Check Out 7 Nigerian celebrities who are married to foreigners (Interracial Couple) - IgbohoConnect

It’s crazy to think that not long ago, interracial marriages were not only frowned upon but criminalized. Being hidden was dangerous and forbidden.

7 nigerian who are married to foreigners

That door is now shattered, burned, and broken. People of different races, nationalities, and ethnicities have gathered. While some people still raise their eyebrows or frown upon this mixing of people, the majority of the world is fine with it today.


Nigerian celebrities have their pick of men who, if asked, would gladly give them a liver. Many men idolize their celebrities. They fantasize about them, pray for them, and pretend to date them. Despite all of the attention from Nigerian men, the men who captured their eyes and hearts happened to be men who were not Nigerian.

This is a list of 12 Nigerian celebrities who chose to marry foreign men.

1. Susan Peters

Susan Peters, a Nollywood actress, married a Dutch man named Koen Croon in a private ceremony in 2015.

She described married life as “sweet and sour,” saying it was “sweet and sour.”

susan peters

It is both sweet and sour. You no longer do everything you used to because you are no longer single. It’s like a checkbox; it’s not the same as being single. In 2019, the couple welcomed their first child.

2. Ufuoma McDermott

On April 23, 2010, Ufuoma McDermott, formerly Ufuoma Ejenobor, married her Irish husband, Steven McDermott.
On May 23, 2014, she officially changed her name to Ufuoma McDermott in a Lagos High Court.


When asked how she feels about marrying a foreigner, Ufuoma replied, “It makes no difference.”
There may be some cultural differences, but communication and understanding are key.
Talk with your partner frequently and try to settle any disagreements amicably.

Ufuoma McDermott

The couple has two kids.

3. Tosyn Bucknor

Tosyn Bucknor, a Nigerian media personality, actress, and content creator, married her French boyfriend, Aurélien Boyer, in 2015 at the Landmark Events Centre in Oniru.

Tosyn Bucknor

The two made a lovely couple, and many Nigerians supported them.

When the news of Bucknor’s death broke in 2018, it broke hearts worldwide.

4. Uche Jombo

Uche Jombo, a Nigerian actress, married her Puerto Rican/American husband, Kenney Rodriguez, in 2012. They have been blessed with a lovely son.

Uche Jombo

5. Karen Igho

Karen Igho, the Big Brother Africa 2011 winner, married her long-term boyfriend, Yaroslav Rakos, in 2014. The two keep their personal lives very private. God blessed them with a baby boy in 2015.

Karen Igho

6. Oluchi Onweagba

Oluchi Onweagba, a Nigerian model, married Luca Orlandi, an Italian fashion designer, in 2006. The couple has two kids.

Oluchi Onweagba

7. Regina Askia

Regina Askia, a veteran Nollywood actress, is a Nigerian-born, American-based family nurse practitioner (FNP), healthcare and educational activist, television producer, writer, and public speaker.

Regina Askia

The actress is married to Ron Everette’s nephew and Fess Williams’ grandson, American Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Williams.
The couple has two children: Teesa Olympia, a daughter, and Rudolph Junior, a son.

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