The Nigerian entertainment industry is blessed with a lot of female celebrities who have over the years created a name and brand for themselves.
Being a celebrity can be very good for one’s bank balance and can also make one attracted to successful people.
While some celebrities have gotten married to ordinary people or even married their fans, others have found love with wealthy career men, and business and political tycoons.
We cast the spotlight on seven female celebrities who have gotten married to really wealthy men.
1. Dakore Egbuson Akande
Dakore Egbuson Akande is one of the biggest names in the Nollywood industry.
Dakore’s acting career has been one which we’ve all watched blossom over the years.
The actress got married to Olumide Akande in 2011 in a very beautiful wedding ceremony.
Olumide Akande is the first son of Nigeria’s former richest man, Chief Harry Akande.
They have remained one of the richest families in the country with investments in different sectors of the economy.
Regina Daniels is one of the biggest child stars to have come out of Nigeria.
The beautiful actress first stole the hearts of Nigerians after her debut in the second most popular movie industry in the world.
In 2019, rumours of her relationship with billionaire businessman, Ned Nwoko began to filter the air.
Daniels’ relationship with the former federal lawmaker was the talk of the town as she was spoiled with expensive gifts. From a house to several exotic cars, the movie star gave tabloids sleepless nights.
The Nollywood actress and Nwoko tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony which was held at her hometown, Asaba. They welcomed their first child together in 2020.
3. Caroline Danjuma
he Nigerian actress had her first debut in 2014 and she is one of those actors who gave their best when it came to acting until she got hitched and went ‘missing in action’ from the TV screens.
Caroline Danjuma got married to business mogul, Musa Danjuma in 2007. Musa Danjuma is the younger brother of Gen. Theophilus Danjuma and has a vast portfolio in several businesses including the shipping and paint industries.
The marriage between these two, however, didn’t last as they pathed ways years after the union which was marred by controversies. However, the marriage produced three beautiful children.
4. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is one of the biggest stars to come out of this country. She got married to her husband Captain Mathew Ekiende when she was still a teenager and more amazing is that their wedding took place on bound, a flight from Lagos-Benin back in 2001.
Captain Mathew Ekiende is a successful pilot and has had a very successful career spanning over two decades which has seen him fly commercially for different airlines across the country.
5. Ego Boyo
The beautiful actress started her acting career in the late 1980s. She, however, rose to prominence when she starred in the hit TV series ‘Checkmate,’ where she played Anne Haastrup.
Boyo is married to one of the most influential and wealthy Nigerians in the corporate circle. Her husband, Omamofe Boyo is the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer at Oando Plc, one of the biggest companies in the country.
He also sits on the board of several companies, including Gaslink Nigeria, Oando Togo, Oando Ghana, West African Refinery Company, Sierra Leone, to mention a few.
Zainab Balogun is one of the new crops of celebrities who will be here for a long time to come.
Starting off as a model, she became a video vixen in Naeto C’s hit song years ago and then became one of the most admired TV personalities. Balogun has indeed achieved a lot in just a few years.
The actress got married to Dikko Nwachukwu in a very private ceremony.
She had a very beautiful wedding which was attended by who is who in the entertainment industry. Dikko Nwachukwu is an entrepreneur who has a major interest in the aviation sector.
The guy is so boxed up, he has a license to run his airline. He was previously married, but lost his first wife to cancer. That didn’t stop him from finding love again though.
7. Mary Remmy Njoku
Mary Remmy Njoku is one of the veterans in Nollywood and has been in the industry since the early 2000s.
She is the wife of the owner of the popular movie app, Iroko TV, and the series of TV stations, Jason Njoku.
Jason Njoku is a known name in the tech world as one of the biggest innovators of a dream not many envisaged would have come to reality.
He is worth millions of dollars and his investment has even spread into production as his wife and himself run one too.
This couple is unarguably one of the richest young people in entertainment.