Meet the new celeb grandparents in Nigerian entertainment

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RMD presently holds the title for hottest grandfather in Nollywood. Credit: Various

Nollywood actors Richard Mofe-Damijo and John Okafor became grandfathers for the first time in 2015.

Now that it’s becoming a trend, here are the new celebrity grandparents in the Nigerian entertainment industry.


K1 performing at his Lagos concert. Credit: TheNETng

It’s a matter of indifference for Fuji singer Kwam1 who welcomed another grandchild earlier this month.

The singer’s daughter, Sekinat Olatanwa and her husband welcomed a baby boy in Florida, USA earlier this month.

This is what you expect from a man loved by many women.

Salawa Abeni & Kollington Ayinla

Internet sensation, Bobrisky (R) at the naming ceremony of Salawa Abeni’s grandson. Credit: GoldmyneTV

While her son, Big Sheff is busy with his music career; Salawa and Kollington welcomed their second grandchild with daughter, Aminat Okiki Ilori in January 2017.

The newborn arrived three years after Okiki and her husband Bashir Omotayo blessed their marriage with a baby boy received in Paris.

Lola Idije

Lola Idije said she’s very happy to be a grandmother. Credit: Various

Nollywood actress, Toyin Afolayan popularly known as Lola Idije, became a grandmother in October 2016 when her daughter, Aduke, gave birth to a baby boy.

‘God has done it again, my grandson has arrived and I am very happy to be a grandmother, may God almighty bless him and he shall be a source of happiness to me and everyone around him,’ she said at the time.

Yinka Quadri

Yinka Quadri welcomed his second grandchild with daughter, Yewande. Credit: Various

The veteran Yoruba actor became a grandfather again when his daughter, Yewande, was delivered of a son in October 2016.

Yinka Quadri’s eldest son Hekeem Olakunle and wife Olabisi earlier gave him his first grandson who was named after the actor.

Patience Ozokwor

Patience Ozokwor in ‘Code of Silence’. Credit: Filed

It was double joy for the Nollywood star who welcomed her grandchild on her 58th birthday in September 2016. Her daughter, Chioma is the mother.

READ: Singer, Lauryn Hill becomes grandma at 41 after her son welcomes a baby boy

Global entertainers that recently welcomed grandchildren include Lauryn Hill, singer Fantasia, Hollywood couple Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, and Star Trek actress Kirstie Alley.

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