Today we celebrate award winning Nollywood actress, producer and scriptwriter, Funke Akindele.
Born August 24, 1977 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, Funke Akindele 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
The Nollywood screen sensation had her first feature in Nollywood’s Unclad Wire (1997), produced by Opa Williams, however she became famous after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom, I Need To Know. She played Bisi and gained even wider acclaim after the release of Jenifa in 2009,
The multi award winning actress also has a TV hit show titled Jenifa.
She turns 40 today.
Happy birthday Jenifa!