Nigerian actress Funke Akindele is one woman to reckon with in the Nigerian entertainment industry as these words beautiful,diligent,resilient and determined define her personality.


Funke who came into Limelight when she was only 20 after she featured in the TV drama series “I Need To Know ” playing the role ‘Bisi’.Funke is a very skilled actress and this has made her outstanding in her career and without mincing words,she is one of the highest paid actresses in the movie industry.

Funke is married to a JJC Skillz who is also doing well for himself in the Nigerian entertainment scene.

Funke in a latest interview has explained why she is focusing on the upcoming actors.She disclosed that as a child her dad never embraced her acting career although her mum supported her,she ended up graduating with Law which she never thought she will study.

Presently Funke is also known as Jenifa because of her role in the Tv series ‘Jenifa’s Diary ‘ and her character has attracted a lot of people to watch the series because of her hilarious role and her funky way of pronouncing words.

She is currently working on a new TV drama series called ‘Industreet’ which critically looks at the Nigerian music industry and sequel to that she has also founded her own foundation.

The foundation which is the ‘Jenifa’s Foundation is been set up to reach out to young people,empower them,help them acquire skills and to also help them to discover their talent in acting,music and dance.