By Kehinde Oluleye
Famous Nigerian Celebrity Breakups And Divorces [PHOTOS]
Dakore And Olumide Akande
The couple who married in 2009 called it quit last year over lack of money flow. Their marriage is blessed with two daughters.
Kate Henshaw & James Nuttal
Fitness instructor and politician, Kate, was married to Roderick James Nuttal for 12 years. Their love story, which was well covered, inspired many. But it all ended in 2011 when the marriage hit the rocks and both partners went their separate ways. The two ex-partners have a child.
Yvonne Jegede & Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole
Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, shocked fans when she finally confirmed that her one-year-old marriage to Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole had crashed. The actress said she quit the marriage three months after she got pregnant with her son.
Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh
Chris and Damilola got engaged in August 2014, got married in a private ceremony in February 2015 in Accra and had a son named Brian. The two became lovers after they met on the set on Tinsel-MNET series. The marriages lasted for two years.
Ik Ogbonna and Sonia Morales
Ikechukwu Mitchel Ogbonna, professionally known as IK Ogbonna, is a Nigerian film Nollywood actor and model. Ik Ogbonna got married to a Columbian beauty, Sonia Morales, on June 29, 2015 in Belgrade. They divorced in 2019.They have a child together.
Toke Makinwa & Maje Ayida
Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur and author, Toke Makinwa, was with her long-time boyfriend and health instructor, Maje Ayida, for seven years. But soon after tying the nuptial knot in 2015, the marriage crashed two years later.
Ayo Adesanya & Goriola Hassan
Ayo, was married for eight years to her ex-husband, Goriola Hassan, also in the movie industry.
In 2009, her marriage hit the rocks. But both of them have moved on with their lives.
Ayo Adesanya with Mr Latin
Mofe Duncan and Jessica Kakkad
This beautiful couple actually divorced in 2018, after three years of marriage; but fans and the media only got wind of it in 2019.
Tiwa Savage &Tunji Teebillz Balogun
Pop singer, Tiwa Savage-Balogun, and her ex-husband, Tunji Balogun, aka Teebillz, were wedded during a lavish ceremony in Dubai on April 26, 2014. The duo had their traditional wedding at The Ark, Lekki, Lagos, in November 2013, while the white wedding held at Armani Hotel in Dubai on April 26, 2014. They formally end their troubled marriage in 2018. Osas Ighodaro & Gbenro Ajibade.
Gbenro Ajibade Osas Ighodaro
Nollywood sweetie, Osas and Gbenro, had a glamourous wedding in New York and Edo State, which lasted for three years. They had a daughter.
Blossom Chukwujekwu & Maureen Esisi
Nollywood actor, Blossom Chukwujekwu’s marriage of three years to Maureen Esisi, was considered a perfect union; from their traditional wedding in December 2015 to their star-filled white wedding ceremony in Lagos in 2016. The marriage hit the rocks last year.
Tonto Dikeh’s marriage lasted barely a year. She got married to Olakunle Churchill in August, 2015 and got divorced February, 2016.
Chika Ike & Tony Eberiri
Chika Ike, was married to Tony Eberiri. The couple ended their marriage in 2013 after tying the knot in 2006.
Doris Simeon & Daniel Ademinokan
Nollywood acttess, Doris,was married to Daniel Ademinokan but she got divorced in 2013. They have a son together.
Nollywood actress and model, Caroline, was married to General Theophilus Danjuma’s younger brother, Musa Danjuma, for a decade. They got married some time in 2004. The actress filed to legally separate from her husband after 10 years of marriage. She cited “irreconcilable differences”.
Nollywood diva, Ini, tied the knot in 2008 with an American businessman, Philip Ehiagwina. The marriage, however, crashed in 2014.