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21 African Celebrity Mothers who Have The Best Of Both Worlds

For quite a while now African women have had to choose between their careers and their homes. Because handling both seemed impossible. But our celebrity mothers found a way to have the best of both worlds ,and are doing it pretty well!. Take a look at the list below, you will discover 21 celebrities who are great moms/celebrities all at once.

1. African Celebrity Mothers -Tiwa Savage Balogun

African Celebrity Mothers -Tiwa Savage Balogun

Tiwa is a 37-year-old Nigerian Singer, songwriter, and actress. Being quite the genius she graduated with a degree in professional music at 27. She is married to Tunji Balogun and together they share a son Jamil Balogun who was born on July 22nd, 2015. Her singing in English and Yoruba is unmatched.

2. African Celebrity Mothers -Candice Swanepoel


Candice is a South African model who is married to a fellow male model Hermann Nicoli,and they have a son. This celebrity mother is best known for her work with Victoria secrets .

3. African Celebrity Mothers -Toyin Lawani


Toyin is a hardworking celebrity  mother of two, Tianna and Tenor. She’s a renowned fashion designer and stylist, a music director, among other things. She owns Tiannahs place empire and is also the proud owner of the charity organization called I rep for people.

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4. African Celebrity Mothers – Wahu Kagwi


Wahu is a Kenyan born singer, songwriter, actress and entrepreneur. She was born in 1980 and has won many music awards including the MTV Africa music award. Wahu wrote her first song while in high school in celebration of good exam results. She is married to a fellow award-winning musician, David Mathenge and they have been blessed with three lovely daughters.

5. African Celebrity Mothers – Genevieve Nnaji

Aging has never looked good on anyone as it does on Genevive.. This great looking Nigeria actress and singer is 44 years and has starred in over 80 Nollywood movies. She started acting at the age of 8 and gave birth to her daughter Chimebuka Nnaji at the age of 15. She is one of the celebrated stars in the Nigerian movie industry.

6.African Celebrity Mothers – Khanyi Mbau

Khanyi is a South African television host, an actress, and a radio personality. She won the best Instagram account award and is currently the face of Mayo yogurt. Khanyi has an adorable daughter Khanukani from her previous marriage to Mandla Mthembu. The celebrity mother is quickly learning the ropes and is undoubtedly a star in the making.

7. African Celebrity Mothers – Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde


The 46-year-old mother of four made her debut in Nollywood in 1995 and is still causing ripples in the industry. She has appeared in 300 films and has her own reality show that she started in 2012. She has 4 children with her husband Mathew Ekeinde: Princess Ekeinde, Mathew Ekeinde Jr, Meraiah Ekeinde and Michael Ekeinde

8. African Celebrity Mothers – Ory Okollo Mwangi

Ory is a Kenyan born, renowned blogger, residing in South Africa. She is a Harvard law graduate who runs a civic website ‘mzalendo’ that tracks the performance of Kenyan parliamentarians. The director of investments at Omidyar network was born in 1977 and is a wife and a mother of 3. She is currently the policy manager for Google Africa.

9. African Celebrity Mothers -Omoni Oboli


At 3 years Omoni was already acting and still is. what is interesting about this celebrity mom is that she is an actress, scriptwriter, director, producer and  has scooped many awards. She has 3 sons, Tobe, Gozi, and Chizi who all featured in a movie she produced ‘Mrs Eliot’.

10. African Celebrity Mothers – Kafayat Shafau-Ameh

Ameh is a 37-year-old dancer, choreographer, and fitness coach. She is married to Joseph Ameh, the music director and drummer for Nigerian duo P-square. The mother of two has appeared as a dancer in many videos since going professional in 2002. Most importantly, her dance group broke the Guinness book of records for the longest party dance that lasted for 55 hours.

11.African Celebrity Mothers – Nalini Aubeeluck

Nalini started a dance group when she was 18 . She now owns a school that offers dance classes and theater courses to people of all ages. she owns a fashion clothing line, a fitness center, and a production company. Plus she is the proud mom of a 23 year old boy.

12. African Celebrity Mothers – Pearl Thusi

Pearl is a South African actress, model, radio and TV personality. She rose to fame when she starred in the famous soap opera Isidingo. And later moved on to become the host of the Lop Sync battle Africa. The 29 year old  celebrity mother and her husband Walter Mokoena are blessed with a daughter.

13.African Celebrity Mothers – Olajumoke Orisaguna


This beauty is a proud mother of 2. She was  captured in the background of a picture taken by photographer TY Bello. He noticed that she was fit to be a  model.  Later on her portrait appeared on a style magazine and she was offered a modeling contract.

14.African Celebrity Mothers – Catherine Kamau


Catherine, 30, she has 2 kids a boy and a girl.She was married to Phil Karanja but are divorced as of 19 September 2023. He recently divorced with the husband who they own a company called Phil-it production.She came into the limelight for her role in the Citizen TV show, Mother In-Law where she played Celina. She has also featured in other films such as Sue na Jonie (2017-2019), Plan B, and Disconnect.

15. African Celebrity Mothers – Annie Idibia


Annie is a mother of 2 girls, Isabella and Olivia. This stunning beauty is a Nigerian model, presenter, and actress. She is 33 and is married to 2face Idibia. Due to her hard work, she has since won the fast-rising actress award.

16.African Celebrity Mothers – Anele Mdoda


Anele was born in 1984 and is an experienced radio DJ and presenter in South Africa. This celebrity mom is the presenter of a breakfast show at 947 has a son. Alakhe-Ilizwe her cute son,was born in 2015 and was fathered by her longtime boyfriend Thadile.

17. African Celebrity Mothers – Caroline Ekanem-Danjuma

Caroline started acting in 2004 and has featured in several movies. Our Celebrity mother has 3 kids with her husband Musa Danjuma. Even though her marriage didn’t work out,she holds her head high and has continued to shine in the film industry.

18. African Celebrity Mothers -Mercy Aigbe-Gentry


Born in 1979, Mercy has risen to become an outstanding actress, filmmaker, producer, and director. A combination of beauty and brains ,she has a degree in Theatre Arts and has many awards to her name. She is married to a hotelier.  They have two children between them and 3 stepdaughters.

19. African Celebrity Mothers- DJ Zinhle


DJ Zinhle is a South African disc Jockey, actress and television personality. This gifted damsel was born in 1983 in Dannhauser SA. She has had the opportunity to travel around the world due to her ability to combine CD and vinyl. Plus she is the mother of Kairo Owethu Forbes.

20.African Celebrity Mothers -Kate Henshaw


Kate is a Nigerian actress aged 46. Her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie was in 1993 and she has starred in many other movies. She won the Africa movie Academy award in 2008. Among that which she holds dear has a 16-year-old daughter Ella whom she sired with her British hubby Roderick.

21. African Celebrity Mothers – Claire Mawisa

She is a South African presenter and model. This celebrity mom started modeling at the age of 14 and won her first modeling competition at the age of 15. She featured on the cover of Cosmopolitan at the age of 14.She has a 12-year-old son.

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