The popular trend of sugar daddies -side chic phenomenon in society is one that calls for attention and a need to check for its source. A lot of Nigerian youths project their lifestyle after the lifestyle of our Nigerian celebrities and their luxurious lifestyles and are influenced by what they see, hence the need to be like them!
Hence the quickest way to achieve this luxurious lifestyle is to have a sugar daddy/mummy. Or the fact that dating someone who is much older with the financial wherewithal to spoil young person hence the title, sugar daddy/mummy is now a thing that society has accepted as the norm!…
Well, can one say that all celebrities with lavish lifestyles are funded by sugar daddies nor can one say that celebrity lifestyle is the main reason why a lot of young ladies have chosen to have sugar daddies but for sure this lavish celebrity lifestyle they see daily on Instagram and other social media platform have a serious effect on their psychology and choices. With an honest consideration of the economic standing of the entertainment industry one finds it difficult to equate their earnings to their material possessions.
A lot of time, you see a Nollywood actress buying themselves houses worth the sum of N300M or more, or buy cars worth 50-80 million Naira and one begins to wonder if such an actresses’ earnings from the movie industry could finance that sort of lavish spending. Irrespective of their side hustles, a lot of fans have screamed at the rate at which these female celebrities spend and throw money around especially on social media. With this in mind we have decide to check out 15 female celebrities who have at some point been accused of having sugar daddies;
The award-winning media personality who is always delivering in the fashion and style department is one celebrity that has been accused of having a sugar daddy several times. Toke was once called out back in July 2020, by the children of Billionaire Chairman and Managing Director of Pan Ocean Oil Nigeria Limited for destroying their father. News of the two of them flooded the internet as it was reportedly stated that, the Oil magnate is her sugar daddy.
The news gained more wings when it was reported that Toke had lost her Banana Island house after it got seized by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON. The house is said to have been listed as an asset by billionaire Festus Fadeyi. The house was seized after Fadeyi’s debt with AMCON rose to N240 billion; which resulted into his children calling her out. Considering the luxurious lifestyle the OAP lives, many would support the claim being true.
Also, many have said that the Billionaire allegedly bought Toke a brand new Range Rover 2016 model worth over N50 million. He is also reported to be responsible for her acquisition of top-of-the-line and very expensive designer bags, shoes from Louboutin, Bottega etc. Although to date this rumour is yet to be confirmed by Dr. Festus that he is or was once Toke’s sugar daddy.
Nollywood actress and businesswoman, Iyabo Ojo has been rumored to be in a relationship with popular and outspoken senator, Dino Melaye. The senator has been said to be her sugar daddy who funds her business and carries her on luxurious trips.
This is not the first time Iyabo Ojo is been accused of having a sugar daddy as sometimes ago, she was also accused of dating Pastor Ibiyeomie. Just recently, a friend of Iyabo Ojo, Omoborty posted audio of Iyabo Ojo and Dino Meleye; In the VN, the 43-year-old was heard telling Dino to stop denying her in public or else she will stop giving him her body. The mother of two also threatened to curse the politician if he keeps getting on her nerves by cheating on her with her colleague, Biodun Okeowo.
Reacting to this VN, Iyabo Ojo said that she is an adult and she has the right to go into a relationship with whoever she wants to. For a while now, Dino has been accused of been Iyabo’s sugar daddy and he has never come out to deny it nor corroborate the rumor.
Actress Mercy Aigbe has been rumored over time to live life larger than her earnings. Reports have said that she is able to do this because of her sugar daddies.
This news gained more wings when the actress bought herself a house worth N200M and people have been saying she couldn’t have made that money just from acting alone. Rumors also have it that she rejected the apologies by her ex-husband because she has been enjoying funds from her latest Sugar daddy who has been revealed to be a top politician who is an Ijaw man and an oil mogul.
Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde was once accused of having the former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole, as her sugar daddy. This news went viral when a particular blogger called Gist Lover got tongues wagging after which she took to her Instagram page to share photos of the actress and the politician together.
Omotola took to her page to dare Gist Lover to show proof of the story she posted about her having an affair with politician Adam Oshiomole. She gave the blogger a 24-hour notice to prove her allegations towards her. However, in less than 24 hours ultimatum, Gist Lover published men Omotola Jalade has had an affair with, which included the politician.
The controversial King of queens of Nollywood, Tonto Dikeh has been a victim of speculations since the dramatic split from her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill. Almost every male friend the actress poses with is tagged to be in a romantic relationship with her.
