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12 Nigerian celebrity marriages that have lasted more than 10 years

12 Nigerian celebrity marriages that have lasted more than 10 years

Celebrities’ lives have been the center of attraction for a long time, and just like every aspect of their lives is public, so are their marriages.

Most people pay much attention to celebrity marriages that crashed. However, there are a lot of celebrity marriages that have stood the test of time and have lasted longer than ten years in their marriage. 

Their marriages have been a source of hope and joy to many hoping to marry someday. Below is a list of celebrity couples that have lasted longer in their marriages.

Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

Top Nollywood actors and actresses include Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva. They both helped establish Nigeria’s Nollywood, also known as the country’s film industry. With a marriage lasting longer than 30 years, this duo is undoubtedly one of the most prosperous celebrity couples. These two adorable couples have been married for more than 30 years. Their marriage has endured for more than 30 years despite going through some difficult moments together and experiencing a child’s death.

RMD and Jumobi Adegbesan

RMD and Jumobi Adegbesan

Richard Mofe Damijo, well known by his stage name RMD, wed Jumobi Adegbesan, a former presenter for Africa Independent Television (AIT), in 2000. Their marriage has lasted for over 20 years, although there have been murky waters due to alleged infidelity on both sides. The couple’s love and stability seem to grow stronger by the day. They now have children who are adults. Every time RMD gives a media interview, he praises her and talks highly of his attractive wife. Their marriage serves as an example for other famous couples.

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Captain Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Captain Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, a star in Nollywood, was wed to Matthew Ekeinde in 1996, and they have been married for more than 20 years. The couple enjoys a happy marriage and has four adorable children. Some of their children even finished their university degrees. The Ekeinde family has avoided scandal despite the problems and scandals that come with famous life, and their marriage has survived for over 20 years. “It would have been incredibly difficult if my spouse took things to heart, then it would have been a rollercoaster for me,” Omotola’s voice says. In saying this, Omotola praised her husband’s maturity for their marriage’s success.

Ireti Doyle and Patrick Doyle 

Ireti Doyle and Patrick Doyle 

Leading Nollywood actors and actresses include Patrick Doyle and Ireti Doyle. Patrick Doyle and Ireti Doyle have been together for more than 15 years. Patrick Doyle, her spouse, is a media figure in addition to being an actor. Despite some ups and downs in their marriage, the couple has managed to keep their love for one another fresh. This couple has remained together for so long because they overcame their difficulties. They have currently successfully maintained their marriage for more than 20 years.

Omoni and Nnamdi Oboli

Omoni and Nnamdi Oboli

Omoni Oboli, a talented actress and screen goddess in Nollywood, has married her charming husband, Nnamdi Oboli, for over fifteen years. They have three handsome boys. They truly are the definition of a perfect couple. The couple, which could be considered siblings, are so deeply in love with one another that they practically do everything together. They always like playing together and always wear the same clothing. They will be mistaken for twins and siblings by someone seeing them for the first time. Omoni Oboli and her charming husband, Nnamdi Oboli, have managed to restrain their rage, face their issues head-on, and amicably resolve them without becoming a media sensation.

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Norbert and Gloria Young

Norbert and Gloria Young

Top Nollywood actors Norbert and Gloria Young are pioneers in the Nigerian film industry or Nollywood. Norbert and Gloria Young are a stunning couple who have been married for more than 15 years and are the parents of three gorgeous children. The marriage has endured time and is still together despite several rumours. They could restrain their rage, face their issues head-on, and amicably resolve them without becoming a media scandal.

Fela and Tara Durotoye

Fela and Tara Durotoye

While her husband, Fela Durotoye, is a best-selling book and one of Africa’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Tara Durotoye is the top pioneer makeup artist in Nigeria. In every sense, the couple is perfect for one another. Tara never misses an occasion to provide her devoted admirers with some advice on dating and marriage rules. When speaking to the media, Tara once said, “We have committed to making each other happy and making it work as we both come from broken homes.” The couple has successfully maintained their marriage for over 20 years by managing their tempers, facing their issues head-on, and finding peaceful solutions.

Soni and Betty Irabor

Betty and Soni Irabor

Soni and Betty Irabor are some of Nigeria’s most adorable celebrity couples. They have been married for over 30 years. They make marriage look easy and sweet. Soni Irabor is a broadcaster and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Inspiration FM, while his lovely wife Betty Irabor is a journalist, an author, and a publisher. The couples have been married for over 30 years without any marital problems or media scandals. The two lovebirds have managed to control their anger, confront their problems and solve them amicably without any media scandal, and right now, their marriage has successfully lasted for more than 30 years.

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Issac and Nneka Moses

Issac and Nneka Moses

The duo has been together since they first met in 1996 while working on a movie shoot. They jointly host, produce, and helm the award-winning culture and travel television programme, Goge Africa on broadcast and cable networks. She claimed that her marriage was straightforward because their decisions were always made with their vision and passion. They do not compete for superiority. She added that it makes her feel good when her spouse lets her make decisions occasionally. During a media interview, Nneka Moses stated. Currently, Isaac and Nneka Moses’ marriage is doing well thanks to their ability to restrain their rage, face their issues head-on, and come to amicable solutions. The couple has lasted 20 years in marriage.

Tunde and Wunmi Obe

Tunde and Wunmi Obe

Tunde and Wunmi Obe, professionally known as TWO, are a Nigerian show business couple, entertainers, television personalities, and entrepreneurs. They met and began their music career as undergraduates in the early 90s. Revealing the secrets of their marriage, the veteran musician and father of 3 lovely children revealed that he married a woman who supports his plans and helps make good decisions for the future. The couples have waxed stronger in their marriage ever since they married. The two lovebirds have managed to control their anger, confront their problems and solve them amicably without any media scandal. Right now, their marriage has successfully lasted for more than 20 years.

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Mercy Johnson and Prince Okojie

Mercy Johnson and Prince Okojie

Actress, producer, and television personality Mercy Johnson Okojie is well-rounded in the Nollywood industry. She has received several honours and recognitions. In 2011, this stunning actress wed her hubby, Prince Okojie. This adorable pair have been blissfully wed for eleven years. Their union has produced four beautiful children. Mercy Johnson frequently posts photos of her family on social media.

Chioma Chukwuka and Franklin Akpotha

Chioma Chukwuka and Franklin Akpotha

Because of the types of roles she frequently plays in films, Chioma Chukwuka, a Nollywood actress, producer, and television personality is sometimes referred to as a “Nollywood virgin.” Few people know that Chioma Chukwuka is married since she constantly keeps her marital status a secret. They have been blissfully married for over 16 years after this stunning Nollywood actress and her hubby Franklin Akpota got married in 2006.

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