Funke Akindele, Biography and Net worth (2021)


Real name
Akindele-Bello Olufunke Ayotunde
Date of birth
24 August 1977
Country of Origin
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Net Worth
$7.6 million

Funke Akindele Biography

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Nigerian actress and producer Akindele Bello Olufunke Ayotunde, better known as Funke Akindele or Jenifer, was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Ikorodu, Nigeria, is the city where she was born on August 24, 1977. This young lady’s mother is a Doctor and father is a retired school principal, with Funke Akindele being the middle kid. At the previous Ogun State Polytechnic, which is now known as Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Funke Akindele received an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication.

Actress Funke Akindele is most known for her work in the sitcom I Need to Know, for which she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for her role as Jenifa in the show Jenifa’s Diary.

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The popular UN Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom I Need to Know, which aired from 1998 to 2002, launched Funke Akindele’s career in the spotlight. Bisi, a quirky yet brilliant high school student, was played by Funke. In 2008, Funke Akindele got her big break as Jenifa in the movie Jenifa’s diary.

Funke Akindele Net worth

Funke Akindele is a Nigerian actress who ranks towards the top in terms of wealth. Worth $7.6 million, the outstanding actress and movie producer is an ambassador for Irokotv and has several sponsorship deals.

She became a Keystone Bank brand ambassador in 2018 after signing a multiyear contract with the bank. In November 2019, she signed an endorsement contract with Waw Nigeria, a detergent and bar soap manufacturer.

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