Last Month, the popularity of Teen Actress, Regina Daniels Skyrocketed as most entertainment blogs became engrossed with her alleged marriage to a 59 year old man identified as Ned Nwoko.
While so many fans frowned at the act, others lauded the actress for seemingly securing her future/destiny by getting wedded into riches. Others were also of the view that love goes deeper than ages (In so far they are old enough).
While Regina Daniels’ case generated clout, they are other similar cases of some young beautiful Nigerians that married a much older man, for convenience.
Photos of Adams Oshiomhole, late Tony Anenih, Razak Okoya, Chief Emmanuel Iwanyanwu and other socialites and politicians who married women young enough to be their daughters and in some cases, grandchildren, have been dug out.
This means the act of marrying for a better life didn’t start with Regina Daniels and it will not end with her.
More young ladies will still marry much older men for better lives especially as the economy in Nigeria gets harder.
Most of the ladies frolicking with elderly men have always claimed to be doing it for love but the society seems to disagree.
Below are photos of five Ladies who got married under similar circumstance.
The former Governor of Edo State surprised many when he brought home his beautiful foreign wife and their love has blossomed ever since.
Chief Rasaq, 78, and Sade got married in 1999 when Sade was just 22 years old when she got married to the Billionaire, and their union has lasted for two decades and counting !! Love is sweet !
Although now estranged, their marriage was the talk-of-the-town and everyone wondered what a very young ex-beauty queen would be doing with a man who is 35 years older than her.
The wedding held between Dabota and Prince Sunny Aku in Lagos at the Oriental hotel in 2014 with a few dignitaries including the then governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, present.
Nigerian politician, diplomat and lawyer, Bianca, the winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 1988 Pageant, In 1989, it was revealed that Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu was dating former Biafran president and Ikemba of Nnewi Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, a political associate of her father who was over thirty years older than her. She married the former Biafran president in a lavish wedding ceremony in Abuja.
Chief Iwuanyanwu married Frances Chinonyerem Enwerem in 2014, the daughter of one of his late wife’s close friends, on Saturday September 14th (traditional wedding) in Owerri, Imo State. At the time of their wedding, the Billionaire Chief was 72 years old while his bride was 26