Showmax reveals ‘Real Housewives of Lagos’ to Premiere April 8
Showmax Africa, an online streaming platform, has revealed the faces of the Real Housewives in Lagos (RHOLagos), to debut on April 8.
Candice Fangueiro, Head of Content, Showmax Africa, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos.
Fangueiro listed the Housewives of Lagos faces as Carolyna Hutchings, Laura Ikeji, Chioma Ikokwu, Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, Iyabo Ojo and Mariam Timmer.
She said in the true Lagos style, they would be serving up all the high fashion, luxury, drama, and power move the franchise was known and loved for globally.
“The Real Housewives of Lagos will debut exclusively on Showmax on April 8, with new episodes every Friday.
“RHOLagos follows the opulent lives of six of the most glamorous women in Lagos, Nigeria.
“As an African brand, showcasing and telling African stories is at the core of our content production, so we are excited to be partnering with NBCUniversal Formats to bring The Real Housewives of Lagos to our subscribers.
“The Real Housewives of Durban, now in its second season, has smashed viewing records and delighted fans, our Nigerian subscribers are in for a treat with the local edition,” she said.
Also, Busola Tejumola, Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria said; “The Real Housewives of Lagos has long been anticipated by fans of the franchise across Africa and we are excited to finally bring it to your screens.
“The show will explore the rich culture and lifestyle of Africa’s largest megacity, Lagos, through the eyes of six of the city’s most glamorous women.
“Each of these women is unique, fabulous, and watch-worthy. We are certain that our viewers will enjoy the ride.”
Carolyna Hutchings is the Chief Executive Officer of Hutchings Ltd., a real estate, oil and gas, and agriculture company.
She is also the founder of Hopeville Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, that caters to women and children. Hutchings is a mother of three beautiful kids.
Laura Ikeji is a social media influencer, author, and entrepreneur. Ikeji is a mother of two, married to former Super Eagles star, Christopher Kanu.
Chioma Ikokwu is a lawyer as well as co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of luxury hair brand, Good Hair Ltd., and Brass and Copper Restaurant & Lounge.
She also runs women-and a children-focused charity called the Goodway Foundation. Chioma is not yet married.
Toyin Lawani-Adebayo is a renowned celebrity stylist, fashion designer, business mogul, and the Chief Executive Officer 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 is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, TikTok sensation, brand influencer, entrepreneur, and the Chief Executive Officer of Fepris Ltd. Ojo is divorced and a mother of two.
Mariam Timmer is a Public Relations expert and the Chief Executive Director at Six Sixteen Agency.
She’s the creative director at Lure Fashion Ltd., an online retail fashion line, an online content creator, YouTuber, and entrepreneur.
Timmer is a mom of a beautiful daughter and married to John Timmer.
RHOLagos will be the first Nigerian installment of the award-winning franchise that is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats, which is part of Universal International Studios, a division of Universal Studio Group.
This also marks the 16th international version of The Real Housewives format and the third African adaptation, following the success of The Real Housewives of Johannesburg and Durban, both now streaming on Showmax.
Produced by Livespot 360, RHOLagos will be available exclusively on Showmax in more than 40 African countries, from April 8 with new episodes every Friday.