10 Nigerian Celebrity Couples with Amazing Love Stories


There are love stories but some love stories stands tall amongst the rest. In the spirit of the Valentines the amazing love stories of these celebrity couples.

Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

Veteran and award winning actor Olu Jacobs and wife Joke Silva have been married for almost 30 years now!

They are Nollywood most celebrated couple. Olu Jacobs is way older than his wife Joke Silva but that has never being an issue in their marriage. The couple met at National Theatre, Lagos almost three decades ago. Their marriage has always being used as model by many celebrity couple.

Isaac and Nneka Moses

Nneka and Isaac Moses

The met on the set of a movie Love in Vendetta produced by Zack Orji in 1996 and since then the couple have been inseparable. They share the same dream and have worked on it till it become a household name. The couple is the brain behind the pan-African culture and tourism TV show Goge Africa, on television and cable networks. For 14 years after they got married the couple had no child but that did not in any way affect the love they have for each other and when they least expected it they had a son.

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Patrick and Ireti Doyle

Iretiola and Patrick Doyle

This Nollywood couple Patrick and Iretiola Doyle has been able to handle their marriage with so much maturity that there had never been any news of rift between them, not even a rumour. Both had been in previous relationship before they met but it never gets in the way of their love for each other. Despite all the glamour and fame, the couple chooses to be down to earth and stay committed to each other.

Richard and Jumobi Mofe-Damijo

RMD and Jumobi

Throughout their courtship period both RMD as Richard Mofe-Damijo is known and Jumobi former Africa Independent Television (AIT) presenter denied dating each other. The couple got married in 2000. They have been married for almost 16 years and are blessed with wonderful children.

2Baba and Annie Macaulay

Annie Idibia and 2Baba

Their love story still needs to be made into a movie. Theirs is a love that has withstand many storms but it is a love that is unshakeable. At a point their relationship had been off and on but they sealed it when they got married in 2013.

Tunde and Wunmi Obe

Tunde and Wunmi Obe

This is another celebrity couple many never gave a chance when they started but has proven them wrong. Rather than break their marriage has been waxing stronger. You can simply call them soul mate as they have so many things in common especially acting and music since when they were students.

Matthew and Omotola Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, her husband, Mathew Ekeinde

It’s been almost two decades now since Captain Matthew and Nollywood actress Omotola got married. They loving couple has four children together. The couple has been able weather many storm that is associated with celebrity marriages. Omotola once said that she can never divorce her husband. It was her husband that nicknamed her Omosexy and that has stuck to her ever since.

Nobert and Gloria Young

Norbert and  Gloria Young

Nollywood couple Nobert and Gloria Young has been married for over a decade and have three beautiful kids together. The couple has stood the test of time and their love is waxing stronger.

Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz

Tiwa Savage and husband TeeBillz.

Tiwa Savage had started singing in US and wanted Teebillz to help out with her music. He ignored her mails and when they met at Timaya’s show she walked up to him and confronted him on why he refused to listen to her song or reply her mails. He later did and believed in her ability. He helped her become a star not knowing her was doing himself a good as Tiwa ended being his wife in November 2013.

Soni and Betty Irabor

Soni and Betty Irabor

Soni and Betty Irabor have to be one of the most adorable celebrity couples in Nigeria. They make marriage look easy. Soni is a broadcaster and CEO of Inspiration FM, and Betty is a journalist, author and publisher of Genevieve Magazine. The couple has been married for over ten years


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