Popular Nollywood Actors And Their Wives
The Nigerian movie industry produces thousands of movies yearly. The actors and actresses have a large following across social media as they are seen as celebrities. We shall take a look at some of the most popular Nollywood actors and their wives.
Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie:
Pete Edochie is a veteran actor in Nollywood. He is known for his roles in movies such as “Things Fall Apart” and “Igodo.” He is married to the beautiful Josephine Edochie, and the couple has been together for over 50 years. They have six children together including Yul Edochie.
Kanayo O. Kanayo and Nneka Onyekwere:
Kanayo O. Kanayo (KOK) is a popular actor in Nollywood. He is known for his roles in movies such as “Living in Bondage” and “Family Contract.” The Award-winning thespian is married to Nneka Onyekwere and they are blessed with three children together having been married for over 20 years.
Richard Mofe-Damijo and Jumobi Adegbesan:
Richard Mofe-Damijo, also known as RMD, is a veteran actor in the Nigerian movie industry. He has won numerous awards for his performances in Nollywood. The hunky superster is married to Jumobi Adegbesan – a journalist and the founder of Grace to Grace Magazine. They got married in 2000 and are blessed with four children together.
Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva:
The elderly Nollywood actor is married to Joke Silva – an actress. Olu Jacobs is without a doubt, one of the most respected actors in Nollywood. Having been around the industry for over 40 years, it is pretty safe to say most of the present-day thespians were clinging on their mothers aprons while the award-winning actor was flexing the TV screens. The couple tied the knot in 1989.
John Okafor (Mr. Ibu) and Stella Maris Okafor:
John Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, is a comic actor in the Nigerian movie industry. He is known for his roles in movies such as “Mr. Ibu” and “Police Recruit.” The thespian is married to Stella Maris Okafor, and the couple have been together for over 10 years despite peace not reigning in their home in recent times. They have three children.
Ramsey Nouah and Emelia Philips-Nouah:
Light-skinned Ramsey Nouah is a popular actor in Nollywood and is known for his roles in movies such as “Figurine” and “Merry Men.” The thespian is married to Emelia Philips-Nouah, and they hav been together for over 20 years. The couple are blessed with three children.
Desmond Elliot and Victoria Elliot:
Desmond Elliot is a popular actor in Nollywood and an important politician. He has featured in big movies such as “Reloaded” and “30 Days in Atlanta.” He is married to Victoria Elliot, and the couple has been together for over 15 years. They have four children.