There are quite a number of Nollywood couples who found love, either on screen or off. Some of these relationships have stood the test of time. This week’s list takes a look at such couples.
|Olu Jacobs and Joke Silver|
Olu Jacobs & Joke Silver
These are both veteran actors in the Nigerian movie industry and for the younger generation of Nollywood stars, stand as beacons of inspiration. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva have been married for so many years, yet still look as if they only got married yesterday. With a union spanning over 30 years, they have kept the love running strong, weathering all storms and managing the circumstances of being in the limelight ever so well.
|Omotola & Matthew|
Omotola & Matthew
Omotola Jalade, otherwise known as ‘Omosexy’ and her hubby, Matthew Ekeinde have been married 18 years. Her husband is a pilot, but being married to a Nollywood icon thrust him into fame too. Their marriage has stayed strong and this makes them one of the industry’s notable couple.
|Ramsey & Emilia|
Ramsey & Emilia
Ramsey Noah and his wife Emelia Philips are hardly spotted in public together. The couple has kept a very low profile since tying the knot over a decade ago. Noah has always explained how patience, understanding and commitment has been key to keeping them together. They’re blessed with three kids: two sons and a daughter.
|Adesua & Banky W|
Adesua & Banky W
These two first got married on the big screen before getting married in real life in one of the most talked about engagements and weddings of 2017. Adesua Etomi and Banky W met on the set of ‘The Wedding Party’ and carried their onset chemistry to South Africa where they officially got hitched in December. The pairs’ happy ever after has officially just begun.
|Daniel & Tina|
Daniel & Tina
Talented actor Daniel K Daniel married his girlfriend in 2017 as well. Tina is a beauty blogger and the pair both said goodbye to being single as they became one. Daniel has over 30 movies to his credit and a career as a model.
|Tchidi & Nnuella|
Tchidi & Nnuella
Tchidi Chikere and Nuella Njugbibo became an item back in 2014 and did not hesitate to make things official by getting married the following year. Before getting together with Nuella, Tchidi was with another actress, Sophia which made him quite unpopular for a while with fans who felt he was wrong to have dumped his wife for another woman. But with that in the past, they have since welcomed their daughter in 2015.
|Kenneth & Jessica|
Kenneth & Jessica
Former Mr. Nigeria and actor Kenneth Okolie also found love with his American-based girlfriend turned wife, Jessica Nwakah, and is off the market. The model snatched his heart and hasn’t gone back to her single life ever since. Now all that’s left for the couple is to start a family.
|Funke & JJC Skillz|
Funke & JJC Skillz
‘Jenifa’s Diary’ is pretty much a household name thanks to Funke Akindele. But away from ‘Jenifa’, she and her music star husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, more popularly known as JJC Skillz, have been married since 2016 after a private ceremony in London.
|Funke & JJC Skillz|
Desmond & Victoria
Married back in 2003, after dating for good eight years, Desmond Elliot and his wife Victoria appear to share a great married life. The couple met back in their school days at the University of Jos, and the rest, as it’s said is history. They have three sons and a daughter: Denzel, Desmond, Donald and Dawn.
Alex Ekubo and Fancy Acholonu make quite a good-looking couple seeing that both are models. Alex has enjoyed a successful Nollywood career and this is the first time he has actually been seen with someone. The relationship seems to be serious, one that will perhaps lead to marriage sometime soon. They’ve been an item since 2016.