Motherhood comes with a sense of responsibility and immense joy as you get to play a huge role in helping your child grow into a beautiful individual. In Africa, the joy of motherhood is even more profound. A typical African mother loves to show-off her children every chance she gets.
From matching clothes to vibrant pictures; African mothers simply hold nothing back and celebrities are no exception.
Each year, countless female celebrities welcome beautiful kids into the world. Here is a list of 10 celebrity African mothers and their lovely kids.
Omoni Oboli is a supermom who simply does it all. She is a popular Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, director, producer, and mommy to three handsome boys! This beautiful family is slowly becoming a celebrity home as her sons have started receiving acting roles in top notch movies. In 2010, Tobe Oboli made his acting debut in the movie, “The Figurine”, where he acted as Kunle Afolayan’s son. The performance even fetched him an Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nomination for Best Child Actor.
Oboli also featured two of her sons in her movie “Being Mrs Elliot,” where they acted as Majid Michel’s sons. It’s safe to say that Gozi, Chizi and Tobe are all following in their mother’s footsteps.
When Genevieve Nnaji discovered she was pregnant at 17, little did she know that it would bring such happiness. Looking at the years that have gone by, Genevieve has not only grown to be one of the biggest earners in her industry, she has also become a wonderful mother.
Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji, who is a splitting image of her mother, has grown into a beautiful woman. She now has her own makeup business going called “NAJ Artistry”and has been doing well. Both mother and daughter have the right work ethic to serve as pillars for their family.
Joselyn Dumas is a Ghanaian actress and host. She has starred in a vast number of movies and is the face of many brands. For years, she concealed the identity of her child from the general public. She has raised her daughter, Senia, to be full of character and style.
Joselyn, who has full custody of her daughter, has successfully played the role of a mother and father to her little angel. She also came from a home where her father did not have a role in her life and was raised by her mother.
Popular Nigerian musician Tiwa Savage, recently welcomed her bundle of joy into the world. The highly energetic performer has had a successful and highly rewarding career. From being the face of big brands and winning multiple awards, she has also added her son to her profile.
Tiwa has shared adorable pictures of her son,Jamil, on social media to show how proud she is of him. Jamil who was born July 22nd, 2015, has already started becoming a celebrity like his mom! Tiwa and her son became Pampers’ambassadors shortly after his birth and both have starred in the popular advert.
Jackie Appiah is a Canadian-born Ghanaian actress that has rocked the entertainment industry. Her son,Damien Agyemang, is the product of her first marriage. The 7-year-old is just as cute as his mother and has been carefully shielded from the drama that comes with being in the limelight.
Jackie, who now also acts as a single mother in raising Damien, has taken care of him with discretion. From private birthday parties to limited photos on social media, the duo have made us scream “family goals!”
Aituaje Iruobe (Waje)
Waje is a Nigerian musical goddess with a voice straight from heaven. Her musical journey dates back to the early 2000’s and she has somehow moved with the trend of the industry, while remaining a boss lady. This year, she was one of the judges for “The Voice Nigeria” and was even the coach of the winning team.
To top it off, Waje is the mother of 17-year-oldEmerald Iruobe. The stunning pair coveredVanguard Allure Magazine’s May issue this year. Emerald is a splitting image of her mom and is growing up to be a wonderful young lady.
Omotola Jalade Ekehinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist, and former model who has appeared in over 300 movies.
She also has a beautiful family with four kids! Somehow Omotola has managed to stay in shape and has successfully raised them to be productive members of society. Omotola and her pilot husband Captain Matthew Ekeindehave raised their children- Micheal, Princess, MJ, and Mereiah Ekehinde – away from the prying eyes of the public.