Marriage is a sensitive subject matter and a choice. Nollywood is filled with women who had unsuccessful marriages, women who are in beautiful marriages and women who were never married.
These 4 women are beautiful, talented and comfortable but for whatever reason we don’t know for sure, they were never married, all they did at most was date some guys at some point in their lives but they never tied the knot. 4 out of these women are:
1. GENEVIEVE NNAJI
Genevieve Nnaji was born on May 3, 1979. She is an actor, producer and movie director.
In 2005, She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Genevieve was born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria, and grew up in Lagos. She is the fourth of eight children, she was raised in a middle-class family.
She attended Methodist Girls College Yaba, Lagos and University of Lagos for her tertiary education where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts.
Genevieve does not really disclose her personal life to the media often but we know she has a daughter, Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji, whom she gave birth to when she was 17 years old.
2. RITA DOMINIC
Rita Dominic is an award-winning actress who was born on the 12th of July, 1975. She was born in a royal family of Nwaturuocha, and was the youngest of four children.
She graduated from the University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Theatre Arts. Her first movie “A Time to Kill” came out in 1998, and since then Rita Dominic has acted in more than 100 Nollywood productions.
She co stars with all the most popular Nollywood actors, like Ramsey Noah, Stephanie Okereke, Mike Ezuruonye, Ini Edo, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Olu Jacobs, and many others.
The actress confessed that she wants her future husband to love her for who she is and not because she is famous, and revealed that she would never marry someone because of his riches either.
3. BIMBO AKINTOLA
Bimbo Akintola was born on the 5th of May, 1970 in Ibadan, Oyo State. She dreamed about acting from a young age and successfully completed the Theater Arts program at the University of Ibadan.
The debut movie of Bimbo Akintola was “OWO BLOW”, where she starred together with Femi Adebayo. This movie came out in 1995. Her next big work was “Out of Bounds.”
Critics and fans highly praise the talent of Bimbo Akintola, and she has been awarded multiple times for her ability to portray any character on the screen. Despite her career successes, Bimbo Akintola was never married.
She is strongly against the social stereotype that every successful woman should have a man by her side.
She sees nothing wrong being single and encourages women who want to have biological children to have them regardless of their marital status, as she believes that single mothers can successfully raise their children if they are emotionally and financially stable.
4. ENIOLA BADMUS
Eniola Badmus was born on the 7th of September,1977 in Lagos Nigeria.
She had her basic and secondary school education in Ijebu Ode, Ogun state.
She proceeded to the University of Ibadan where she studied Theatre Arts and then Lagos State University where she graduated with an M.Sc degree in Economics
This single actress came into limelight in 2008 after she featured in the film Jenifa, a very successful seasonal sitcom where she played the role of ‘Gbogbo bigz girls’