By AJIBADE ALABI
Mercy Aigbe –Gentry
Mercy Aigbe is a pretty actress that married second hand husband. Her man, Larry Gentry was previously married with three children to show for it. Larry completed his divorce process before making Mercy his next Mrs. However Mercy Aigbe also had a child before getting married to Mr. Gentry. Although both have parted ways.
Mercy Johnson marriage to Odiamose Okojie was a celebrity marriage that almost didn’t take hold. This was due to the scandal that rocked the preparations for the wedding as the wife of the man wanted to stop him.
His Italian based wife and mother of his two children produced valid documents to prove that she was still married to Mr. Okojie, but it could not stop the marriage and now the marriage is blessed with children.
Nse Ikpe Etim
Lovely actress, Nse got married in a civil ceremony on Valentine day last year, then followed it up with a national marriage two months later in Akwa Ibom state. Her husband, Clifford, had already fathered a son from an earlier relationship before getting married to Nse, thus making him a member of the second hand club.
Laide Bakare is more like a second hand wife, who got married to a second hand husband, Alhaji Atanda Orilowo. She left her former husband, Olumide Okufulure, after the pair felt apart. Though there were lots of controversies when her former husband claimed paternity of her child with her new husband, but the fair actress who just returned from America where she was delivered of another baby for Orilowo was quick to tell the world she is happy with her new husband.
Foluke Daramola always celebrating her marriage toKayode Salako on social media. But it will interesting to know that both husband and wife are second hand as Foluke already had an issue in her previous marriage which could not see the light of the day.
While Salako himself already had three sons from his entangled wife before he got married to Foluke in a secret marriage years ago. With both having got issues from their earlier marriages the pressure is not on them to have issue, a claim Foluke once asserted to.
“It is so fun being in second place, thrive to be the best live your dreams, you have given so much to the world. It is time to live for you, trust yourself and work endlessly. May the Lord give you all your heart’s desire.
“Caroline had once posted on her face book wall while lamenting on how difficult it has been for her as a second wife. Nollywood actress Caroline Ekanem Danjuma has been off the movies ever since she got married to her millionaire husband, Musa Danjuma.
They have been married since 2007 and they look very happy regardless of her second wife position.
Funke Akindele’s ex-husband, Alhaji Kehinde Oloyede Ahmoroof, is a well known politician and business man within the Oshodi axis of Lagos. He is better known as Ken.
Ken was a married man and a father of many children before he surprisingly stole the heart of talented comic actress, Funke Akindele.
Both looked happy and satisfied at their wedding reception in May, 26, 2012. But 14 months down the lane, Monday July 15, 2013, to be precise, the love waxed cold as both party parted ways. Kehinde took the bull by the horn even as Funke was trying to cover it up as he announced the dissolution of the marriage via his face book account.
He said in the statement that Funke is the greatest mistake he had made in recent times.
Funke after her initial denial confirmed the the dissolution of the marriage through a message from her publicity. Thus Funke became a proud senior member of those married to second husbands.
This sultry star from Akwa Ibom state is another Nollywood actress that tinkle the heart of her teeming fans when she settled for less by walking down the aisle with a man that was once married in a very controversial way. Philip Ehingwan, while residing in US, and as if it is a curse for Nollywood marriage not to last more than five years, the marriage that was controversially ordained came to an abrupt end, not lasting up to two years.
Before her marriage to Saidi Balogun, Saidi already had a baby from a relationship. But when Faithia Balogun joined the industry in late 90s, she fell in love with James Bond of Yoruba film industry, and both were together for many years before the marriage packed up like a badly arranged card. Before the union went sour it has produced three children.
Stephanie Okereke was once married to a second hand husband, former Super Eagles defender, Chikelu Iloluasi before the marriage crashed after some years. Though she has since re-married, to Idahosa who is also a second hand husband.
Bukky Wright could be termed as the Queen of second hand husband wife. Almost all the husband she had married had one time or the other once been married. In fact, there has never been a time that this Abeokuta-Ogun State born sexy actress ever married a single man in all her six marriages.
When she came newly into the industry she was touted as brain and beauty, but somehow this got to her head and she missed her way. And when people especially her fans expected her to settle down, she ended up disappointed them by settling with a married man. She is enjoying her marriage with her second hand husband however.
It is no news that Ibinabo Fiberiama has since re-married, but it will interest people to know that Ibinabo first married man.
Her marriage was well celebrated but it took time before it was revealed that her husband was once married. Even now there is a lot of issues in her marriage.
While some people are insisting that her marriage is on slippery side, others are saying her marriage is on a safe side.
One thing Ronke Ojo never disputed is the fact that she is married to second hand husband. She was once quoted to have said that she did not care if her husband has been married for many times in as much as she finds a love with her. Talking about boldness.
When Lola Alao first marriage crashed, she did not stay long before she found another love, but only this time her husband is not “Chassis” as her second husband was once married. And the Ebira Kogi State actress never gives a hoot about that.
Her marriage to Daniel Ademinokan, former husband to Doris Simeon, got her on this list. Daniel amidst controversies, divorced Doris Simon and got closer to Damasus in Abuja where the wedding allegedly took place.
For Stella, she is not known to have married a second hand husband, as she was once married to Nzeribe.