#WomanCrushWednesday Joke Silva is not slowing down

Born September 29, 1961, Joke Silva has featured in over 300 Nigerian movies and home videos.

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Joke Silva

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This week’s woman crush is the prolific Nigerian actress and director, Joke Silva!

Born September 29, 1961, Joke Silva has featured in over 300 Nigerian movies and home videos.

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The veteran actress started acting in 1981 and had her first appearance in an English movie titled “Mind Bending”. In 1993, she featured in a Yoruba movie titled “Owurolojo” and ever since, she has featured in several films and television series including: “Secret Laughter of Women”, “Letters to a Stranger” and “Widow’s Cot”.

She also starred in two critically acclaimed movies that earned Africa Movie Academy Award-nominations, “White Waters” and “Amazing Grace”. During her days at the University of Lagos, she belonged to a cultural group which comprised of the likes of Bode Osanyin, Stella Monye and others.

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Joke Silva

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Married to veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs with 2 children. Together, they both run the Lufodo Group, which houses Lufodo productions, Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts, Lufodo Consult, and Lufodo Distribution.

She currently serves in the capacity of Director of Studies at Lufodo Academy.

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