Here is a list of Nollywood celebrities who for one reason or the other left their marriages or filed for divorce from their partners. Some of them are currently remarried, some are still single and searching and ready to mingle, while some others are free as birds and apart from not remarried yet, are having the best time of their lives and not ready to give it up for marriage sake.
Kate was once married to Roderick James Nuttal. The marriage lasted for 12 years before the union crumbled in 2011.
It was rumoured that the divorce was as a result of cases of infidelity against Kate by her husband.
Nollywood diva, Ini Edo married her American-based Nigerian businessman ex-husband, Philip Ehiagwina in 2008.
It was said that Philip before his marriage to Ini was previously married to a Nigerian-American model, Ruth Okoro.
Following accusations of domestic violence and cheating, Ini Edo walked out of the marriage in September 2014.
Mercy Aigbe and her estranged husband and Lanre Gentry got married in 2013.
Both of them were former divorcees from their previous marriages. It was Mercy’s second marriage and Gentry’s third marriage.
Tonto was formerly married to Olawale Churchill. The two were traditionally married in August 2015 but divorced by February 2016. They have a son together.
Tonto accused her ex-husband of having an affair with Nollywood actress, Rosy Meurer. She also accused Churchill of domestic abuse and violence as she released pictures to support her claim.
Chika Ike, a business woman was formerly married to Tony Eberiri. Their marriage lasted from 2006 to 2013.
She accused him of domestic abuse.
She is currently running a TV reality show ‘African Divas.’
Ayo Adesanya was married to her ex-husband, Goriola Hassan. Their marriage of 8 years hit the rocks in 2009.
Ayo disclosed that she packed out of her marriage at midnight in tears
Doris Simeon separated from her estranged husband, Daniel Ademinokan in 2010 due to irreconcilable differences, but their marriage finally crashed in 2013.
They have a son together.
Uche Ogbodo was pregnant when her 10-month-old marriage to Apo Arthur ended.
They have a daughter together.
Uche was married to Mr Igweanyinba in 2012 with whom they had two girls before they separated due to irreconcilable differences.
Funke Akindele’s marriage to Alhaji Almaroof crashed barely a year after they wedded.
She has moved on and is doing wonderfully well.
Chiege was once married to a senior police officer; Tony Ebbe.
The marriage lasted for just three months. They have a daughter together.
Monalisa said she left her marriage over domestic violence and abuse.
She practically ran out of her matrimonial home with her daughter.
She has tried a couple of relationships after her divorce.
Stephanie was married to footballer Chikelue Iloanus but she left him.
There were accusations and counter-accusations of infidelity.
She remarried again to Mr. Linus, and they have welcomed their first child together.
Lola Alao’s breakup from ex-husband was on a very bitter note as he attacked her through the media, both print and online.
Regina Askia was married to Charles Orie, but she left him and married American; Ruddy Williams.
Regina and her family live in the United States where she works as a nurse. But she is recently making her way back to Nollywood.
Shan George divorce with Tony Nwosisi generated lots of controversies.
She still remains single and is happy with her new music love and her grown up children.
Clarion has been married and divorced at least twice.
She was once married to MKO Abiola’s relative and also the famous afro-juju singer – Shina Peters and together they birthed the popular cinematographer – Clarence Peters.
Stella married Emeka Nzeribe after the death of her first marriage.
Her second marriage lasted less than a year.
Seems she has found true love again.
Uche and Juwon Lawal’s marriage lasted barely a year, but it produced one child.
Juwon Lawal was livid when Uche allegedly posted nude pictures of herself on social media and that led to her separation from her husband.
Laide’s crashed marriage to Mr Okunfulire generated lots of noise as her ex said so many unprintable things about her.
Foluke was married to Tunde Sobowale but the marriage fell apart a few years after it was consummated.
Juliet’s marriage to Kwadwo Safo a pilot ended recently.
The marriage which produced a son crashed over Mr Safo’s alleged cheating habit and his family’s interferences with Julie’s acting career. career.
Rumours have it that Bukky Wright had been married twice in the past before meeting her husband.
She was to one Gboyega Amu with whom she had two children. The next was with a fellow actor Rotimi Makinde. The union lasted a few years before she moved on to Femi Davies.
She is currently married to Music Promoter, Bolaji Saheed aka Basia.
Eucharia husband Mr. Ekwu eloped with another woman.
She later filed for divorce and is living happily with her son from the marriage.
Jackie’s marriage which produced a son crashed after three years.
She once released photos of her and Nigerian actor Bobby Obodo, as they intend to get married soon
Anne Njemanze & Segun Arinze
The marriage between Anne Njemanze & Segun Arinze was highly celebrated marriage before it crashed.
The marriage produced a daughter who is about 17 years now.
Segun has been married twice after then, and Ann just wedded her third husband a few months ago.
Jibola Dabo & Binta Mogaji
This union crashed over accusations of infidelity by Binta.
Binta accused Jibola of bringing women into their matrimonial home while Jibola said Binta was just his baby mama.
Robert’s five-year-old marriage to his American wife crashed some years ago, but he remarried again in 2014 in the US.
Mofe Duncan & Jessica Kakkad
Mofe Duncan and Jessica Kakkad divorce happened in 2018 but the media knew about in 2019.
Yvonne Jegede and Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole
Yvonne has been attacking her ex-husbands on social media for not being a responsible man.
Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh
The Ghanaian actor proposed to Damilola on a boat cruise in Manhattan, NYC.
They met on the set of Tinsel and what drew them together was that they shared the same birthdays.
They have a son together.
Lilian Esoro and Ubi Franklin
They married in November 2015 and in less than a year they divorced.
Toyin Aimakhu and Adeniyi Johnson
They got married in 2013 and got divorced in 2015.
Fatia & Saheed Balogun
Their separation shocked their fans.
Saheed was not too comfortable with his ex-wife still bearing his last name. But Fatia kept the name as it is a household name.
Mbong & Jeta Amata
Their marriage was rumoured to have crashed over Jeta’s alleged domineering attitude.
Mbong said she got married at an early age and needed to explore the world, which Jeta wasn’t allowing at the time they were married.
Solomon left his estranged wife Lilian to marry another without proper divorce.
The drama that followed shook Nollywood badly.
Kenneth was married to the only daughter of CPM General Overseer, Ogechi Ezekiel, but the marriage lasted less than two years and finally crashed in 2002.
The two have a son together.
Fred was married to Agatha Amata of the “Inside Out” TV show.
Their marriage produced two kids before it crashed.
Fred later later dated Ibinabo Fiberesima with whom he had a brief affair which also crumbled after producing a cute baby girl.