In Nigeria, men are accustomed to marrying women younger than they are and the billionaires are no exception as these wealthy men marry models, beauty queens and the very best of women.
Stargist.com presents 7 Rich men who married women way younger than they are.
1. Governor Adams Oshiomole And Wife, Lara
The former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole is married to Lara who was a famous model and was said to be twenty-nine years old when they married while he was 63 years old. Their ceremony took place in Edo State and attracted press’s attention.
2. Rotimi Makinde And Banke Oyelami
Banke Oyelami who was 23 year old and former Miss Osun State got married on the 24th of August to 48 year old politician Hon Rotimi Makinde.
3. Alhaji Rasaq Okoya and Sade Okoya
Billionaire businessman, Alhaji Rasaq Okoya got married to his youngest wife, and mother of his 4 kids, Sade Thomas Okoya reportedly got married at 21 while Alhaji Rasaq Okoya was 59.
4. Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu and Frances Chinonyerem
Billionaire businessman and chairman of Champion newspaper, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu gave marriage a second shot at age 72 and married a 26 year old, Frances Chinonyerem Enwerem, who was 26 years old and the daughter of one of his late wife’s close friends.
5. Susan Hart and Sunny Kuku
Former most beautiful girl in Nigeria 1994 edition, Susan Hart got married to Doctor Olorogun Sunny Kuku, a well known medical director who co-owned Eko Hospital.
6. Prince Sunny Aku And Dabota Lawson
Former Beauty Queen, Dabota Lawson was said to be in her mid 20s when she married billionaire businessman, Prince Sunny Aki who is said to be in his 50s in an elaborate ceremony on December, 13, 2014 at the Sky Terrace Hall, Oriental Hotel in Lagos. Though they are currently no longer together.
7. Musa and Caroline Danjuma
In 2004 billionaire Musa Danjuma tied the knot with one of Nollywood’s most sort after actress Caroline Ekanem. He was 54 and she was 24. Even though they are now divorced, they had 3 kids.