Top 10 influential celebrity couples in Nigeria
Marriages are beautiful and meant to be celebrated. The disadvantage of being a celebrity is that you get to be in the public prying eyes, with no privacy whatsoever.
It’s no surprise that some stars result in secret weddings and breaking the news to their fans months or years later.
The following, celebrities have defied all odds by exchanging vows with their spouses in secret, keeping their fans and the prying eyes of the public off their private life.
Top 10 influential celebrity couples in Nigeria – Simi and Adekunle Gold
After rumors of this couple dating, we were all in awe by the news of this couple tying the knot in a very intimate and private wedding ceremony in 2019.
Adekunle Gold and Simi’s wedding was one no one saw coming, I mean, we weren’t even sure they were dating, no news of engagement or proposal, and boom, we woke up one day found out they have married already.
They do make a lovely and recently welcomed a baby girl in 2020.
Mavin singer Di’ja got married in December 2015 in a very private ceremony. The singer had a secret wedding with her hubby and only revealed the news months later after their first child’s birth in 2016.
Di’ja gave no hint about her marriage or relationship and left her fans surprised when she reported that she had given birth. She is one artist who sure knows how to separate her professional life from her own.
The ‘Koko’ master himself broke his female fans’ hearts when news of his marriage came out months after being married. He was one of Nigeria’s finest bachelor’s as he was very tight-lipped on his relationships.
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Only close friends and family attended the singer’s wedding. D’banj and his wife Lineo Didi have a son together after losing the first one to a swimming pool accident.
Regina Daniels’s marriage was one of the most controversial of 2019. Her marriage to Nigerian senator Ned Nwoko, who is 40 years older than her, was another reason she was married as the 6th wife.
Her marriage ceremony was a secret one attended by only a few family members. Irrespective of what many think concerning their marriage, the couple looks happy and blessed with a son.
Former Miss World Agbani Darego got married to the son of Nigerian Billionaire Ishaya Danjuma in a secret and private ceremony held in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 8th April 2017.
Agbani is indeed a beauty, and due to her accomplishment in the Miss World Competition, she became a public figure.
It’s no surprise she tries as much as possible to keep the public’s prying eyes off her private affairs. Only 35 people attended her wedding.
Adaeze Yobo had a memorable wedding ceremony in 2008 with her heartthrob, Joseph Yobo.
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Apart from the fact that the wedding ceremony was private, the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria winner decided to take it a step further by making it a “night wedding.”
Yes, her marriage with Nigerian international footballer Joseph Yobo was a private ceremony held at night in 2009, away from all prying eyes and unwanted guests.
Funke Akindele, popularly known as ‘Jenifer,’ got married secretly to her hubby JJC Skillz Bello in London in 2016. I guess she wanted her second marriage to be more private than the first, which was in the public’s eyes but failed to last. The couple shares twins together.
Nollywood actress Zainab Balogun had one of the most recent secret weddings.
‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ actress is currently married to Nigerian millionaire and aviation guru Dikko Nwachukwu. Zainab Balogun lives a private life.
Only family and close friends attended the wedding ceremony in a private event.
Uche Jombo got married secretly to Kenny Rodriguez in a very private and low-key ceremony in America. The Abia-born actress has succeeded in keeping her married life confidential; even though she is a public figure, she only occasionally posts pictures of her family.
Nollywood actress Stella Damascus broke the record for having the longest celebrity secret marriages.
The actress was married for over three years without the public being aware. Stella married Daniel Ademinokan in 2011, after two previous marriages.
They were never linked to each other to date until her husband broke the news of their marriage in 2014. The news sparked many controversies and reactions, but we are long over that.