Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Nelson Exposes Infidelity: Nigerian Singer Iyanya Cheated with Nollywood Star Tonto Dikeh

…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media. Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson, recently shared a deeply personal experience about her relationship with Nigerian singer, Iyanya.


In her memoir, ‘I Am Not Yvonne Nelson’, launched on June 18, 2023, she revealed how she discovered Iyanya’s infidelity with Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh.

Discovering the Betrayal:

In a chapter titled “Iyanya and My Love Life,” Yvonne Nelson recounted her time with Iyanya and the initial signs of a promising future.

The singer’s act of tattooing her initials, ‘YN,’ on his waist and mentioning her in his hit song, ‘Ur Waist,’ gave her a sense of security and commitment.

However, her world shattered when she received a call informing her about Iyanya’s unfaithfulness.

The Shocking Revelation:

The caller disclosed that whenever Yvonne left Iyanya’s house, another female Nollywood star would frequently visit and even spend the night.

The news left Yvonne stunned, particularly when she learned that the actress in question was Tonto Dikeh, one of the celebrities Iyanya had mentioned in his song.


The Heartbreak:

Yvonne Nelson admitted that the revelation of Iyanya’s affair with Tonto Dikeh devastated her.

While reflecting on the situation, she realized that even without Tonto Dikeh’s involvement, she would have eventually ended the relationship.

Yvonne saw no reason to continue fighting for a man she had already lost.

An Excerpt from the Book:

“The caller said anytime I left Iyanya’s place, another actress come over to him and sometimes slept over.

The person felt strongly that there was something going on between them and thought I should know.

That actress turned out to be Tonto Dikeh of Nigeria and one of the female celebrities Iyanya named in his ‘Ur Waist’ song.

When I was convinced about the authenticity of the information I received, I was heartbroken.”


Yvonne Nelson’s memoir reveals the emotional journey she experienced during her relationship with Iyanya.


The betrayal she faced upon discovering his infidelity with Tonto Dikeh brought her immense heartbreak.

Through her book, Yvonne aims to share her story and inspire others who may have gone through similar experiences, reminding them that they are not alone in their struggles.

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