8 Nollywood Actors Who Met Their Partners On Set


Finding a life partner can sometimes be difficult. However, love can find us anywhere: in church, our workplace, school, or even in our neighborhood. 

For these ones we're going to be talking about today, love found them in their work environment (on movie set). Today, we are going to be talking about 8 Nollywood Actors who met their partners on movie set.

1. Ireti Doyle and Patrick Doyle

Patrick and Ireti actually met for the first time at an auditioning for "Jaded option".

After their first meeting, they built a cordial relationship which laid a solid foundation for their love relationship. They later got married and are blessed with six children.

2. Banky W and Adesua Etomi

Their love story started in 2015, though they didn't start a relationship immediately. They started dating in 2016, during the time they both starred in the block buster movie "The Wedding Party".

 They eventually got engaged in February 2017, and got married in November that same year. They recently had a child from the marriage.

3. Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighodaro

The duo met on set while shooting the popular soap opera - Tinsel, and later got married in 2015. They have a child together, but unfortunately, their marriage hit the rocks in 2016.

4. Olu Jacobs and Joke Silva

They have been married since 1989, and are one of the oldest couples in Nollywood. Olu Jacobs and his wife met in 1981 at the national theatre in Lagos.

5. Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh

Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh met on set of soap opera - Tinsel. They got married in August, 2014, and got married in 2015 after birthing their child the previous year. The marriage ended in a divorce in 2017.

6. Linda Ejiofor and Ibrahim Suleiman

The duo got married in 2018, 4 days after she announced her engagement publicly. They both appeared on Tinsel. They shared that they started as friends, but evolved into lovers as time went by. They welcomed their son in July, 2020.

7. Iyke Ikechukwu and Florence Uwaleke

They met on a movie set during the shooting of Tinsel where they played the role of husband and wife. The couple eventually got married in 2013, and has birthed two children since then. 

8. Nobert Young and Gloria Anozie

The couple met on a movie set and have been married for more than 18 years now.

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