Celebrities Who Have Been Divorced

It was time to let go

By  | Jan 11, 2022, 04:50 PM  | Top of The

Celebrities who have been divorced
Love is a beautiful thing but at times it does not last. We have to let go when it hurts. These celebrities called it quits in their marriage and even though we as their fans were heartbroken, we support their move to happiness. Keep reading to find out which celebs have been divorced.

Dr Sid and Simi

Dr Sid, a Nigerian music star, married Simi in one of the most publicized celebrity weddings in 2014. They had their first daughter shortly after, and their second child a few years later.

The couple's marital problems were first reported in 2017, but they avoided any public drama. Simi announced the end of their five-year-old marriage on her Instagram page in January 2020.

The two are currently focusing on co-parenting together and have not released any further information regarding their divorce.

This was one silent divorce.

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Osas Ighodaro and Gbenro Ajibade

Actor and actress Ighodaro and Ajibade met while working onset of a TV show and later got married to the delight of their fans. The couple's wedding ceremony was so large that it was broadcast live on television. Lanes my people!

Fans and followers of Osas and Gbenro were taken aback in February 2019 by an unusual post from the latter. In his post, he blasted Osas for her parenting style. They were obviously separated at the time.

Osas removed Gbenro's name from her Instagram handle a few months later. After spending several months in the US, Gbenro returned to Nigeria in December for an interview on Rubbin Minds, where he confirmed their divorce.

The ex-lovers were a match made in heaven and it shook us to know that they were have marital problems.

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Etinosa Idemudia and Ighrosa

The marriage of Etinosa Idemudia to Benin-based lawyer Ighrosa was short-lived. The former couple married in September 2020 and welcomed their first child on Christmas Day of that year.

The actress had intended to keep the news of her marriage's demise out of the public eye, but the press had other ideas. In May 2021, she bashed popular blogger Stella Dimokorkus on her Instagram page for breaking the news of her marriage's downfall.

She said, “Now you have come again and I know you have receipts and you won’t dare us to deny. I don’t blame you, it’s the close friend, the insider who is feeding you. May God forgive that person. Everyone is going through something including you.” 
This is however Etinosa's second marriage as her first marriage to soldier Babatunde Solomon ended in divorce due to domestic violence. The marriage, which began when she was 22 years old and lasted six years, was marked by bullying, intimidation, and torture.

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Mofe Duncan and Jessica Kakkad

Movie star Mofe Duncan and skincare entrepreneur Jessica Kakkad had one of the most private divorces in the history of celebrity divorces. It had to take a Jessica die-hard fan to reveal the news.

Mofe Duncan took to Instagram a few hours after the news broke to release a statement in which he revealed that the marriage had ended a year earlier and that he still maintains a friendly relationship with Jessica and her family.

Celebrities separating amicably and not involving the public comes as a surprise to some of us. Most of them end up venting their frustrations on the internet.

Kudos to the ex-couple.

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Anita Iseghohi and Tom Iseghohi

Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Anita Iseghohi, and her business executive husband, Tom, had a very secret marriage breakup.

In November 2018, the former beauty queen revealed on her Instagram page that her 11-year marriage to the former MD of Transcorp Corporation had ended. Three children have been born from this union.

“Following our almost 15 years relationship as well as a lot of recent thought and consideration, I have made a difficult decision to separate from my husband. We are still a family and will always be loving, dedicated parents to our three lovely children.
“I won’t be commenting beyond this and I thank you all in advance for respecting the privacy of our young children and of our family. Love and respect from us to all of you,” she wrote, signing off as Anita Iseghohi.

Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh

Famous actress Damilola Adegbite and actor Chris Attoh, had a beautiful love story where they met onset. On February 14, 2015, the couple married in Accra, Ghana.

Chris Attoh denied divorce rumors in an April 2017 radio interview. Their divorce rumors began after Chris wished his ex-wife a happy second wedding anniversary on February 14th, but she did not respond.

Previously, the couple had unfollowed each other on Instagram.

Following that, the actress remained oddly silent about their split. However, Attoh finally revealed their divorce in September of that same year.

They were such a beautiful couple. 

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Blossom Chukwujekwu and Maureen Esisi

Nollywood actor Blossom Chukwujekwu's divorce from fashion entrepreneur Maureen Esisi was arguably the most shocking breakup news of 2019.

Blossom and Maureen's beautiful and 'happy marriage' was showcased to the admiration of many on social media. Their fans are yet to heal from this one.

Controversial Stella Dimokokorkus, a Nigerian blogger, was said to be the first to spread the rumor that Blossom Chukwujekwu's marriage to Maureen Esisi had failed.

Maureen came out to reveal that the reason her marriage ended was baseless. She claimed there was no infidelity involved. She added that she wanted children but Blossom on the other hand was not interested. 
“I always wanted a child/children. ALWAYS!!! The problem was NEVER me. He didn’t want kids at the time at least not with me (I assume), He didn’t seem interested in having kids..Reasons best known to him till date. I was more than ready/desperate to the point I started even begging to adopt, yes that’s how badly I wanted one.”
The couple was married close to 4 years. Their fans are yet to heal from this one.

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