The Nigerian entertainment industry recorded a huge number of celebrity marriages this year unlike in previous times. Below is a list of the top Nigeria celerity marriages of 2015.
1. Dolapo Oni and Gbite Sijuade
This is one of the grandest wedding of 2015, the royal wedding between TV girl Dolapo Oni and her boo Adegbite Sijuade, the son of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade. Their traditional wedding was held on Sunday, August 2 in Lagos despite the death of the Ooni. The couple had their white wedding in London on Saturday, October 10.
2. Gbenro and Osas
No argument, this is one of the biggest weddings of 2015. The couple began their journey to holy matrimony with a traditional wedding in Benin on June 20. The couple later had their white wedding in New York on Saturday, July 4. The couple met on the set of the TV series, Tinsel.
3. Paul Okoye and Anita Isama
Despite the grand traditional wedding held in March 2014, one half of Psquare, Paul Okoye earlier this year formalized his marriage to ex-beauty queen Anita Isama. The couple got officially married at the Ikoyi registry in Lagos on January 22.
4. Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh
For Tinsel couple, Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite their wedding was a Valentine’s Day wedding. The couple got married few months after the birth of their son in Ghana. Chris, a Ghanaian had proposed to Damilola on a boat cruise in Manhattan, New York City.
5. Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro
Celebrity couple, Ubi Franklin and Lilian Esoro had their white wedding on Sunday, November 1, 2015. The couple had legalized their union on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the Ikoyi marriage registry. The couple held their family introduction on August 22 which caught the industry unaware.
6. Tosyn Bucknor and Aurélien Boyer
Tosyn Bucknor and Aurélien Boyer got married on Sunday November 15th 2015 at Landmark Events Centre, Oniru. The couple got engaged in August after dating for two years.
7. Comedian Akpororo and Ijeoma Josephine Abraham
Fast rising comedian cum gospel singer Akpororo tied the knot with his sweetheart in November. The couple exchanged marital vows at the Ikoyi Registry on Thursday, November 5, traditional wedding on Friday, November 13, in Ibadan.
8. Susan Peters and Dutch Husband Dr. Croon
Celebrated Nollywood actress Susan Peters officially married her Dutch boyfriend Dr Koen Croon on Saturday, October 10 at the Ikoyi registry, Lagos. They had their traditional marriage in Benue state on Saturday, October 24.
9. Tonto Dikeh and Oladunni Churchill
Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh got hooked to her boo, Churchill Oladunni on Saturday, August 29 in an exclusiveet wedding in Port Harcourt. The couple is expected to hold their white wedding sometimes next year maybe after the birth of their first child. Tonto has already named her best friend, popular stylist, Swanky Jerry as her man of honor.
10. DJ Xclusive & Tinuke
Rotimi Alakija popularly known as DJ Xclusive got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Tinuke in October. While they held their traditional wedding on October 2, they had their white wedding on Saturday October 3.
Other Celebrity wedding worth mentioning:
1. Singer Karounwi Olakunle Shobayo a.k.a Kas and Tare Jonathan
Singer Kas got married to his baby mama on January 10, 2015.
2. Singer Omawumi and Tosin Yusuf
Singer Omawumi and her lover got married on January 17 at the Ikoyi registry in Lagos.
4. Mimi Orjiekwe and Charles Billion
Nollywood stars couple got married in Enugu state on Saturday July 18.
5. Mofe Duncan and Jessica Kakkad
Nollywood actor and TV personality Mofe Duncan married his girlfriend of many years Jessica Kakkad got married on Saturday, August 22, 2015.
6. IK Ogbonna and Sonia Morales
Nollywood actor Ik got married to his Columbia fiancée, Sonia Morales on June 29, 2015
7. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and Cynthia Obianodo
Media personality, Ebuka got married to his long time girlfriend, Cynthia Obianodo on Saturday, October 3, 2015.
8. Chuddy K and Rachael
Singer Chukwudi Ken Agali better known as Chuddy K got married to his girlfriend of 4 years on Friday, October 9 at the Ikoyi registry in Lagos.
9. LKT and Abiodun
LKT got married to his long time girlfriend, Abiodun on Friday, October 2 at Ikoyi registry, Lagos. Their traditional wedding ceremony took place on Saturday, October 10.
10. Jodie and David Nnaji
KuchiKuchi (Oh Baby) singer and Nigerian Idol runner up, Jodie got married to popular Nollywood actor David Nnaji on Saturday, October 31, 2015.