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#WomanCrushWednesday Funke Akindele, witty, charming and refreshing

Funke Akindele is the nation's sweet heart.

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She needs no introduction and is always on the lips of almost all Nigerians.

We love Funke Akindele so much and not only because of her acting prowess, Akindele has also got a witty persona that endears her to so many people.

Funke Akindele-Bello featured on CNN's African Voices play

Funke Akindele-Bello featured on CNN's African Voices

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One of Nigeria's leading actresses, Akindele is known for popularizing the Yoruba accent through her movie "Jenifa" which also has a spin-off series with the same title that airs across the country.

Actress, Funke Akindele for ThisDay Style. play

Actress, Funke Akindele for ThisDay Style.

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Akindele was one of the lead actors in the popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored series known as “I Need To Know” which aired from 1998-2002. Her big break came with her debut movie “Jenifa”.

Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz grace the front alluring cover of TW magazine laest issue play

Funke Akindele and JJC Skillz grace the front alluring cover of TW magazine laest issue

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She has gone on to star in over 100 movies and has also won a lot of awards. She is currently married to Nigerian rapper, JJC Skillz.

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