Meet 10 popular Yoruba Actress who convert from Christian to Islam over love at marriage and Their Muslim Name (Photos)

Yoruba Nollywood is a vibrant and influential part of the Nigerian film industry, and over the years, there have been many actresses who have converted from Christianity to Islam over love at marriage. In this article, we will look at 7 popular Yoruba actresses who have made this transition..

Mercy Aigbe is a popular Yoruba actress and movie producer who was raised in a Christian family. However, she converted to Islam after she got married to her husband, Lanre Gentry. Mercy Aigbe is known for her roles in movies like “The Screenplay,” “Victims,” and “The Victim.”

Faithia Williams, formerly known as Faithia Balogun, is a popular Yoruba actress who converted to Islam after her marriage to fellow actor, Saidi Balogun. Faithia has been in the movie industry for over two decades and has won several awards for her roles in movies like “Iya Alalake,” “Farayola,” and “Asiri Owo.”

Funke Akindele:

Funke Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa, is one of the most successful Yoruba actresses in the Nigerian movie industry. She converted to Islam after she got married to her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, also known as JJC Skillz. Funke Akindele is known for her roles in movies like “Jenifa,” “Maami,” and “The Return of Jenifa.”

Oyebade Adebimpe:
Oyebade Adebimpe, also known as Mo Bimpe, is a fast-rising Yoruba actress who recently converted to Islam after she got married to her husband, Lateef Adedimeji. Mo Bimpe has starred in movies like “Ilu Awon Aje,” “Onibara Aje,” and “Abowaba.”

Debbie Shokoya:
Debbie Shokoya is another Yoruba actress who converted to Islam after getting married to her husband, Oluwasegun Adewale, also known as Seun Wealth. Debbie Shokoya is known for her roles in movies like “Radojuwo,” “Ati Ire Owo,” and “Adura.”

Laide Bakare:
Laide Bakare is a popular Yoruba actress who converted to Islam after getting married to her husband, Alhaji Mutairu Babatunde Oriowo. Laide Bakare is known for her roles in movies like “Jejere,” “Asiri Nla,” and “Omo Oko.”

Liz Da Silver:
Liz Da Silver, also known as Aishat Adebanjo, is a Yoruba actress who converted to Islam after getting married to her husband, Lateef Adegboyega Lawal. Liz Da Silver is known for her roles in movies like “Ile Itura,” “Omo Iya Metta,” and “Aro Meta Clinic.”

these Yoruba actresses are proof that love knows no religion, and it’s possible to convert to Islam for love. Their careers in the Nigerian movie industry continue to flourish, and their fans continue to support them, regardless of their religious beliefs.

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