My sister helped me find my husband and we married two months after that – Sharon Ooja

Popular Nigerian actress, Sharon Ooja, has shared the romantic story behind how she met and fell in love with her husband, Ugo Nwoke.

Sharon and Ugo held their traditional wedding on Thursday in Abuja, and it hit the trends table among most talk about events on social media.

Speaking on the sidelines of her wedding, the movie star told BellaNaija that her love story is a miracle which occurred when she was recovering from the “worst heartbreak” she suffered.

The actress revealed that one of her sisters introduced her to Ugo and she wasn’t initially interested but later accepted his relationship proposal due to his persistence.

She said they dated for two and half months, he asked for her hand in marriage in the third month and they are now tying the knot, after being engaged for two months.

Ooja said: “My love story is one that I would say is sort of a miracle. I had just recovered from what I considered the worst heartbreak of my life. I was filming and my sister called that a friend of hers wanted to speak with me. I said, ‘Please, I’m not in the mood. I don’t want to talk to anybody.’

“However, she went ahead and gave him my number and he is really, really smart. I was like, ‘Who is this person?’ I didn’t speak as much as we should have. Months passed, he kept on trying to reach out to me. I was like, ‘This guy is persistent.’

“We kept on having cute conversations. It was just one conversation that struck me. We spoke for about three hours. And I was like, ‘I think I like this guy.’ And then I travelled and I realised that he hadn’t called me for two days and then I said, ‘Why didn’t you call me?’ He was like, ‘Well, it seemed like you told me that you were gonna go out and have fun.’ I was like, ‘Yeah. I don’t think I want to be single no more.’

“The rest is history. We dated for two and half months and then I was engaged in the third month. And we married two months after that.”

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