In Africa, it is common to see men getting married to women they are older than. In cases where it is different from the norm, eyebrows are raised as people give their unsought opinions.
As rare as this may be in Africa, there are some women who have taken the bull by the horn and married men who are younger than them but they love.
In fact, some Nigerian celebrities fall in this category. Amazingly, some have been married to their younger spouses for decades and they have a happy family to show for it.
1. Lola Omotayo and Peter Okoye
47-year-old Lola Omotayo got married to her 40-year-old husband Peter Okoye after dating for eight years. The couple got married in 2013 and have two children together.
2. Blessing Jessica Obasi and Stan Nze
The 42-year-old actress got married to her 32-year-old husband who is also an actor. The couple tied the knot in September 2021.
3. Kaffy and Papi Jameh
The 41-year old dancer and her 33-year-old drummer husband have been married since 2012. The couple is blessed with two lovely children.
4. Anita Joseph and Fisayo Olagunju
The 36-year-old actress tied the knot with her 28-year-old hypeman husband called MC Fish. The couple tied the knot on February 14, 2020.
5. Deola and Dare Art Alade
The 39-year-old singer and his wife who is his business partner have been married for 15 years with two children together. Dare’s wife is eight years older than the musician.
In conclusion, these women have helped others to understand that age shouldn’t be the reason why they deny themselves a happily-ever-after.