Actress Funke Adesiyan Engaged

July 22nd, 2011

Funke Akindele

Controversial actress Funke Adesiyan is one of the fast rising actresses in Nigeria’s movie industry.

Information about her says she is having a pretty good time as she is getting ready to walk down the aisle soon. According to, the actress has told her friends and family that she will be a married woman very soon and has been showing off her engagement ring.

However, she has not disclosed who her lucky man is. The report is however creating some ambiguity in Nollywood as many are wondering how come her family does not know of her marriage and she is now telling them.

Funke has been romantically linked with Nigeria’s ace actor Saheed Balogun in the past but it is not clear if he is the man in question.

Funke started acting as a child from her drama group in school when they used to perform on stage. She later featured in some Wale Adenuga drama series before entering Olabisi Onabanjo University to study Performing Arts, against her parents’ wish to study Law.

Her first appearance in movie was ‘Aparo’ in 2007. She has starred in movies like ‘Obirin Ale’  ‘Kakaki’ , ‘Ayokuleyi’, ’Okiki Aje’, ‘Adayeba’ and a number of other Yoruba movies.

Funke Adesiyan was born into a family of five. She started her education from Auntie Adunni Memorial Primary School, and moved on to Time and Tides International   School.

She later attended Ibadan City Academy then to Saint Annes School Molete, Ibadan and finished at Oriwu CoIIege, Ikorodu where she was the head girl.

She subsequently went to Ibadan Polytechnic where she studied Business Administration, and also studied Performing Arts at Olabisi Onabanjo University.

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