In this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nollywood actresses that married more than one husband. Even though there are plenty of famous couples who have made their love last, some Nollywood female celebrities are not so lucky with relationships. But you have to hand it to the celebrities who keep going back to the altar for not giving up on love. Here are the lists of top Nollywood actresses who have been married to more than one husband.
1. Funke Akindele
Popular Nollywood actress Funke Akindele also known as “Jenifa” is one of Nollywood celebrities who have been to more than one husband. In May 2012, Funke Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede. Barely a year after they wedded, the marriage crashed and the couple divorced in July 2013. Funke Akindele later got married again to Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, also known as JJC Skillz in London on May 2016 exactly four years after her first marriage. The couple is now blessed with twins’ kids.
2. Monalisa Chinda
Beautiful Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda has been married to more than one husband. The actress, film producer, television personality and media personality’s first marriage was to Mr. Dejo Richards. The marriage did not stand the test of time as it collapsed sooner than expected. The couple parted ways in 2009 after they had a daughter together. She later married Victor Tonye Coker in 2016 and they have been together till date.
3. Mercy Aigbe
Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, who is popular for her fashion sense on social media, was a wife to an Igbo man and had a beautiful daughter for him but the union couldn’t stand the test of time as it crashed a few years later due to the interference of her mother inlaw.
The screen goddess married her second husband, Nigerian hotelier, Lanre Gentry at the Ikoyi Registry in 2013. In 2017, the marriage between Mercy and Gentry headed to the rocks as she shared photos of herself after allegedly being assaulted by her husband. She consequently separated from her husband due to claims of domestic violence.
Actress Mercy Aigbe recently got married to her third husband, Kazim Adeoti, popularly known as Adekaz, a wealthy Yoruba filmmaker, movie marketer, and founder of Adekaz Productions.
4. Clarion Chukwura
Nollywood beautiful actress Clarion Chukwura tied the knots with her U.S. based fiancé, Anthony Boyd making it her third marriage. She once had a relationship with Afro-Juju legend, Sir Shina Peters and bore a son for him, named Clarence Peters. Her first marriage was to Tunde Abiola. She later ended her first marriage to Tunde Abiola in 2003. She then remarried again in 2004 to Femi Oduneye popularly known as Femi Egyptian. They however, separated in 2006, after which they got back together again before they finally got divorced.
5. Bukky Wright
Nollywood beautiful actress Bukky Wright had previously been married to Gboyega Amu, who is the father of her two sons. Shortly after separating from Gboyega Amu, due to what she termed irreconcilable differences, she moved into the arms of fellow actor and one time NNPC staff and current member of the House of Representatives, Rotimi Makinde, without officially divorcing Gboyega Amu. The union lasted a few years before she moved on in the same fashion and found solace in the arms of society journalist and image-maker, Femi Davies. Bukky Wright and Femi Davies got married at the Akodo Registry in Lagos.
6. Toyin Abraham
Beautiful Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham has been married to more than one husband. The talented Nollywood actress, producer and director got married to Nollywood actor Adeniji Johnson in 2013. The union appeared so sweet on social media as the couple never ceased to gush about each other. Surprisingly, in 2015, news went round that the celebrity couples were having it hot as they announced their separation. It is however interesting to know that the couple has moved on with their lives as Toyin Abraham recently welcomed a baby boy with another Nollywood actor named Kolawole Ajeyemi. They had been secretive about their relationship until recently when a wedding photo with her new husband hit social media.
7. Stella Damasus
Nollywood beautiful actress Stella Damasus has been married three times and involved in various affairs. Stella Damasus married her first husband, Jaiye Aboderin in 1999. The marriage was blessed with two beautiful daughters before her husband Jaiye Aboderin suddenly died in 2004. Stella Damasus re-married again 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 film producer and director Daniel Ademinokan. The couple has been together ever since. Their relationship sparked a lot of controversies all over Nigeria and Africa because both parties never publicly admitted to be dating, engaged or even married until 2014.
8. Foluke Daramola
Beautiful Nollywood actress Foluke Daramola has been married to more than one husband. Foluke Daramola is a Nigerian actress and television personality. She married Babatunde Sobowale in 2005, and the union ended in 2008 after two kids. The marriage was later dissolved in 2008 on the allegations of wife battering and infidelity. The actress has since remarried and is happy with her latest husband, Kayode Salako.
9. Regina Askia
Regina Askia-Williams is a Nigerian-born, American-based family nurse practitioner, healthcare and educational activist, television producer, writer, and public speaker, who found fame as an actress and model.
The Former Nigerian beauty queen was once married to Charles Orie, but she later divorced him and married an American Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Williams, nephew of Ron Everette and grandson of Fess Williams.
They have since separated on account of domestic, emotional and verbal abuse from Williams.
10. Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke Linus is a Nigerian actress, film director and model.
The gorgeous actress was once married to former Super Eagles defender, Chikelu Iloenyosi in 2004. However, the marriage crashed in 2007.
In April 2012 Okereke married Linus Idahosa in Paris, France, at a private wedding ceremony that was attended by members of her family and scores of Nollywood actresses and actors.
11. Shan George
Shan George is a Nollywood actress, singer, film producer and director. The ravishing actress first got married in 1985 when she was just 16-years-old. She had two children for her first husband, whom she divorced in 1991 when she was 21.
It is rumoured that she married a certain man which didn’t last as well.
In 2011, She got married in a quiet ceremony, which was attended by just a few people. She is said to have opted for a low key marriage because she had been advised to be less open about her private life if she wanted her marriage to last.
She married Anthony Nwosisi, making him the third husband but the marriage too did not last.
In 2020, she revealed she was getting married for the fourth time. In her Instagram post, the actress revealed that her new man is also from Cross River like her, adding that she had been scared and sceptical in the past, but this union seems right and she said yes to her best friend, brother and partner.
12. Liz Benson
Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Benson is a Nigerian actress, television personality and philanthropist. The veteran actress was married to Samuel Gabriel Etim. She lost him in her mid-twenties.
She took another shot in marriage after her conversion to Christianity and married Bishop Great Ameye in a quiet court ceremony in Abuja in 2009. Together, the two are involved in a Christian Evangelical Ministry in which her husband is a pastor while she is an evangelist.