Single mothers making waves in entertainment industry.
There are quite a number of single mothers in the entertainment industry with successful careers. OMINI ABIODUN MICHAEL a.k.a (Bankey Mill) takes a look at some of these mothers who have made their mark in the industry
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Actress, Genevieve Nnaji, gave birth to her daughter, Chimebuka, when she was still a teenager in secondary school. Rather than let that slow her down, she took care of her daughter, who is now married, without getting hitched to any man. Needless to say, Genevieve still rocks and has a figure that many would give an arm and a leg for. The actress has proved that she is a hard worker and has not relented in her career. Her latest movie stands as a testimony to that.
The movie, ‘Lion Heart’, became Netflix’s first original film from Nigeria after the streaming giant purchased the worldwide rights to the movie.
When singer, Tiwa Savage, fell out with her husband and former manager, Tunji ‘Teebillz’ Balogun in 2016, many thought that she would take a step back from her career but she has proved to the world that she is truly a diva. The hardworking singer recently signed an international recording deal with Universal Music Group and has released a number of hit songs including ‘All over’, ‘Malo’ ‘Attention’ and ‘49-99.’
Savage has been single and busy pursuing her career in addition to taking care of her son. Rumours about her relationship with popular singer, Wizkid, haven’t slowed her down either.
Mercy Aigbe is an actress and a businesswoman. The beautiful fashionista left her marriage to Lanre Gentry on the basis of alleged assault and violence. However, the mother of two has continued living her life to the fullest. She owns a home in a highbrow area of Lagos State and has been focused on her boutique business.
Actress, Iyabo Ojo, is a mother of two teenage children, Festus and Priscilla. Since she separated from her ex-husband, she has moved on with working hard to build her career and business which she named after her children– FesPris.
It goes without saying that Iyabo is super proud of her achievements as a mother and she never stops showing off the rewards of her struggles and labour– Festus and Priscilla.
It would amount to belabouring the obvious to say that Kate Henshaw is one of Nollywood’s favourites. The actress was formerly married to Briton, Roderick Nuttal, but they went their separate ways in 2011.
However, the mother of two has continued to grace the screens, doing what she knows how to do best. She is also known for her love for health and fitness. The actress is never far from the gym and that seems to be responsible for her youthful look.
Faithia Williams (Balogun)
Faithia is a beautiful Yoruba actress. Formerly married to popular actor, Saidi Balogun, she has been facing her career and caring for her three children, without letting any suffer.
Recently, a video of the actress went viral on the Internet, showing that she had been engaged to a new lover. Although the news hasn’t been confirmed as the actress herself hasn’t said a word about it, nevertheless her fans have continued to cheer her on.
Actress and entrepreneur, Tonto Dikeh’s marriage to Olakunle Churchill ended on a sour note. Both parties have continued to trade accusations against each other. The union was blessed with a son, Andre. Dikeh is now enjoying her life as a single mother.
Though she hasn’t been in any notable movie recently, the actress has continued to be in the news.
Talented singer, Waje, gave birth to her daughter, Emerald years before she got to the limelight. Waje became popular after she featured in one of defunct singing duo; P-Square’s hit song, ‘Do Me’.
She has since released many hit songs of her own including ‘I wish,’ ‘Freenemies’ and ‘Coco Baby’.FOLLOW US on