Just like many non-famous parents, celebrities love to share photos of their children on social media, especial after giving birth. However, some others try to shield their children from scrutiny, sometimes indefinitely. As disappointing as this might look to most fans, some still believe it’s the best practice.
From Nollywood sweetheart Funke Akindele to Davido, Ghana’s finest Nadia Buhari who shocked her fans after revealing she has four children earlier this year. Flavour who refused to show us a photo of his third daughter with alleged wife, Sandra Okaegbu - Here are Popular African Celebrities who kept their kids face hidden on videos and pictures on social media.
Funke Akindele & JJC Skillz: Nollywood actress Funke Akindele Below welcomed, her first bundle of joy which we all know are twins on December 21th 2018.
After the birth of the twins, rumour had it that Funke Akindele alleged had her babies via IVF. The controversy might have been part of the reason why the couple decided not to share the face of their babies with people on social media. The babies are a year old and we still don’t know if they are identical or not. The Janifa actress did not share or Acknowledge her twins first Birthday on December 21st on social media. But her hubby JJCSkillz shared this photo on Instagram on December 23rd to mark the twins birthday.
Davido and Chioma: 26-year-old super popular Afrobeats singer, Davido and his 24-year-old famous girlfriend now finance Chioma, welcomed their first child together on October 20th 2019. Davido revealed his son’s name as David Ifeanyi Adeleke Jr, The risky singer after fathering two girls is very excited to welcome a son. The baby bagged an endorsement deal with a diaper company before he was even born. However, Baby Ifeanyi’s face has never been shown in photos or video the couple often shares on social media. Chioma also occasionally shares pictures of his hair, hands and body, but never his face. Davido once shared a video of himself feeding his son while multitasking, yet again his face was never revealed. We don’t know how long this will go for, but we know one thing for sure, the famous singer’s fans are dying to see the babies face.
Flavour & Sandra Okagebu: Nigerian highlife singer, Flavour Nabania as we know is a father of two beautiful girls from two different beauty Queens. Around November 2018, news circulated that Flavour welcomed a son with his first baby mama, Sandra Okagbue. The singer did not acknowledge the rumours either did Sandra. On December 3rd 2019, Footballer, Kenneth Omeruo took to Instagram to share pictures from his daughter first birthday party and mistakenly shared a photo of Sandra Okaegbe and her second child who is the spitting image of Flavour. The photo was, however, taken down minutes later. So it happened that Flavour and Sandra did indeed welcome a child in 2018, it wasn’t a baby boy as most media platforms speculated but however, another beautiful baby girl. The celebrity parents succeeded in keeping their second child photos off social media, but know that we’ve all seen the face of the baby, are they going to finally share the little beauty with the world?
Nadia Buari: Ghanian finest Dadia Buhari, if you ask us, is an OG in keeping her babies face hidden on social media in the African celebrities world. Fans even think she is more private about her family life than Beyonce. The 37-year-old actress surprising got married and shocked fans when she revealed on fathers day 2019 that she has four children. The actress occasionally displays the picture of her children on social media without showing their faces. Nadia doesn’t only keep the face of her children a secret, the actress who once dated, Nollywood actor Jim Iyke also keep the face of her Arab husband off social media. During an interview with YEN.com.gh Nadia addressed the issues saying she doesn’t want other people meddling in her personal affairs and her four children are too young and innocent to be exposed to social media.
Dbanj: Singer D’ban and his wife welcomed a new child, a baby boy around December 20th 2019. It took several days for the singer to make the announcement, and when he eventually did, it was just a hint. No pictures or even a body party of the baby was posted on his social media pages. Since then, the Oliver Twist singer has been seen pushing a pram and making music about his restored happiness without any photos of the new baby. Later on December 20th, the 39-year-old singer released a new track called “Everything is Ok”, and in the impressive visual, he was seen pushing a pram in Beverly hills where people stopped to admire her baby.