The Nigerian Celebrity weddings of 2020

Nigerian celebrity weddings in 2020 kicked off in a big way; from Sandra Ikeji’s record-breaking wedding, Adewale & Kani Adeleke’s destination wedding in Abu Dhabi to actor Emmanuel Ikubese & Anita Adetoye‘s amazing wedding in Lagos. The second half of the year kicked off with a number of postponements, cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic but weddings resumed later the ‘COVID-19 complaint’ way with small and intimate celebrity weddings like Vimbai Mutinhiri‘s registry wedding in Calabar.

Here’s a list of all the celebrity weddings of 2020.

#TheSBond: Popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji‘s sister and event planner, Sandra Ikeji, and her husband, Samuel Arinze tied the knot on the 11th of January, 2020 in grand style in Lagos, Nigeria. Their #TheSBond white wedding had a record-breaking number of over 200 bridesmaids.

Sandra and her bridesmaids

#AdeKani: Davido‘s elder brother, Adewale Adeleke, and his wife, Kani had a destination wedding in Abu Dhabi. Their #Adekani luxury wedding held on Sunday, the 2nd of February 2020 at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Anita Joseph’s Wedding: The Nollywood actress announced she was married when she shared photos of her wedding to Michael Fisayo on Instagram.

#BAE2020: Nollywood actor, Emmanuel Ikubese and makeup artist and beauty influencer, Adetola Anita Adetoye of Anita Brows got married this year. The couple said ‘I Do’ on the 14th of March, 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria. Their beautiful wedding was planned by A Flair To Remember Event (AFTR Event).

#ForeverYong2020: Media personality and actress, Vimbai Mutinhiri and Andrew “Dru” Ekpenyong made it official in 2020. The couple had their registry wedding ceremony in Calabar, Cross River State while their friends and loved ones joined via Zoom.

#AAGodStory: Pastor and Nollywood actor, Adeolu Adefarasin and his wife, Alicia got married earlier in the year. The actor made the announcement on Instagram three months after the wedding

Bukunmi Oluwasina Grace walked down the aisle! The Nollywood actress and her longtime boyfriend, Ebun said ‘I do’ in 2020. She shared their love story and photos from their wedding in September 2020.

#OpeNine: Nigerian singer, Opeyemi Gbenga Kayode (aka Pepenazi) and Janine Osbourne got married in November 2020.

#WilliamsGotTheOscar: Comedian and Nollywood actor, Williams Uchemba got married to Brunella Oscar in Lagos, Nigeria on the 21st of November, 2020. The star-studded wedding was planned by Tessallure Events.

#KhadoniForever: Very recently Big Brother contestants, Khafi Kareem and Gedoni Ekpata said ‘I Do’ following their engagement around this time last year. The couple shared pictures from their wedding on Sunday, the 27th of December 2020.

#AdaAdeRoyals2020. Star child actor, Samuel Ajibola (aka Spiff from The Johnsons) got married to Sandra in December 2020. They had their traditional wedding earlier in January 2020. Read their love story and see pictures from their wedding by B.Lawz Studios.

Josh2Funny weds. Comedian and ‘Don’t leave me’ crooner, Josh2Funny (real name – Josh Alfred) had his civil wedding in 2020

Erigha Agarivbie: The rapper got married to his wife, Morenike on the 3rd of October, 2020. See pictures from their #NIGGA2020 wedding

Comedian and ‘My Flatmates’ actor, MC Pashun (real name – Diribe Chidi Richard) also got married in 2020. He said ‘I Do’ to his wife, Gift in March 2020 at their #ThePashuns wedding

Yakub Jibril (popularly known as YQ) also got married recentlly. The musician shared photos on Instagram introducing ‘Mr & Mrs Jubril’

Tallulah Doherty & Tokunbo Adetona said I Do in #MeetTheAdetonas Their wedding was planned by wedding planner, 2706 Events.

Nigerian stylist, Bukunmi Adeaga (a.k.a. Kie Kie) also got married in 2020. We love her wedding hashtag #IyawoLodeIlori

That’s it for 2020! We can’t wait to share all the celebrity weddings from 2021 weddings with you.


Eguolo Anita Etefe is a wedding and travel enthusiast

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