People Who Became Celebrities By Dating Superstars

When you have a famous significant other, you don't need much hardwork to become a star, you are illuminated by their spotlight. These are some Nigerian celebrities who are now household names not because Of their skills, but for dating superstars.

Chioma Avril Rowland

Who would ever forget how a Nigerian undergraduate whose passion is to cook delicious meals transformed into a celebrity? When stories of personalities and events that shaped 2018 will be written, Chioma Avril Rowland’s name will crop up.She was that young girl who became an instant brand when famous Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido broke the internet with a birthday gift of a Porsche car worth about N45million. A song tagged ‘Assurance’was also released by the ‘Dami Duro’ crooner to celebrate her 23rd birthday.

Davido’s continuous adulation of her has become a big step up. Today, the young lady who showcases delicious-looking dishes on her Instagram page is seen as a celebrity chef even by those who don’t know anything about her cooking skills. Other perks- The only woman the HKN Music boss has publicly declared his love for has wined and dined with the high and mighty in Nigeria and beyond because of her relationship with him.

Busola Dakolo

Busola Dakolo, wife of talented musician Timi Dakolo used to be a staff of Zenith Bank. Then she walked down the aisle with winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2012 .

It will not be an exaggeration to say that since Timi shot into limelight, the follow spot has not left him as he keeps on releasing hits after hits, including the goose-pump producing ’Great Nation,’ a song that eulogises Nigeria’s greatness. The same powerful light of fame and recognition also projects a bright beam onto his wife .


Lola Omotayo Okoye

Lola Omotayo Okoye was just an ordinary staff of FK:G2 Nigeria, a branding, advertisement, communications company before she met Peter Okoye, the other half of now defunct multiple award-winning R&B group- P-Square. The only thing noticeable about her was her beauty queen good looks. Then she started a relationship with the Wokie-Wokie hit-maker who is now known as Mr P, and became the proverbial goldfish with no hiding place. After dating for several years, her fame was finally cemented when they tied the knot in November 2013. Since then, Lola Omotayo Okoye has had a pride of place among Nigerian celebrities.



Cynthia Obi-Uchendu

Cynthia Obi-Uchendu did not earn her popularity by being the daughter of Chief Vincent Amaechi Obiano, owner of the Young Shall Grow Motors, the mother company with many subsidiaries spanning from hospitality to real estate, oil & gas, dredging & quarry, and transportation, her celebrity status is derived from being married to famous TV personality and fashion icon, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.




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