with an Instagram DM. Adesua Etomi in an interview said Banky W’s first message on Instagram got her laughing making her believe in their relationship.
The couple’s romantic relationship started in 2015 but both parties kept it on the low, and away from the prying eyes of the media.
They got engaged in 2017 and wedded the same year. Adesua and Banky W are blessed with a son and have maintained a relative controversy-free marriage to date.
2. Simi and Adekunle Gold
The relationship of Simi and Adekunle Gold was very secretive until they blew up the internet with news of their engagement and wedding.
Many people for a long time speculated that Simi was dating Falz but she debunked the claim stating their relationship was strictly for business.
Simi met Adekunle Gold at Bogobiri house, in Ikoyi Lagos where she went to perform in 2013 and since then they maintained a high level of friendship which later turned into romance and then into marriage.
3. Toyin Abraham And Kolawole Ajeyemi
After two failed marriages, Toyin Abraham finally settled with her colleague Kolawole Ajeyemi. Toyin Abraham has been friends with her husband, Kolawole for ten years before their marriage.
Apart from being playful, Toyin Abraham and her husband’s consistent couple goals on social media will make you fall in love.
4. 2Face and Annie Idibia
The union between Annie and 2face Idibia has come with many ups and downs in recent times from family to baby mama issues, particularly with Pero Adeniyi.
Irrespective of the turbulent times, Annie Idibia has continued to show and profess that loving 2face is the best thing that happened to her.
5. Real Warri Pikin and Ikechukwu
In an era of ladies and married women being passionate about getting a snatched body, Real Warri Pikin despite her massive hip and body size always leaves fans and colleagues gushing over their loved-up photos with her husband Ikechukwu.
As a comedienne, Real Warri Pikin constantly makes a joke about how her husband handles her in bed and their love life.
6. Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde and Captain Demuren
Omotola as she is fondly called has been married to her husband for 26 years and has constantly shared their happy moments online alongside their four children.
In 2021, Omotola and her husband were involved in a messy sex scandal and they pull through amidst speculations that their union was on the verge of collapse.
7. Linda Ejiofor and Suleiman Ibrahim
The union of Linda Ejiofor is likened to the prayer of many ladies about getting married to their playmates.
The couple consistently churns out their lovely moment online which get fans and colleagues talking about how Linda has made her husband come out of his shell.
Just recently, during the wedding of Ini Dima-Okojie, Linda Ejiofor shared a video of herself giving her husband a lap dance.
8. Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs
The marriage of Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs has turned into a prayer point for many Nollywood stars and their bond is a perfect example of true love.
Despite their old age, Joke Silva and her husband have continued to wow many of their fans and colleagues.
9. Mercy Johnson and Prince Okojie
Mercy Johnson has literally made her marriage ‘a show’ on social media as she often shares her home drama with her children and husband.
Mercy Johnson’s husband seemed not to like the constant public appearance but the actress always find ways to push her husband and he sometimes appears exhausted in the videos.
10. Omoni Oboli and Nnamdi
Omoni Oboli and her husband have been married for 21 years. Although the couple rarely shares their loved-up moment on social media except for special days like birthdays and wedding anniversaries.