Back then during the ’80s and ’90s, getting married at a young age was very common. In those days, women who are still single after reaching the age of 18 are made fun of.
In recent times, civilization has changed the narrative of getting married at a young age as most women get married in their 20s, some in their 30s.
In the entertainment industry, some celebrities got married before they clocked 20. Below are some Nigerian female celebrities who got married as teenagers.
#1. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde ( Got married at 18 years old)
Famous Nigerian actress, model, and movie producer, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is one of the movie stars that found love at a very young age. The mother of four got married to her pilot husband at the age of 18 but met each other at the age of 16. The beautiful actress had her first child at the teenage age of 19.
#2. Regina Daniels
Regina Daniels is a famous Nigerian actress, brand influencer, and fashionista. She is one of the actresses known to be married at a teenage age. The young movie star got married to a Nigerian businessman and politician, Ned Nwoko at the age of 19. Her marriage is blessed with a cute son.
#3. Shan George ( Got married at 16 years old)
Famous movie Shan George got married at the tender age of 16, she is blessed with two male children. The legendary Nigerian movie star is currently divorced and living as a single mother.
#4. Liz Benson ( Got married at 17 years old)
Elizabeth Benson Ameye is famously known as Liz Benson. She is one of the most talented actresses who thrilled in the ’90s. Liz Benson got married to her first husband, Samuel Gabriel Etim at the young age of 17. Her marriage with Samuel Etim ended after she lost him to death in her mid-twenties. She is currently married to Bishop Great Ameye. The 55-year-old actress is blessed with lovely children.
#5. Patience Ozokwor (Got married at the age of 19)
Veteran Nollywood actress Patience Ozokwor is one of the female Nollywood actresses who got married at a young age. The legendary actress got married at age 19. She has three biological children and five adopted ones who all bear her name.