The year 2022 is an amazing year for some Nigerian celebrities and household names as they tie the knot with their partners.
Some of them who said “I do” and made our list include singers, actors, and comedians.
Although some of their fans were caught unaware, still they were super excited and happy. Many of the fans shared the pictures and videos of their idols’ Special Day on their social media handles.
Below is the list of the wedded couples.
Nikki Laoye and Soul Snatcha
On March 18, well-known gospel performer Nikki Laoye and musician Kunle Adeyoola, aka Soul Snatcha, got married.
Nikki posted images of the event on her Instagram feed to show her gratitude to everyone who helped out with it.
She also expressed her gratitude to her husband’s and her family members who attended the private ceremony.
To the amazement of her admirers, movie producer and director Kemi Adetiba revealed her engagement to music executive Oscar Heman-Ackah on February 9, 2022.
Prior to her colorful, star-studded traditional wedding ceremony the same month, the “King of Boys” director wedded in an intimate registration ceremony in April.
Among those present were Sola Sobowale, Banky W, Adesua Wellington, and Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.
On February 16, Nigerian gospel performer Tim Godfrey announced his engagement to his fiancée on his Instagram page, adding a hint of intrigue by withholding her identity.
The father of one revealed his fiancee as Anambra State-born Erica Katrina Jones a month later.
The worship leader and his bride exchanged vows in a ceremony held in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, on Saturday, April 23, 2022.
Rita Dominic and Fidelis Anosike
Rita Dominic, a seasoned Nollywood actress, wedded renowned publisher Fidelis Anosike on November 26, 2022, in a house in North Yorkshire, England.
Recall that on the 19th of April, 2022, the filmmaker and her husband had a traditional wedding in her hometown in Imo State. Her white wedding, however, took place seven months later.
She had said that the United Arab Emirates’ October decision to forbid visas to Nigerians and other nationalities nearly wrecked her white wedding.
On June 23, 2022, gospel performer and comedian Mercy Chinwo unexpectedly informed her fans that she was engaged to Blessed Uzochikwa, the resident pastor at WaterBrook Church in Lagos.
The duo wedded in a religious ceremony on Saturday, August 13, 2022, a day after having a civil wedding in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State.
Celebrities and other gospel performers including Chidinma, Judith Kanayo, Banky W, and others attend the events.
On Saturday, September 24, 2022, veteran rapper Jude Abaga, better known as MI, and his fiancée Eniola Mafe, were wedded in a church ceremony.
Their traditional marriage was held on September 23, 2022. Fellow superstars Banky W, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Basketmouth, IK Osakioduwa, among others showed up in large numbers to the festivities.
Frederick Leonard and Peggy Ovire
On October 21, 2022, Peggy Ovire’s birthday, Nollywood actor Fredrick Leonard revealed his relationship with her.
To the surprise of a lot of people, the pair revealed their pre-wedding photo just one month later.
On November 19, Peggy and Freddie were wedded in Warri, Delta State, the actress’ homeland.
It was attended by their colleagues in the industry, family and friends.
Rejoice Iwueze, the lead vocalist of Destined Kids, who performed the song “Joy Joy Joy” with her siblings, got married to her partner in accordance with custom on November 16, 2022, and had a white wedding on November 19, 2022.
Recall that on September 9, the former child star declared her engagement to her fiancé.
Rejoice published pictures of herself flashing her engagement ring at the time.
After the publication of their song Joy Joy Joy, Rejoice and her siblings gained popularity. She is today a singer, songwriter, and minister of God.
The traditional wedding between the filmmaker and his girlfriend Winifred Akhuemokhan took place on May 20, 2022, in Benin City, Edo State.
Three years after his first marriage to Maureen ended in divorce, the gifted actor gave love another opportunity.
Blossom married his ex-wife in 2015, but they divorced in 2019 due to irreconcilable reasons.
The actor went on to marry his new partner, a pastor at Christ Embassy.
Deborah Paul Eneche
She is the daughter of Dr. and Pastor Paul Eneche of the Dunamis International Church.
On December 15, 2022, she had a traditional wedding with Sam Ukolo, and on December 19, 2022, a white wedding was held in Glory Dome, the Abuja headquarters of her father’s church.
Notable people present at the ceremony include Pastor Oyedepo and his wife, former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and a host of others.
Deborah is a lawyer and a singer. Her beloved husband is a cinematographer and an entrepreneur.