Funke Akindele Biography, LifeStyle And News

Funke Akindele Biography, LifeStyle And News

FULL NAME:            Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde

DATE OF BIRTH:     August 24, 1976

OCCUPATION:          Actress



Today, i will be talking about Funke Akindele Full Biography. As at now, She is one of the most popularly actress in the country. Popularly known  as JENIFA.

According an interview Funke granted the media, she made it known to  the public that she was born and bred in ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria, and she had her first taste of education in Calabar where her biological father resides.
 Funke Akindele had her Education in Ogun State Polytechnic where she did OND in Mass Communication and a degree in Law from the University of Lagos.
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Funke Akindele before making her way to the acting industry, had worked in television before switching to cinema, and later she became known for her starring role in the family-oriented Nigerian television show I Need to Know.

 Funke’s qualifications as it where includes an OND in Mass Communication from the Ogun State Polytechnic, then Degree in Law at the University of Lagos.


It will be recalled that Funke came into limelight was the popular television series titled “I NEED TO KNOW”, which was a United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country assisted program that was aimed at keeping the youth and especially the girl child informed on choices and decisions that are related to the relationship, career and the every day life challenges that is been faced by youths. And again, The TV series program do seeks to raise awareness on need for effective communications between parents,guardians and their children/wards.

When she was done featuring in I Need to Know TV series between 1998 – 2002, Funke Akindele took acting full as a full time business, whereby majoring in the yoruba aspect of the Nigerian movie before she finally gradually mixing it up with English Nollywood films.

It was not until May 26, 2012 that Funke got married to husband Mr. Adeola Kehinde Oloyede. Then later about a year after possibly July 2013, she had a marital divorce. Funke gave her reason for the divorce, citing that she was constantly verbally abused and other irreconcilable difference for her separation from Mr. Oloyede her ex husband.

  Later on, the THE RETURN OF JENIFA in 2015 brought her fame again and the hilarious Television series JENIFA’S DIARY, hilarious and educative showing on terrestrial Television stations in Nigeria (Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Silverbird Television (STV), African Independent Television (AIT)). Funke Akindele also runs a non-governmental Organisation known as THE JENIFA FOUNDATION, this involves nuturing talent and acquiring vocational skills.
  Movies she has featured includes MAAMI, MARRIED BUT LIVING SINGLE, Compound Fool. The movie also stars a list of Nollywood actors and actresses which includes like Yul Edochie, Kenneth Okonkwo, Queen Nwokoye, Moyo Lawal, Zubby Michaels and a host of others.

 Her fans have given reasons why they love her as one who is full of fun on the social media despite her private issues.

Below is her various AWARDS AND ENDORSEMENTS

Funke’s multi million naira endorsement deals with brands and companies include:

1969bet 2014/2015
Glo 2009-2015
Mouka Foam 2013
OMO 2014/2015

There was this rumor about her that stipulated that she snatched her divorced husband from another man’s wife in 2010,

 Like i said before, actress Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, grew up in the city of Ikorodu in Nigeria’s Lagos State. And later was married to Kehinde Oloyede from 2012 until 2013.

Funke Akindele Biography