It is never a surprise when celebrities find love among themselves, get married and end up sometimes, becoming a power couple or influential figures in the society.
When we talk about outstanding celebrity couples we are talking about couples who have weathered the storm together, done so well for themselves career-wise and have become notable public figures.
On this feature piece, we will be looking at some outstanding celebrity couples who have won our hearts and how they have remained solid over the years.
1. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva
Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva are probably the oldest celebrity couple in Nigerian with their careers spanning over three decades. These guys have remained an epitome of what we call couple goals today. They have lived a life devoid of controversies rather it has all been about their accomplishments.
In a recent interview with The Sun Newspaper, Olu Jacobs revealed how he meet Joke Silva at the national theater years ago.
” I was invited to come and do a play in Nigeria by the National Theatre. I was living in England at that time. I was to play the lead in Wole Soyinka’s The Trials of Brother Jero. We were having the production when the door opened and this lady walked in and said sorry, we are ready. When she walked in I said excuse me, ladies and gentlemen, this is the lady I am going to marry. You know bodies can attract and bodies can repel. I saw her and I was attracted,” he said. He also shared the secret to happy marriage especially when you are celeb saying you have to be friends first and be patient with each other.
2. 2Face Idibia and Annie Idibia
They need no introduction as 2Face Idibia and Annie Idibia are probably the biggest celebrity couple in Nigeria. This amazing love story didn’t just start today as it dates back to when 2Face was just an upcoming artist in the late 90s. Despite 2face’s relationship with a number of women, they were able to weather the storm together.