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Pulse List 8 Nigerian Celebrity mums who left fame for motherhood

For these mums, they chose waking up every 5 minutes, changing nasty diapers and soothing screaming babies.

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Tonto Dikeh


For these celebrity mums, motherhood comes first before fame.

They chose waking up every 5 minutes, changing nasty diapers and soothing screaming babies over round the clock acting.

Some are back, others aren't. They are still enjoying the euphoria of motherhood.

Below are 8 celebrities who dumped fame for motherhood:

1. Dakore Egbuson

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Dakore Akande-Egbuson celebrates daughter's 5th birthday



Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson was hot on the movie scene back then. Then she got married and decided to take a break from the movie scene.

"Motherhood is awesome and challenging but it completes me.  It makes me appreciate my mum a lot more.  Now, I know what she went through to have me and my four other siblings," she once spoke on motherhood.

Dakore is back now and recently starred in Mo Abudu's "Fifty".

2. Regina Askia

Stephanie and her doting mum, Regina Askia-Williams play Regina Askia and daughter (Youtube)


Former beauty queen and actress ditched the glitz and glamour for a quiet life as a nurse with her kids.

She also recently unveiled her website designed to showcase her work in health, nursing, education as well as her new brand image.

3. Georgina Onuoha

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Georgina Onuoha and kids on vacation



Before there was Tonto or any other Nollywood actress, we had Georgina Onuoha on our TV screen until she ditched it for a quiet life with her ex-husband and kids.

4. Omoni Oboli

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Omoni Oboli and her family.



In 1996, Nollywood filmmaker Omoni Oboli, took a break from acting to give birth to her three boys.

Speaking of making her return in 2009, Oboli said "I did "Figurine" and "Anchor Baby" shortly after I came back, the two movies made weighty impacts in the then returning cinema culture."

5. Victoria Inyama

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Victoria Inyama at the London premiere of Emem Isong's 'Champagne'

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One of the most promising starlets of her time, Victoria Inyama decided to give it all away for a married life, far off in the United states of America.

6. Sandra Achums

Sandra Achums and her kids play Sandra Achums and kids (YNaija)


Sandra Achums was a very popular actress back then but she dumped fame for marriage!

She relocated to Germany in 2011 where she secretly married a German based Nigerian businessman.

7. Tonto Dikeh

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Tonto Dikeh and son



Tonto Dikeh gave birth early this year and since then she has been missing from our TV screen.

Infact! She stopped acting ever since she got married to heartthrob, Oladunni Churchill.

8. Rita Nzelu

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Rita Nzelu

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Known as one of the pioneer actress in NollywoodRita Nzelustarred in "Living in Bondage" where she played the role of Tina, a call girl.

Nzelu however quit acting and relocated to London.

Happily married with kids, she still remains something to talk about.

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