EXPOSED! Funke Akindele Lied, She is not 39-Years

Funke Akindele, Jenifa

Funke Akindele, Jenifa

Two days ago, Funke Akindele celebrated her birthday and she took to Instagram to announced that she just clocked 40 years old on Aug. 24.

She told her fans that she’s fabulously 39 and counting. However, Naija social media users seems to have carried the actress’ age matter on their head like metal bucket filled with water.

Funke who got married to boyfriend JJC Skillz at a private ceremony in London this week – is now enmeshed in an age controversy after conflicting reports emerged about her real age. The actress celebrated her birthday lowkey along with her musician lover and his family.

While she claims she’s 39, conflicting information on her Wikipedia page suggests she’s 40-years-old. According to the public online biography, the actress was born Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde on August 24, 1976 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria.

However, in a different twist, a Nollywood producer who wishes to remain anonymous, told Expressng that the actress is about 44-years-old.

Read below:-

“As at when she starred in a soap opera “I Need To Know“, Funke’s age was already more than the teenage character which she portrayed. She is not 39 or 40 as she claims, she is 44 years old.

I have been around for quite a while to know this for sure. Age falsification and reduction is a trend in Nollywood and indeed every sector of the society, this is not the first time it is coming up,” the filmmaker said.

Explaining why entertainers tend to lie about their age, brand expert, Ikechukwu Orji said that corporate organizations are more disposed to associating with celebrities who are younger due to their youth segment appeal.

“In the corporate sector, we prefer to work more with celebrities with youth appeal and age plays a factor in this,”Orji said.

….. but wait! Who Funke Akindele’s real or fake age help? She is already blessed!!!

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  1. I Dnt Tink Dat She Is 44 Now Becuz The Face Is To Young

    August 28, 2016 at 8:35 am


  2. oluwadamilola

    August 28, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    is non of or business 39/40/44 na you born am all I know she is blessed already

  3. Zulaikha

    August 28, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    kudos to you @ oluwadamilola, people should mind there business or are you jealous bcoz she is blessed

  4. bose

    August 28, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Even if she is 44 she look like 28 so it doesn’t matter…coz she look younger dan 40

  5. Adeola

    August 28, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Let dem say u are blessed already

  6. Anonymous

    August 28, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Yes ooo@adeola she is blessed already who cares abt her age dat doesn’t matter to me thou all I knw is she is blessed already

  7. Bisola

    August 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    Yes ooo@adeola she is blessed already,who cares abt her age ?dat doesn’t matter to me anyways all I care is dat she is blessed

  8. Anonymous

    August 28, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Who God don blessed no man can curse,continue i dey feel u my sis

  9. Yetunde

    August 28, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    Funke did you remember one of King sunny ade title Let them say. My sister carry go. Glory to glory that your new name.

  10. Anonymous

    August 28, 2016 at 7:02 pm

    She is younger than her real age

  11. jummy bebe

    August 28, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    Warefa.. Whatever anybody likes they can say with their mouth…. 39, 40 or 44.. She still look 20s carry go my 6ter…

  12. priceless

    August 29, 2016 at 3:14 am

    Enemy of progress quess u dnt have work…even if she’s 70years she is still capable of feeding ur families.(dhoor)

  13. oyindamola

    August 29, 2016 at 8:59 am

    enemy of good fortune, wetin concern una concern her age? LLNP to u dear sis…u’ll live longer to fufil your defina

  14. oyindamola

    August 29, 2016 at 9:01 am

    to fufil your define mandate.***

  15. CHI

    August 29, 2016 at 10:06 am

    Even if she’s 44,she’s rich.She can take care of her family and two more famillies.

  16. wasyet

    August 29, 2016 at 11:12 am

    All of una wey carry her age for head like gala how market?rubbish

  17. Afolabi Oluwasola

    August 29, 2016 at 6:20 pm

    Why are you so bordered about her age I don’t understand we Nigerians, we don’t mind our own business rather putting mouth in someone’s life

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