If you are a big fun of the Real Housewives, I have news for you (drum roll) Naija has just arrived into the Real Housewives Franchise, and its about to get hot, following the success of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg and Durban, both already streaming on Showmax.
The Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOLagos) is set to give a peek into the opulent and oh-so-extra lifestyle of some of the most affluent women in Lagos, living their best Eko-Miami lives. Plus, all the drama and gbas gbos you can expect from The Real Housewives franchise.
RHOLagos will be the first Nigerian installment of the award-winning franchise, which is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group. This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third to be adapted in Africa.
“The Real Housewives franchise lends itself to localisation and we know our audience is going to love seeing the show reinvented Naija-style. We can’t wait to show the continent – and the world – another side of Lagos, with all the drama, high fashion and luxury you’d expect from The Real Housewives franchise,” says Candice Fangueiro, Showmax’s head of content.
Meet the stars of the show
(RHOLagos) will debut exclusively on Showmax on 8 April 2022, with new episodes every Friday. Following the opulent lives of six of the most glamorous women in Lagos, Nigeria.
Carolyna Hutchings (@hrmcarolyna) 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. Hutchings is a mother of three beautiful kids.
Laura Ikeji (@lauraikeji) is a social media influencer, author, and entrepreneur. Ikeji is a mother of two, married to former Super Eagles star Christopher Kanu.
Chioma Ikokwu (@chiomagoodhair) 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.
Toyin Lawani-Adebayo (@tiannahsplacempire) is a renowned celebrity stylist, fashion designer, business mogul and 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 (@iyaboojofespris) is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, TikTok sensation, brand influencer, entrepreneur and CEO of Fepris Limited. Ojo is divorced and a mother of two.
Mariam Timmer (@mariamadeyemitimmer) 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.
Look out for the first episode of The Real Housewives of Lagos, coming to Showmax on 8 April, with new episodes dropping weekly. Get the gist, and follow the conversation on #RHOLagos.