“I am aware that they are separated and are not staying together as we speak,” Chikwendu’s uncle, Okey Onyemachi told PremiumTimes.
The couple has been married since 2014, have four sons, including a set of two-year-old triplets.
A family source told PremiumTimes on Wednesday that the marriage broke down due to a health challenge which Chikwendu has been trying to manage since they became a couple.
Although unconfirmed news reported that the separation to domestic violence and alleged that the triplet sons may not have been fathered by FFK as they were conceived through IVF and Chikwendu had demanded a DNA test.
Fani-Kayode’s first wife was Saratu Attah, daughter of former Kwara governor, Adamu Attah. They got married when he was 22. The marriage lasted between 1987 and 1990. They had a daughter together.
Next was his marriage in 1991 to Yemisi Olasunbo Adeniji. She is now known as Yemisi Wada after remarrying. She and FFK married immediately she finished at the Law School.
The marriage collapsed after three years, with Yemisi already pregnant with the couple’s third child.
In 1997, FFK married again, a Regina Amonoo. This was when he was in Ghana, during the Abacha years. He did not tie the nuptial knots again, until 2014, when he met Precious Chikwendu.