Full Name:Â Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde
Place of Birth: Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria
Date of Birth:Â August 24, 1976
Marriage status:Â Initially Married toÂ Alhaji Kehinde Almaroof.
Education: OND in Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic and a degree in Law from the University of Lagos
Languages:Â English, Yoruba
Occupation:Â Actress, Producer
Awards:Â African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading role (2009)
Funke Akindele worked in television before switching to cinema, becoming known for her starring role in the family-oriented Nigerian television show I Need to Know. Akindeleâ€™s qualifications include an OND in Mass Communication from the Ogun State Polytechnic and a law degree from the University of Lagos. Jenifa is a 2008 Nigerian Yoruba comedy-drama film starring Funke Akindele. The film received 4 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008. Funke Akindele, the main protagonist of the film, won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in Leading Role for her role as Jenifa.
She is popularly known as Funke Akindele a.k.a JENIFA, she recently boost her popularity by winning the best actress in a leading role in the African Movie Academy Award with her popular record breaking movie JENIFA. Funke Akindele use to be a TV presenter before she pursue her career in acting,she played a role in a family TV program â€œI need to knowâ€. Funke Akindele acquires her National Diploma in Mass-Communication at Ogun State Polytechnic when she later further her education at University of Lagos to Acquire Her Degree in Law.
VideoÂ Description : Suliat, a razz village hairdresser heads to the city to try and gain admittance into university, after feigning sickness to con money out of an admirer.