Marriage is indeed a beautiful thing and it is one thing which is hardly overlooked especially in Africa. This is because it strengthens relationships and brings forth new life. Not many however get lucky with marrying the right partner the first time but of course, everybody is entitled to second chances in some way.
Here is a list of 6 Nigerian female celebrities who were courageous enough to give love several chances despite the heart-breaks.
1 Foluke Daramola
Sultry Yoruba actress, Foluke Daramola is married to Kayode Salako. Both of them have previously been married with kids. Foluke Daramola’s first husband is Tunde Sobowale. Sobowale and Daramola got married in 2005, and the union ended in 2008 on allegations that the actress was been battered by her husband over accusations of infidelity. Daramola has since remarried, and recently celebrated her wedding anniversary with her latest husband, Kayode Salako.
2 Laide Bakare
Yoruba actress, Laide Bakare is a divorcee married to a divorcee, Alhaji Mutairu Babatunde Oriowo. She left her former husband, Olumide Okufulure over irreconcilable differences. The union is blessed with two children.
3 Stella Damasus
Damasus married her first husband, Jaiye Aboderin, at 21 in 1999. The couple had two daughters before Jaiye died suddenly in 2005. Damasus remarried in 2007, this time to Emeka Nzeribe. The marriage lasted for seven months before a mutual agreement to divorce.
In 2011, she became associated with multiple award-winning Nollywood producer & director Daniel Ademinokan; the couple have been together ever since. Their relationship sparked a lot of controversy all over Nigeria and Africa because both parties never publicly admitted to be dating, engaged or even married until 2014.
4 Funke Akindele
On May 26, 2012, Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede. Due to irreconcilable differences, the couple divorced in July 2013. Akindele married Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, known as JJC Skillz, in London in May 2016. Google said that for the week of August 2017, “Funke Akindele pregnancy” dominated search phrases in Nigeria.
Through JJC, she has several step-children. With JJC Skillz, she gave birth to twins in December 2018, to two boys.
5 Shan George
Shan George got married at the age of 15. The marriage produced 2 sons before she walked out of the marriage to further her education. Shan later dated her colleague, Okay McAnthony, Popularly known as Okey Bakassi.
They later parted ways as Okey got married to another Woman. Shan later got married to Tony Nwosisi. The marriage also crashed after a while. Shan George is now a grandmother, courtesy of her first son.
6 Clarion Chukwura
Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah is a Nigerian actress and humanitarian. She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters. Clarion walked out of the marriage in December 2003 when she got a divorce. She was married to Abiola. She then has been remarried to Femi Oduneye since February 2004.
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