I left my marriage because I was providing more than my ex-husband – Yvonne Jegede



Nollywood actress,  Yvonne Jegede  has revealed that she ended her marriage because she found herself shouldering more financial responsibilities than her ex-husband.

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Confirming the dissolution of her union with fellow actor Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole in 2019, Jegede admitted in a teaser for the latest episode of ‘The Honest Bunch’ podcast that she regretted prioritizing love over financial stability. She also mentioned that her ex-husband’s sensitivity about their age difference played a role in their divorce, as he perceived every jest as disrespect.

“He [my ex-husband] is eight years older than me. But the moment we got married, if I tell am say, ‘You dey crease, ‘he would say I’m disrespecting him. 

“But that wasn’t the main reason I left the marriage. Let me just say the fact, I was bringing more of the money. I’m taking care of my son like nobody exist around me. It’s not easy. I would have gone for money instead of love,” she said. 


Aside from her acting career, Yvonne Jegede is a notable Nigerian figure, recognized for her roles as an actress, film producer, model, and television personality. She gained prominence for her work in producing “3 is Company” and her cameo appearance in 2Face Idibia’s “African Queen” music video .



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