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Funke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards

Funke Akindele is a very popular Nigerian actress-cum- celebrity. She is popularly referred to as Jenifa because of her blockbuster comic TV show, Jenifa’s Diary. Funke Akindele has millions of fans not just in Nigeria but also in the whole world. She is one of the leading lights in both the Yoruba movie industry and the Nollywood. Permit me to ask, what and what can you boldly say you know of this television goddess? Never worry much, we bring to you the Funke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards. Read on!!!

As we bring to you the Funke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards, you will know a lot more of this wonderfully endowed Nigerian actress. All you need to do is to stay put. Let us have a go at it!Funke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards

Funke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards

We are going to divide this into different categories for better and easier understanding and clarification.

Biography And Career History

Funke’s full name is Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde. She was born on August 24, 1976 in Lagos State, Nigeria. She obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from the former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and got a Law degree from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba. Funke started acting in secondary school but was shot to prominence after featuring “I Need To Know”, a popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom. In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Despite all efforts at acting, Funke’s rise to celebrity status was cemented by her movie “Jenifa’s Diary”.

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Net Worth And EndorsementsFunke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards

According to constative.com, Funke Akindele net worth is estimated to be N510 million. This is majorly gotten from her shooting fees as well as several endorsements she enjoys. Although, there is no comprehensive record of her endorsements, some her endorsement includes but not limited to:

  1. Omo Detergent
  2. com
  3. Glo
  4. com
  5. Vitafoam
  6. Lagos Inland Revenue Service
  7. 1960Bet
  8. Klin Detergent etc

Jenifa’s AwardsFunke Akindele Biography, Net Worth, Career History And Awards

Jenifa has won many awards. The list will be presented in a tabular form. Note, the list below is not a comprehensive list of all her awards.

YearEventAwards
2009Africa Movie Academy AwardBest Actress Leading Role
20092009 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest actress
20122012 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Actress
20122012 Nollywood Movies AwardsBest Actress (Indigenous)
2012Zulu African Film Academy AwardsBest Actress
20132013 Nollywood Movies AwardsBest Actress (Indigenous)
20142014 Nigeria Entertainment AwardsBest Actress (Leading Role)20142014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice AwardsBest Actress (Comedy)2014ELOY AWARDSBrand Ambassador of the Year20162016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice AwardsBest Actress In Comedy Role2016Naija Fm AwardsSitcom Of The Year2016Naija Fm AwardsBest Actress In Comedy2016Africa Entertainment Legend AwardsBest Actress of the Year20162016 Ghana Movies AwardsBest Actress Africa Collaboration2017Africa Magic Viewers Choice AwardsBest TV series2017Africa Magic Viewers Choice AwardsBest Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series

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