British actor David Oyelowo and his wife Jessica Oyelowo are celebrating their 23rd wedding anniversary.
On Sunday 5th September, David went on Instagram to share a throwback wedding photo with his wife to celebrate their marriage anniversary. ” 23 years ago today!! The greatest accolade of my life, my marriage to my wife.” He wrote.
Oyelowo gained popularity as Martin Luther King Jr. in the biographical drama film Selma (2014) and as Peter Snowdin in the HBO film Nightingale (2014), both of which earned him critical praise.
Among his honors are a Critics’ Choice Award, two Golden Globe Award nominations, and two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2016 for his contributions to the theater.
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He was highly praised for his performances as Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013), for which he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, Seretse Khama in A United Kingdom (2016), and Robert Katende in Queen of Katwe (2016).
He has also appeared in the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Lincoln (2012), Red Tails (2012), and Jack Reacher (2013) as a supporting actor (2012).
He is married to actress Jessica Oyelowo, with whom he has four children, Asher, Caleb, Penuel, and Zoë.
In celebration of mother’s day on May 9th, Jessica recounts how she lost 3 children to miscarriage.”We lost Noah, Joseph, and Lois to miscarriage, but they will never lose a place in our hearts. Miscarriage is desperately hard and often misunderstood.” She said.
“It wasn’t your fault. It’s wasn’t their fault. Even though you didn’t get to hold your baby, you’re still a mama and today I celebrate you beautiful women who lost their beautiful babies.”