Funke Akindele: My friends are not allowed to call my husband unless it’s his birthday

Funke Akindele



Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele who was a celebrity guest on a TVC connect show made it clear that non of her friends are allowed to call her husband except it’s his birthday.


She however agreed that it could also happen when there is a need to reach her through her husband, and anything apart from the two reasons is a no way for her.

Watch the interview:





Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde (popularly known as Funke Akindele) 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. Funke has over 100 movies to her credit as actress, writer, and producer.


On May  26, 2012, Akindele married Adeola Kehinde Oloyede.

Citing irreconcilable differences, the couple divorced in July 2013. Akindele married Nigerian rapper Abdul Rasheed Bello, known as JJC Skillz, in London in May 2016.


Google said that for the week of August 2017, “Funke Akindele pregnancy” dominated search phrases in Nigeria. Through JJC, she has several step-children. With JJC Skillz, she gave birth to twins in December 2018, to two boys.



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