Funke Akindele and Mercy Aigbe
Love is a beautiful thing, and he who finds a partner finds a good thing, but sadly some marriages don’t last and celebrities are not left out in this experience.
It might be due to compatibility issues, family issues or any other problem.
The end of one’s marriage is not the end of the world, as these talented actresses have rose high above the stigma like a phoenix from the ashes of despair.
Kemi Filani News brings to you a list of popular talented and beautiful Nollywood Actresses who are divorcees.
Some are also blessed with kids and still raising their kids as a single mother, and living happily.
Although married with kids, Funke Akindele’s first marriage crashed after 413 days! The actress broke the news in 2013 by releasing a press statement to that effect through her spokesperson confirming the end of her marriage to Businessman cum Politician Alhaji Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof thereby putting a rest to the various speculations that had made the rounds in the short week since ex-hubby Kehinde Oloyede let out the break-up bombshell via his Facebook page.
Just like Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham has re-married and her new home blossoms like a rose in the garden.
Toyin Abraham met her former husband, Adeniyi Johnson 2012 on set of one of her movies, they took interest in each other and ended up marrying each other a year after.
It was a blissful marriage and every thing looked perfect. But the truth was that things were not as perfect as they seem. Not long after, the marriage began to show some cracks and it became unbearable and within a year and six months into their marriage, they were already singing a song of divorce. There were lots of controversies over the reasons of the broken marriage of Toyin and Adeniyi. It was alleged that Toyin accused Adeniyi of cheating and temporarily left him, she came back after a few months claiming everything was back to normal, with pictures of them together on social media, just to have him cheat once more and was caught in the act by Toyin which lead to the final separation.
The mother of 4, veteran Actress Ngozi Ezeonu, divorced her husband, Mr Edwin Ezeonu in the year 2013 and till today she is still doing fine without him.
Kate Henshaw was married to Roderick James Nuttal but their marriage crumbled after 12 years. She is still a single mother till date.
Mercy Aigbe was married to a Nigeria hotelier, Lanre Gentry and their marriage produced 2 children. Though the former couple are not fully divorced, but are no longer together.
Nigeria actress and business woman, Chika Ike was formerly married to Tony Eberiri but the marriage crashed in 2013.
Actress Ini Edo and beauty model, was formerly married to Philip Ehiagwina in 2008 but the marriage crashed in 2014 on accusations of domestic violence and cheating. She is still single and might be searching.
Light skinned beauty, Tonto Dikeh a well know talented Nigerian actress, model and singer made the list also as she was formerly married to Churchill but the marriage crashed in 2016 after producing a son. She seem to enjoy it been a single mother as she is proudly training her cute son alone.
Media girl and social media influencer, Toke Makinwa‘s married Maje Ayida in 2014 and the marriage crashed 2 years later.
She had on March 9, 2016, asked the court to dissolve the marriage on the grounds that the husband committed adultery.
Justice Morenike Obadina, while delivering judgment held that Ayida filed an answer to the petition but did not give oral evidence in support of it.
She said that the position of the law was settled as pleadings did not amount to evidence.
She ruled: “Pleadings on which no evidence was led are deemed abandoned. Therefore, Ayida’s evidence is deemed abandoned.
“The effect being that the petitioner’s evidence is unchallenged and not controverted.’’
The judge said the issue of cruelty which the petitioner (Makinwa) relied on was established because of the “mental and emotional stress” she was subjected to by her husband.
She said that Makinwa had sufficiently proven that the husband committed adultery and continued to flaunt his adulterous relationships even to her face.
Obadina further said, “I hold that the marriage has broken down on grounds of intolerable behaviour.
“I hereby pronounce a `Decree Nisi’ dissolving the marriage between Makinwa and Ayida which was administered at the Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Jan. 15, 2014.
“The order Nisi shall become absolute three months from today unless within that period sufficient cause is shown why it should not be made absolute.”