Children are often seen as a divine gift and a blessing in various cultures, and twins, being a distinct form of this blessing, hold significant value, particularly in a culturally rich country like Nigeria.
Here are 13 Nigerian celebrities who have been gifted with twin children:
On October 10, 2023, the internet was abuzz with the news that Nigerian superstar Davido had become the proud father of twins with his wife, Chioma, in the United States.
It is no news that the celebrity couple lost their son, Ifeanyi, on October 31, 2022, in the cold hands of death.
Paul Okoye (Rudeboy)
Musician and dancer, Paul Okoye, one of the members of the R&B duo P-square, welcomed twins with his wife, Anita Okoye in July 2017. Rudeboy was blessed with a boy and a girl.
One of the Nigerians’ most loved singers, Kizz Daniel, welcomed a set of twins sons named Jelani and Jalil. In May 2021, the music star announced the arrival of his boys on his birthday, adding to his celebration.
Popular Nollywood star and his wife, Seyi Edun recently became proud parents as they welcomed a set of twins after 7 years of marriage.
Adeniyi announced the arrival of the twins on February 28, 2023. In an online post, the duo disclosed the names of their children as Ayomikun and Ayomiposi.
Renowned Nollywood actor, Femi Adebayo, is among the Nigerian celebrities fortunate enough to have twins. Over a decade ago, the Yoruba film icon welcomed his twin boys with his former wife. Impressively, he has managed to shield his sons’ identities from the spotlight of social media.
Prominent actress, producer, and politician, Funke Akindele-Bello, is also among the Nigerian celebrities graced with twin children.
The actress has twin boys and has skillfully maintained their privacy, keeping their images away from the public eye. She gave birth to her sons in 2018 with her ex-husband, JJC Skillz.
Popular Nollywood actress, Bimbo Success also welcomed her first set of twins on November 17, 2021, with her partner Oscar, a renowned Yoruba movie director. They got married in 2016.
Popular Nollywood actor, Prominent Nollywood actor, Damola Olatunji, along with his estranged wife, Bukola Arugba, welcomed twins—a boy and a girl in 2017.
Damola frequently shares moments with his children on his social media, proudly showcasing their bonding moments.
Nollywood sensationalist, Sola Sobowale aka Oba / Toyin Tomato birthed twins
Taiwo and Kehinde Sobowale were born on August 3, 1990, to Oludotun and Sola Sobowale.
Nigerian former professional footballer welcomed the arrival of his ‘babies’ in 2015, birthed by his Russian girlfriend Olga Diyachenko. The proud father readily displayed his twin daughters – Ava and Mia on his social media pages.
Renowned comedian Olateju Oyelakin, popularly known as Teju Babyface, is the proud father of two delightful children. He and his wife, Tobiloba, were blessed with twins nine years ago.
They are among the select Nigerian celebrities fortunate to have twins, a girl, and a boy, the actor is known for rarely showcasing his young twins to the public.
Prominent Nollywood actor and Politician, Desmond Elliot is one of the 10 Nigerian celebrities blessed with twins. In fact, the movie star was not blessed once, he welcomed two sets of twins with his wife, Victoria Elliot.
They welcomed their first set of twins- Desmond Jr and Denzel in 2007. The second set – a boy and a girl were announced in 2010.
Nigerian singer cum celebrity photographer, Toyin Bello aka TY Bello, and her hubby Kashetu welcomed a set of twins in the United States of America on 10th October 2014.