When it comes to celebrity couples, there are those that give us the wow effect and there are those that make us fall in love, with love. In the Nigerian film industry, what is more interesting than the obvious TV entertainment is the lives of these celebrities. The constant drama that surrounds their real life is almost as entertaining as their on-screen characters. The numerous scandals and failed relationships in the industry discourages a lot of people from dating or getting married to these entertainers regardless of the circumstance. Despite all the drama, there are still some celebrity couples who maintain a pretty healthy relationship and can easily be described as the perfect example of an ideal couple.
In no particular order, here are 6 top celebrity couples that continue to prove to us that true love isn’t dead:
1. Mercy Johnson Okijie and Prince Odianosen Okojie
When Mercy Johnson first came into the industry, she rapidly grew to become one of the most sort after actresses in the Nigerian film industry. Her curvy physique gained her the reputation as one of the hottest spinsters in Nollywood. However, Mercy Johnson broke a lot of hearts when she got engaged to Prince Odianosen Okojie who she met on a flight from France. According to her, it was love at first sight.
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Despite the fact that these two were crazily in love with each other, it still didn’t deter the belief people had about their marriage. For many people, it was a disaster waiting to happen. This was basically because of the rumour surrounding his first marriage and the fact that Mercy Johnson was somewhat perceived in the industry as very ‘unstable’ when it came to relationships. Well, it’s been 7 years with 3 beautiful children and the couple are still love struck as ever!
Considered the father and mother of Nollywood, these two have continued to set the bar high when it comes to healthy and successful celebrity relationships. Both thespians, their love for each other transcends what the physical eyes can see or interpret. The couple have been married for 30 years and they have just proven to Nigerians and the whole world that despite the drama that is known to follow celebrity relationships, it is still possible to make it work. Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs are the most celebrated couples with the cutest public display of affection.
These two were definitely a match made in heaven!
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Nothing describes their relationship better than the phrase, ‘love like a movie’. Although after their roles in The Wedding Party, a lot of people had hoped that they would date but nobody saw them actually being together. It was a mixture of pure joy, shock and a little bit of heartbreak for the hopefuls when they eventually announced their engagement. Perhaps we were used to seeing Banky W as an everlasting bachelor that nobody expected the light-skinned angelic actress to change that. Their wedding literally stole the spotlight in the year 2017. It was what everybody talked about. Their love story and lavish wedding ceremony gained them a lot of admiration from fans all over Nigeria.
People are definitely rooting for the ‘BAAD’ team!
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