The talented actress who is not taking roles in movies like before raised eyebrows towards her finances after a frequent show-off of luxury lifestyle, expensive cosmetic surgery, and expensive trips. And her Fans cannot be convinced that there isn’t any Destiny Helper behind it. Just recently there was a leaked chat between Tonto and her alleged sugar daddy. In the chat, the man was telling her to stop taking his money without telling him, the actress responded to this claim calling him an old man and asked him to stop keeping money where she can see them.
Actress, Ini Edo has moved on and she is not letting her failed marriage stop her from living life to the fullest. The Akwa Ibom actress who walked out of her few years old marriages following accusations of domestic abuse and trust, has over time acquired brand new rides often, and she is a serial attendant of expensive vacations.
It is rumored that her expensive lifestyle is sponsored by a sugar daddy that happens to be a popular politician in the country. Ini is not the first actress rumored to be romantically involved with politicians.
Actress Biodun Okeowo has been rumored to have a US-based lover who spoils her with gifts and expensive things. She received a delivery of a brand new car on her birthday in December. She has also been frequenting the US after her marriage failed. Her sugar daddy is rumored to be US-based Nigerian top show promoter, Wale Bouncer, CEO of Fathia Entertainment.
Just recently, the actress was said to be in a fight with her colleague Iyabo Ojo over the Nigerian politician, senator, Dino Melaye. This further proved to have a bit of truth in it when Biodun aka Omoborty shared a VN of where Iyabo Ojo was telling Dino Melaye to stop cheating on her with Omoborty if not she will curse him.
Nollywood’s sweetheart and forever sixteen, Regina Daniels definitely had the internet buzzing when news of her relationship with billionaire Ned Nwoko broke. Regina had been flaunting her cars and material acquisitions on social media and fans knew immediately that Nollywood was definitely not the source of that wealth.
Which led to the conclusion that the billionaire was her sugar daddy. Many jumped came to this conclusion because Ned is over 30years her senior making people wonder what else could have made her go into a relationship with a man older than her father and marry him at end of the day if not for the wealth.
Controversial Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar was accused of having a sugar daddy when the sex-with-dog scandal broke out between herself and her former bestie, Cossy Orjiakor. Cossy accused Halima of having a sugar daddy as that is the person that broke the new of the sex-with-dog-scandal. Even though over time Halima has denied having a sugar daddy, many find this hard to believe.
Talented actress, Chika Ike has at one time been accused of having a sugar daddy. Sometime ago, she was accused of dating billionaire Ned Nwoko. Reports stated that she had several outings with the billionaire senator and was showering her with lots of money and gifts. This news went viral when mother of actress Regina Daniels who is the 6th wife of Ned called out Chika to leave her daughter’s husband alone. Although, at the time, Chika came out to say that she is single and has no sugar daddy but many found this hard to believe.
Amongst the rising stars in the movie industry, Daniella is one who has been associated with having a sugar daddy. Her involvement in the apostle Suleman’s saga, which happened a while ago had fans saying she was once in a relationship with the general overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries. Reports stated that Apostle Suleman was her sugar daddy and that he once bought her a jeep and other expensive gifts. The actress came out to deny ever receiving such from the man of God, explaining that he is a spiritual father to her.
The internet some time ago broke with news that actress, Anita Joseph has acquired a sugar daddy who is spoiling her silly with cash and exotic gift. Her alleged sugar daddy was said to have bought her a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. News of the two of them spending time together in South Africa definitely had fans thinking if she is contemplating being a second wife. In response to this, the actress stated that she is not thinking of being a second wife and her private life is private. Also to note Anita Joseph is happily married now to a young man Fisayo Micheal aka Mc Fish.
Natacha Akide (Tacha)
Ever outspoken former BBNaija star, Natacha Akide, was once alleged to be in a relationship with the General Manager of the Despite Group of Companies, Fadda Dickson. An Instagram blogger, Cutie Juls, alleged that Tacha and the Fadda have been in bed for a while despite her trying very hard to keep the relationship a secret. To date, Tacha has never came out to refute or confirm this claim.
Controversial Nollywood actress, Nkechi Blessing has over time been accused of having several sugar daddies. These accusations increased following her trips abroad as a lot of people started to speculate saying that her trips is definitely been sponsored by a sugar daddy.
Ever outspoken Nollywood actress, Lizzy Anjorin was once accused of dating a friend to the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, Baba Owoeye. He has been said to be her sugar daddy and ATM machine who has been sponsoring her since 2011. Reports stated that Baba is a wealthy Omo-onile in Lekki who is in his late 70s or early 80s. It was also said that the actress had been sleeping with him and he even bought her a house. He is said to have been her source of finance for a while.