List Of Top Nollywood Actors Who Married More Than One Wife


Like the average Nigerian man who wants a big family and would preferably choose to settle with more than one woman, the Nollywood counterparts are not left behind in nurturing such desires. 

We understand that marriage, generally is the union between two people, for monogamy while polygamy involves a man with more women. 

In the movie industry, some celebrities either from the Yoruba or Igbo speaking part  have chosen to settle with more than one woman in their lifetime, this may be due to divorce, others’ death, and some may be just for the pleasure of having more women to their beck and call. 

In this article, we would be looking at Nollywood actors who have been married to more than one women.

Yul Edochie

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie who has been married for over 17years to May Aligwe, and blessed with four lovely kids, sparked outrage after he announced the arrival of his son with his mistress turned second wife, Judy Moghalu on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Although the 40-year-old Nigerian actor’s announcement met a massive online resistance, the actor assuredly hailed his first wife as his first and original love. 

Tchidi Chikere

Nollywood actor cum filmmaker, Tchidi Chikere had his first marriage in his early years, which lasted for 11 years while his second to his colleague, Nuella Njibigbo which recently hit the rock lasted for only seven years. 

Segun Ogungbe 

Yoruba actor, Segun Ogungbe is married to two wives, Atinuke Ogungbe and Omowunmi Ajiboye and publicly celebrates them both sometimes. 

The actor has two children with his first wife, Atinuke, and also two children with Omowunmi who gave birth to the second boy on May 30th, 2020.

Taiwo Hassan

Veteran Yoruba actor, Taiwo Hassan aka Ogogo, is happily married to two beautiful wives, his first wife is called Mrs Taiwo Ajoke, while his second wife is known as Mrs Taibat Taiwo. 

Adebayo Salami

Veteran actor Adebayo Salami is married to two women, his first who he met in secondary school, Alhaja Risikat Ejide and his second wife, Nosimot who was introduced to him by his younger sister, according to the actor.