The Nigerian entertainment industry has produced a lot of beautiful women who have established worldwide recognition and fame. But unfortunately, some of these Nigerian female celebrities are still single even though most of them have exceeded 40 years old. Some have never been married while some divorced their partners and currently living single. In this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nigerian celebrities that are above 40 years and still single.
1. Seyi Shay
The 29 Year old Nigerian based English singer, songwriter, stage performer and recording artist is still very eligible to spinsters out there. Seyi Shay is a famous Nigerian female musician who was born and raised in the United Kingdom. The 29 Year old Nigerian based singer and songwriter who started her music career in United Kingdom is currently single. Seyi Shay who sings fluently in English Language has been described by many as the best English vocalist in Nigerian music world.
She was born on 21st December 1985 in Tottenham, London in the United Kingdom. She is currently 33 years old. Her mother is from the northern part of Nigeria while her father is from the south western part of Nigeria. She grew up in a religious setting family. Seyi Shay attended Command High School in Maryland, Lagos, Nigeria.
After which she went back to London in United Kingdom to complete her university studies. Her interest in music was influenced by members of her household. Seyi Shay started singing and performing on stage at the age of 14 years old. Seyi Shay is currently single.
2. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji the red carpet goddess and top Nollywood actress is still single. She has not just made Nigeria proud but has also crossed over to Hollywood. Although she is a single mother but she is still very single. Genevieve Nnaji has a killer body and her legs are just super hot. She was born on 3rd May 1979 in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently 40 years old.
She is the fourth child in a family of eight children. She was brought up in a middle class environment. Her father worked as an engineer while her mother worked as a teacher in Lagos State. She attended Methodist Girls College Yaba, before heading onto the University of Lagos to study Theatre Arts. In 1998, she joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) professionally and started acting movies at the age of 19 years old. Genevieve Nnaji is currently single.
3. Rukky Sanda
33-year old Nollywood actress and producer Rukky Sanda is one lady who has made her mark in Nollywood and is said to be one of the richest actresses in Nollywood. She was born on 23rd August 1984 in Ikorodu, Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. She is currently 33 years old. She is a Muslim by religion. She was born in a polygamous family.
Her father married many wives. Rukky Sanda is originally from Ikorodu, Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. She is very beautiful, creative, gifted, skillful and talented. She completed both her primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, Rukky Sanda proceeded to Lagos State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance in 2007. In 2004, Rukky Sanda joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) while still a student of Lagos State University. Rukky Sanda is currently single.
4. Chidinma Ekile
Chidinma Ekile is a famous Nigerian female musician who became famous after winning the third season of MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010. Chidinma Ekile has an effortless beauty and also has a stunning body that makes everything she wears look good on her.
She has beautiful eyes, gorgeous lips and charming personality. She has been regarded as one of the most beautiful female celebrity in Nigeria. She has been rumored to be in a romantic relationship with Nigerian famous musician Flavour. But the truth is the fact that she is still single and not yet married.
She was born on 2nd May 1991 in Ketu, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 28 years old. She started singing at the age of 6 years old. She is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but was born and bred in Lagos where her parents reside till date. She became famous after winning the MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2010. Chidinma Ekile is currently single.
5. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh is a famous Nollywood actress and has been described as the most controversial actress in Nigeria. Tonto Dikeh was is currently in her late 30s was formerly married but later divorced her husband and right now she is currently single. She currently has a son with her ex-husband whom she is taking care of as a single mother. Her bold attitude, daring roles and attires makes her a male fantasy. She has been rumored to have had several relationships which didn’t work out for her.
She was born on 9th June, 1985 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 34 years old. She is originally from Ikwerre tribe in River State, Nigeria. She was born into the family of 8 children and lost her mother at the age of 3 years old. She is the 3rd child in the family. She has 5 siblings from her mother and 2 siblings from her step-mother.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, Tonto Dikeh proceeded to River State University of Science and Technology and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Petrochemical Engineering. In 2005, she contested and won the TV reality show called “The Next Movie Star”. Tonto is currently single.
