Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde is a Nigerian actress and producer. Funke starred in the sitcom I Need to Know from 1998 to 2002, and in 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She plays the lead character in the show Jenifa's Diary, for which she was named Best Actress in a Comedy at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
|Born:||Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, August 24, 1977, Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria|
|Alma mater:||Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, University of Lagos|
|Occupation:||Actress, Film Producer|
|IMDb:||Funke Akindele's IMDb|
About Funke Akindele
After playing the starring role of Omolayo in the Nigerian-produced Aje Metta films, this African actress earned an Africa Movie Academy Award. She also became known for her leading role in the Nigerian television series I Need to Know.
After graduating from Nigeria's Moshood Abiola Polytechnic University, she studied law at the University of Lagos.
She played the title role in the 2011 Nigerian film Maami.
Born Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde, she grew up in the city of Ikorodu in Nigeria's Lagos State. She was married to Kehinde Oloyede from 2012 until 2013.
She and contemporary Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji have both won the Africa Movie Academy Award.
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- Actresses from Lagos State
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- Best Actress Africa Movie Academy Award winners
- Nigerian television actresses
- Actresses in Yoruba cinema
- Moshood Abiola Polytechnic alumni
- Yoruba actresses
- Nigerian film actresses
- 21st-century Nigerian actresses
- University of Lagos alumni