Top 8 Yoruba Nigerian Celebrities Whose Marriages Crashed In 2023, Number 4 Will Surprise You

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Amidst the success of numerous celebrity marriages in Nigeria, there have unfortunately been instances of shocking divorces, leaving fans surprised and often speculating on the reasons behind these high-profile breakups.

1. Bolanle Ninalowo: In a September Instagram post, Ninalowo left many fans speechless by announcing the end of his 17-year marriage to his wife, Bunmi. The actor stated that the separation was in the best interest of everyone involved.

2. Yomi Gold: Yoruba Nollywood actor and producer, Yomi Alore, widely known as Yomi Gold, revealed the dissolution of his second marriage with his wife, Meenah, in January 2023.

Taking responsibility for the marriage breakdown, the movie star described his wife as a good person while announcing the split.

3. BRed: Nigerian singer Adebayo Adeleke, popularly known as BRed, saw his marriage to Faith Johnson come to an end in June amid allegations of domestic violence and infidelity.

4. Wunmi Toriola: In January, the movie star took to Instagram to announce the end of her marriage, debunking allegations of violence during the course of the union.

In a recent interview with New Telegraph, Wunmi revealed that her marriage ended because her ex-husband consistently used her fame against her during arguments.

5. Isreal DMW: Davido’s Logistics Manager, Israel Afeare, commonly known as Isreal DMW, announced the termination of his marriage with his wife, Sheila Courage, in a November Instagram post.

Israel DMW disclosed that Sheila left their home on August 8, 2023, despite his considerable support and acts of generosity throughout their marriage.

6. Stella Damasus:  Veteran Nollywood actress Stella Damasus confirmed the end of her third marriage to movie producer Daniel Ademinokan in October. Stella revealed that she discovered the termination of the union on YouTube, mentioning that Ademinokan has moved on with another lady.

The news of their dissolved marriage surprised many fans, especially considering that when things were going well, the couple frequently engaged in public displays of affection.

7. Faridah Sobowale: Lagos socialite Farida grabbed headlines in August when news of her attempted suicide surfaced online. The incident occurred at the Third Mainland Bridge, and it was linked to the breakdown of her two-month-old marriage to Demola Odulaja, allegedly due to issues of infidelity.

Odulaja, in an interview with Yoruba social commentator ArewaTopeFamous, asserted that Sobowale’s promiscuous behavior was the reason the marriage came to an end.

8. Damola Olatunji: Yoruba Nollywood actress Bukola Awoyemi, popularly known as Arugba, parted ways with her ‘husband’ and colleague Damola Olatunji, citing alleged infidelity as the reason, though Olatunji denied the accusation.

In an Instagram announcement of their separation, Bukola stated that she was never married to Damola but clarified that they share children together..

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