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Toyin Abraham, Funke Akindele, Mide Martins and other Yoruba actresses whose husbands are also actors

With the glitz, glamour, public recognition and fame that comes with acting, it’s no surprise that a husband and wife will take up such profession.

We have seen couples who are into same profession, like Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers, etc…

In the Nollywood movie industry, we have actresses whose husbands are also into acting. And yes, they complement each other as they have understanding about the demands of their career

Kemi Filani News brings to you, some Yoruba actresses whose husbands are also acting.

Funke Akindele

Jenifa’s diary star, Funke Akindele Bello has gained a good reputation for herself in the Nollywood movie industry.

The A-list script interpreter is currently married to Abdul Rasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz. JJC Skillz is into acting and music.

 JJC Skillz featured in Jenifa’s Diary. This celebrity couple is blessed with twin boys who they welcomed in December 2018 after over two years of their private wedding in London in May 2016.

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JJC Skillz is Funke’s second husband.

Toyin Abraham

Toyin is married to Kolawole Ajeyemi who is also a Nollywood actor. Just like Funke, Kola is sToyin’s second husband as she was married to Adeniyi Johnson who is also an actor before their messy divorce.

Toyin reportedly had her wedding introduction to Kolawole in July 2019.

Seyi Edun

Up and coming Yoruba actress, Seyi Edun has been the focus of public gossip lately due to her marriage to Adeniyi Johnson, the ex-husband of Toyin Abraham.

Seyi Edun walked down the aisle with Nollywood actor, Adeniyi Johnson in 2018. This is after his marriage to Toyin crashed.

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Bukola Awoyemi- Arugba

Nollywood actress, Bukola Awoyemi came into limelight with her main role in the movie titled ‘Arugba’ directed by Tunde Kelani. Since then, she is popularly known as ‘Arugba’.

Bukola Awoyemi Arugba is happily married to another Nollywood actor, Damola Olatunji, a union which started in a controversial way. Damola Olatunji was formerly married to UK based, Raliat Abiodun Sobowale, a marriage which only lasted for a year.

Bukola Awoyemi said “I do” to Damola Olatunji after the birth of their twin children, a boy and a girl in 2015.

Mide Martins

Yoruba actress and daughter of Late veteran actress, Funmi Martins is happily married to Afeez Owo with real name, Afeez Abiodun who is also a script interpreter.

Others include;

Yewande Adekoya

Esther Kalejaye

Bukola Adekogbe

Moji Afolayan

Peju Ogunmola

Fausat Balogun- Madam Saje

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