Many people do not know about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie husband Ivara Esege, most people don’t even know she’s married and blessed with female child who’s now 16/17. Today we’ll be giving you all the information you need to know about ivara Esege, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie husband.
Is Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche Married?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is no doubt of one of the best writer and feminists in the 21st century and is actually married (duh) and has been married for 10-9 years now. In 2009, she got married to a certain Ivara Esege, and the two of them have been happily married since then.
Don’t go searching for the famous writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wedding pictures, as it’ll be a waste of time since they’re no wedding pictures available on the net. Chimamanda, despite her fame, cherish her private life and loves keeping them private, this is why most people aren’t even aware she has a husband. Anyways, we gathered enough facts and details about her husband and we’ll be sharing them with you.
Who is Chimamanda Adichie husband?
Chimamanda Adichie husband name is Ivara Alistair Esege, Ivara was born on August 4, 1967(like a decade older than Adichie).He is Nigerian( we couldn’t find out his tribe, but he’s definitely not igbo). They were both family friends from birth, Ivara’s father was a family doctor to the Adichie’s family.
Ivara graduated from the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medicine in the year 1989, after spending two years of learning at the Teaching Hospital at the same university, he graduated. Immediately after he finished schooling in Nigeria he moved to the United States, and in 1995 he completed his postgraduate training at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC). He presently works(a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine) at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), where he did his postgraduate training.
Ivara Esege is a highly trained doctor and physician. He specialises in Family Medicine(a family doctor). In 2009, Esege received his certification in Family Medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine.
Now let’s talk about Ivara as a husband and father.
Does chimamanda have a child?
Chimamanda has a child, a female child who she gave birth to in the summer of 2016. As a lover of privacy, Chimamanda did not share the date(that’s birthday of her child) and her name.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as a feminist, she also practice it in her home. After she gave birth to her baby girl, her husband, Ivara was actually the one who stayed at home with the child for the first six months (lol..🚶). After that, the childcare was split fifty-fifty, where Esege worked three days a week, while Adichie worked the remaining four(lol).
Chimamanda’s even admitted that her husband love children. In one of her interviews, she admitted that their daughter was probably more fond of her daddy than of her mommy 🙂 Adichie also shared that her husband actually wanted to spend as much time with their child as possible; he even woke up in the middle of the night to tend to the little one and let her mother rest(awww). We are sorry ladies, but the ideal man is now taken(😉)
Anyways, Chimamanda still protests against being called Mrs. Esege(😒 as ig it hurts..). She does not want to be seen as a wife first and everything else second, so despite being happily married, she prefers to be regarded as Ms. Adichie.
Ivara shows his respect in supporting his wife in any way he can, including going with her to the Women’s March that occurred in January in DC. The two of them walked with thousands of other people in support of equal human rights.