It may come as a surprise to you that some of your favorite Nigerian celebrities got married to the love of their life at such a tender age.
Back in the early 90′ s, it was very common for ladies to get married at a young age. Though some people kick against it today, other tribes still give out their girls to be married at a tender age.
Here is the list of 5 Nigerian celebrities who got married as teenagers.
1. Shan George (Got married at the age of 16)
Shan George got married at a young age of 16 and gave birth to 2 cute boys. Few years later, she walked out of the marriage and is now living as a single mother of 2. In an interview, she said;
” Getting married at a tender age of 16 is just like a child still living with her parents. it was more like a duty. I really don’ t want to talk about it because of my kids”
The 50- year- old actress welcomed her first Grandchild on September 7, 2014 after her first son, Delnoi bore a baby girl.
Shan George is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $900,000.
2. Liz Benson (Got married at 17 years old)
Nollywood actress, Elizabeth Benson Ameye got married to the love of her life, Samuel Gabriel Etim when she was just 17 years of age.
The marriage is blessed with 2 beautiful girls and 1 boy before Liz Benson lost her husband to the cold hands of death in her mid twenties. Her children name is, Richard, Lilian, Roselyn.
3. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Got married at the age of 18 years)
Nollywood popular, talented and beautiful actress, Omotola Jalade met her pilot husband when she was just 16 years old. She finally tied the knot with him when she was 18 years old and their marriage has produce 4 beautiful kids. She had her first daughter Princess Ekeinde at the age of 19.
She is one of the richest & most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $3 Million.
4. Amarachi Kanu (Got married at 18 years old)
Amarachi met and fell in love with former captain of the Nigerian super eagles, Kanu Nwankwo. Amarachi was just 18 years old and allegedly pregnant with her first child when she walks down the aisle to exchange her marriage vows with her charming groom.
5. Regina Daniels (Got married at 19 years old)
The beautiful Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels set the internet on fire when news of her marriage to Billionaire prince Ned Nwoko broke out.
She was just 19 years old when she exchange those marriage vows with Ned on 26th of May, 2019. The couple is blessed with a beautiful baby boy.
Regina Daniels is currently one of the richest and the most influential actress in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $3 million Dollars.