Money they say, stops all nonsense- this is a popular slang in the street. We can bet our last penny on the fact that if not for money, these ladies contained in our article won’t bother entrusting the rest of their lives in the hands of men who are old enough to be their fathers in the name of marriage.
Check out a list of 9 billionaires who splashed money to get beautiful women as their wives. Whether these women married them for love or for money is your guess. But as a reminder, most of these marriages crashed.
1. Rotimi Makinde
He is a Muslim and married to Queen Oyebanke Makinde (a loving daughter of Eesa of Iragbiji). They are blessed with children. Queen was 23 years and Rotimi was 47 years old when they married 2013.
2. Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu was a Nigerian military officer and politician who served as the military governor of the Eastern Region of Nigeria in 1966 and the leader of the breakaway Republic of Biafra from 1967 to 1970. The late soldier married pretty Bianca Odinaka Olivia Onoh when she was 22 years old in 1994 while he was 55.
3. Musa Danjuma
Musa Danjuma was born on November 4, 1950. He takes leading positions in different companies. He controls different blue-chip firms and is also the Executive Chairman of Nigeria America Line and Comet Shipping agency. Musa was 54 while Caro was 24 when they got married.
4. Chief Dr Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu
Chief Dr. Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu is a Nigerian politician and renowned businessman, considered one of the richest men in Nigeria. He was 72 years old when she married Frances Chinonyerem Enwerem, 22, in 2013.
5. Adams Aliyu Oshiomole
Adams was a former governor of Edo State. He was 63 years when he married Cape Verdian model, Lara Fortes, who was then 29-years old.
6. Prince Sunny Aku
He was 52 years when he tied the knot in colourful ceremony with his wife, Dabota Lawson, who was 22 on their wedding day in 2014. Unfortunately, the marriage ended on rocks in 2018.
7. Sunny Kuku
The Nigerian billionaire was in his 50s when he married winner of Most Beautiful Girl, Susan Hart who was in her 20s at the time of their marriage.
8. Prince Ned Nwoko
64-year old splashed the money for Nollywood actress Regina Daniels who is still a teen. They are expecting their first child.
9. Alhaji Rasaq Okoya
Chief Razak Akanni Okoya (born in Lagos on 12 January 1940) is a billionaire industrialist and the Aare of Lagos. He had his only formal education at Ansar-un-deen Primary School, Oke popo, Lagos. He is the owner and founder of Eleganza group of companies, which has a market spanning Western Africa. He married his younger wife, Folashade Adeleye in 1999 when he was 59 years old and his wife, 21.