Parenting alone as a single mum might be tough, even harder when you have a lot of kids under you.
Regardless of whether they’re single parents or mom by decision, divorce or heartbreaking relationship , to father a child takes the grace of God.
Sometimes, after divorce, couple might still decide to co parent in order to make their child somebody in life.
Well, we have some female Nigerian celebrities who are raising their children on their own as they are doing the job of mother and father to their child/children.
Below are the names of Nigerian celebrities who are single parents:
1. Tonto Dikeh
Nollywood actress, Tonto Charity Dikeh is currently a single mom by divorce.
In 2015, Tonto Dikeh got engaged to Oladunni Churchill.
Before their divorce, Tonto Dikeh had a son with her husband, Oladunni Churchill in 2016.
Tonto Dikeh’s son is really enjoying the parenting of her mom as Tonto Dikeh pay the bills and sent him to one of the best schools in Nigeria.
2. Linda Ikeji
Celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji is also among the list of single parents.
Linda Ikeji has a son with Son’s father, Sholaye Jeremi. After her relationship with her son’s father didn’t work as expected, Linda Ikeji has taken the job of mother and father to her son.
3. Tiwa Savage
Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage got married to Tunji Balogun a.k.a Tee Billz in 2013.
Their union was blessed with a son, Jamil Balogun.
In 2016, Tiwa Savage and Tunji Balogun divorced.
4. Uche Ogbodo
Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo got married to Apo Arthur in 2013.
Their union produced a beautiful daughter, Chinagorom.
Uche Ogbodo is now a single mom after her marriage with Apo Arthur didn’t work as expected.
5. Singer Waje
Nigerian singer, Artuage Iruobe popularly known as Waje is a single mother.
She is the mother and at the same time father to her daughter, Emerald Iruobe.
6. Genevieve Nnaji
Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji who started her acting career as a child actor is a single mom.
She has a daughter named Chimebuka during her days in Secondary school.
7. Mercy Aigbe
Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe tied the knot with Lanre Gentry in September 2017.
Mercy Aigbe has two children Michelle Aigbe and Juwon Gentry.
Mercy Aigbe has since been taking care of her children after she separated from her husband due to claims of domestic violence.
8. Iyabo Ojo
Nollywood actress, Alice Iyabo Ojo is a single mum.
She gave birth to a son in 1999, then a daughter in 2001.
Iyabo Ojo is taking good care of her two children.
9. Lilian Esoro
Lilian Esoro tied the knot with Ubi Franklin in 2015.
Lilian Esoro who is a Nollywood actress and CEO of Goldie Locks Hair Salon has two kids before she married Ubi Franklin.
10. Kate Henshaw
Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw tied the knot with Roderick Nuttal in 2000 and has a daughter named Gabrielle Nuttal.
11. Anna Ebiere
Ex beauty queen is also a single mother. She has a daughter with Nigerian Singer, Flavour.
12. Biodun Okeowo
Biodun Okeowo whose real name bus Abiodun Sofuyi Okeowo a.k.a Omobutty is proud mum of two lovely children.
13. Yvonne Jegede
Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede is a single mum.
She tied the knot with Olakunle Fawole in 2017.
Before the duo went their separate ways, Yvonne Jegede gave birth to a son, Xavier.
14. Tayo Odueke
Nollywood actress, Tayo Odueke is also among the single mom list.
She has a daughter named Naomi Suleiman.
15. Liz Da Silva
Nigerian actress, Elizabeth Omowunmi Tekovi Da Silva has a son.
16. Adunni Ade
Nollywood actress, Adunni Ade is proud mum of two sons, D’marison and Ayden.
She takes good care of her children very well as she adores them so much.