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Funke Akindele Actress hits 39, celebrates birthday with JJC

One of Nigeria's leading actresses is 39 and she is celebrating her big day with the love of her life in the city of London.

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Funke Akindele at 39

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Top Nigerian actress Funke Akindele of 'Jenifa' fame has hit the big 39! Yes, the screen goddess is 39 today, August 24, 2016, and she is in London celebrating her birthday.

Funke Akindele has started the day off with a celebration with her boyfriend, record producer and artiste JJC Skillz (Abdul Rasheed Bello) and his kids in London.

JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele play

JJC Skillz and Funke Akindele



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On her SnapChat, the award winning Funke Akindele flaunted the Balenciaga sneakers that he bought her. Also, on her SnapChat account she got all glammed up.

A few days ago, Funke Akindele shared a video of her with JJC's son Benito Bello playing the viral gaming sensation Pokemon Go in London on her Instagram page.

Funke Akindele's birthday gift from JJC play

Funke Akindele's birthday gift from JJC

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While Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz haven't confirmed they are dating, it is industry knowledge that the two of them have been dating for months.

In April 2016, Funke Akindele met JJC's kids in London and in the same month JJC's mother prayed for the star actress.

Birthday girl, Funke Akindele play

Birthday girl, Funke Akindele

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The story of Funke Akindele and JJC broke out in February 2016. According to Entertainment Express the singer proposed to Funke Akindele who was overwhelmed by the proposal of the singer was moved to tears when he popped the question.

Funke Akindele with JJC's kids in April 2016 play

Funke Akindele with JJC's kids in April 2016



A source was quoted to have said: “Their romance is not a rumour as many people believe. Funke Akindele said Yes to JJC Skillz when he proposed marriage some weeks ago while on set. I am sorry, I can’t give you photos even if you give me $1million. Just wait for them to officially announce it.”

Funke Akindele separated from ex-husband, Kehinde Almaroof in 2013 while JJC has 3 children from three women.

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