10 Nollywood Couples Who Met On Set

You can find your better half anywhere especially places you don’t expect. Nonetheless, people get so caught up in work most times that they forget to make human interactions geared towards marriage and long term goals sometimes.

Relatiosnship is fun if you could be at work and still meet the love of your life and live happily ever after. Seems like a fairy tale. But it actually isn’t.

Nollywood stars, just like their foreign contemporaries in Hollywood have met on set and started a relationships that led to marriage.


Here are 10 of many Nigerian couples who met first while shooting a movie;

#1. Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighodaro

Gbenro and Osas were both cast members on popular Africa Magic TV show, Tinsel. They got engaged in 2014. Gbenro played the role of Soji and Osas was Adanna on the show. They got married almost a year later in the United States.

Image: Kemi Filani

Photo: Kemi Filani


#2. Gloria Anozie and Norbert Young

In an interview conducted by Vanguard, Gloria Anozie attributed her marriage to the fact that she was seeing her husband very often. The duo got married in 2002 and still waxing strong till date.

Image: Tribe and Elan

Photo: Tribe and Elan


#3. Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite

Tinsel apparently is such a love nest because Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite also met on the show. They played the roles of Kwame Mensah and Telema Duke respectively. They got married in 2015.

Image: Kwaku David Photography

Photo: Kwaku David Photography


#4. Isaac and Nneka Moses

Isaac and Nneka Moses met on the set of a movie in 1996 and have looked so damn good on each other ever since. They look alike all the time we see them on their culture and tourism show, Goge Africa.

Image: UCSC

Photo: UCSC


#5. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

No way we would have left the real relationship goals that Olu and Joke give us all the time. Olu met his beautiful wife at the casting of a Wole Soyinka novel – Jero’s Metamorphosis at the National Theatre and they’ve been living happily ever after since then.

Image: WeddingDigestNaija

Photo: WeddingDigestNaija


#6. Iyke Okechukwu and Florence Uwaleke

Image: Casis Blog

Photo: Casis Blog


#7. Chacha Eke and Austin Faani

Chacha Eke got married to her scriptwriter cum director husband, Austin Faani. They met on the set of ‘When Kings Decide’  in 2013.

Image: My Bio Hub

Photo: My Bio Hub


#8. Iretiola and Patrick Doyle

Ireti and Patrick Doyle met her husband while working at the production company as a part-time staff. Patrick Doyle who is a veteran broadcaster was Ireti’s boss at that time and one thing led to another and here they are. They have beautiful children and look so good together.

Image: Judith Audu

Photo: Judith Audu


#9. Tchidi Chikere and Nuella Njugbigbo

The couple met on set and got married amidst lots of controversies on March 29, 2014. Tchidi is a movie director and Nuella is an actress.

Image: African Spotlight

Photo: African Spotlight

#10 Saheed Balogun And Fathia Balogun

Though this two are no longer married, they initially met on set in the 90’s and they had three kids together before ending their marriage. This is one of few Nollywood marriages which wasn’t successful.

Image result for saheed balogun and fathia balogun

Photo: Qed.ng

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