Five Popular Nigerian Celebrities Whose Marriages Have Hit The Rocks

No doubt, love is a beautiful thing and often times an amorous relationship leads to marriage. However, the institution of marriage is one that requires efforts from both parties.

Due to the fact that celebrities are in the public glare their marriages are usually scrutinised by their fans, this sometimes puts some pressure on their marriage leading to its collapse. Daily Trust writes about some celebrities whose marriages have hit the rocks.


Popular Nigerian dancer, Kafayat Shafau known by her stage name Kaffy got married to music director and drummer Joseph Ameh on June 2, 2012, and they have two lovely kids.

In January 2022, the marriage crashed. She took to her Instagram page to give the shocking revelation as she announced to the world that her union with Ameh is over, and she also gave reasons why the marriage crashed.

Etinosa Idemudia

Popular actress Etinosa Idemudia got married to Ighorosa in a quiet ceremony in September 2020 and in December they welcomed their beautiful baby girl.

In May 2021, the marriage crashed, it was revealed by a blogger, Stella Dimoko, that the actress confirmed the speculation after the rumours had made rounds about her shaky marriage. It was alleged that the separation was due to irreconcilable differences. The actress has since been living with her daughter in Lagos.

Tonto Dikeh

Popular Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh got married to philanthropist Olakunle Churchhill in 2015 and the union was blessed with a son. However, they called it quits in 2017 after a series of heated fights online and offline. Their marriage was dissolved due to irreconcilable differences. Churchill is currently married to another woman, Rosy Meurer, and they have welcomed a son together.

Yvonne Jegede

Delectable Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, also faced a marital crisis as her marriage to a fellow entertainer, Olakunle Fawole, hit the rocks about a year after their marriage.

She got married to fellow actor Olakunle Fawole in February 2018, and in January 2019 she moved out of the home, no one is sure what the problem was, however, they have a son together.

Tchidi Chikere and actress Nuella Njubigbo

Filmmaker Tchidi Chikere and actress Nuella Njubigbo also crashed in May 2021. The couple had named their union “love made in heaven” after they walked down the aisle in 2014, it was alleged that the breakup was based on domestic violence, they also unfollowed each other on Instagram.


About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

4 Responses to “Five Popular Nigerian Celebrities Whose Marriages Have Hit The Rocks”

  1. matthewewenyioroko@ Reply January 14, 2022 at 01:05

    send me message through my email. if you disagree

  2. divorce is not good according to the new testament

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