It’s no news that that there are a lot of celebrities in the entertainment industry who are single parents – most especially women. This league of parents tend to play the role of mother and father to their children, especially when either is not available.
We’re taking a look at the women, peculiarly in this post – these women have beautiful and strong children to show for their struggles.
Some of them were once in abusive marriages while some came from relationships that just didn’t work out.
In no particular order, here are 11 female celebrities who are single mothers and are playing the role of a father to their children – the list was compiled by CorrectNG.
1. BUKKY WRIGHT
The charming and radiant Bukky’s marital life has been a subject of controversy. Bukky who was born in Ogun state Nigeria in the year 1967 blessed with two kids out of marriage and choose to enjoy her life as a single mother and Nollywood actress. She has two sons, Eniola and Gbenga. She became a grandmother when one of her sons had a child.
2. FATHIA BALOGUN
The popular radiant Yoruba actress became a single mother when the line drawn-out with the veteran Nollywood actor and ex-husband Saidi Balogun.
The 48years old single mother enjoying her life with two kids and she changed to her maiden name Fathia William in 2015. She’s an actress, a producer and entrepreneur.
3. REGINA CHUKWU
The charming Nollywood Actress Regina Chukwu is one of the leading household names in the Yoruba movie industry even though she is not a Yoruba woman…she hails from Enugu State, Nigeria.
She’s a single mother with two kids, she took care of her kids since her husband died and she’s happy as a single mother with two teenagers, a girl and a boy.
4. BISI IBIDAPO-OBE
The radiant and charming Bisi Ibidapo-obe (Popular Known as Omologbalogba, born January 27, 1977, in Surulere, Lagos) is a Nigerian actress. She became famous for her role in Bisi Omologbalogba. She owns B.I.O Lingerie, an adult shop in Lagos.
She claimed to have a child with one Nigeria senator Dino Melaye when their marriage failed. She’s happy as a single mother.
5. LOLA ALAO
The gorgeous Lola Alao is an actress, known for Onilara(2008), Òkú tee sin (2004) and Dokita Alabere (2006).
The single mother has a daughter of a short marriage with a US-based dude, the marriage did not last.
6. IYABO OJO
Topping the list is Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo, a mother of two teenage children Festus and Priscilla Ojo.
Iyabo is super proud of her achievements as a mother and she never stops showing us the reward for her struggles and labour: her two children Festus and Priscilla. She even named her enterprise after her children, FesPris.
7. ADUNNI ADE
Adunni Ade was in a long-term relationship and her two handsome sons were as a result of this. It is widely known that the actress adores her boys.
8. LIZ DA SILVA
Her son Raheem brought about so much controversy when he was born but asides that, the lovely actress is a great mother.
9. TAYO ODUEKE “Sikiratu Sindodo”
The look-alike daughter of celebrity actress, Tayo Odueke is 20 years old and her mother has single-handedly raised her and we can say she is doing a great job.
10. BIODUN OKEOWO
The actress was once in an abusive relationship that left her with the status of a single parent. Omobutty, as she is fondly called, is a proud mother of two children.
The actress might have had rough times in the beginning, but today she has her children to give her some solace.
11. MERCY AIGBE
The light skinned actress separated from her husband last year after he brutally assaulted her. She is a mother of two beautiful kids.
The actress had a messy split from her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill in 2017. The duo kept on leveling allegations on each other as they often attacked each other on the Internet.
Dikeh chose to play the role of both mom and dad to her son, King Andre, whom she gave birth to i. 2016.
Popular singer, Waje is a single mother to her daughter, Emerald Iruobe. The singer fell pregnant at the age of 17 and ever since then, she has been doing her best to take care of herself and her daughter.
Yvonne Jegede tied the knot with her husband, Olakunle Fawole, also known as Abounce, in 2017.
However, their marriage only lasted a year and they share a son named Xavier together. Abounce is also a fellow actor and the son of late actress, Bukky Ajayi.