Funke Akindele is a screen goddess who is very popular for her hilarious roles in the Nollywood movie industry. Born as Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde in August 24 1976, Funke has starred in several English and Yoruba movies and finally made it into limelight after her role in the movie Jenifa which has since been transformed into a tele series.
Here are a few things we bet you didn’t know about our woman crush:
-Today is her birthday!
-Funke Akindele bagged a first degree in Law from the prestigious University of Lagos, Nigeria.
-She hails from a house of intellects with her mother being a medical doctor and father a retired school principal.
-She featured in the popular sitcom “I NEED TO KNOW” sponsored by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
-She runs a non-governmental organization known as THE JENIFA FOUNDATION, whose aims and objectives involves nurturing talents and acquiring vocational skills.
-She’s currently rumored to be dating a music star called JJC Skills
-Funke is the second of four children three girls and one boy
-Her first role was being a waitress in the movie title “Unclad” in 1997 produced by Opa Williams
Keep on slaying Funke. Keep on slaying!
Written by Treasure Asanammy