It is common among Nigerians to spend the rest of their lives with someone in the same age bracket.
Perhaps based on culture, many think it is really weird for a man to marry a woman much older than him.
However, it has worked well for some people.
Here are Nigerian male celebrities who married older women:
1. Peter Okoye and Lola
Singer Peter Okoye is married to Lola Omotayo, who is said to be seven years older.
Omotayo is a marketing representative. The couples are already parents to son Cameron and daughter Aliona.
Peter and his twin brother Paul were born on November 18, 1981.
2. Joseph Ameh and Kaffy
Kafayat Sharafat popularly known as Kaffy is a dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach. She is best known for breaking the Guinness World Record for “Longest Dance Party” at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon in 2006.
Kaffy, a mother of two, got married to Joseph Ameh one of P Square’s drummers in 2012.
She is eight years older than Pappy J as he is popularly called.
3. Dare Art-alade and Deola Ayeni
Dare Art Alade – popularly known as Darey – is a musician, singer-songwriter, and Idol series judge. He is the son of the renowned Nigerian entertainer, Art Alade.
Dare Art-Alade and his wife Deola Ayeni, who is said to be eight years, have been married for more than 12 years.
This is another couple who has proved to us that age Is just a number when it comes to marriage.
4. Mike Edwards and Perri Shakes-Drayton
Reality TV star, professional athlete and entrepreneur got married to British Olympian, Perri in 2019.
Perri is 33 years old while Mike is 30 years old.
5. Silver Ojieson and Ann Njemanze
Actress Ann Njemanze was a movie sensation in the 90s while she was married to popular actor, Segun Arinze. After their divorce, Njemanze went under the radar, but resurfaced a few years ago.
She got married to Silver Ojieson in 2013 and admitted to journalists that he’s five years younger than her.
The actress has a teenage daughter from her previous marriage to Arinze.