4 Nigerian Celebrities Who’ve Known Each Other for long time and Ended Up getting married


Sometimes the love of our life was right under our nose these whole time and we weren't aware of it or it wasn't just the right moment. There are couples who stayed friends after getting married, but they’re also times when long-time familiarity and friendship end up becoming loving partners years later. In reality, we never feel more comfortable than when we are surrounded by our friends.



Temisblog has come up with a list of 4 well endowed Nigerian couples who actually ended up being lovers after years of knowing each other.



Celebrities who were Best friends before getting married

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Olu Jacob and Joke Silvia
2face Idibia And Annie Idibia
Adekunle Gold and Simi
Tunde and Wunmi Obe

2face Idibia And Annie Idibia


What is so romantic about this couple is that 2face ended up marrying the lady he used for his popular video for his biggest song till date 'Africa Queen'. Annie first met 2face at Even Ezra Music Studio when she was just 15-years-old. They started dating and her 16th birthday, 2face showed off his boyfriend’s status by paying bus fares for all her friends. 2face and Annie started dating in 2004.

In 2012, 2face proposed to Annie on Valentine’s Day, a move which stirred her to tears when it happened as she was not expecting it. Since they got married in Dubai on  23rd of March 2013, the pair has continued to grow strong in love.


Olu Jacob and Joke Silvia


The iconic couple who have been married for 30 years met at Nigeria’s independence celebration in 1981. After three years of friendship,  the lovebirds started courting in 1984 and tied the knot in 1985. Unlike nowadays Nollywood stars that marriages get caught in one controversy or the other Olu Jacob and Joke  Silvia union is something worth emulating.


Tunde and Wunmi Obe


Nigerian Musician couples, Tunde and Wunmi Obe celebrated their 21st anniversary of their wedding on the 25th of June 2021. Wunmi met Tunde when she became part of the Unilag band at age of 19. The two became friends and study paddies during their time at the University of Lagos. After graduation,  members of the band went their separate ways but Tunde and Wunmi sticked together, and from best friends, they transformed into being husband and wife.


Adekunle Gold and Simi


Simi met Adekunle Gold met in 2013 on facebook when she was still a gospel singer and Adekunle was a Photoshop Guru. According to Simi, they met in person in 2013 at Bogobiri House Ikoyi where she had gone to perform. They both got married in a private wedding ceremony on the 9th of January 2019. It was later made known they have been besties for 5 years before they got married.

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