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4 Veteran Nollywood Actors Who Have Been Married To Their Wives For Over 24 Years

Love is one of the sweetest things that can ever happen to anyone in life, and seeing yourself being in love with the right person is such a beautiful feeling to behold. However, we have seen people who fall in love with each other but didn’t last more than 4 to 5 years in marriage due to career differences, inability to agree on one thing together, or any other possible challenge.


In today’s article, I have decided to bring to you some veteran Nollywood stars who are household names in the movie industry as they never stop thrilling us with their interesting roles whenever they are featured in movies. These veterans have been in marriage with their wives for over 24 years and still counting.

Let’s check them out below.


1. Alex Usifo


Popular Nollywood actor, Alex Usifo is one of those actors whose face is not new in the movie industry. Although he had dreams of becoming a priest but the plans changed and he got married to his beautiful wife, Princess Usifo in the year 1993. They are currently 28 years in marriage and their union is blessed with 4 lovely kids.


(Throwback photo of Alex Usifo and his Wife on their wedding day).


2. Pete Edochie


One of Nigeria’s most mentioned actor in the movie industry is Pete Edochie, who is married to his beautiful wife called Josephine Edochie. They both got married in the year 1969 and their union is blessed with 6 children and many grandchildren.

The 74-years-old actor was only 22-years-old when he got married to his wife, and they are still together after 52 years of marriage.

See throwback picture of Pete Edochie, his wife and children below.


3. Obi Okoli

Nollywood actor, Obi Okoli is currently 34 years in marriage with his wife known as Ajie Okoli. Their union happened on the 5th of December in 1987, and they are blessed with kids.


(Throwback photo of Obi Okoli and wife on their wedding day).

(Husband and wife)


4. Ejike Asiegbu

Ejike Asiegbu is one of Nollywood’s finest actor whose face isn’t new to viewers whenever he appears on screen. He got married to his wife identified as Oge Asiegbu in 1997, and their union is blessed with children.


It seems Ejike and Oge’s love for each other keeps growing daily, judging by their closeness from the photos they post on their official Instagram handles. Check out some lovely photos of them below.



Love is truly a beautiful feeling that is better experienced when you are with the right person. Many people think that it is not an easy task to maintain a healthy marriage, but these Nollywood actors have proven to us that it is possible to actually maintain a healthy relationship after many years of marriage.

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