My Wedding Ring Lasted Only One Week – Bovi Reveals


Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Bovi Ugboma, while on an interview with Beat FM this morning, May 18, 2016 spoke on what keeps his marriage going. Bovi, who has been married to his wife, Christabel Asimonye Ugboma for over six years, has never been seen with his wedding ring on. However the 37-year old father of three has a good explanation for it.

Bovi and family

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“Marriage? It affects many artistes. But there are married successful entertainers. What’s good for the goose may not be good for the gander. My wedding ring lasted only one week. I don’t like rings. And my wife understands. We follow a practical approach to marriage. A ring doesn’t stop my from being good or bad.”

Bovi Proposing in a comedy skit

We are in the era where several celebrity marriages seem to be hitting the rocks. But Bovi has been able to keep his family together, irrespective of him not wearing his wedding ring.

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The talented actor and comedian has achieved the following ever since he ventured into his career. They include Comedian of the year for Culture people and Awards Ghana, he also won Best Youth Comedian at Stand-up Comedians Award. He is influenced by co-comedian Basket Mouth and the late legendary rapper, 2pac Shakur.

Bovi started his career in a sitcom, Extended Family, which he produced, wrote, and packaged himself. The show was very popular and by 2008 he was leading comedy shows and events throughout Nigeria. He has participated in Nite of 1000 Laughs organized by Opa Williams and has worked with several other comedians like Julius Agwu, Ali Baba, AY, Basket Mouth et. al., who are also successfully in their career and marriage.