Nigerian Celebrities That Married Their Husband When They Were Poor

It’s a popular culture in Nigeria for women to marry men who are rich and influential. However, these women decided to be different and they got married to their husbands when they were not rich.

* Anita Asuoha

Anita Afoke Asuoha, a Nigerian Comedienne popularly known as Real Warri Pikin married her husband Ikechukwu Asuoha when he had nothing.

Real Warri Pikin made it known some time ago that she married her husband when he was earning Thirty Thousand Naira Per month and he didn’t have a car.

But today, their story have changed as they are now Wealthy, their union has produced two kids. Recently, The couple announced they will be having their dream wedding. Read Here

*Juliet Okonkwo

Another woman on our list is Juliet Okonkwo, the wife of Emeka Okonkwo, popularly known as E-money.  There was a time when she made it known that her husband didn’t have any money when she married him.

She also revealed that her friends made hear of her because she abandoned Rich Lekki guys to marry Emeka Okonkwo who was then living in Ajegunle.

According to Juliet, her husband didn’t have enough money to pay their transportation fare after their traditional marriage, it was her Brother inlaw, Singer Kingsley Okonkwo professionally known as Kcee that gave them transport money.

The story of Emeka Okonkwo has changed now, He’s currently one of the richest Businessman in Nigeria.

*Ebere Iyiegbu

Another popular Nigerian woman who married her husband when he was still poor is Ebere Iyiegbu, Obi Cubana’s wife.

According to Obi Cubana, he met his wife when he was staying in a room that he rented with his friends. They began dating when Obi Cubana was not rich and popular.

Obi Cubana is currently one of the richest Businessmen in Nigeria. He Flaunts his wife on social media like no man’s Business and takes her around the world for vacation.

These women stayed with their husbands when they had almost nothing. They stood by them until they became very successful. They are currently reaping the fruits of their labour.

Young ladies should learn from these women who saw potential for greatness in the men they married. Ladies who are aspiring to Marry Should settle with a man that has bright future. Don’t look down on their current financial status.




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