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Five Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Married Women Older Than Them

In the African culture, a man marrying a woman older than him is considered ‘abnormal’ and often raises derogatory comments from critics.

However, there are some Nigerian celebrities who have waved the aforementioned African notion and married women who are older than them, proving that age is just a number, and what matters most is maturity and intelligence.

In this article, Naija News highlights five popular Nigerian celebrities who decided to walk down the aisle with much older women.

1.  Peter Okoye And Lola Omotayo: The marriage of Nigerian singer Peter Okoye and Lola Omotayo, has continued to wax strong since 2013 despite their age difference.

Omotayo, who celebrated her 50th birthday in September 2022 is 9 years older than her husband, who also turned 41 in November 2022.

Peter Okoye

2. Anita Joseph and MC Fish: Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph, sparked mixed reactions online when she announced her wedding to popular hypeman and socialite, Fisayo Michael Olagunju popularly known as MC Fish.

Despite their age difference, the couple always seizes every opportunity to display their lovey-dovey moments on social media.

While Anita is 37 years old, her husband is 29 and this does not stop the curvy actress from loving and respecting MC Fish.

Anita Joseph and MC Fish

Anita Joseph and MC Fish

3. Kaffy and Joseph Ameh: The union of Nigerian dancer, Kaffy and Joseph Ameh was the favourite of many fans before it crashed in January 2022.

The couple got married in 2012 when Kaffy was 33 years old while Joseph was 25 and they are blessed with two kids.

Kaffy and Joseph Ameh

Kaffy and Joseph Ameh

4. Stan Nze and Blessing Jessica Obasi: The Nollywood stars tied the knot in 2021 and one would not know Blessing is older than her husband with the care and love they show each other.

The Nollywood actress is ten years older than her husband. While Blessing is 43 years old, Stan is 33.

Stan Nze and Blessing Jessica Obasi

Stan Nze and Blessing Jessica Obasi

5. Mike Edwards and Perri Shakes-Drayton: Former Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ Housemate and professional athlete, Mike Edwards got married to British Olympian, Perri in 2019.

Perri will be 34 on December 21, 2022, while her husband, Mike Edwards clocked 32 in July 2022.

Mike Edwards and Perri Shakes-Drayton

Mike Edwards and Perri Shakes-Drayton

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