Things are changing, having children outside wedlock before was a very shameful thing.
Meanwhile, early marriage is considered a thing of prestige, however, below are the five Nollywood actresses who have grown-up children in both of the categories mentioned above
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji, Veteran actress, has a beautiful daughter named Chimebuka.
According to reports, The ‘Lionheart’ actress had the 26-year-old lady at age 17.
Genevive to an extent shielded her daughter from the media. When seen together, fans often mistook Chimebuka and her actress mother for sisters.
Speaking on the conception of her child, the thespian said her world came crashing down at the age of 17.
“The pregnancy was seven months gone before my Catholic mum discovered it. She couldn’t believe it,” she said. Genevive revealed that she didn’t believe it at first.
“The only time I believed it was when I saw it in a scan. Seven months! And I saw it’s in there and I said, “Okay, it’s true!” I was like, “Oh, it’s like some disease….” I think I was harder.
According to the award-winning actress, her Catholic mum discovered the pregnancy.
“She discovered it for me and it was too late, we couldn’t do anything and we’re Catholics and I’m glad I didn’t do anything funny really.”
The actress’s daughter, Chimebuka got married in 2016 in Imo State to her boyfriend, Prince Osi Chigozie Ihediwa. Several celebrities were present at the ceremony. Chimebuka is the CEO of NAJ makeup school.
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2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola is another beautiful actress who is a proud mother of four grown up children, two boys, and two girls despite her youthful look.
Jalade married Captain Matthew Ekeinde in 1996 at the age of 18 and together, they have Princess, M.J, Meraiah and Michael. Her first daughter Princess bagged a Masters’s degree from Middlesex University Dubai on the 23 March 2022. Her second daughter Meraih is an influencer.
3. Omoni Oboli
Omoni Oboli, award winning producer and Nollywood actress, In the early 2000s, in her 21 years of marriage, they has been blessed with three handsome sons. Omoni Oboli children are Tobe, Gonzi and Chizi Omoni who graduated New York Film Academy met and married Doctor Nnamdi Oboli in 2000.
4. Iyabo Ojo
Iyabo Ojo, Nollywood actress and reality TV star, is a mother of two grown-up children, Priscilla Ajoke Ojo, who is an Instagram influencer, and Felix Ojo, and she never ceases to flaunt them on social media.
Iyabo took a break from pursuing her career when she married a Lagos-based movie marketer in 1999 at 21.
She gave birth to her son and daughter (born in 1999 and 2001 respectively), but she’s now divorced from their father.
The star actress who recently turned 44 was celebrated by her children.
5. Eniola Ajao
Eniola Ajao, Popular Yoruba movie actress, recently expressed her pride as a mother on her son, Daniel’s 20th birthday. Taking to her official Instagram page, The movie star announce to her fans and colleagues that her child has now clocked 20.
When fans saw the pictures of the actress and her son at first they thought it was a prewedding shoot not until the actress announce to her fans and colleagues that her child has now clocked 20.