Nollywood: Peggy Ovire weds Frederick Leonard traditionally
It's officially wedding season! Nollywood actors Peggy Ovire and her boo, Frederick Leonard had a traditional marriage ceremony on Saturday. The couple have been trending on social media for a while before the news of their marriage. Clacified narrates the events that led to Peggy Ovire and Frederick Leonard's love story.
On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Nollywood actress and model Peggy Ovire Enoho tied the nuptial knot with actor Frederick Leonard in a traditional marriage ceremony. The lavish wedding was held in Warri-Delta state.
In a video clip circulating online, the Nollywood actor Frederick Leonard was dressed in white Urhobo attire, while his bride, Peggy, was adorned in a cream-studded lace dress with elaborated cap sleeves.
Peggy's second outfit was a gorgeous baby pink corset drape lace dress with coral-shaped sleeves.
The beautiful bride, Peggy Ovire, 37 and Frederick Leonard, 46, announced their engagement and relationship during the former's 37th birthday on October 21, 2022.
According to Peggy Ovire in a post on Instagram, she and Leonard started as best friends before it blossomed into a romantic relationship.
Peggy wrote that the Nollywood actor, Frederick Leonard, had made promises to care for her, which he has kept.
During her traditional marriage ceremony, Peggy Ovire, in tears, advised young ladies to be patient with their boyfriends, before later describing their fairytale love, in a pre-wedding post, as a miracle.The actress described her husband as a loyalist with ambition.
Nollywood stars and colleagues in the industry stormed the occasion in dazzling outfits including some of the hottest aso ebi outfits.
News of Peggy and Frederick Leonard's relationship was first confirmed at Nigeria's richest comedian, AY's show in 2015.
Peggy Ovire biography
Born October 21, 1985, Peggy Ovire Enoho is a Nollywood actress, model and CEO of Peggy's World (a clothing brand), and is the last of six children.
According to reports, Peggy Ovire attended Itire Nursery and Primary School, Surulere, and AUD Secondary School. She began her tertiary education at Delta State University, Abraka, but completed it at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. Peggy Ovire has a bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance.
Peggy Ovire, in an interview, disclosed that she stumbled into the acting industry based on a friendly suggestion in 2013.
Uche Nancy-the mother of Nollywood actress Chinenye Nnebe produced Peggy Ovire's first movie. Although Peggy Ovire may not have recorded the successes of Nollywood's richest actresses-she has made a name for herself.
The 37-year-old actress became popular after her role in the TV series, "Husbands of Lagos". Throughout her acting career, Peggy Ovire has appreciated Frederick Leonard for his support.
Frederick Leonard biography
Born on May 1, 1976, Anambra native, Frederick Leonard, was described as one of Nollywood's eligible bachelors.
The Nollywood actor who became popular after his 2001 movie stints went on a brief hiatus to complete his university education in biochemistry at Kaduna State Polytechnic.
In 2008 he returned to the movie screens with "Indian Doctor", before bagging a 2009 role in TV series, "Disclosure" which aired on DSTV. Frederick Leonard became renowned after his spotlight role in the movie "Grey".
Before his wedding to Peggy Ovire, 46 years old, Frederick’s sexuality had always been up for debate, with many considering him gay because of his marital status. However, Frederick Leonard has always refuted the claims.