Marriage, in general, is the union of two people to become husband and wife. And there are various kinds of marriage relationships, such as monogamy, which is the marriage of one man and one wife while Polygamy is the marriage of one man and more than one wife.
Some Nollywood actors have chosen or decided to tread the path of polygamy, despite the adverse effect of that kind of marriage in society. In this article, I will discuss Nigerian Nollywood actors who married more than one wife.
1. Yul Edochie
The Nigerian actor, Yul Edochie who is the son of the popular veteran actor, Pete Edochie has joined the List of the Nollywood actors who got married to more than one wife after he recently informed the world via his verified media account about his son and second wife, who is known as Judy Austin.
Before this recent disclosure, Yul Edochie is earlier married to May Aligwe and has 3 sons and a daughter with her. Adding to that, He recently addressed her as his Number one in a post he shared on his media account.
2. Adebayo Salami
Adebayo Salami who is also a veteran actor is married to more than one woman. According to an interview, he had in 2013, where he spoke about his polygamous marriage.
He said that he met his first wife; Alhaja Risikat Ejide in secondary school and met his second wife Nosimot through his younger sister. Last year, He celebrated his second wife on his Instagram page.
3. Ogungbe Segun
Ogungbe Segun is a Yoruba actor who got married to more than one wife, Atinuke Ogungbe and Omowunmi Ajiboye. According to media reporters, He got married to his first wife Atinuke before he got married to his second wife Omowumi in 2015.
He has four children, with both wives giving birth to two children each. His second wife gave birth to his second son on May 30th, 2020. However, he publicly celebrated his wives during their birthday celebration last year.
4. Taiwo Hassan
Taiwo is also a Yoruba actor, producer, and director. Who is popularly known as Ogogo. He began acting in 1981 after he got a job at the Lagos water corporation as an auto-mechanic. He became a household name with an increasing fan base after featuring in many movies.
His first wife
He is happily married to two beautiful wives, his first wife is known as Mrs. Taiwo Ajoke, while his second wife is called Mrs. Taibat Taiwo.
His second wife
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