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The popular Nigerian actress that is well known as Funke Akindele birth name is Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde. Now called Funke Akindele Bello.
Funke Akindele’s Age
Funke Akindele was born on 24 of August 1977 in Ikorodu a popular place in Lagos State, Nigeria. Since she was born in 24th of August 1977, her new age will be 45 years old in 24 of August in 2022.
Funke Akindele Age: 45 years old (August 24, 2022)
Funke Akindele is a talented Nigerian actress, model, television personality, entrepreneur and producer in Nigerian film industry.
Funke Akinde’s Net Worth
Funke Akindele is one of the richest actress in the Nigerian movies industry. Funke earned money from is profession being an actress, producer, model, television personality, entrepreneur. She managed to come up with the estimated of $7.6 million in 2022
Net Worth in 2022: $7.6 million
Funke Akindele’s Background & Education
Funke Akindele was born In Nigerian to a parent with three children, Funke Akindele took the second position among the three children which happened to be two girls and one boy.
His mother work in hospital as a Medical Doctor while her father is a retired school principal. She banged Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Comminication from the former Polytechnic in Ogun state, that is now called Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.
Funke Akindele’s Career
Funke came into spotlight when she took part in Popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) that was sponsored by Sitcom I Need to Know, Which ran for the year 1998 to 2002, she acted as Bisi the Brilliant secondary school student. Funke big break came around when the played a part in the movie title Jenifa.
Funke Akindele is listed in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War as one of the cast in 2018 on IMDb.Mainstream Nigerian press reported that she was set to star in Infinity War as the guard Dora Milaje, citing IMDb.
After some weeks we received another information that her name was changed on the list with another Nigerian actress called Genevieve Nnaji, which seems somehow to Funke which lead her to upload to express her feelings about that and on February in that same year we have an information that the Senate president and chairman of the National Assembly (Dr Bukola Saraki) gave an advise to Marvel Studios to Featured Funke in Infinity War.
Funke Akindele has played so many role in Nigerian movie industry. She lead character in the ongoing hit TV show Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Juliana Olayode, and Aderounmu Adejumoke. The show is a spin-off from the movie Jenifa.
In 2018 comedy film Moms at War stars Akindele and Michelle Dede. In July 2019, Akindele started a new web series now titled Aiyetoro Town, a spinoff from her popular TV series, ‘Jenifa’s Diary, Funke Akindele is the CEO of Scene One Film Production.
Funke Akindele runs an organization known as the Jenifa Foundation, the mission of the organization is to build up young people with skills.
Funke Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede On 26 May 2012. The had disagreement which lead the couple divorced in July 2013. Funke Akindele get married again to Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, well known as JJC Skillz, which was held in London in May 2016. The couple was blessed with twins but before the birth in the week of August 2017, Funke Akindele pregnancy go viral on google search in Nigeria. The couple (JJC Skilz & Funke Akindele) are blessed with twin, two boys in December 2018.
Popular Name: Jenifa
Full Name: Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde
Date Of Birth: August 24, 1977
Age: 45 Years Old
Place Of Birth: Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria
Occupation: Actress, film Producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Spouse: Abdul Rasheed Bello (JJC Skillz)
Children: Twins (2 boys)
Net Worth: $7.6 million
Funke Akindele’s Instagram
Funke Akindele is one of the actress that is fun to be with online. She control huge number of fans on Instagram by giving them latest update about herself and love ones. You can also join her followers on Instagram, you can follow up on Instagram @funkejenifaakindele