With the renowned success of The Real Housewives franchise, it was only a matter of time before one of Africa’s most robust and stylish city’s jumped on the wave.
The Real Housewives of Lagos is coming soon to our screens and the recently unveiled cast has got us even more excited.
Featuring a lineup of uber glamorous power women - including Carolyna Hutchings, Laura Ikeji, Chioma Ikokwu, Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, Iyabo Ojo, and Mariam Timmer - the series follows their opulent lives in the Nigerian capital as they serve us high fashion, luxury lifestyles, boss business moves, and of course lots of drama.
“The Real Housewives of Lagos has long been anticipated by fans of the franchise across Africa, and we’re excited to finally bring it to your screens. The show will explore the rich culture and lifestyle of Africa’s largest megacity, Lagos, through the eyes of six of the city’s most glamorous women. Each of these women is unique, fabulous and watch-worthy. We are certain that our viewers will enjoy the ride ” says Busola Tejumola, executive head of content and West Africa channels at MultiChoice Nigeria.
RHOLagos will be the first Nigerian adaptation of the franchise, and the third for Africa.
Meet the glamorous ladies who make up the cast.
Carolyna Hutchings is the CEO of Hutchings Limited, a real estate, oil and gas, and agriculture company. She is also the founder of Hopeville Foundation, an NGO that caters to women and children, and a mother of three beautiful kids.
Social media influencer, author, and entrepreneur Laura Ikeji is a mom of two. She is married to former Super Eagles star Christopher Kanu.
Chioma Ikokwu is a lawyer as well as co-founder and CEO of luxury hair brand Good Hair Ltd, and Brass and Copper Restaurant & Lounge. She also runs a women- and children-focused charity called the Goodway Foundation. Chioma has never been married.
Renowned celebrity stylist, fashion designer, business mogul Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, is the CEO of Tiannah’s Place Empire. She is a mother of three super-talented kids and is married to musician and creative photographer Segun Wealth.
Iyabo Ojo is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, TikTok sensation, brand influencer, entrepreneur and CEO of Fepris Limited. Ojo is divorced and has two kids.
Mariam Timmer is a PR expert and chief executive director at Six Sixteen Agency. She's the creative director at Lure Fashion Limited, an online retail fashion line; an online content creator; YouTuber; and entrepreneur. Timmer is mom to a beautiful daughter and married to John Timmer.
The Real Housewives of Lagos will be available on Showmax from 8 April 2022, with new episodes dropping every Friday.