Funke Akindele releases stunning photos to mark 44th birthday

Funke Akindele releases stunning photos to mark 44th birthday

Nollywood screen goddess Funke Akindele-Bello has released some stunning photos to mark her 44th birthday.

The movie star took to her Instagram page on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, where she shared the stunning photos.

“Happy Birthday Olufunke Akindele Bello!!! Oluwa ti gbe ori e soke, o ni subu lailai. AMIN!!!” she captioned some of the photos.

Akindele is a Nollywood actress and movie producer.

She first rose to prominence in the late 1990s when she starred in the sitcom ‘I Need To Know.’

‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ is coming to Netflix!

‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ is coming to Netflix!


Funke Akindele-Bello and JJC Skillz’ 2020 hit comedy feature-length film ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ is finally set to thrill Netflix subscribers.

The record breaking film has been confirmed for a September 10, 2021 Netflix release. Starring Akindele in a dual role alongside Deyemi Okanlawon, Eniola Badmus, Chioma Chukwuka, the comedy is a sequel to Akindele’s 2010 ‘Omo Ghetto’ trilogy.

The sequel follows the story of Shalewa aka Lefty (Akindele) as she struggles between living a life of wealth and comfort provided by her adopted mother and returning to her ghetto lifestyle. It also stars Tina Mba, Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello, Zubby Michael, Mercy Aigbe, Timini Egbuson, Alex Ekubo.

‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ broke a four-year Nollywood record in January, barely a month after its theatrical release. Before the end of its cinema run, the movie had grossed over N500 million in box office.

It currently holds the spot as the highest grossing Nollywood movie and the highest grossing movie in Nigerian box office after beating Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Nigerian record.