Funke Akindele Biography, Age, Husband, Movies, Awards, Tv Shows, Endorsements, Net Worth, Coronavirus, Lockdown and Arrest by the police.
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested popular actress and activists Funke Akindele for allegedly hosting a birthday party at her home in Ibeju-Lekki during a coronavirus lock-down.
“The attention of the Lagos Provincial Police Command was drawn to a viral video showing large numbers of people mainly in the entertainment industry at an Estate, along Ajah, the Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos celebrating a birthday party organized by Funke Akindele Bello and his husband, ”Lagos State Police spokesman Bala Elkana said in a statement.
Now that Funke Akindele has been arrested, those of you that were defending her can take food to her in her cell.
— Mazi Marvin the Paranoid Android (@Boboye_Ak) April 5, 2020
“Police detectives from Yaba State CID were promptly drafted to the scene. Funke Akindele was arrested.
“An investigation is ongoing, as efforts are being intensified to arrest the remaining individuals and party goers in the video, and among them are other celebrities Azeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley and Abdul Rasheed Bello a.k.a. JJC Skillz.
“They are in their best interests and encouraged to report to the Yaba State CID, Lagos State on Monday April 6, 2020 or risk is declared wanted by the police.”
By the way, the Lagos State Police Command has said that they are looking for others in that viral video with Funke Akindele.
So incase you have access to Naira Marley and crew, please kindly notify them that Lagos Police Force will like to have a little face to face chat.
— #OurFavOnlineDoc 🛂 (@DrOlufunmilayo) April 5, 2020
Who is Funke Akindele?
|Date of Birth||
Full Name : Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde
August 24, 1977
|Occupation||Actress, Film Producer|
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde popularly known as Funke Akindele is a Nigerian actress and producer. Funke starred in the sitcom “I Need to Know ” between 1998 and 2002, and in 2009 won the African Film Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
She plays the lead character in Jenifa’s Diary, which was named Best Actress in Comedy at the Magic Viewers Choice Africa Awards 2016.
Funke Akindele Early life and education
Funke Akindele was born on August 24, 1977, in Ikorodu, Lagos Province, Nigeria. Funke is the second of three children (two girls and one boy). Akindele’s mother is a Medical Doctor while her father is a retired Head of School. Funke Akindele earned a Common National Diploma (BUT) in Mass Communication from former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic,
Funke Akindele Career
Funke Akindele became a popular celebrity after starring in the comedy show sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002. Funke Bisi played a curious but highly intelligent high school student. Funke Akindele’s big break came in 2008 when he appeared in the film Jenifa.
Funke Akindele runs a non-governmental organization called the Jenifa Foundation, which aims to provide vocational skills to young people.
Awards and Endorsements
Funke Akindele has numerous endorsements and awards deals and she is also signed as an Ambassador to Irokotv. Also in 2018, she was signed on as a brand ambassador for Keystone Bank.
Funke Akindele was stripped of her ambassadorship title,Now I Just heard Police arrested her too.
A birthday she could have done silently with her Family now see what it has cost her.
I Just feel sorry for her🤦🏼♂️
— CHIEf , THE DADDY™ 🦁👳 (@umar_ayotunde) April 5, 2020
Funke Akindele Personal life
On May 26, 2012, Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede. Citing uncontroversial differences, the couple divorced in July 2013. Akindele married Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, also known as JJC Skillz, in London on May 2016.
Google, for the week of August 2017, reported that “Funke Akindele’s pregnancy ”Dominates search phrases in Nigeria. . Through JJC, she has several step-kids. With JJC Skillz, she gave birth to twins in December 2018.
Funke Akindele Net Worth
This woman earns so much money that it’s hard to estimate her net worth. The closest estimations and the most reliable sources said her assets may run as high as approximately 3.5 million of US – dollars.
Funke Awards and Nominations
|2009||Africa Movie Academy Award||Best Actress Leading Role||Won|
|2009 Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Actress||Jenifa||Won|
|2010||2010 Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba)||Oguni Aiku||Nominated|
|2012||2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Actress||Troj||Won|
|2012 Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Actress (Indigenous)||Emi Abata||Won|
|2012 Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actress (English)||Married but Living Single||Nominated|
|Zulu African Film Academy Awards||Best Actress||Maami and The Return of Jenifa||Won|
|2013||2013 Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Actress (Leading Role)||Maami||Nominated|
|Best Actress (Indigenous)||Won|
|2014||2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Actress (Leading Role)||Agnetta O’Mpa||Won|
|2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best Actress (Comedy)||The Return of Sheri Koko||Won|
|ELOY Awards||Brand Ambassador of the Year||Omo||Won|
|2016||2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best Actress In Comedy Role||Jenifa’s Diary||Won|
|Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Actress Series||Nominated|
|Naija FM Awards||Sitcom Of The Year||Won|
|Best Actress in Comedy||Won|
|Africa Entertainment Legend Awards||Best Actress of the Year||Won|
|2016 Ghana Movies Awards||Best Actress Africa Collaboration||A Trip to Jamaica||Won|
|2017||Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards||Best TV Series||Jenifa’s Diary||Won|
|Best Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series||Won|
|A Trip to Jamaica||Nominated|
|2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards||Best Lead Actress||Won|
|2020||2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards||Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or TV Series||Won|
Funke Akindele Movies
A Trip to Jamaica
Return of Jenifa
Moms at War
Married But Living Single
Baye se nlo
Okun ife yi
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