From her expert acting skills in front of the camera to her vibrant social media presence, Funke Akindele, gives so much to love all the time. Although she has so many great traits, here are our favourite five.
1. She’s An Amazing Actress
Without a doubt, Funke Akindele is one of Nollywood’s most prolific stars. Over the years, she has shown us that she can take on any role an do it justice. From Maami to Jenifa to Isoken, Funke shines brightly regardless what role she’s portraying.
2. I Mean She’s Funny AF!
While Funke Akindele was making waves before Jenifa’s Diary, it was the hilarious TV show that made Akindele a household name. Filled with hilarious punchlines and unforgettable catchphrases, no one ever watched Jenifa’s Diary and stayed in a bad mood.
3. She’s A Slayer
Funke Akindele won Best Actress in a Comedy while her series, Jenifa’s Diary also won Best TV Series
Fashion may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Funke Akindele but it should be. Funke has never let the red carpet down and those that follow her on Instagram know that she gives them hot hot time and time again.
4. She Also Has A Degree In Law
Many people don’t know that the 41 year old actress and wife is also a lawyer. That’s right, Jenifa could defend you and Kiki in court. Not only does she have a law degree from the University of Lagos, but she also has an OND in Mass Communication from former Ogun State Polytechnic.
5. She and JJC Are Couple Goals
We love, love and Funke Akindele and JJC is one of the reasons why we do. Their love story is one of the more inspiring ones in the industry right now. From the fact that JJC features on Jenifa’s Diary to their glamorous wedding, what’s there not to love?