Many Nigerian artistes have or had found love and comfort in the arms and eyes of their colleagues.
Here is a list of Nigerian artistes who have dated and married each other.
Simi and Adekunle Gold(The Kosókós)
Adekunle Gold and Simi have been together for six years before they eventually got married in January 2019, keeping their relationship secret.
Their marriage can be described as one of the most private celebrity weddings in modern times. It was attended by close friends and family members of the couple.
Also, the ceremony took place at Ilashe beach in Lagos. Unlike the traditional wedding which had a larger turnout, the white wedding was attended by a reportedly selected 300 guests.
However, before these two tied the knots here’s a glimpse of what their relationship was like; in an interview, Simi had on Sunday scoop which was analyzed on Punch, she shared the details of how she met Adekunle and the love triangle that played out amongst her, Gold, and Falz. “I met Adekunle Gold while I was performing at an event centre in Lagos.”
Moreover, Mr. and Mrs. Kosoko welcomed their first child, a daughter named Adejare Kosoko, in June 2020.
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Damilola and Bukola Bekes
These are two popular legendary singers who have been at the frontline of the gospel genre in Nigeria.
Both are a product of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) choir band and have been married for over 15 years.
Damilola who is the husband is more of an instrumentalist who specializes in Saxophone and the piano, while Bukola who is the wife is a powerful vocalist. Oftentimes, they work together even though they record their music separately.
As a matter of fact, they have ministered around the world and graced the stages of mega worship festivals like the Festival of Life held in London’s Excel Center in the UK. Also, they have shared the stage with so many heavyweights in the Gospel music industry such as Brian Cage, Kirk Franklin, Ron Kennoly, Sammie Okposo, Mike Aremu, etc.
Moreover, the couple is blessed with three beautiful children, a combination of two girls and a boy.
Furthermore, together they have performed on various stages and different songs. Enjoy one of their collabos!
Tunde and Wunmi Obe
Here’s another legendary Nigerian couple who are married and have been in the game for decades.
Tunde and Wunmi Obe, professionally known as T.W.O (Tunde, Wunmi Obe) are a Nigerian show business couple, entertainers, television personalities, and entrepreneurs.
They met and began their music career as undergraduates in the 90s. As a matter of fact, they first made an entry into the Nigerian Entertainment scene in ‘The Charly Boy Show‘ in the 90s.
After that, they released their debut album ‘Sealed’ in 1999, which was followed by ‘T.W.O’ in 2003, ‘T.W.O 4 real’ in 2007, T.W.O Legit in 2010, and ‘T.W.O PLUS’ in 2015.
Popularly, they are identified with their hit song “Adupe” amongst many others.
Arguably, they have been married for close to two decades or more.
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Ruby Gyang and Jesse Jagz
The two Chocolate City stars have a relationship of almost a decade. Though, they are no longer together but here’s a little of what they have shared together; While they were artistes under the Choc City records, they shared the stage together and more importantly, they have a daughter together.
According to Ruby in an interview with Punch, explaining the upbringing of their child after her split with Jesse, she states how she just does it; “There is really no formula to it; I just do it.
Also noteworthy, this is one of the first Nigerian romantic rappers who have dated a fellow rapper.