Emmanuel Emenike: Stop the fake news, Nigerian striker never divorced one beauty queen to marry another
According to Pulse Sports investigations, 31-year-old Emmanuel Emenike was never married before his wedding to Nnadi.
For more than a week now, a post that reads “Emmanuel Emenike divorced his wife who was miss Nigeria in 2013 to get married to the winner of miss Nigeria in 2014,” has gone viral on social media.
As the fake news went viral, some of the posts say he divorced the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria to marry the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria.
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The post suggests that he was married to a beauty queen and a winner of a particular beauty pageant in Nigeria before divorcing her to marry the next winner and successor of his former wife.
The former Super Eagles striker is married to model and beauty queen , the winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria contest in 2014, not Miss Nigeria, another beauty pageant.
But according to investigations, the 31-year-old was never married before his wedding to Nnadi.
The winner of the 2013 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria was Anna Banner and Emenike never had any relationship with her neither was he romantically connected with Ezinne Akudo Anyaoha, winner of Miss Nigeria 2013.
It is not known how this story came up but Pulse Sports can confirm that it is not true.
The striker is angry at the viral post himself, taking to Instagram to warn Nigerian singer Reekado Banks to delete the post.
"Reekado you have disrespected me and my family at first it was Miss Nigeria 2013 divorced and marry 2014 and this joke is going around the world now, it has become 2017 to 2018 Boy I just want to tell you that I don't bark, i give you today to delete it and mind what you post next time," he wrote on Instagram along with a photo of the post.
Banks has deleted the post.
Emenike and Nnadi relationship timeline
Emenike and Nnadi have been together since early 2016. It is not known exactly when they started dating but the striker first hinted about the relationship in June 2016 with an Instagram photo.
He confirmed it with another Instagram post where he called her ‘special’. The couple got engaged in September 2016.
They welcomed a daughter in August 2017 and finally got married in May 2018.
Before getting married to Nnadi, Emenike was reported to have dated a slew of Nollywood actresses.
In June 2015, he was reported to be dating actress .
Popular blogger Linda Ikeji reported that the actress was seen by the side of the striker, supporting him during the funeral of his father.