Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele is popularly known today as Funke Akindele. Funke is a very famous comedic Nigerian actress. Starring in movies such as “Girls on Fire”, “Village Babes”, and her most notable movie, “Jenifa” (which had about 4 sequels), Funke Akindele has won the hearts of millions worldwide! She was born on August 24, 1976 in Ikorudu, Lagos State, Nigeria. Like many Yoruba people, her full name, Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele means very special and significant! The following are the meanings of her names: Olufunke: God gave me to pamper ; Ayotunde: joy has come again ; Akindele: the warrior has come home. The popularity of Ms. Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele has just begun! She is/ will indeed make her mark in Nollywood( Nigerian Hollywood)!