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Funke Akindele Biography, Early Life, Career, Award, Net Worth

The pioneer and the mind behind the favored house show video ‘Jenifa’s diary’; comedian shows organized in episodes to place a smile on the face of the viewers, the episodic motion pictures had made a terrific influence and hit within the Nigerian leisure sector.
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Funke Akindele Biography

The Nigerian Actress and movie producer named Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde, been popularly tagged as ‘Jenifa’ in Nigerian properties immediate to her lively function within the episodic play ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ which she pioneered, she was born on 24th of August 1976 in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
Her presence was usually acknowledged when she featured the sitcom; I NEED TO KNOW which existed within the 12 months 1998-2002, sponsored by the United Nations Inhabitants funds (UNFPA), since then she’s been an all-time award winner.

Early life & Training

Akindele was born and nurtured in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She has a sister and as effectively a brother which makes them three kids to her mother and father. Her mom occurs to be a medical physician and her father a retired faculty principal.
She obtained an Strange Nationwide Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from the previous Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and Obtained a level on the College of Lagos the place she studied Legislation


Within the United Nations Inhabitants Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom; I Have to Know, Funke Akindele was solid as Bisi (a curious and very smart secondary faculty pupil).
Her film titled Jenifa, was one other large breakthrough for Her as she launched it within the 12 months 2009
She gained the Africa Film Academy Award for Finest Actress in a Main Function. She additionally performs the lead character within the hit TV present Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Lolo and extra. The present is a spin-off from the film titled Jenifa, she at the moment has over a 100 motion pictures to her credit score as actress, author and producer, she’s been endorsed as an envoy to the IrokoTv
She runs a non-governmental organisation generally known as THE JENIFA FOUNDATION, whose goals and goals entails nurturing abilities and buying vocational abilities.

Private Life

She acquired married to Adeola Kehinde Oloyede on 26th of Could 2012, divorced in July 2013 a 12 months and two months after the marriage, she then go t married to a Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello (JJC Skillz) on Could 2016 at London


  • My siblings and I
  • Jenifa
  • Jenifa’s Diary
  • Your Excellency
  • Maami
  • Industreet
  • A Journey to Jamaica
  • Return of Jenifa
  • Isoken
  • Mothers at Conflict
  • Chief Daddy
  • Omo Ghetto
  • Married however Dwelling Single
  • Apaadi
  • Emi Abata
  • Love Wahala
  • Girls Gang
  • Anointed Liars
  • Bolode O’ku
  • Farayola
  • Ija Ola
  • Aje Metta
  • Apoti Orogun
  • Atanpako Meta
  • Kakaki ‘leku
  • Omo Pupa
  • Taiwo Taiwo
  • Akandun
  • Baye se Nlo
  • Edunjobi
  • Egun
  • Maku
  • Oba Irawo
  • Okun Ife Yi
  • Agbefo
  • Kòséfowórà
  • Odun Baku
  • Oreke Mulero
  • Osuwon Eda


  • Nollywood Film Award for Finest Lead Actress in an Indigenous Language
  • Africa Film Academy Award for Finest Actress in a Main Function
  • Nigeria Leisure Award for Finest Actress


Funke Akindele is value $3.5 million, she’s an envoy to IrokoTv and there are another endorsement offers to her title.

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Ikuesan Oluwaseun (CEO OFOFONOBS) is a Nigerian news carrier blogger, writer, entrepreneur and a web developer. We bring you the Nigerian News, Music and All Informative Messages On This Medium. Connect With Me Via: IG/Twitter: @ofofonobs Call/Whatsapp: +2348114313795

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