In this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nigerian celebrities who had children outside marriage. We are going to take a look at some of our Nigerian celebrities who had children out of wedlock. At one point in time, having kids outside marriage wasn’t seen as ideal but these Nigerian celebrities bucked the trend and live according to their terms.
And who can hate on a little lovely kids who are gifts from God? Some of these celebrities were heavily criticized by Nigerians. However, not to waste much of your time, after a careful study and research I present to you 10 Nigerian celebrities who had children outside marriage.
1. Yul Edochie
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie and Judy Austin had an affair which resulted to her bearing him a son. She had a son for Yul Edochie outside marriage and this created a lot of controversy on social media. Yul Edochie who has been married for over 20 years to Mary Edochie announced to the world via Instagram that he now has a son together with Nollywood actress Judy Austin. And to own up to his responsibility, Yul Edochie unveiled Judy Austin as his second wife. This action of Yul Edochie created a lot of controversy on social media especially on Instagram with fans criticizing him for taking a second wife and having a child outside marriage. Many celebrities have condemned the act of taking a second wife by Yul Edochie while some encouraged his action, saying that it is better than having her as a babymama. Announcing the birth of his son on Instagram, Yul Edochie wrote: “It’s time for the world to meet my son. “His name is Star Dike Munachimso Yul-Edochie. Born by my second wife @JudyAustin and I love him so much, just as much as I love my other children.”
Flavour is currently one of the hottest musicians in Nigeria. His physique has made him one of the most eligible bachelors in the music industry. It is therefore not surprising that the Highlife singer has two daughters from his two beauty queens, Anna Banner and Sandra Okagbue. The Ijele of Africa as he is popularly called has a daughter with one of his babymama, Sandra Okagbue and another daughter with another of his babymama, Anna Banner. He had those kids with his two beautiful baby mamas out of wedlock as we all know that Flavour isn’t married yet. It was also reported that Flavour dated Nigerian female musician Chidinma Ekile, but their hot romantic moment didn’t last long.
Wizkid is currently one of the hottest musicians in Nigeria. At the mention of his name, events and shows come to a standstill. He is one of the biggest artists to have ever come out of Africa. At the home front, Wizkid is a father of two beautiful children from his two different baby mamas. He had those kids out of wedlock as we all know that Wizkid is still single and isn’t married yet. The Star Boy as he is popularly called has flirt with many women since his rise to stardom and women cannot let go of him because of his charming personality. He is still single and hasn’t made any indications of settling down anytime soon. The Ojuelegba crooner was reported to be in a hot romantic relationship with Nigerian female musician Tiwa Savage which created a lot of controversy in Nigeria.
4. Peter Okoye
Peter Okoye also known as Mr P is one of the members of the defunct group popularly known as PSquare. Mr P as he is popularly called is the father of two beautiful children whom he had with his girlfriend Lola Omotayo out of wedlock before he finally settles down with her. They had these kids during the early stages of their relationship. Unlike a number of Nigerian celebrities on this list, Peter Okoye also known as Mr P and Lola Omotayo got married a few years after given birth to their two children. It is no longer news that Mr P and his lovely twin brother Paul Okoye also known as Rudeboy has split from the duo group popularly known as PSquare. During an interview, Mr P stated that he cannot betray his wife and kids in order to keep his relationship with his brothers, Jude and Paul Okoye intact. Peter Okoye also known as Mr. P, said he has now chosen his immediate family over his brothers and owes nobody any apology.
5. 2face Idibia
The superstar who is also known as 2Baba is a father to seven children whom he had out of wedlock. 2face Idibia is presently married to his longtime girlfriend, Annie Macaulay Idibia and they have two children together. But, before his famous wedding, the music legend had many other children with different women. 2Face Idibia during his early career in music was known for flirting with women. He had 7 children from his different baby mamas. Although he has been dating Annie Macaulay for over 12 years and yet he flirt with different women to the extent of getting them pregnant. When he finally decides to settle down, he chooses Annie Macaulay Idibia and she is currently taking care of all his 9 children in general.
Davido is currently the richest and most influential musician in Nigeria as of now. The skelewu crooner is loved by many especially the ladies. Well, Davido isn’t married but he is seriously involved in a relationship with Chioma which he made public after releasing his hit single and music video “Assurance” where he featured his adorable girlfriend Chioma also known as Chef Chi in the video as a cameo appearance. Davido is a father to two beautiful daughters whom he had out of wedlock with one of his babymama and he doesn’t hide his love for his beautiful and adorable daughters with his public display of affection towards them on his social media especially on his official Instagram handle.
Olamide is one of the biggest artists in Nigeria at the moment. He is known for his prolific streak. In 2015, he welcomed a baby boy from his longtime girlfriend. Despite having back-to-back hits, Olamide puts in quality time with his son. Olamide who is also known as Bado is the founder of YBNL record label. On Tuesday 2nd July 2019, Olamide welcomed his second child with his girlfriend, Adebukumi Aisha Suleiman in the United States of America. The music star announced the arrival of his bundle of joy via his official Instagram page with a photo of himself carrying the baby. He went on to caption the photo with a quote which revealed the name of the baby as Tunrepin Myles Adedeji. It would be recalled that Olamide proposed to his girlfriend and mother of his son, Adebukumi Aisha Suleiman back in 2018, but till date he hasn’t married yet.
8. Ice Prince
Ice Prince rise to stardom was so fast that any song he touched would become a hit. Ice Prince is a household name in the Nigerian music industry and his relationship with Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson made him more popular both in Nigeria and in Ghana. That relationship didn’t last long but it didn’t stop Ice Prince from becoming a father. He is a father to a son, a very handsome boy whom he had with one of his babymama named Bimbo Babatunde out of wedlock and just like a number of celebrities, he isn’t married. The BET award-winning rapper has a 5 years old child named Jamal whom he had out of wedlock with one of his babymama named Bimbo Babatunde.