Akindele Bello Olufunke Ayotunde, sometimes referred to as Funke Akindele or Jenifa, is a Nigerian actress and producer. She was born on August 24, 1977. From 1998 until 2002, Akindele played the title role in the sitcom I Need to Know. In 2009, she was honored with the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She became well-known because of her performance in the film Jenifa, which gave her the moniker Jenifa.
Quick Review Funke Akindele Profile
- Full Name: Akindele Bello Olufunke Ayotunde
- Date Of Birth: August 24, 1977
- Place Of Birth: Lagos State, Nigeria
- Age: 45
- Occupation: Actor, Director
- Year Active: 1998
- Net Worth: $7.6 million
Akindele was born in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, on August 24, 1977. She is the middle kid of three (two girls and one boy). Her father is a former school principal, and her mother is a medical doctor. She was a student at Grace Children’s School in Lagos State’s Gbagada. She graduated from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, formerly known as Ogun State Polytechnic, with an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in mass communication. She graduated from the University of Lagos with a law degree.
Akindele shot to fame after appearing in the well-liked sitcom I Need to Know, which was sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and aired from 1998 to 2002. Bisi was a quirky yet brilliant secondary school girl, and Funke Akindele played her. When Funke Akindele made an appearance in the film Jenifa in 2008, it was her big break.
Funke Akindele Net Worth
Funke Akindele has a $7.6M net worth. The third-richest actress in Nigeria is the well-known producer and actress Funke Akindele Bello.
Funke Akindele Car Collection
Lexus LX 570
Toyota Land Cruiser
- Lamborghini Aventador Roadster
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