Funke Akindele is one of the richest and most popular actresses in Nigeria movie industry. Her full name is Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, she was born on August 24, 1976, in Ikorodu, Lagos State. She had OND in Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic and a degree in Law from the University of Lagos.
Funke Akindele got married to Alhaji Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof in 2012 and then they divorced each other the next year 2013 due to irreconcilable differences and she has been single ever since then. She started acting right from her secondary school days with a soap opera titled ‘I Need To Know’ a family-oriented television series aired on the NTA network. It starred Funke Akindele as Bisi and was sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Funke Akindele Net Worth, Movies And Endorsement Deals
Funke Akindele net worth is estimated to be N510 million. She has featured in many blockbuster Nollywood movies and won many awards. Some of the movie Funke Akindele has featured in Maami, pretty Liars, Aye Onyawo Kan, Christmas Passion, Akeju, Okun Ife, Kosefowora, Atlanta, Girls Cot Reloaded, Omo Ghetto, Atanpako Meta, Majele Ife, Apadi, Married but Living Single and so many others.
In 2008 the actress produced a comedy-drama movie titled ‘Jenifa’ in which she played the lead actress. The movie became an instant hit and received 4 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
Funke has been endorsed by many top brands in the country like Omo Detergent, Lagos Inland Revenue Service, Glo Telecommunication, Vitafoam, Sports betting company 1960Bet, Klin Detergent, Jobberman.com, Qlichy.com each deals worth several millions of Naira.
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