This article is a compilation of Popular Nollywood Actresses who got marriage a very young age. Early marriage is one of the most important factor our lives. In Nigeria in the 80s and 90s, early marriage was celebrated.
Its obvious that things are changing rapidly because in the olden days ( 70s, 80s and 90s ) ; the pride of a family is to see their daughter marry at an early age.
In those days, if a woman is not married after the age of 18, she automatically becomes the talk of the town. Her peers will begin to make jest of her. This tradition is still in existence especially on the Northern part of the country. Although it Seem to have reduced in the southern part of Nigeria.
Nigeria movie industry has produced prolific Actresses over the years and some of them went into early marriage.
We have carefully compiled the list of our famous Nollywood Actresses who got married in early stage of their life.
In Nigerian entertainment, some Celebrities actually got married as teenagers.
1. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (Age of marriage)
Movie star, Model, Director and producer, Omotola toys this list of Nollywood actresses that got married at an early age.
She found the love of her life Ekeinde at the age of 16, they remained together for some years before their marriage. Omotola Jalade who is a mother of four got married at the age of 18 years and successively gift married the year after her marriage . Her marriage has remained strong till date. Her husband is successful Pilot.
2. Shane George ( Marriage Age)
The current mother of two Shane George is one of the Nollywood Actresses that got married in her teen.
No doubt her beauties the movie industry when during her time in acting.
Shane fell in love with her husband who didn’t hesitate to tie the knot with her. Shane George got married at the age of 16. Though she married at tender year, but she didn’t remain in her marriage due to marital issues which led to her divorce.
3. Regina Daniels (Age of marriage)
Trendy Nollywood beauty goddess Regina daniels is among the Nollywood Actresses that got married in an early age.
Regina daniels marriage caused an uproar on social media after she got marrked to her billionaire husband Ned Nwoko. She started off as a child actress in Nollywood, her beauty and talent spoke for her as she rose to fame in 2019. Regina daniels married to her Lover at the age of 19 years. She is currently blessed with a cute baby boy named Moon . Regina Daniels is among the Nigerian celebrities who got married as teenagers.
4. Liz Benson (Age of marriage)
Star actress of the 90s Elizabeth Benson of a famous actress who we loved while growing up. I can remember when my aunt used to call her the best actress alongside Eukaria Anunobi. She got married at an early age to her first husband Mr Gabriel Etim. At the age of 17 years . She later remarried after the death of her husband to her current husband Bishop Ameye. The veteran actress is blessed with many children.
5. Patience Ozokwor (Age of Marriage)
Popular Nollywood actress Patience Ozokwor who is known as Mama G. She Has acted in many movies. The beautiful actress gave birth at a very young age. Patience tied the knot at the Age of 19. She is happily blessed with may children.