10 Nigerian Celebrity Couples We Are Heavily Crushing On

In as much as we constantly hear of celebrities’ marriages crashing, there are still some celebrity couples that step on our necks with their affection and give us the ginger to fall in love. From publicly displaying their affections to taking lovestruck pictures together and dropping the sweetest comments on each other’s pictures, they have proven to us that Love is such a beautiful thing. Here is a list of Nigerian celebrity couples we are heavily crushing on.

1. Olu Jacobs and Ajoke Silva

Olu Jacob and Joke Silva

These veteran actors have caught the attention of a lot of people in the media due to their achievements in the Nollywood industry and by being a power couple. Olu Jacobs recently clocked 80 years old and their marriage has lasted for 37 years without any scandal reported online. They met on a play stage and the rest, they say, is history. They have two children, Olusoji Jacobs and Olugbenga Jacobs. There was a viral sensation of their love during Olu Jacobs’ 80th birthday on the 11th of July. Their union is a sign that no matter how old you grow, you do not grow old in the eyes of the one you love. We love to see it!

2. Simi and Adekunle Gold

Simi and AG Baby who are both Singers and Songwriters are another enviable couple. They allegedly started dating in 2014, and despite several speculations online, they made it known in 2018. These two have been a private couple since the beginning, they had a private wedding in 2019 to which they invited just 300 guests. These two have constantly produced mesmerizing love songs together. In 2020, Simi released the popular Duduke music video where she announced the expectancy of their adorable daughter, Adejare who was birthed in May of 2020.

3. Bimpe Oyebade and Lateef Adedimeji

There were a lot of controversies about their relationship in the past, however, they denied having anything to do with each other. Not until they later announced that they were getting hitched. Their traditional wedding was on the 18th of December, 2021 while the Nikkah was on December 22, 2021. They revealed in an interview that they only started dating in 2021 and people had earlier mistook their friendship for a relationship due to their closeness. They are so cute!

4. Adesua Etomi and Banky Wellington

Adesua and Banky got married in 2017 not long after they featured as a couple in the award-winning movie, The Wedding Party. BankyW recently said it on his Instagram page that marrying Adesua was the second-best decision he made – The first was giving his life to Christ. They have a child together, Zaiah who they welcomed in January of 2021.

5. Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman

These two started out as friends and then featured in the popular soap opera, Tinsel.  According to them, the feelings started developing from there and they dated. This subsequently evolved into the beautiful marriage we see today. They have a 2-year-old son together, Kenon Iman Suleiman.

6. Etim Effiong and Toyosi

Popular Nollywood actor, Daniel Etim Effiong and his wife, Toyosi who is a TV producer got married in 2017. They had their first child in 2019 and their second child in 2021. They’re very popular for their cruise and bants on social media.

7. Akah and Claire Nnani

This cute duo dated for four years before getting married in 2019. They’re popular for making enthralling videos on social media. Likewise, they also have a YouTube channel where they share interesting and fun moments about their marriage. They have one daughter together.

8. Timi and Busola Dakolo


This beautiful couple have been married for 10 years. Timi is an R&B singer and music producer while Busola is a banker turned photographer. They got married in 2012 after dating for 2 years, and they have 3 beautiful children together. Alexander, Zoe, and Hallel Dakolo. Their Chemistry is one of a kind.

9. Stan Nze and Blessing Obasi

Stan Nze is an award-winning actor who was featured in the movie, Rattlesnake. Blessing is also a Nollywood actress. They got married in September 2021 after being together for five years. Blessing said that she fell in love with Stan in 2017. Although Stan revealed that celebrities’ breakups made him question his readiness for marriage, their marriage has been beautiful so far. People have made different comments about their union due to their age difference (Blessing is 43 and Stan is 32). Seeing their connection, this two have proven that age is just a number and we are here for it!

10. Temi otedola and Mr. Eazi

Even though this duo isn’t married yet, they never fail to prove to us that love is a beautiful thing. From spending quality time with the rest of the family to going on baecations. They share a podcast together where they go all lovey-dovey while sharing their views on different matters and some things about themselves. Mr. Eazi finally proposed to Temi on April 10, 2022, it was such a magical moment. He then released the song, Legalize. I guess he had to emphasize that he has finally put a ring on it, the song said it all!

This love thing go reach all of us. For now, let’s wish them all a beautiful life until eternity. 

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