Check out 5 Nollywood’s longest celebrity couples

In the glamourous world of Nollywood where romance is frequently under the spotlight, some famous couples have been able to maintain their marriages over time.

These couples have developed solid, enduring relationships in addition to success in their respective careers.

In this post, we’ll look more closely at some of the longest-lasting celebrity couples in Nollywood.

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1. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

Nollywood veterans, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva have been married since 1986. They have remained life partners and best friends for 37 years. The couple is blessed with two male children.

According to Olu Jacobs, he met Joke during the pre-production of a stage play in Nigeria a year after Joke arrived from England. He felt a connection with her as soon as he first saw her and openly declared his desire to wed her.

2. Omotola and Matthew Ekeinde


Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and her husband, Captain Matthew Ekeinde got married in 1996. Two months ago, the couple celebrated their 27th wedding anniversary. They have four children together.

3. Omoni and Nnamdi Oboli

Nigerian actress, Omoni Oboli and her husband have had a blissful union since 2000. Last year, the couple celebrated 22 years of marriage. Their union is blessed with three children; Gozi, Chizi and Tobee Oboli.

4. Gloria and Nobert Young

Nollywood veterans, Gloria and Nobert Young have been together for over 20 years. They both have three children together.

5. RMD and Jumobi Adegbesan

Richard Mofe-Damijo, a Nollywood actor was previously married to talk show host and journalist, May Ellen Ezekiel. After she passed away in 1996, the actor married Television Personality, Jumobi Adegbesan in the year 2000.

Jumobi gave up her career to focus on her marriage with her husband. They have two children together. Richard Mofe-Damijo has five children in total with three from his previous marriage.

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