Who is Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele is a celebrated Nigerian-Nollywood actress, movie producer, brand ambassador, and social media influencer. She started her acting career in 1998 after she made an appearance in a series movie titled, ‘I Need to Know’ which aired from 1998 to 2002.

Funke Akindele was born in Ikorodu, one of the big cities in Lagos Nigeria on August 24, 1976, to a medical doctor mother and a school principal father, now retired.

Being a philanthropist, Funke Akindele runs a nongovernmental organization known as the Jenifa Foundation, which aims at providing young people with vocational skills in Nigeria.

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As already mentioned in one of our introductory paragraphs, Funke Akindele was born in the year 1976 in one of Lagos’ cities in Nigeria to one of the best parents anyone can ever ask for.

With her year of birth in mind, we can compute how old she is. As of 2022, Funke Akindele is 46 years old. But to be sincere, she looks far younger than her age.

Funke Akinde Husband

Funke Akindele has been married twice so far. She married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede on  May 26, 2012. However, the couple divorced in July 2013 due to some differences they feel between them.

Funke Akindele then married a second husband, a new husband, Nigerian songwriter, and rapper Kehinde Oloyede who is popular as, JJC Skillz.

The marriage ceremony took place in London in May 2016. After marriage, she gave birth to twin boys in December 2018.

Funke Akindele and Husband Kehinde Oloyede

Funke Akindele Net Worth

As a hard-working woman who does her best to make sure the movie roles she picks come to life, she has garnered some immense wealth.

As of 2022, Funke Akindele has an estimated net worth of $4 million dollars.

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