5 Nigerian celebrity couples that will make you want to fall in love.

Deborah Dan-Awoh

Nollywood star couples Adesua Etomi and Banky W or music power couple Simi and Adekunle Gold constant display of love can make you a hopeless romantic.

Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman

Love is a beautiful thing, and many celebrities in Nigeria offer the perfect love inspirational romance stories that leave us cooing and screaming God when?

While there are good enough records of couple relationships gone sour and some breakfast stories too, a few Nollywood couples and music artists like Adesua and Banky W or Simi and Adekunle Gold remain our forever couple goals.

Ultimately, these popular Nigerian couples have constantly swept the internet off its feet with mind-blowing displays of affection.

So, who are they? Let's look at a list of five Nigerian celebrities who make falling in love look easy.

Adesua and Banky w

1. Adesua and Banky W

Like the beginning of every love story, Banky W-Nigerian RnB Singer, Actor and businessman, Banky W met his forever lover, Nollywood actress Adesua Etomi on social media. 

Banky W and the beautiful Adesua officially started their relationship in 2015 but kept it under wraps. It was until they became engaged in 2017 that the public got wind of their romance.

Funny enough, the couple starred in the box office hit film of 2016, "The Wedding party", where they played couples. Looking back at the time of their engagement and wedding, it was the talk of the town.

The cute couple recently celebrated their 4th anniversary last November and welcomed their son Zaiah in January 2021.

Banky W and his wife Adesua Etomi Wellington share a heartwarming bond that will leave you beaming with smiles.

Timi and Busola Dakolo

2. Timi and Busola Dakolo

Popular singers Timi Dakolo and Busola Dakolo are another inspiration for love.

Their love story began in 2010 at House on the Rock ministry. They started as friends. Fast forward to 2012, the pair said yes to forever. Ever since then, their marriage has blossomed into a family of five.

The "Iyawo mi" singer Timi has never failed to profess his undying love for Busola, and we love it!

Both parties have proven to be faithful and loyal in the face of controversies, especially during Busola's reveal of rape ordeal with Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA.

Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman

3. Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman

Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman share an enviable bond of love. The couple are both in the Nollywood industry, and both starred in the long-running MNet TV series, "Tinsel"- Linda played the role of "Bimpe Adekoya".

Here is a love story with an unusual twist- Ibrahim, in an interview, said he never believed he would end up with Linda. In his words, she (Linda) was "out of my league" little did he know that Linda had fallen head over heels in love.

On November 8, 2018, the love birds got married in a lavish wedding with Linda Ejiofor's best friend, Adesua Etomi, serving as her maid of honour.

Linda and Ibrahim announced the birth of their son in July 2020 and have continued to wax stronger in love.


Simi and Adekunle Gold

4. Simi and Adekunle Gold

This list won't be complete without mentioning the adorable Adekunle Gold and Simi, who were together for six years before they eventually married in January 2019, secretly.

A match made in heaven, Simi and Adekunle give the soul mate relationship vibe. Both artists have consistently "slayed" in music and proven that romantic love stories exist.

Their marriage was held away from the prying eyes of the media with close friends and family members of the couple in attendance.

Mr and Mrs Kosoko (Simi and Adekunle Gold) welcomed their lovely daughter, Adejare Kosoko, in June 2020.

Prior to Simi tying the knot with Adekunle Gold, fans had rumoured there was a love triangle between Falz, Adekunle and Simi.

Also, this power couple of the industry has featured each other in hit songs, such as; By You, Promise, No Forget, among others.

Adekunle Gold and Simi celebrated their third anniversary with heartfelt captions to each other on Instagram last year.

Finke Akindele and JJ Skillz

5. Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz

Multi-talented power couple Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz need no introduction as they are arguably the number 1 influential celebrity couples in the industry.

Although they have maintained a low profile when it comes to their family, the love birds still steal our attention with occasional “neck pressing” pictures and videos.

JJ Skillz disclosed that they met during the first production of Jenifa’s Diary.

Their love story is like a match made in heaven as JJC Skillz said he dreamt that he married the actress in 2012, Funke Akindele and decided to pursue the dream into reality.

The Nollywood actress and filmmaker Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Rasheed’ JJC Skillz’ Bello, got married in a secret wedding ceremony in London on August 23, 2016.

Last year they celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary in matching outfits. Funke Akindele and JJSkillz welcomed their twin babies in December 2018.