Nollywood’s Latest Wedding is one that will surprise you. The fans are used to sudden news of their favourite married Nollywood actresses and you’d think the surprises are over. Sometimes you never know your idols are married until you see Nigerian actors and actresses wedding pictures on the blogs and in the newspaper. The Nigerian stars’ wedding is something the fans take to heart like it is their wedding. However, it is almost a culture for the same public to anticipate a list of divorced Nollywood stars. Unlike Hollywood, most Nollywood stars do not marry their colleagues, there are power couples but not so many.
Nuella Njubigbo and Tchidi Chikere
The latest love birds are an addition the list of Nollywood weds Nollywood. On Saturday the 9th of June 2018, Nollywood stood still as star actress, Nuella Njubigbo and popular producer Tchidi Chikere were joined in Holy Matrimony in Lagos State, Nigeria. The beautiful ceremony took place at the Catholic Church of Transfiguration, VGC, Lagos with their colleagues, family and friends in attendance. Both Nuella and Tchidi work in the film industry. She is an actress and he is a producer and actor. They lovebirds met on a project and were friends until both their relationships fell apart. In this time, they found love in each other. The couple wedded traditionally, in her family compound, Anambra state in 2014 after which, they welcomed their first child. Though the wedding sparked rumours and blogs took a toll on the couple, given that Tchidi was previously married with three kids, they seem to have come out strong. Nuella Njubigbo once released a statement to clear all doubts, however humans will be humans. The lowkey couple are people the fans know just on TV, here are a few things you didn’t know about Nuella and Tchidi
Nuella Njubigbo is a Nigerian actress and scriptwriter. The beautiful actress was born March 18th, 1984 in Anambra state, south-eastern part of Nigeria. After her primary and secondary education, she proceeded to Imo State University, Owerri, where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in Government and Public Administration. Ella, as she is fondly called by her fans and close friends, served in Delta State for her National Youth Service Corps program. Nuella began her acting career in 1999 after staring in Nollywood film ‘Royal.
Tchidi Chikere is an award-winning actor, musician, and producer. He was born October 10, 1975, and hails from Mbaise, Imo State, south-eastern part of Nigeria. Tchidi Chikere is one of Nigeria’s leading producers and is a University of Calabar alumnus with over 60 films to his name. Tchidi started writing scripts in school where he belonged to a musical band of three. The completion of his NYSC program he left for the UK to publish his first book. The year 2007 saw the release of his first album. The actor who is also a singer has collaborated with other popular music acts including the late OJB Jezreel, Pat Attah, and Marvellous Benji.
Gbolahan Afolayan and Adebanke Lawal
In April 2018, actor, singer and producer, Gabriel Afolayan wedded his heartthrob Adebanke Lawal. The traditional wedding took the fans by surprise when pictures flooded everyone’s Instagram explore page. The wedding GBanks2018 shut down Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria and was trending on social media. The couple reportedly began dating 18 months before tying the knot, and the introduction ceremony took place in Osogbo, Osun State. This is a wedding that shocked the fans as his relationship status was never really known. In attendance at the wedding were other stars like Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Mo’Cheddah, Adeniyi Johnson, Tope Tedela, Wole Ojo, Tunde Demuren and more. There’s more to know about the beautiful couple.
Gabriel Afolayan is a Nigerian actor and singer, popularly known by his stage name G-Fresh. He was born into the popular entertainment family, Afolayan, with veteran musician, Ade Love as his father and other popular relatives namely, Kunle Afolayan, Aremu Afolayan and Moji Afolayan. He studied Theatre Arts at the renowned University of Ibadan and has won awards as an actor and a musician.
Adebanke Lawal is the beautiful woman and bride we all want to know about. Our first sight of her was via pre-wedding pictures and her beauty is captivating. Beautiful Banke is based in Houston and a single mother to a lovely son, prior to her marriage to one of Nollywood’s finest.
Kenneth Okolie and Jessica Nwakah
Nollywood actor Kenneth Okolie married the love of his life, Jessica Nwakah in December 2017. Their pre-wedding shoot was a surprise to the public and romantic. The couple’s love story began when they were introduced to each other by a mutual friend and the rest is history. Kenneth proposed to his heartbeat at the same mutual friend’s surprise birthday shower and it was a love overload. The jessken2018 traditional wedding took place in April, however, the white wedding held in December. The wedding which took place in Lagos, had friends, family, and colleagues in attendance. Here’s more on the couple.
Kenneth Okolie is a Nigerian actor and former Mr. Nigeria. Kenneth was born February 21st and hails from Anambra State, south-eastern part of Nigeria. He is the first of four children and is a Valley View University, Accra, Ghana alumnus. He started modeling in 2006 after getting scouted by chance when he accompanied a friend to a shoot. In 2010 he won the title of Mr. Nigeria which put him in the spotlight. His acting career kicked off in 2010, since then he has won awards and featured in many hit films and series like Skinny Girl in Transit and Royal Hibiscus Hotel. Kenneth Okolie is the typical man crush on a lovely Monday.