The Richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018 – No doubt you all must have guessed right regarding who is the richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018. When i first asked a few persons on the street who the richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018was i did have lots of answers from different people. In fact some called some names i have even watched on any movie. But many got the right answer and today i have decided to publish the name of the richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018.
We did not just come up with this name or person. Nope. There are yardsticks for measurement and they include the following. First of all, the endorsement deals he or she has. How much does he or her charge per movie? His or her businesses that is if she has any etc. So you could see that though many are featuring in many movies but they don’t have the aforementioned. It makes more or less a normal movie actor.
Before now, many would never have thought that the Yoruba movies have any audience but trust me, in the west, they have more audience than the Nollywood English movies. And this has made the various actors and actresses so popular and rich. For the second or third consecutive time, Funke Akindele AKA Jenifer is the richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018. Currently, she is one of the top five richest actresses in Nigeria. According Forbes, Funke is estimated to networth N910 million due to her endorsements and money she earns from acting and other personal business she does.
She from Yoruba herself and have featured in both English and Yoruba movies. Some time ago, she was rumoured to have wedded a rich Yoruba actress as a third wife. But that marriage didn’t last i guess and now she is married to music rapper and producer by the name Abdul Rasheed Bello also known as JJC Skillz.
The prolific Funke Akindele was a wife to Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof, but an issue of infidelity broke out and that ended the marriage in divorce in 2013. This s her real full nam as she is officially known. Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde but she is known as Funke Akindele.
The richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018 funke Akindele was given birth to in the year 1976 August 24th. Though the year of her birth is still very much under contest but the year i just mentioned have been the year the actress have been using as her official age. She was born in the town of Ikorodu Lagos state. Many knew her then when she starred in the popular television series “i need to know” sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The television series has lots of other actresses and actors but she emerged a super star from it. The programme ran for four years which was from 1998 to 2002. This television programme brought her to limelight and since then there have never been a better yesterday.
Her first movie awards came in 2009, where she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Currently, she owns the hit Tv show called Jenifa’ Diary where she plays the lead character alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Lolo and more. The show is a spin-off from the movie titled Jenifa.
According to her biography, she is a graduate of the prestigious Ogun state Polytechnic where she bagged an OND in Mass then will still bagged a degree in Law from the University of Lagos.
Funke Akindele signed an endorsement deal with Vitafoam that worth 20 mllion naira she currently signed as an Ambassador to Irokotv. Well we will be listing out the list of her endorsement deals which i believe have made her the richest Yoruba Actress in Nigeria 2018:
Though married, but she is without a child. Romour has it that she has a daughter but i can’t tell if it’s true or not because most of these stars hides some of their personal details from the public. Many awards she has won and also have been nominated also for various awards from 2009 till date.
- Omo Detergent,
- Lagos Inland Revenue Service,
- Glo Telecommunication,
- Sports betting company 1960Bet,
- Klin Detergent,