Nollywood veteran actor, Olu Jacobs turned 75-years–old Tuesday and his wife , Joke Silva in a post on her Instagram page, was full of praises for the man she fondly calls ‘gorgeous’ and thanked God for preserving him thus far.
She wrote, Happy Birthday gorgeous….75 is not beans !!!
“Thank you for all you do for me and the kids…the sacrifices.With you, we are always first.
“Thank you for all you have done for the industry…theatre …film…television. Here is to many more years of impact. Happy Birthday.”
The couple got married in 1989 and are blessed with children. The two veteran actors have won a respectable place in the movie Industry both home and abroad.
But he allowed Joke Silva to keep her maiden name.
According to Olu Jacobs, “She is her own individual. When I met her, she was an actress known as Joke Silva so why should marrying me now deny her and her audience her name.
“She is Miss Joke Silva who is Mrs. Joke Jacobs. It is as simple as that. People now begin to say what they like.
“They have even written that we are separated and all sort of kinds of stuff. When she is working, she is Joke Silva but she is Mrs. Joke Jacobs at home.”