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Have You Seen Funke Akindele Recently? You Need To See These Pictures

Funke Akindele Ayotunde popularly known as Jenifa is a Nigerian comic actress, a model, a dancer, an entrepreneur, an investor as well as a humanitarian. She was born oan the 24th of August 1977 in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos state and she is currently a 40 year-old vibrant lady.

She was born into a family of three children comprises of two girls and one boy which she happens to be the second child of the family. Her father was a retired secondary school principa while her mother is medical personnel. She is creative, talented, beautiful and knows how to play her roles very well in movies. She mostly features in a comic movies which she always showcase her funny styles of communication.

Funke Akindele attended her primary school education in Calabar, the capital of Cross Rivers state. After completing her primary school education and as well as obtaining her primary school school leaving certificate of education in Calabar, she the proceeded to Lagos state; there she sat and wrote her West African Examination Council (WAEC). Having completed her secondary school education, she applied and got an admission to study Mass Communication in Ogun State Polytechnic which is now called Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.

After completing her studies at Ogun state polytechnic, she proceeded to study Civil law in the Lagos state university, Yaba. Right from her childhood, she has always dream of becoming a public figure in the future and as such, she was actively involved in different drama clubs and as well as stage presentation.

Funke Akindele finally joined the Nigerian Nollywood entertainment industry in the year 1998 and started featuring minor roles. She gains more popularity after beeen featured in one of the nollywood movies titled "I Need To Know", in the movie she played the roles of Bisi, a very intelligent secondary school girl. Her hilarious characters in movies won her an award as the Best Acts to Watch at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).

She was awarded as the Best Actress in Leading Roles in the year 2009 after been featured in one of the nollywood most marketable movies tiled "Jenifa", a movie which gave her the nickname Jenifa. Ever since she joined the Nigerian Nollywood entertainment industry, she has been featured in more than 160 Nigerian movies. Some of her interesting movies includes; Pretty Liars, Atlanta, New Horizons, Isoken, Blood Is Money, A Trip To Jamaica, Final Whistle, Jenifa's Diary, Ladies Gang and many others.

In the cause of her movies career, she has received several endorsements deal to her name. Presently, she is a brand ambassador of GLO. She released her first television series titled "Jenifa's Diary" in the year 2014, a series which is still showing on television till date.

Funke Akindele has received so many awards and recognition both locally and internationally.Some of her awards includes; Best Actress in English at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress in Nigeria at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in Leading Roles at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Best Indigenous Actress at the 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in English at the Zulu African Film Academy, Best Actress in Leading Roles at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Award.

Funke Akindele was also awarded as the Best Comic Actress in Nigeria at the 2016 Naija FM Awards, Best Actress of the year at the Entertainment Legends Awards.In the year 2017, she was awarded three massive awards which are; Best Lead Actress at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards, Best Comic Actress at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) and the Best TV series at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Currently, Funke Akindele s regarded as the most popular actress in Nigeria. She got married to her husband, Adeola Kehinde on the 26th of May 2016.Sadly, their union doesn't last long as she later divorced her husband in July 2013.

She finally found the love of her heart, Abdul Rasheed Bello who is aNigerian rapper popularly known as "JJC" by her fans. Their wedding took place in the united kingdom in May 2016.

After so many research, i have compiled some beautiful and recent pictures of Funke Akindele for those whom may not know her.

see beautiful pictures of Funke Akendele and her husband below:

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Jenifa Lagos Nigerian Ogun State Polytechnic West African Examination Council

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