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Funke Akindele – Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

Funke Akindele – Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies


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Full Name: Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde

Place of Birth: Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria


Date of Birth: August 24, 1976

Marriage status: Married to Alhaji Kehinde Almaroof


Education: OND in Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic and a degree in Law from the University of Lagos

Languages: English, Yoruba


Occupation: Actress, Producer

Awards: African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading role (2009)

Funke Akindele worked in television before switching to cinema, becoming known for her starring role in the family-oriented Nigerian television show I Need to Know. Akindele’s qualifications include an OND in Mass Communication from the Ogun State Polytechnic and a law degree from the University of Lagos. Jenifa is a 2008 Nigerian Yoruba comedy-drama film starring Funke Akindele. The film received 4 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008. Funke Akindele, the main protagonist of the film, won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in Leading Role for her role as Jenifa.

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  1. Funke is a superlative performer. she throws her entire being into whatever role she plays and that is the real spirit of drama.

  2. Funke Akindele! She’s truly a Star, she’s so gud both in yoruba $ english. U’re a Genius Lady! Kip up d gud work. D lord is ur strenght. Kisses

  3. Akindele olufunke ayotunde,no matter wat people say abt u,u re still my role model.and I wish 1 day I wuraola would come into d industry and also act like u,cos u can all roles in movie.u re d best.

  4. Ise. Toluwa fi. Ran ni. God bless you as u continue to deliver knowledge to. The whole world KEEP IT UP »SEE U SOON

  5. Hello Mrs FUNKE AYOTUNDE AKINDELE, You sot cute sweet and Fashionate,I wish u all the best in Life with Successful Marriage” above all the fruit of the woomb INJN.

  6. Funke Akindele is such a beautifully talented entrepreneur. Muah you’re a rare gem.

  7. Most profoundly, I’m inspired by you that, truly hard work pays. God bless you.

  8. good day madam pls i have these question to ask pls bear with me,do u have a movie school? secondly pls i have charity ventures for movie makers to sell how can i sell them.tanks

  9. Hmmmm…. Ur my best actress I so much love ur movies most especially, Jennifer’s dairy.
    It makes me happy I can’t be tired of it, I can even repeat d same episode without getting tired. May God bless my funke for me.


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