In this article we are going to take a good look at some Nigerian celebrities who had kids out of wedlock. At one point in time, having kids outside wedlock wasn’t seen as ideal but these Nigerian celebrities bucked the trend and live according to their terms by having kids out of wedlock. And who can hate on cute little kids who are gifts from God? Some of our Nigerian celebrities have become mothers and fathers even without getting married.
Some prefer to stay away from marriage because of the negative comment they have heard about marriage. These celebrities prefer to have kids out of wedlock and train their kids as single mothers and single fathers. So after a careful study and research I present to you 14 Nigerian celebrities who had kids out of wedlock.
1. 2face Idibia
2face Idibia also known as 2Baba is a famous Nigeria musician. The superstar is a father to seven children. He had all those children outside marriage with different women. But right now 2face Idibia is presently married to his longtime girlfriend, Annie Macaulay Idibia and they have two children together plus the seven children he had out of wedlock making it a total of nine children.
2. Linda Ikeji
Linda Ikeji is a Nigerian celebrity blogger and entrepreneur. The self made millionaire had a child out of wedlock. She has never been married and is hoping to get married to her heart desire later in the future. She had a baby boy for her boyfriend who wanted to marry her but later changed his mind after he discovered that Linda Ikeji has so many controversies concerning her lifestyle. Linda Ikeji broke up with him and decided to raise her son as a single mother. However, she has promise to get married again if she eventually find the right man.
Olamide is one of the biggest artists in Nigeria at the moment. The YBNL boss is known for his prolific streak. In 2015, Olamide welcomed a baby boy from his longtime girlfriend whom he has never been married to. Despite having back-to-back hits, Olamide still puts in more quality time with his son.
Waje is one Nigerian musician whose flawless voice has won her the hearts of many. However, before joining the Nigerian music industry, Waje already had a daughter outside wedlock. During one of her interview, she revealed that she had her daughter when she was just 17 years old. According to her, she was put in a family way and had to raise her child as a single mother.
5. Ice Prince
His rise to stardom was so fast that any song he touched would become a hit. Ice Prince is a household name in Nigeria and his relationship with Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson made him more popular. However, that relationship didn’t last long. Ice Prince has a son from his girlfriend whom he has never been married to. He fathered a son out of wedlock.
6. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nollywood actress and producer. The actress has a daughter out of wedlock. Genevieve Nnaji had her beautiful daughter when she was still in secondary school. She was put in family way when she was still in secondary school. Due to that unfortunate incident she decided never to marry again. She single handedly raised her daughter into a beautiful young woman. Her daughter is now married.
Davido is a famous Nigerian musician and loved by many especially the ladies. Well, Davido isn’t married but he is involved in a serious relationship with Chioma. Davido is a father to two beautiful daughters whom he had out of wedlock from his different babymamas. Recently his girlfriend Chioma gave birth to Davido’s son making it total of three kids.
Omawumi is one of the most talented female musicians in Nigeria. Omawumi had a child after the release of her first album in 2011. She however gave birth to a child out of wedlock. In September 2014, Omawumi got married to the father of her child, Tosin Yussuf and it has been a blissful union. Since she got married to Tosin Yussuf she has never had any media scandal concerning her marriage.
Flavour is a famous Nigerian musician. His physique has made him one of the most eligible bachelors in the Nigerian music industry. It is therefore not surprising that the Highlife singer has two daughters from his two beauty queens, Anna Banner and Sandra Okagbue. He had those kids out of wedlock. However, he has been rumored to be married to Chidinma Ekile.
10. Clarion Chukwura
Clarion Chukwura was born as the only daughter in a family of four children. She is the proud mother of Nigerian music video director Clarence Peters whom she had out of wedlock. She was put in a family way when she was still in the University by her boyfriend and the result of that baby is the famous Clarence Peter who is a multiple award winning music video director and filmmaker.
Wizkid is a famous Nigerian musician. 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 two different baby mamas. He is still single and hasn’t made any indications of settling down anytime soon. However, Wizkid has been rumored to be in a romantic relationship with Tiwa Savage.
12. Grace Amah
Grace Amah is a Nollywood actress. The beautiful actress had a child out of wedlock. Grace Amah, who welcomed a child out of wedlock some years ago, has been away from the movie scene for a while now. In her explanation, the actress said after she returned to Nigeria, that she had to spend time with her son. The father of her son has remained unknown and she seems not to be ready to reveal him anytime soon. In a recent interview, she said it is nobody’s business if she gave birth out of wedlock or not, and according to her, it is her life.
Tekno is a famous Nigerian musician and dancer. The slim daddy as he is fondly called had a kid out of wedlock. In July 2017, Tekno and his girlfriend Lola Rae welcomed their first child whom they had out of wedlock. According to reports Tekno has never been married to Lola Rae. Tekno who is currently 24 years old is not ready to marry anytime soon but he has a kid out of wedlock.
Maheeda whose real name is Caroline Sam is a Nigerian singer, nude model and a former prostitute. She welcomed her beautiful daughter out of wedlock. According to her, the inability to meet her financial obligations and fend for herself led her into music and housekeeping. She had a daughter at the age of 14 years old. She was put in a family way when she was just a teenager and became pregnant for an unknown man. She is currently married and lives in Netherlands with her husband and daughter.