Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses

  • Nigerian Artists who have dated and married actresses in Nollywood

  • Nigerian Artists that have Dated and Married Nollywood Actresses

Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses
Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses

One of the fastest-growing industries in Nigeria is the entertainment sector, which has also given birth to several outstanding artists, actors, and actresses.

However, because there is definitely a thin border between the music and Nollywood industries, singers and actresses have had flings, dated, and married.


These are some Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses.


Annie Idibia pens apology to 2Baba as she marks her birthday
Annie Idibia and 2Baba

Iconic musician 2Baba is currently married to Annie Idibia, an actress, model, and television presenter. They have been married for six years and have two children.

The actress has been outspoken about how much she adores 2Baba. 2Baba has also expressed his for her in public, claiming that she is the only one of his many partners with whom he can start a family.

They first became acquaintances, but they began dating after they filmed the “African Queen” video in 2004.

However, during the times they were dating, they both had their ups and downs and broke up several times but they made up and ended up as husband and wife.

He and his wife, Annie got married in 2012.

Banky W

Banky W and Adesua Etomi narrate how they lost twins to miscarriage.
Banky W and Adesua Etomi

Banky W is another Nigerian music artist who got married to a Nollywood actress. Banky W whose full name is Olubankole Wellington is also an actor, rapper, entrepreneur and politician, and he is married to Nollywood screen diva, Adesua Etomi. The beautiful couple tied the knot in 2017 and they have a child together.

JJC Skillz

Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses
JJC Skillz and Funke

Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, got married to well-known Nigerian rapper JJC Skillz in 2016 after she broke up with her ex-husband in 2012.

Their marriage which has since been blessed with twins the rocks in 2022 due to irreconcilable differences. JJC in an Instagram post revealed that the two of them have been living separately for a while.


Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses
Wizkid and Sophie Alakija

Wizkid, the self-described Starboy and Soundman, has been in a number of relationships since his debut in 2009.

The first of these relationships was with the actress Sophie Alakija, who used to be known as Sophie Rammal at the time.

When they were both still establishing themselves in their own industries in 2011, they began dating. In 2010, Sophie appeared in the music video for Wizkid’ debut hit, “Holla at your boy.”

Iceberg Slim

Iceberg Slim and Juilet Ibrahim

The affair between Iceberg Slim and Nollywood actress Juliet Ibrahim was a hot topic at the time, with many accusing the rapper of being a parasite trying to feed off Juliet Ibrahim.

The couple was outspoken about their union. They also posted photographs all over social media, whetting blogs’ appetites for the most recent information on the relationship.

Things later went sour for the couple and they had to call it quits following news that the “Too much money” crooner cheated on her.


Timaya and Empress Njamah

high profile Dem Mama boss Timaya was not left out of the fun, as he dated gorgeous Nollywood actress Empress Njamah from 2008 to 2009. However, things rapidly turned sour for the couple as they exchanged cruel remarks on social media.

Timaya referred to Njamah as a “thief” and said that her criminal history had an impact on him. Additionally, he returned the car he had purchased for her on the grounds that it had been a gift from another woman, who had demanded its return after learning that Timaya had given it to the Empress.

In addition, Empress Njamah expressed her disgust for the “I Can not Kill Myself” singer, claiming that dating him was the worst experience of her life.


Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses
Iyanya and Yvonne Nelson

The musician, who is recognised as one of the hottest guys in entertainment, called it quits with stunning Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson in 2012.

According to Yvonne Nelson, she adored the musician, but he crushed her heart, and she will never date another Nigerian man again.

Iyanya, on the other hand, acknowledged that it was a trying time for him because he was unable to do some things, like make music, but he has come to terms with it.

According to reports, the pair split up because Iyanya did not devote attention to her. He later dated Tonto Dikeh, which caused Yvonne Nelson to become very angry.

Don Jazzy

Nigerian Artists Who Have Dated and Married Actresses
Don Jazzy and Tonto Dikeh

When Tonto Dikeh was clearly fresh in the entertainment business, Don Jazzy was the first entertainer to date her. After a few years, Tonto Dikeh and Don Jazzy had to part ways. Social media was rife with discussion about their relationship.

One thing is certain: Don Jazzy met Tonto Dikeh when she had not yet gone wild. She was a little bit fresher at that time. The actress once jokingly claimed in an interview that the music mogul had disvirgined her. She wanted to him because she loved him so much, but their romance ended quickly.



Solidstar and Tonto Dikeh

Nigerian singer Solidstar also got his fair share of the attractive and endowed Tonto Dikeh. It was reported that they were dating sometime around 2013.

During the brief time, Tonto Dikeh was engaged in the music industry, they even collaborated on a song called “Sheba” that was released.

The two parties parted ways as soon as the relationship its lowest point. However, the musician’ dedication to the contentious actress in his song “Omotena” led to rumours that he had always had a soft spot for Tonto Dikeh.

The same was true for Tonto Dikeh, who had declared her wish to wed him before things fell apart.

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