Women of any age can become single parents through teenage pregnancy, divorce, separation, death of a spouse or by choice.
Parenting is not such an easy task and it could be more challenging when you are a single parent. Being a single mom for some people is not such a big deal, especially when it happens that you’re a celebrity mum.
Constantly in the limelight and have to deal with maintaining a stable family and pursuing your career. Below is a list of women in the Nigerian entertainment industry who have been single moms for a while and they all rock.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Nollywood star actress Genevieve gave birth to her daughter when she was still a teenager in secondary school. She single handedly took care of her daughter, Chimebuka, who is now in her 20s without the help of any man.
2. Kate Henshaw
Talented Nollywood actress, Kate separated from her British husband, Roderick James Nuttal in 2011 after being married for 12 years and the union produced a daughter named Ella. Though the 13-year-old daughter is in Kate’s custody, she rarely talks about her, probabl;y to keep her away from the public eye. Kate Henshaw is still a hot mama and many often wonder how she manages to stay trim.
3. Fathia Balogun
Sexy Yoruba actress, Fathia is a proud mother of children, twoo girls and a boy. She separated from her husband Siadi Balogun in 2006. Following their divorce, Saidi had revealed that only two of the children were his as one belonged to Fathia’s former husband who she divorced before marrying him.
Talented Nigerian singer, Waje gave birth to her child years ago. Her daughter is now 16-years-old and recently graduated from secondary school. Waje shot to the limelight after she featured in one of singing duo, P-Square’s hit song, Do Me.
5. Grace Amah
Petite and light-skinned Nollywood actress welcomed a baby boy some years back and she has kept the identity of her son’s father as a mystery. Grace is not disturbed by critics who think it’s wrong to have a child out of wedlock.
6. Clarion Chukwura
Popular Nollywood actress, Calrion got pregnant at the age of 17 for top Nigerian Fuji musician, Sir Shina Peters and the product of that child is Clarence Peters, who is now a popular music producer. Clarion has come a long way in the movie industry and has won so many award.
7. Monalisa Chinda
One of Nollywood’s finest, Monalisa got separated from her husband Segun Dejo-Richard in 2009 and the union produced a beautiful daughter named Tamar.
8. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Nollywood actress and the President of the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberesima is a proud mother of five, four boys and a girl. The ex-beauty queen who has never been married before took many by surprise when news filtered in that she would be getting married in December.
9. Elizabeth Anjorin
Elizabeth Anjorin is one of the most talented Yoruba actresses. She is a proud mother of one who definitely enjoys the admiration of many. At one time, she revealed she can’t marry a poor man.