Funke Akindele Net Worth [Currently] 2020

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Full Name:           Funke Akindele

Date of birth:      4th August 1977

Nationality:         Nigerian

Occupation:         Actress, Producer

Parents: Mr and Mrs Akindele

Spouse:                JJC Skillz (2016), Adeola Kehinde Oloyede (2012)

TV Show:            I Need to Know, Jenifa’s Diary

Net Worth:          $3.5 Million

Table of contents

Who is Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele Biography

Funke Akindele Career

Funke Akindele Family Life

Funke Akindele Awards

Funke Akindele Net Worth 2020

Funke Akindele Best Quotes

Who is Funke Akindele?

who is funke akindele

Akindele Funke Ayotunde, popularly known as  Jenifer is one of the top celebrity humanitarian and public figures in the Nigeria entertainment industry. She is the CEO of Scene One Production

Funke Akindele is a Nollywood superstar and she has a lot of reputations, history and award which we are going to unveil in this posts. I will be informing you about all this and let you know Funke Akindele Net Worth, Biography and Profile

Funke Akindele Biography


Funke Akindele generally knows as a Nigerian actress and celebrity who was born on the 24th day of August 1977. the superstar was born and hail in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria which she happens to be the second-born from a family of four children (three boys and one girl).

The award-winning celebrity was hail born by Mr and Mrs Akindele, Her father is a retired school principal, while her mother is a medical doctor. she was born and brought up in Lagos where she had her primary school education in Grace Children Gbagada, which she later completed her secondary education at Lagos State Model College College Igbokuta.

She then further for her tertiary education at the former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where she had her National Diploma (ND), in Mass Communication.

Funke Akindele Career


Funke Akindele was popularly known in one of her movie debuts, I need to know, where she played the role of Bisi, a highly intelligent secondary school girl. The show, which was sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund, Started in the year 1998 and run till 2002.

In 2008, Funke Akindele had her big breakthrough from the movie, Jenifa, where she played the lead role in the movie. In fact, I can still remember watching the video then because it went just too viral then.

In January 2018, It was reported that Funke Akindele’s name was listed on the cast list for the Avenger’s infinity war, which happens to be a very popular Hollywood Movie show in the United States, but was later replaced but the name of her fellow Nigerian actress, Genevieve. In which they stated that it was a hack that made Funke Akindele’s name appeared on the list.

In July 2018, Funke Akindele was less active in the role of Yoruba movies and she stated at the interview that it due to the high rate of piracy which makes her be less active in Yoruba movie

she was interviewed and was asked why she had been less active in the role of Yoruba movies, and here reply was that it was due to the high rate of piracy.

Akindele happens to lay the lead character in the ongoing TV series, titles Jenifa’s Diary. Which happens to be a better version of the previously know Jenifa. She also played a major role in the Comedy Movie, Moms at war acting alongside Michelle Dede and other popularly known celebrities

Right now, Funke Akindele owns one of the best acting and drama school, and movie Production Company, scene one production. She also owns the Jenifa Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization, which aims at providing young people with vocational skills

List of Movies By Funke Akindele

  • Jenifa
  • Jenifa’s Diary
  • Your Excellency
  • Maami
  • Industreet
  • A Trip to Jamaica
  • Return of Jenifa
  • Isoken
  • Moms at War
  • Chief Daddy
  • Married but Living Single
  • Apaadi
  • Email Abata
  • Love Wahala
  • Ladies Gang
  • Anointed Liars
  • Bolode O’ku
  • Farayola
  • Ija Ola
  • Aje Metta
  • Apoti Orogun
  • Atanpako Meta
  • Kakaki ‘leku
  • Omo Pupa
  • Taiwo Taiwo
  • Akandun
  • Baye se Nlo
  • Edunjobi
  • Egun
  • Maku
  • Oba Irawo
  • Okun Ife Yi
  • Agbefo
  • Kòséfowórà
  • Odun Baku
  • Oreke Mulero
  • Osuwon Edaf

Funke Akindele Family Life


In 2016, Funke Akindele is happily married to JJC Skillz, a Nigerian rapper and entertainer, their marriage was blessed and she gave birth to twin boys in December 2018.  Although it was reported that she had a lot of stepchildren from him which in the other words means he had been married before.

Funke Akindele also had a  husband named Adeola Kehinde Oloyede which the couple divorced in July 2013 due to unchangeable differences.

Funke Akindele Awards


Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards

Best Comedy Actress- 2014

Best Comedy Actress of the Year- 2016

Best Actress in a Comedy Movie or TV Series- 2017

Best Supporting Actor in a Movie or TV Series- 2020

Nigeria Entertainment Awards

Best Actress of the Year- 2009

Best Actress of the Year- 2012

Best Lead Actress of the Year-2014

Best Actress in TV Series- 2016

Best Leaf Actress of the Year- 2020

Funke Akindele Net Worth 2020


 In the year 2020, Mycelebritynetworth estimated Funke Akindele’s Net Worth is estimated to be

$1.3 million which happens to be 1.3 Billion Naira in the Nigeria Currency and all these she made from acting and entrepreneurship.

Funke Akindele Best Quotes

1. Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons. It sounds good to me, I mean the practicality of all things does involve money but it doesn’t have to take an arm and a leg to get it. – Funke Akindele

2. I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it’s the government there are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? “This happens to be one of the classic ones. I mean the issue about life’s little problems isn’t all that bad, until ‘he’ shows up – Funke Akindele

3. Love is the answer, but while you’re waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty interesting questions.” And if you want more, just keep on asking!- Funke Akindele

4. I am not afraid of death, I just don’t want to be there when it happens. If it rains, it pours- Funke Akindele

5.  I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose. “It could get worse when you’re guzzling on beer… or mouthwash and it happened to me once.- Funke Akindele

6. If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans. “At Least he doesn’t smite us with lighting and I’m thankful for that.- Funke Akindele


We have discussed Funke Akindele Net Worth which is estimated to be $13 Million and there are no doubts that Funke Akindele is one of the richest and most powerful Nigerian actress and producer with international recognition.

Her career has indeed been one for the other upcoming to drive motivation from. Have anything to say? Please, drop them in the comments section below.

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