Inside John Okafor

Nollywood comedian actor John Okafor is a household man, however most people solely is aware of him for his humorous performances in films. The person broadly generally known as Mr. Ibu has been bringing smiles to the faces of Nigerians for many years. He’s additionally a author and producer who repeatedly brings in new performers to get you rolling on the ground. The legendary actor is the mind behind notable film scripts like Ibu in London, Police Recruit, 9 Wives, Honeymoon Guys, Ngozi: Abeg Marry Us, and lots of others.

It’s intriguing to know that this prolific actor was once enthusiastic about martial arts and has labored as a hairstylist, photographer, and different capacities to maintain himself afloat earlier than he determined to pursue a profession in performing. Like his profession, his household life additionally went by way of a tricky time earlier than he lastly tied the knot together with his present spouse, Stella Maris Okafor in 2010.

Mr. Ibu Discovered Marital Bliss With His Second Spouse Stella Maris

Mr. Ibu is married to Stella Maris Chinyere Okafor, whom he affectionately refers to as “Chibest” or “First Class”. Not a lot is understood about her youth or background however it’s gathered that she hails from Mbaise in Imo State.

The couple acquired married on Might twenty fifth, 2010 by performing the Igbo-traditional wedding ceremony ceremony. In 2015, 5 years after the normal wedding ceremony, they held their white wedding ceremony.

The humorous actor sees his present spouse as a present from God. In Might 2021, John Okafor took to social media to commemorate 11 years of marriage to his second spouse, sharing numerous household images on his Instagram profile.

Primarily based on her husband’s appraisal of her cooking skills, Stella Maris can be regarded as a improbable prepare dinner. He stated that she got here up with the recipe for “Ibu stew” on her personal.
The recipe, in response to him, is now well-liked in Enugu, Awka, Lagos, and different components of Nigeria.

How John Okafor Met His Present Spouse

John Okafor claimed that he met his new spouse in a heartbreaking circumstance. The actor said that he met her crying as a result of she had acquired a rumored break-up textual content message from her lover on the time. Being aware of a relationship gone bitter, he tried to speak her out of crying over the breakup citing that there are a lot of males who would wish to be with a fantastic lady like her. They grew to become acquaintances from that point and as destiny would have it, their paths crossed once more within the metropolis of Port Harcourt.

Their friendship moved on to turn into a critical relationship and every thing went on fairly properly between them. The comic then took the daring step to suggest to his newly discovered sweetheart in a humorous and dramatic method, which caught her off guard and the remaining as they are saying is historical past.

The Unlucky Incident of John Okafor’s Household Kidnap Saga

On January 4, 2011, John Okafor’s spouse and one-year-old son had been kidnapped. Throughout an interview with the actor, he confessed that at the beginning, all of his members of the family had been taken.
The remaining members had been launched after the abductors realized the Police Drive was on their tail, however his spouse and 1-year-old son had been held captive.

Mr. Ibu stated the abductors first sought a ransom of N50 million naira, however after 4 days of persistent pleadings and haggling, the worth was dropped to N6 million naira. After appreciable haggling, he agreed to pay the sum of N4 million naira, and his spouse alongside his 1-year-old son was launched after 10 days.

John Okafor additionally revealed that he realized about his estranged spouse’s involvement within the kidnapping throughout his dialog with the abductors. Sadly, the actor’s kidnapped son died a 12 months after the incident, and his loss of life was later attributed to meals poisoning.

John Okafor’s First Marriage Was Chaotic

John Okafor married his first spouse someday in 1998 however he had fairly a foul expertise within the marriage which led to their separation. The comic doesn’t mince phrases on the subject of his expertise as he had known as his first marriage ‘a catastrophe’ and due to the onerous instances he went by way of together with his first spouse, he was pressured to stay away from ladies for six years after the connection ended. He didn’t, nevertheless, reveal the entire circumstances of his struggling within the marriage to the general public.

Extra so, as regards to the girl he married as of then, there isn’t a details about who she was, how they met, or what she does for a residing. The one element obtainable in regards to the woman is that she hails from Enugu which occurs to be Mr. Ibu’s hometown as properly. The comic has additionally admitted that he married her as a result of his mom and sisters insisted that he marry a lady from his hometown.

Sadly, his household’s judgment about who he married ended up being improper as John Okafor made it clear that the girl was not the proper match for him, they usually needed to half methods on account of their incompatibility. Extra so, the actor/producer has even claimed that his estranged spouse was behind the kidnapping of his new spouse and late son in 2011. Nevertheless, this suspicion has not been ven proper and the accused woman is but to be nabbed by the authorities.

How Many Kids Does Mr. Ibu Have?

In response to reviews, John Okafor has 13 youngsters, one among whom is deceased. The actor revealed that he fathered a number of of the youngsters earlier than marrying his new spouse, Stella. Nevertheless, there isn’t a details about these youngsters, together with these he had together with his first spouse. The one recognized truth is that he has about 10 boys and a pair of women. Additionally it is believed that he has a grown son who’s married however his identification is just not revealed.

Extra so, amongst his many children, it stays unknown whether or not any one among them would choose curiosity in performing. As of now, his youngsters are likely to stay very personal lives off the general public radar.

His Youngsters With Stella Maris

Mr. Ibu and his current spouse, Stella Maris Chinyere Okafor, have 4 youngsters. As talked about already, one of many children is late, leaving her with 3 youngsters; 1 lady and a pair of boys. They’re the ten year-old Chelsea Okafor born on September thirtieth, 2011, 9 year-old Jay Jay Okafor born in 2013 and 6 year-old Emmanuel Mandela Okafor born on February 4th, 2016.

Chelsea Okafor, Mr. Ibu’s first daughter, is believed to bear a robust likeness to him, whereas Emmanuel Mandela Okafor, Mr. Ibu’s second son, was named after his first son, who died in 2012.

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