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Nigerian actor Alex Ekubo proposes to girlfriend

We can hear wedding bells ring, as one of Nollywood’s most loved and most crushed, proposes to his model lover, Fancy Acholonu. 

Ekubo and Acholonu first sparked dating rumours back in 2018 with sizzling pictures for her jewelry brand campaign. The rumours were, however, left unconfirmed till the announcement of their engagement.

The 2010 first runner-up for Mr Nigeria, took to his Instagram to make the big announcement. He posted a picture of him and his lover with the caption,  “I asked the love of my life @fancyacholonu to marry me….”

Fancy also announced her engagement with the caption “… I said yes to the love of my life @alexxekubo”.

Despite enjoying the Nollywood spotlight, the actor has managed to keep his relationship private, hence a comment by his colleague Omoni Oboli which read, “Congratulations darling, now we don’t have to keep this a secret anymore.”

Fancy Acholonu is a model and actress from Los Angeles whose parents are Nigerian. She was raised in Nigeria and schooled in the United States. She owns many companies, including a jewelry company and ‘The Fancy Kidz,’ which offers modeling and acting workshops for children.

Congrats to the couple! And bad market to his many distant crushes. 

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