The practice of celebrities welcoming babies outside the confines of marriage is not a new phenomenon in entertainment circles across the world.
However, some had even happier endings as they later tied the knots.
Stargist.com presents 10 Nigerian celebrities who had kids together before officially getting married
1. Annie Idibia And Tubaba
She became an icon for all baby mamas by turning into a celebrity wife. 2Face married her in 2013. They have been dating for approximately a decade before this happy event. So she became Annie Idibia , no longer Annie Macaulay. Now they are married and have two kids together.
2. Lola And Peter Okoye
Lola Omotayo entered the world of Nigerian celebrities when she started dating P-Square’s Peter Okoye. Soon, she got pregnant for the popular singer and they had a child. The couple finally married in the end of 2013. Now they have two kids: a son and a daughter.
3. Omawumi And Tosin Yusuf
The singer had a child but she and the father of the kid, Tosin Yusuf, decided to. tie the knot not long after the birth of their child.
4. Busola And Timi Dakolo
Busayo Amupitan used to work as an ordinary bank clerk. But once she met West Africa Idol winner Timi Dakolo. They dated for more than 5 years and had a baby together. In 2012 they tied the knot. They have 3 children together now.
5. Anita And Paul Okoye
The other half of the music duo shared almost the same story. Anita dated another Okoye brother, Paul, and was his baby mama. Despite having another baby mama, the star singer married Anita in March 2014.
6. Kaffy And Joseph Ameh
Live band drummer, Joseph Ameh may not be as well-known as his dancer wife, Kaffy but he certainly knows a thing or two about putting a ring on it. The couple who have two children tied the knot shortly after the birth of their first son, Lil Jay.
7. Elsie Okpocha And Basketmouth
On the 6th of November 2010, a romance that began years ago was solemnised as Bright ‘Basketmouth’ Okpocha married his sweetheart Elsie who already had a son for him. They presently have two children.
8. Josephine And Victor Moses
Super Eagles and Chelsea star Victor Moses just recently tied the knot to his long-time girlfriend and the mother of his two children.
9. Ifunanya Igwe And Mike Ukpabia
Nollywood actress Ifunanya Igwe got married to the love of her life, Mike Ukpabia who is a business man based in Malaysia in Enugu early this year. The duo already welcomed a child the previous year.
10. Damilola Adegbite And Chris Attoh
Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh, The Nigerian-Ghanaian celebrity couple have welcomed their first child – a baby boy a year before they tied the knot.