Nigerian celebrity couples are adored and loved by their fans, such that any Instagram post or red carpet appearance of such couples is widely publicized by the Nigerian media. These are the top 10 hottest Nigerian celebrity couples of 2019.
Banky W & Adesua Etomi-Wellington
Bankole Wellington, famously known as Banky W got married to Nigerian actress, Adesua Etomi-Wellington in 2017. They kept their relationship private and off social media. So, it came as a surprise to all their fans that they had been seeing each other for a while. Their engagement photos shook social media. Banky W and Adesua Etomi-Wellington’s wedding was arguably the biggest wedding of 2017. They are happily married now and still keep their relationship off social media.
2Face & Annie Idibia
Innocent Idibia, known as 2Face got married to actress, Annie Idibia got married in 2012 in a private ceremony, before having a grand traditional and white wedding in 2013. They have 2 children together. The Idibias often post photos of themselves and their kids on social media.
Dr Sid & Simi Esiri
Dr Sid is a Nigerian musician, currently signed to Mavins Records. He got married to Simi Esiri, the founder of Schick Magazine in a huge society wedding in 2014. They have 2 children together, both girls.
Olu Jacobs & Joke Silva
Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva who are both Nigerian actors got married in 1985. They have both had successful careers as actors in Nollywood so far and their marriage has stood the test of time. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva have 2 sons – Olusoji Jacobs and Olugbenga Jacobs.
Tunde Demuren & Toolz
Tunde Demuren got married to radio personality, Tolu Oniru-Demuren in 2016. They had a lavish wedding that was well attended by Nigerian celebrities. The couple recently welcomed a baby boy, after the death of their first child months before.
JJC Skillz & Funke Akindele-Bello
Abdul Rasheed Bello, known as JJC Skillz got married to Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele-Bello in 2016. The couple had a rather quite wedding, that was unannounced to the public. The Bellos recently welcomed two baby boys (twins). JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele-Bello run Scene One productions (a media company) together.
Ibrahim Suleiman & Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman
Architect and actor, Ibrahim Suleiman and actress, Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman got married in November, 2018. The couple had a star studded and romantic wedding in Lagos, Nigeria. Their wedding announcement came as a surprise to many Nigerians, because they kept their relationship private.
Ibrahim Suleiman and Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman were cast members of the Nigerian TV series, Tinsel. The couple acted as lovers on the show, which led to fans questioning the relationship on the set of Tinsel, when at the time they acted as lovers. Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman however put out a disclaimer saying, they were just friends at the time of filming Tinsel, and that they still remained friends before starting a romantic relationship later on. The couple got married six weeks after Ibrahim Suleiman proposed to Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman.
Adekunle Gold & Simi
Nigerian singer, Adekunle Kosoko known as Adekunle Gold and singer-songwriter Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye got married in January, 2019. They had a private introduction and traditional ceremony. The couple also had a private white wedding on the beach. Adekunle Gold and Simi released clips from their white wedding in a music video titled Promise. Their fans were however upset that the couple refused to release their wedding photos on social media. Adekunle Gold and Simi had their honeymoon in Cape Town.
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Cynthia Obi-Uchendu
Nigerian media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu got married to fashion entrepreneur, Cynthia Obi-Uchendu in 2016. They had a lavish society wedding. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu & Cynthia Obi-Uchendu have a daughter together, Jeweluchi Obi-Uchendu. They are also expecting another child in 2019.
Ayo Makun & Mabel Makun
Nigerian comedian, Ayodeji Richard Makun got married to interior designer, Mabel Makun in 2008. Ayo Makun & Mabel Makun both have a daughter together. The couple celebrated 10 years of marriage in 2018. They had marital issues at a point in their marriage which was publicized by Nigerian blogs. The couple have however resolved their marital issues and are happily married.