Funke Akindele : I Need to Know.
- 27 Aou, 2022
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Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde popularly known as Funke Akindele or Jenifa is a famous Nigerian actress, comedian and producer.
She was born on August 24, 1977 in Ikorodu, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 45 years old.
Funke Akindele is the second of three children, two girls and a boy. Her mother is a medical doctor while her father is a retired school principal.
Funke Akindele attended her primary and secondary school education at Grace Children School, Gbagada in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria where she obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing her secondary education, Funke Akindele proceeded to the Ogun State Polytechnic also known as Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication. After which she proceeded to the University of Lagos and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Law.
She started her acting career in 1998 where she played Bisi in the popular United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) sponsored sitcom "I Need to Know" alongside legendary actor, Olu Jacobs.
In 2008, she featured in the movie titled Jenifa. She played the lead character alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Juliana Olayode, and Aderounmu Adejumoke.
In 2019, she made her directorial debut in the political drama film, Your Excellency.
She got married to a Nigerian rapper JJC Skillz in London in May 2016 and both welcome their twin boys December 2018
Funke Akindele in the course of her acting career has acted alongside top Nollywood actors and actresses like Zubby Michael, Ken Erics, Sam Dede, Gentle Jack, Chioma Chukwuka, Femi Branch, Femi Adebayo, amongst others.
She has acted in movies like Chief Daddy, Akandu, Agbefo, Apaadi, Dwindle among others
She has garnered over 15 Million followers on social platforms.