Actress Omotola and husband celebrate their 22nd wedding anniversary
Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde who celebrated her 40th birthday Last month is celebrating her husband, Captain Matthew Ekeinde, who turned 50 and also celebrating their 22nd wedding anniversary today.
It’s a double celebration day for the superstar actress and her family.
Omotola shared photos and a message of how far they have come and wishing him a happy birthday. She wrote,
“Happy 50th to A Unique, Different, One in a Lifetime Man. King Matthew Ekeinde. President of Aquatic Jungle Inc. Capt of Many planes and My heart. I usually forget it’s Our Wedding Anniversary too…WOW! 22years! Thanks for My wakeup Gifts Hb! This picture captures How we started and where we still are. In his presence. I love you Honeyboy. #Happybirthday #happyanniversary to Us. ??”
Apparently, Omotola isn’t the only one showing love today. Captain Matthew Ekeinde, husband to the popular Nollywood actress and film producer, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde started the day by sending anniversary gifts and balloons to his wife of 22 years and mother of his 4 kids
Captain Matthew Ekeinde and Actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Princess are blessed with four children Meraiah, Micheal and M.J.
A happy wedding anniversary to the Ekeindes.
Omotola Jalade was born on 7 February 1978 in Lagos. She grew up in a family of five: her parents (both deceased now) and two younger brothers, Tayo and Bolaji Jalade.
Her husband Matthew is a pilot and ten years her senior. They met when she was just 16, while he was 26, and he proposed two years later.
In 2001, the couple held a white ceremony on board of a plane while flying from Lagos to Benin, with close family and friends present. In 1997, Omotola gave birth to their first daughter.
Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, Jalade-Ekeinde has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. She is the first African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page.