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5 Nigerian Celebrities Who Married Very Wealthy Men

Marriage in itself is a beautiful thing and these Nigerian celebrities did not only get married who married wealthy men.

1. Dakore Egbuson Akande

She needs little or no introduction in the entertainment scene. The stunning actress tied the knot with her man Olumide Akande in 2011 in a beautiful wedding ceremony. Her husband Olumide. is the first son of Nigeria’s former richest man, Chief Harry Akande. His family is well known in different sectors of the economy. The actress in an interview once spoke on the notion that she married for money saying people are allowed to think what they want.

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“People are entitled to whatever they want to think. I married for love and thats why am still married. Just because my husband is from a wealthy family doesn’t automatically mean I married into wealth.
We love each other very much and we have two beautiful children. We’re living our lives the best way we can.”

2. Caroline Danjuma

The Nollywood actress and mode tied the knot with business magnate, Musa Danjuma in 2007. Musa is the younger brother of Gen. Theophilus Danjuma and has quite a couple of very successful businesses in the shipping and paint industries. The couple who have three kids together have since divorced.

3. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

This Nollywood veteran tied the knot at a very young age to her husband Captain Mathew Ekeinde. The couple got married aboard a flight from Lagos-Benin back in 2001. Captain Ekeinde successful career as a pilot that has spanned over two decades.

4. Zainab Balogun

5 Nigerian Celebrities Who Married Very Wealthy Men

TV personality and actress Zainab Balogun shocked many when she tied the knot with Dikko Nwachukwu. Dikko, has a major interest in the aviation sector and also has a license to run his own airline. Dikko was formerly married but lost his wife to cancer in 2015. On how she and her man ended up together, Zainab in an interview said;

”I honestly didn’t envision I would get married as soon as I did. For me, it has always been about connections. I have never particularly dated guys for what they had or what they can give me. So when you meet someone that is the definition of kindness, of partnership, of love, of understanding, it just makes life easy. I think that is when you know somebody is for you, when it is not hard, when you don’t have to beg someone for attention, when you don’t have to communicate with you, they love what you do, they push you. It feels effortless.

So we were friends. We were introduced by a mutual friend, comedian Chigurl. She has got the spirit. I don’t know how many marriages Chioma has got under her belt. She was I have a guy that really likes you. We always joke and call you Slaynab. So we met, we had coffee. I wasn’t sure so I was like we should just be really good friends. We just built a really good bond and he became someone that I would talk to all the time.”

5. Mary Remmy Njoku

5 Nigerian Celebrities Who Married Very Wealthy Men

This Nollywood actress married ‘Iroko TV,’boss Jason Njoku who also happens to have several other TV stations. Jason is reportedly worth millions of dollars and the beautiful couple is arguably one of the richest young ones in the entertainment world.


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