Nollywood Actresses in Their 30’s and 40’s Still Single And Why
Marriage has been ordained by God from the very beginning. it is the dream of every woman to get married, procreate and live happily thereafter. Although, marriage is not easy to come by in this part of the world especially because the move comes from the male spouse. Every guy knows what he wants from a woman he intends to marry. Perhaps a pretty lady, one who he is comfortable with and wont be much of a liability. Some nollywood actresses have everything it takes but are yet single even when they are getting to their prime. Meet some of them and get to know their reasons. I am not under pressure to get married— Halima Abubakar Halima Abubakar is one actress that is well endowed physically, but is yet to get married. Hear her:”I don’t know why people always seem to be putting pressure on others to get married. When the marriage doesn’t work out, they will be the first to criticize you. My parents are not pressurising me to get married; my family is not pressurising me to get married either. So, I don’t see why I should let anyone pressurise me into marriage.” As a woman I am ready for marriage — Franca Brown Popular Nollywood thespian, Franca Brown recently spoke about her single status and her readiness to get married if marriage comes her way. The actress who is over 40 has a daughter. Speaking to Vanguard recently, she said “I believe in marriage. I was born into a home, I have a father and a mother. But marriage has not come my way, and I don’t think it’s yet a challenge to me. When it comes my way, it comes. As a woman I am ready for marriage”. When any good man comes along – Angela Philips The beautiful and busty ‘Peacemaker’ star actress talked about her single status to Vanguard recently. Her words “If any good man comes to marry me and I like the person, why not? Maybe the ones coming are the wrong ones. I will like to marry a God fearing man, a trustworthy person, a friend who will be like my brother, father and husband. Everything rolled into one”. I have not found the right man— Ejiro Okurame Beautiful Delta State born actress, Ejiro Okurame spoke about her marital status recently. “I am old enough to get married and have children. What has kept me single this long is the fact that I have not found the right man”. Qualify me as a late starter in marriage — Ada Ameh 40 years old plus-sized actress, Adah Ameh is still single though she has a grown up daughter who she had at 14. The actress talked about her single status in a newspaper interview. “I am still very single. I believe I will get married some day. I don’t know when, but I will be married. I am beautiful. I am fearfully and wonderfully made. When the time for marriage comes, it will happen. Some people are late starters while some others are early starters. Maybe you will qualify me as a late starter in marriage. The most important thing is that I will get married some day.” Marriage is not the thing on my mind right now - Empress Njamah Sexy and daring Nollywood actress, Empress Njamah says she can never contemplate dating a poor man, let alone consider getting married to one. When she was asked recently to talk about marriage,she discounted the issue with a wave of the hand, saying, “Please, marriage is not the thing on my mind right now”.She went further to say “I can’t marry my colleague! Boring living in the same house with someone you know his job so well as well as his income! Should you be more popular or get richer than the man, then you are in trouble as this could be dangerous. If you are on six figures and he is on less, there is trouble. Men and their egos!”.
I’m not searching for a husband — Bimbo Akintola
The media ruined my relationships - Rita Dominic Blessed with a young and beautiful face, popular Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic, who has carved a niche for herself in the industry is yet to tie the knots at about 40 years. The actress who produced the blockbuster movie, The Meeting, is seen by many as a wife material, but it is amazing to her fans that she is still single. She was rumoured to have dated Jim Iyke in the past and recently disclosed that she will settle down once she meets the right person as she didn’t choose to remain single. She once accused the media of ruining her relationships, each time she has any looking good for the altar. Still searching for true love - Benita Nzeribe Benita Nzeribe is one actress whose works have brought recognition. When it comes to marriage though, she has not been lucky. When asked why she is yet to get married, actress Benita Nzeribe said: “If I have to say the truth, marriage is not all about money or the little things of life. We should marry for real love. That is why I see myself as being able to marry whoever I am in love with, no matter his status in life. That is to say,even if the guy is a wheelbarrow pusher, I would marry him as long as my heart is with him.”I am afraid of divorce - Genevive Nnaji Despite probably being the most popular name in Nollywood, screen goddess Genevieve Nnaji is yet to find a man to call her own. One name that has been linked to the pretty actress is that of the self acclaimed ‘Koko master’, D’Banj. The Imo State-born screen diva is a single-mother who revealed in an interview that she is still single because she is afraid of divorce. “If I get married, I really want to stay married and staying married is not an easy thing. It means you are completely in tune with your partner. It means you have found your soulmate because you will have to be able to stand a lot of disappointments that would definitely come but then again you have to learn to forgive,” she said.