6. Tiwa Savage
Tiwa Savage is a famous Nigerian female singer and was the first lady in Mavin Records. Tiwa Savage who was formerly married but currently single after divorcing her husband due to domestic violence and several misunderstanding which could not be resolved. Tiwa Savage is currently one of the most controversial female celebrities in Nigeria. She has been reported several times to be in a romantic relationship with Wizkid, a report which earned her a lot of criticism.
She was born on 5th February 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria and relocated to United Kingdom at the age of 11 years old. She is currently 39 years old. She is originally from Isale Eko in Lagos Island, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is a graduate of Business Administration from the University of Kent and Berkeely Music School, both in the United Kingdom. Tiwa Savage is currently single.
7. Rita Dominic
Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha popularly known Rita Dominic as is a famous Nigerian award winning actress. In 2012 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The 43 year old Nollywood star isn’t looking a bit her age and isn’t slowing down either, as she is one of the richest female celebrities in Nigeria.
She was born on 12th July, 1975 in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 43 years old. She is the youngest child in a family of four siblings. Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal family of Waturuocha of Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo State, Nigeria. Her late parents were medical practitioners. Her father was a medical doctor and her mother was a nursing officer.
After her primary school education, Rita Dominic attended Federal Government College in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria and obtains her West African Senior School Certificate. After which she proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. In 1998, she joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in her first movie “A Time to Kill” a movie that brought her to limelight. Rita Dominic is currently single.
8. Cossy Orjiakor
Cossy Orjiakor who is popularly known as queen of boobs and buts is a famous Nollywood actress and producer. Cossy orjiakor who is currently in her late 30s is single and has no plan of settling down yet. Cossy Orjiakor who is a master degree holder in business Administration and a stunt businesswoman who is doing well for herself in business. Cossy Orjiakor is a Nigerian actress, singer, producer and a video vixen.
She came to limelight after featuring in a music video by Obesere. She is also controversially known for showing off her large bosoms at social events and music videos. She was born on 16th October 1983 in Anambra State, Nigeria and currently 35 years old. In 2015, she produced her first film, Power girls, under her production company Playgirl pictures. She graduated with a second class upper in Accounting and Management at the University of Nigeria Nsukka and obtained a master’s degree from Lagos State University (LASU). Cossy Orjiakor is currently single.
9. Yemi Alade
Yemi Alade is a famous Nigerian Afro pop singer, songwriter, vocalist, recording artiste, stage performer and a model. She was born on 13th March 1989 in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but grew up in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 30 years old. Her father’s name is James Alade, he is from Yoruba origin while her mother’s name is Helen Uzoma, she is from Igbo origin.
Yemi Alade is the fifth child in a family of seven children. She attended St Saviour British Primary School and Victory Grammar School both in Lagos, Nigeria for her primary and secondary school education. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Yemi Alade attended Federal University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography.
Yemi Alade became famous after releasing her hit single “Johnnie” which was produced by Sele Bobo and directed by Clarence Peters. The music video has generated over 100 million views on YouTube and has been regarded as the only music video by a Nigerian to attain such height. Yemi Alade is currently single.
10. Chika Ike
Chika Ike is a popular Nollywood actress who has also done very well for herself. She is also a business woman, she owns a state of the art boutique in Abuja and boasts of a high list of clientele. She was married before but presently it’s not the case, because she has divorced her husband and currently living as a single woman. She is currently the United Nation ambassador. She was born on 8th November 1985 in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 33 years.
Chika Ike is the CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections, a state of the art boutique in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria. She began her career as a model at the age of 16 years old before joining the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). After her primary and secondary school education, Chika Ike got admitted to University of Lagos in 2004 to run a 2-years diploma program in Human Kinetics and Health Education.
She began acting in her local church drama at a very tender age of 6 years old. In 2014, Chika Ike graduated from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, California, United States of America where she studied film making. After which she created and began hosting her reality television series known as “African Diva Reality TV Show”. Chika Ike is currently single.
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