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Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington

Did You Know? American actress Kerry Washington is married to an Igbo man a Nigerian-American former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, who has inspired her to embrace Nigerian culture. The actress told InStyle in 2015, “Nnamdi’s parents are Nigerian immigrants. His father passed when he was young. When you marry into the Igbo culture, you get a new name. My name is Ogechi. I wear it on a necklace my mother-in-law gave me.” The couple also gave their children Igbo names. Their daughter’s middle name is Amarachi and their son’s middle name is Kelechi. Happy birthday Kerry Washington.