As fans of prominent celebrities in the entertainment industry, we have witnessed a couple of celebrities who have been married and are living together happily for decades now. While so many believe that celebrity marriages don’t last, there have been so many stars whose unions have stood the test of time. They have been able to practice some of the most important factors required for building a good home.
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factors such as communication, which makes a marriage last, having ample knowledge of what lies ahead of them, and the commitment that transcends just a voluntary partnership. However, we have been able to compile a list of some famous celebrities in the entertainment industry whose marriages or relationships have served as a source of inspiration to many, and as such, it’s our earnest desire that they remain together.
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky
Robyn Rihanna Fenty, better known as Rihanna, and her boyfriend Rakim Athelaston Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, began dating in 2020. On January 31, 2022, it was revealed that the couple was expecting their first child together.
Since the news of Rihanna’s pregnancy broke, she has been able to establish herself as a model with distinction who enjoys flaunting her baby bumps on social media, and she looks radiant in any outfit she wears for any occasion, which makes many people believe that she has made being pregnant look extremely sexy.
The 33-year old actress, who has been dating the rapper for over two years now, appears to be having the best time of her life with him. With this, it is fair to say that their admirers would never want to see them separate but continue to live together happily, as we anticipate the arrival of their bundle of joy this year.
Jay Z and Beyonce
American singer and actress, Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter and her husband, Jay Z, reportedly took their platinous relationship to the next level in 2002 after they collaborated on “03 Bonnie And Clyde,” which appears on the rappers’ seventh album, “The Blue Print 2: The Gift And The Curse.”
On April 4, 2008, Beyoncé and Jay Z got married without publicity, and they have been known for their private relationship for more than 10 years now. The duo marriage has produced three children, Blue Ivy, Sir, and Rumi.
Their union as singers is a companion that is worth emulating because they have been together for a while now, and they have been able to achieve different milestones together, including becoming the duo with the most Grammy nominations in history.
Joke Silva and Olu Jacob
Legendary Nollywood actor and movie producer, Olu Jacobs, has been married to actress Joke Silva since 1989. Their love story is such an overwhelming one that many families desire to have.
The actor revealed in an interview that he met her on set after returning from England, and soon she became his best friend, companion, and wife. Joke Silva and Jacobs have been married for over 30 years now, and their union is blessed with wonderful children.
Olu Jacob was rumored to have died in 2021, although he was present at Afriff in November of that year, when he was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Later, in an interview with Chude Jideonwo, his wife, Joke Silva, stated that he is suffering from dementia with Lewy bodies, which he has been battling for the past few years.
Despite his ailment, she has been more caring and supportive than ever before, so as to ensure the speedy recovery of her spouse.
Captain Matthew Ekeinde and Omotola Jalade
Omotola Jalade and Captain Matthew Ekeinde tied the knot in 1996 with close family and friends in attendance. The pair then held a white wedding ceremony on board a Dash 7 aircraft during a flight from Lagos to Benin in the year 2001. The award-winning actress celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary in a memorable way in 2021. She didn’t spare anything, but made it a day that would never be forgotten, not even why there are numerous cases of divorce amongst top entertainers.
On March 30, 1997, she welcomed her first daughter. Currently, they have four children: Princess, M.J., Meraiah, and Michael. From a careful observation of Omotola’s and her husband’s marriage, it could be noticed that true love and understanding have been the bedrock of their successful marriage for decades now.
Mercy Johnson and Prince Okojie
Nollywood actress and businesswoman, Mercy Johnson Okojie, got married to her husband in 2011. It’s already been a decade of marriage, and they have been blessed with four kids, three girls and a boy. After their marriage, there hasn’t been any case of infidelity between the duo, as they have continued to inspire other celebrities with their romantic lifestyle and ability to fend for their kids in all ramifications.
A.Y. and Mabel Makun
Nigerian comedian and actor, Ayodeji Richard Makun, and his entrepreneur wife, have been married for twelve years now. The couple had their first child before their white wedding, and after their matrimonial ceremony, their marriage has been one of the best thus far, as many individuals have expressed admiration for their love life.
The duo recently made headlines in January 2022 after A.Y announced the arrival of their second child, Ayomide Makun, on January 18, 2022. The movie producer expressed his delight in God for answering their prayers after 13 years of waiting for another baby.
Simi And Adekunle Gold
Have you ever wished that you were in love after witnessing how successful and peaceful someone’s marriage is? Well, Adekunle Gold and Simi are two couples that fans of the music industry always look at with envy, and hope to have a home like theirs. The music stars who were in a private relationship for a long time before getting married have been able to maintain the same momentum of love even after their marriage. Simi tied the knot with a singer named Adekunle Gold in a private ceremony on January 9, 2019.
Simi became a mother after she welcomed her daughter Adejare on May 30th, 2020.
Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz
Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde previously had a hostile marriage that lasted only one year.However, she found love again after she married rapper JJC Skills in 2016.
However, her pregnancy rumor became the most searched on Google in 2017. In December 2018, she welcomed her twin boys, and she has several stepchildren.
Conclusively, these celebrity couples have been married for a while now, and their union has been peaceful and filled with love as many people love to see them together always, no matter the challenges that they might encounter on this journey.