Showmax confirms ‘The Real Housewives of Nairobi’. Image: Supplied.

‘Real Housewives of Lagos’: Release date, cast & more

Step aside Durban and Johannesburg! ‘The Real Housewives of Lagos’ are here… Take a look at the release date, cast and more.


Showmax confirms ‘The Real Housewives of Nairobi’. Image: Supplied.

Carolyna Hutchings, Laura Ikeji, Chioma Ikokwu, Toyin Lawani-Adebayo, Iyabo Ojo & Mariam Timmer unveiled as cast members o the Real Housewives of Lagos (RHOLagos) debuting on Showmax on 8 April. 


RHOLagos follows the opulent lives of six of the most glamorous women in Lagos, Nigeria. The reality show  will be the first Nigerian instalment of the award-winning franchise that is distributed internationally by NBCUniversal Formats. 

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 8 April 2022, with new episodes every Friday.

“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,” said Candice Fangueiro, head of content: Showmax Africa.

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 continued.

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  • Carolyna Hutchings 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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