These days, it has become the norm for women to wed far older men due to their riches or security. Some people get married out of pure love.
Some well-known Nollywood actors and actresses have wed their older partners out of personal preference.
Here is a list of five actresses who married older men.
Chika Ike wed Tony, a wealthy man when she was just 21 years old.
When they married, he was 40 years old. She later filed for divorce from her spouse after he was accused of adultery and domestic abuse.
Regina Daniels got married to her billionaire husband when she was 19 years. He was 59 years by then.
They tied the knot in 2019, with Ned marrying Regina Daniels as his sixth Wife. They have welcomed two children together.
Caroline Hutchins married Musa Danjuma at the age of 20 and her husband was in his 50s. The couple has a daughter and two sons.
In 2016, they got divorced. Musa Danjuma is a business mogul and a lawyer. He married the actress as his fifth wife.
When Silver Joke and Olu Jacobs got married, she was 24 years old and he was 42. They met during a location set.
These two individuals met at the Lagos National Theatre and have remained friends ever since. The history of the Nigerian arts industry was influenced by Olu Jacob's wife. They have two sons together.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde's husband made the actress an engagement proposal when she was 16 years old and he was 26.
The actress was 17 years old when the couple exchanged vows in 1996. They are blessed with four children.