That’s exactly these Nigerian celebrities have done. They found love in ageless places while not bothering about the wide age gap.
Here are six Nigerian celebrities married to older women:
Singer Peter Okoye is married to Lola Omotayo, who is said to be seven years older.
Omotayo is a marketing representative. The couple have son Cameron and daughter Aliona.
On November 17, 2013, Peter and Lola walked down the aisle as husband and wife in a lavish wedding ceremony.
Dare Art Alade
Sensational singer Dare Art Alade, popularly known as Darey is eight years younger than his wife Deola. With the couples celebrating 15 years of a blissful marriage with lovely kids, it definitely shows that the age gap isn’t a big deal to them.
In an interview where Dare was asked if he was pressured about the age gap, he responded, ‘No pressures at all! Everybody sometimes finds what works for him or her. I am perfectly happy with my marriage to my wife and I absolutely have no problems or pressures of any sort”.
He added: “My family has been such a tremendous support system in my life’s journey. My wonderful wife who has been my backbone of love and support, and who continues to push me to be a better person each day”.
Stan Nze and Blessing Jessica Obasi
Another famous Nollywood couple who share this type of unique relationship is the actor Stan Nze and his lovely wife, Blessing Obasi. Blessing is ten years older than Stan but with the way the couple relate and carry themselves, you wouldn’t know. Even though their relationship is still young, after tying the knot in 2021, you wouldn’t know with the selfless care and genuine love they show each other.
Reality TV star, professional athlete and entrepreneur got married to British Olympian, Perri in 2019.
Perri is 33 years old while Mike is 30 years old.
Big Brother Naija contestant Praise Nelson famously made headlines when news broke that his wife is significantly older than he is. Recall on the show, fellow housemate Brighto alleged that Praise’s wife was 60 years old however after leaving the house, Praise, the 28-year-old housemate revealed that his wife is not 60 years but 42. There is fourteen-year difference between the couple.
Anita Joseph and Mc Fish
A couple of years back, ace Nollywood actress Anita Joseph got people talking when she went public with her relationship with her husband, Fisayo Micheal, aka Mc Fish.
Mc Fish is a hypeman, radio presenter and a famous socialite. His relationship with the curvy actress was hugely criticised when they started out and finally did tie the knot.
Anita is 38 years old, and Mc Fish is currently 29. The actress is nearly a decade older than her lover, but that hasn’t stopped her from loving and respecting Mc Fish as her husband and being an actual model of how a surreal relationship should be.