As 2018 gradually winds down, here are the top 5 celebrity weddings that left us breathless.
Emmanuel Emenike and Iheoma Nnadi
Some athletes also made things official in 2018; one of them is the Nigerian footballer, Emmanuel Emenike. He and his beautiful wife Iheoma Nnadi, 2014 winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria contest had their wedding on May 26, 2018 in Lekki, Lagos.
The two have been together for almost two years and even have a child, a baby girl who was born in London in August of 2017. Emenike was previously linked with several notable Nigerian women, including Nollywood actress, Ebube Nwagbo.
Gabriel Afolayon and Adebanke Lawal
The younger brother of award winning producer, Kunle Afolayon, tied the knots with his heartthrob, Banke on April 15, 2018. The grand event took place in Ibadan and was attended by scores of celebrities.
His wife is a single mother of one from a previous relationship. Shortly after the traditional, the white wedding took place. Their hash tag, #GBanks2018 trended on Instagram even after the wedding was over.
Suleiman Ibrahim and Linda Ejiofor
Suleiman Ibrahim and Linda Ejiofor, both Nollywood actors and Tinsel stars, gave us a joyful dose of pure love when they announced their engagement on social media, surprising everyone.
Their wedding held us spellbound for days in November as pictures of their lovely traditional marriage and white wedding kept pouring in. They had a fantastic garden wedding with their close friends and family in attendance. Suleiman and Linda’s nuptials surely tick all the cuteness boxes for wedding of the year!
Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi and Femi Ajayi
OAP Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi and Femi Ajayi is another couple that tied the knot secretly in the months leading up to their wedding ceremony early in November.
Their wedding ceremony got the social media in frenzy as fans dutifully followed all the juicy details starting with the bridal shower and the star studded wedding filled with many sparkly lights. The couple had the day of their lives at their traditional wedding and church ceremony before a lit party in Lagos.
Lala Akindoju and Chef Fregz
Kemi Lala Akindoju and her celebrity chef sweetheart, Gbubemi Fregene aka Chef Fregz, were the darlings of social media in September when they shared their surprise engagement photos early in the morning of their engagement ceremony/traditional wedding.
The duo kept their plans under wraps till the day of the wedding, taking the internet by a huge storm.
What followed that initial stunning announcement was a flurry of activities, beautiful romance and lovely ceremonies including a picturesque garden wedding.
Zainab Balogun and Dikko Nwachukwu
Actress, model and TV host, Zainab wedded her beau, Dikko Nwachukwu, the founder of JetWest Airways on May, 13, 2018 in Lagos. The couple has been dating secretly for a while and their marriage came as a surprise to both fans and colleagues because she made no announcement prior to the wedding day. Zainab has starred in both national and international movies such as ‘The Dark Knight Arises’ (Extra), a Hollywood movie, ‘Cocktail’ (Bollywood) and ‘Wedding Party 1’, Nollywood.