Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde (popularly known as Funke Akindele/Jenifa, born August 24, 1977 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actress. In 2009 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role
Funke Akindele is the 2nd from a family of four (4) Children, three girls and a guy. She started her education at Grace Children Schools Gbagada, after which she completed her secondary education at Lagos State Model College, Igbokuta.
A graduate, with a Diploma in [email protected] Communication from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and a Degree in Law from the University of Lagos, Funke’s foray in to Movies started at an early age.