In a country like Nigeria where culture is respected in the society, a man who is married to his partner gains respect among others in any part of the country, and a number of actors have been married to their partners over the years.
We will be looking at the wives of 5 of those Igbo actors in the movie industry.
Kenneth Okonkwo is a veteran actor who was born in Nsukka, Enugu State where he obtained a degree in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The award winning actor who has won numerous awards like the African Movie Academy Award, has been married to his wife Ifeoma Okonkwo since 2007, and the couple are blessed with a son.
Bob Manuel Udokwu is one of the most recognized actors in the movie industry who is also a politician. He is an award winning actor who has received awards like the 2014 Lifetime Achievement award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Udokwu who hails from Nkwelle Ogidi, located in Idemmili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, got married to his wife Casandra Udokwu in the year 2000.
The couple met at the university of Lagos, while Casandra was an undergraduate at the University, and their marriage has produced two children named, Elyon Chinaza and Marcus Garvey.
3. Tony Umez
Tony Umez is another actor who hails from Ogidi, Anambra State. The actor who started his career in 1993, has been married to his wife Patsy Ogochukwu since 1999.
4. Yul Edochie
Yul Edochie is one of the most recognized actors and producers in the movie industry. Edochie who hails from Anambra State, got married to his wife, May Aligwe at the young age of 22.
The couple are blessed with 4 children named, Karl Edochie, Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie and Chukwubuike Edochie.
5. Saint Obi
Saint Obi is a well known actor who was born as Obinna Nwafor in Port Harcourt, River State but hails from Okpa which is located in Mbaitolo Local Government Area in Imo State. The actor got married to his wife, Lydia Saint Nwafor in 2006, and they are blessed with children.
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