5 things you probably don’t know about Joke Sylva

Today we have decided to celebrate an Icon in the Nollywood industry ,Joke Silva not just any actress but she is talented, beautiful and inspiring. What’s not to love about the veteran?

For years, the actress has entertained Nigerians on stage and screen. From the days of ‘Violated,’ Keeping Faith,’ to the days of ‘The Wives,’ and One Fine Day,’ we just can’t get enough of her in depth skills.

We have put together five simple things you probably don’t know about the actress.

Here we go;

1. The actress was born September 29, 1961, in Lagos Nigeria.

2. Joke Silva attended Holy Child College in Lagos. She studied English at the University of Lagos, before relocating to England where she studied drama at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

 3. The veteran kicked off her acting career on stage. However, the movies ‘Violated’ by Amaka Igwe and Ego Boyo,  and Yoruba film ‘Owulorojo’ brought her into limelight.

4. Joke Silva is married to the talented veteran Olu Jacobs. The two who met in 1981 and married in 1985, are blessed with two children.

 5. Silva is a co-founder of Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), a performing arts educational institution which delivers teaching and practical based training of international quality and capacity.