In 1996, 18- year old Omotola Jalade walked down the aisle with her best friend and lover, Captain Matthew Ekeinde. Over the years, the young teenage wife has grown into the popular Nigerian actress, singer and philanthropist that the world now refers to as Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. Omosexy as she is popularly called, and her superman have traveled out of the country to some exotic resort in Hawaii for a post honeymoon, in preparation for their 20th marriage anniversary which comes up on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016.
Omotola Ekeinde is rated among Nigeria’s hottest actress, coolest mums, most curvy celebrities, etc. The Ondo State born has appeared in over 300 films since her debut in Nollywood. She is the first African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page, and was one time on the list of Most Influential People in the world by TIME magazine for their annual TIME 100 list.
Last week, Omotola and her husband left Nigeria to London, after which they moved the celebration to Hawaii. She posted on her Instagram page how 20 years ago her husband asked her to pack her bag for a week trip, and he flew her on a private jet to Cote d’Voire for their honeymoon. Twenty years after, he used same line “Babes pack your bags for 10 days, we are going somewhere.”
The couple is one of the few in the Nigerian entertainment industry whose marriage has lasted this long, and without any scandal or controversial issues. Omotola and her husband are blessed with four children; two girls and two boys. Her first son is a music producer while the second daughter, Meraiah Ekeinde, has been on the spot light recently due to her endorsement with Knorr Cube and also her active social media presence.
On behalf of BuzzNigeria and its readers, we wish Omotola Ekeinde and her husband Captain Ekeinde, a blissful wedding anniversary. May the many more years they would be together be sweeter than the world’s sweetest candy ever. Happy 20th anniversary Omosexy!