Having couples in the same workplace is not entertained by many organizations in Nigeria however, Nollywood is an exception. Take a look at five Nollywood icons who married their colleagues.
1. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva
Speak of a successful marriage, then you can speak of Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva. These two Nollywood veterans have been married for over 30 years and are unarguably Nollywood’s oldest power couple. They have been able to weather the storms and their marriage would easily pass as a template for new couples in the industry.
2. Banky W and Adesua Etomi
Celebrity couple Banky W and his actress wife, Adesua Etomi are one lovely couple who got married in 2017 after appearing in the movie, The Wedding Party, where they played the role of husband and wife.
3. Funke Akindele and Abdul Rasheed Bello
Star actress Funke Akindele-Bello got married to Nigerian rapper and songwriter, Abdul Rasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz in 2016. The duo is blessed with twin boys and can be regarded as one of most celebrated couples in the country.
4. Ibrahim Suleiman and Linda Ejiofor
Nigerian actress and model Linda Ejiofor and her beau, Ibrahim Suleiman, both appeared in the MNet TV Series, Tinsel. The duo tied the knot on November 11, 2018.
5. Norbert and Gloria Young
Veterans Gloria and Norbert Young, are undoubtedly one of the oldest celebrity couples in the Nigerian film industry. The Young’s have been married for over 15 years and are proud parents of three beautiful kids.