We know you all are curious to know the relationship status of Nia Long and Ime Udoka. What is cooking between the Big Momma’s House star Nia Long and Ime Udoka? Continue reading to know whether the two of them are dating or not.
Nia Long recently attended a NBA game
For those of you who are unaware, let us tell Long and Ime Udoka have been dating for a while now. The Hollywood actress was recently spotted out and about in public as she was seen sitting in courtside seats at the NBA Playoffs on May 23, 2022, Monday.
The fans have entered the party pretty late! They just got to know that Nia has been in a relationship with Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka! Ime Sunday Udoka is an American-Nigerian professional basketball coach. During his basketball career, Ime represented the Nigeria national team.
When did Nia begin dating Ime Udoka?
The 51-year-old actress began dating the former basketball player Ime Udoka in the year 2010. They welcomed their first child, a son named Kez in November 2011. The pair got engaged in 2015 but it doesn’t look like they will be taking their relationship to the next level anytime soon.
In an interview with Essence in 2012, Nia said, “I understand the religious aspect of marriage. That is beautiful and it’s fantastical and it’s dreamy and it’s every girl’s fantasy to have that moment. But I don’t know that I need that to feel like I’m in a partnership that’s working.” Around the time, she went on to say that “marriage is not a priority for her.”
How did the fans react to the dating rumors of Nia and Ime?
Celtics Fans have just realized that Nia Long and Ime Udoka have been a couple for a few years now. The fans took to the social media platform Twitter to share their opinion about the couple after seeing Nia at the game on Monday night (May 23).
One fan wrote, “Nia Long every day of the week and twice every tuesday and all weekend long. I’m happy my brother, Ime Udoka has her on lock.”
Nia Long every day of the week and twice every tuesday and all weekend long.
I'm happy my brother, Ime Udoka has her on lock.
— Chuks (@CGOnuks) May 24, 2022
Another user tweeted, “Nia Long wasn’t gonna sit courtside to watch her man’s team lose in the playoffs! No sir Celtics didn’t disappoint.” #Celtics
Nia Long wasn't gonna sit court side to watch her man's team loose in the playoffs! No sir
Celtics didn't disappoint😉#Celtics
— XYZZZZ (@BeyXyzzzz) May 24, 2022
Followed by a user who penned, “Together for 12 years is a long relationship no matter what you call it. “Who coached the Celtics?” Nia Long’s husband is the answer you’ll get from a lot of black people.😂“
Together for 12 years is a long relationship no matter what you call it. “Who coached the Celtics?” Nia Long’s husband is the answer you’ll get from a lot of black people. 😂
— CynTheeUh (@cynful103) May 24, 2022
One fan wrote, “Some of y’all only now figuring out Nia Long and Ime Udoka are a couple? They’ve been together for more than a decade.😭”
Some of y’all only now figuring out Nia Long and Ime Udoka are a couple? They’ve been together for more than a decade😭
— POOR Luka Doncic🤧 (@CheyanneBabeey) May 24, 2022
Another user tweeted, “I’m sorry. But Ime Udoka is already with Nia Long. IMHO the Celtics also winning the title this season would be a bit excessive.” #NBAPlayoffs
I'm sorry. But Ime Udoka is already with Nia Long. IMHO the Celtics also winning the title this season would be a bit excessive. #NBAPlayoffs
— Don't Call Me Rich (@catboyzee) May 24, 2022
These were a few reactions of the fans to the romance rumors of Nia Long and Ime Udoka. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.