To celebrate her, Naij.com presents 10 things you need to know about Funke Ayotunde Akindele, born August 24, 1976.
1. Funke’s first movie was Uncl*d Wire (1997), produced by Opa Williams, in which she played a waitress.
2. Funke became famous after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom, I Need To Know. She played Bisi, a curious but highly intelligent secondary school student. The sitcom ran for 4 years, 1998 to 2001.
3. Funke studied mass communication in the former Ogun State Polytechnic, now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic. The talented actress is also a graduate of Law from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba.