10 Nigerian Celebrities Whose Weddings Made Headlines In 2017

Banky W and Adesua

A good number of our Nigerian celebrities  got married to their heartthrobs and most of them caused a major buzz on the internet

9jahotstars.com presents 10 Nigerian celebrity weddings of 2017.

1. Banky W & Adesua EtomiBanky W and Adesua

Singer and actor, Banky W and Adesua Etomi sealed their marriage in Cape Town, South Africa on the 25th of November in the presence of friends and family. The couple had their star studded traditional wedding on the 19th of November in Lagos and followed it up with the signing of legal papers at an undisclosed venue the following day.

2. Stephanie Coker & Olumide Aderinokun 


Stephanie Coker
Stephanie Coker

Stephanie had the creme of Lagos turning up for her trendy traditional wedding to Olumide Adenirokun in December 2016. Their elaborate introduction and traditional wedding in Lagos was topped off in the Greek island of Mykonos at a lush event planned by Elizabeth Elohor in August 1st 2017.

3. Agbani Darego & Ishaya Danjuma


The beauty queen hinted that she had gotten married when she shared her wedding photo on social media that she has walked down the aisle. She captioned the photo, ‘08.04.2017’.

She got married to her heartthrob, one of the sons of multi-millionaire businessman,Theophilus Danjuma at the popular Amanjena luxury resort in Marrakech, Morocco on Saturday 8 of April 2017. It was also planned by Elizabeth Elohor of Prive Luxury Events.

4. Yomi Casual & Grace Onuoha 

Yomi Casual & Grace Onuoha

The fashion designer and brother to comedian AY tied the knot with his long time sweetheart Grace Onuoha. They exchanged their vows in a beautiful garden and later proceeded to the Glitz Event Center Lekki for their very glamorous reception.

5. Oritsefemi & Nabila Fash

Oritsefemi & Nabila Fash

Eight months after his court wedding to his Nabila Fash, Ajegunle-born music Taliban, Oritsefemi tied the knot in a society wedding which held recently in Lagos. The wedding ceremony took place at The Ark, Okunde Blue Water Drive, Lekki, Lagos.

6. Daniel K. Daniel & Teena

Daniel K. Daniel & Teena

Nollywood actor, Daniel K Daniel and his beauty blogger heartthrob, Teena tied the knot in a beautiful white ceremony. On the 22nd of May 2017, they had their traditional wedding at Nnewi in the eastern part of the country.

7. Toyosi Phillips & Etim Effiong

Toyosi Phillips & Etim Effiong

The white wedding of actor, Etim Effiong, to his fiancee, Toyosi Phillips, a writer/producer, took place in Lagos on Saturday November 3rd. Their wedding, which was dubbed #YorubaEfikMerger was a beautiful celebration of culture. Toyosi rocked an olive green and champagne colored AsoOke by Bisbod Ventures for her traditional engagement and her makeup by Iamdodos was refreshingly beautiful.

8. Yvonne Jegede & Abounce

Yvonne Jegede & Abounce

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegeda Fawole got hitched to her heartthrob, singer, Olakunle Fawole popularly known as Abounce early this year. The pair were such a happy couple that everyone had to comment at their obvious joy of tying the knot.

9. Ifunanya Igwe & Mike Ukpabia

Ifunanya Igwe & Mike Ukpabia

Nollywood actress, Ifunanya Igwe and her beau, Mike Ukpabia, popularly called Arab Money or Micky Jaga who had traditionally wedded on January, 30, 2016 walked down the aisle in January this year.

10. Powede Lawrence & Ikenna Awujo

Powede Lawrence & Ikenna Awujo

Beauty queen, nurse and pilot, Powede was a sight for sore eyes looking resplendent as she said ‘I do ‘ to her beau, Ikenna Nelly Awujo. She had a simple traditional wedding ceremony in her parent’s house in Lagos on the 7th of September while the white wedding held on the 9th of the same month.


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