Nigeria is a peculiar place when it comes to age and marriage. The norm in the usual Nigerian home is to see the husband older than the wife. When the sides are flipped, it comes with lots of reactions from many including the family. However, for many people in this ship where the wife is older, age is just a number and what matters the most is love.
There are Nigerian celebrities who found love in ageless places while not bothering their pretty heads about the wide age gap….CONTINUE READING
While some have hidden it, there are others who have disclosed this and are so proud to be in such a relationship. One of these is Dare Art Alade who is celebrating his 15th wedding anniversary with his wife Deola. Let’s have a look at Dare and other male celebs whose wives are older than them.
Sensational Nigerian singer Dare Art Alade, popularly known as Darey is 8 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 also said, “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”.
In 2012 when it was disclosed that Kafayat Sharafat & Joseph Ameh were tying the knot, one thing that struck their fans was the fact that Kaffy was older than celebrity drummer Joseph. It is said that Kaffy is older than her husband by eight years.
The couple has waxed string maritally and their marriage is blessed with two lovely children namely; Eliana and Sean.
Peter Okoye of P’Square and Lola Omotayo’s love story is compelling and amazing. The couple have been in a relationship for over eight years before they finally tied the knot on Sunday, November 17, 2013. Omotayo is 6 years older than Peter Okoye who is 40 years old.
Lola, said to be in her 30s and Peter in his 20s when they met, was not disturbed by the age difference. She said, “Peter is an old soul and he always tells me that I’m like a 23-year-old. Age is just a number. Right now, you can see it around the world. Demi Moore, Usher and some known people. Even in Nigeria here, they are dating people far older than their age. So, we shouldn’t base it on the age factor. He doesn’t make me feel like he’s younger than me.”
There has been a lot of talks and whispers about their marriage, the family issues and the fact that Lola is by far older than Peter Okoye has been trending. However, they have kept their marriage well and blessed with two kids – Cameron Okoye, Aliona Okoye.
This is another amazing couple that has not stopped showing the world that age is just a number. Mike Edwards who gained popularity from the BBN reality show in the year 2019, got married to British Olympian, Perri that same year. The 30-year-old talented celeb is three years younger than his wife. The BBNaija 2019 first runner up and his wife, Perri Shakes-Drayton has a son Matthew Olaoluwa Edwards who was born on August 26th 2020.
Mike and his wife, Perri both competed at the Commonwealth Games a few years back where she represented the UK and Mike represented Nigeria.
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.
He dated and had a baby with his ex-manager Jada Pollock who is SEVEN years older than he is. Wizkid has also been romantically linked to fellow Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage, who is TEN years older than he is. He has also on numerous occasions been seen flirting with and hanging out with older women. It is no secret that Wizkid likes older women.
Toyin Lawani’s baby daddy and musician Trigakess, dated the fashion designer and they have a son together.
When they started dating, Lord Trigg was 22 years old whie Toyin Lawani was 32 years old. There is a TEN year difference between them. When asked about it, the two said they didn’t mind because they were both crazy about each other.
Nigerian singer Soul E popularly referred to as Soul E Baba was once upon a time married to his ex-wife Queen Ure who happened to be ELEVEN years older than him. When asked about the age gap while they were still together, they both said that “love conquers all” and that the age was not a problem.
The Tinsel star got married to his ex-wife Osas Ighodaro, but got divorced soon after. While married, Gbenro was 3-years younger than the gorgeous actress…..CONTINUE READING