Nigerian comedians are synonymous with beautiful wives, after all it is not only the drop-dead-gorgeous men that deserve to have beautiful women on their arms.
KFB has profiled 14 stunningly beautiful ladies, married to 14 talented – but certainly not conventionally sexy – comedians. We’re not saying their husbands aren’t cute in their own ways, but in general the ladies on our list certainly score higher than their partners aesthetically speaking.
Well, these women are lucky to have some of Nigeria's funniest people by their sides.
Ali Baba and Mary
Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly known as Ali Baba, is one of the pioneers of stand-up comedy in Nigeria. Widely regarded as the godfather of comedy, the Delta State-born humour merchant is arguably the most successful comedian in Nigeria. Ali Baba is married to Mary, the MD of Enterprise Bank, who has played a huge role in his career. They have been married for over 10 years and they are blessed with kids.
Okey Bakkasi and Zizi
Okechukwu Mac-Anthony known in the entertainment world as Okey Bakassi and his wife, Zizi, are have been married for over 13 years with three lovely kids.
Basketmouth and Elsie
Bright Okpocha, better known as Basketmouth is one of the leading comedians in Nigeria. The Glo ambassador has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.
Basketmouth is married to Elsie, and their marriage is blessed with a boy and a girl.
Seyi Law and Stacy Ebere
Idileoye Oluwaseyitan Lawrence Aletile, better known as Seyi Law, has continued to soar in comic entertainment since he hit the limelight following his success at the AY Open Comedy Mic in 2006.
Seyi Law is happily married to the delectable Stacy Ebere. They got married on Sunday, March 27, 2011.
Tee A and Kenny
Bovi and Christabel
Bovi Ugboma, a comedian, director, producer, actor, and writer from Delta State, Nigeria, is one of the wave-making comedians in the country. Bovi’s gorgeous wife is Christabel, a beautician. They have been married for over five years, and they are blessed with two lovely kids - a boy and a girl.
I Go Dye and Stella
Francis Agoda, popularly known as I Go Dye, is regarded as one of the funniest comedians in Nigerian. A native of Delta State, I Go Dye has organized different show across the globe. I Go Dye started out at a time when comedy in Nigeria wasn't as prosperous as now and wasn't seen as a means to achieving livelihood--comedians in general were earning relatively low income. However, he continued to pursue his passion, and today, he is reportedly one of the richest comedians in Nigeria. I Go Dye is married to Stella and they have a handsome son together.
Teju Babyface and Tobi
Teju Oyelakin, popularly called Teju Babyface, is one of the sought-after comedians in Nigeria. The talented entertainer, who began his journey into entertainment as an undergraduate of University of Lagos, started as an actor, before he metamorphosed into a stand-up comedian, TV host and a motivational speaker. Teju is married to a model, Tobi Banjoko, who is a former pageant winner and former contestant of MBGN. They got married in September, 2012.
Julius Agwu and Ibiere
The success story of comedy in Nigeria cannot be complete without the mention of great comedians like Julius Agwu. The Choba-born comedian is among the first set of stand-up comedians in Nigeria. Julius Agwu is married to a tall and pretty lady, Ibiere, a Petrochemical Engineer, who is equally from Rivers State. They have been married for six years and their union is blessed with a daughter, Zahra and a son, Zadok.
AY and Mabel
Ayo Makun (Ayodeji Richard Makun, also known by his stage name A.Y) is a multi-award winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director and MC. He is the host of the A.Y. Live shows and the producer of an award-winning movie, 30 Days in Atlanta. The C.E.O of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria, is married to the beautiful Mabel and they have one daughter together, Michelle.
Klint Da Drunk and Lilien
Clinton Afamefuna Igwemba, better known as Klint da Drunk is one of Nigeria's celebrated humour merchants. The talented entertainer is married to Lilien and they have two sons together.
Elenu and Chinwe Anyawu
They got married in 2013 after they dated for 3 years. Now the couple has a pretty baby boy as a symbol of their wonderful union.
Akpororo and Mary Josephine
Akpororo married his girlfriend, Mary Josephine Abraham in an elaborate wedding in Lagos last year. The new wife is a model and her beauty will melt any man’s heart.
Comedian and OAP, Justice Nuagbe aka Ushbebe and his wife Annette got married in November 2013. They have two adorable kids together.