Our very own FUNKE Akindele popularly known as Jennifer is to star in Avengers: Infinity wars 2018.
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde(popularly known as Funke Akindele, born August 24, 1977 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actress. She came to limelight after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom; I Need to Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002. In 2009 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Funke Akindele also plays the lead character in the hit TV show Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Fisayo Ajisola, Falz, Juliana Olayode, Lolo and more. The show is a spin-off from the movie titled Jenifa.
The image below shows the Nigerian actress on marvelcinematic as acting in the Avengers movie, playing the role of a female cop Dora Milaje.
This is an unexpected dimension in her career as no one saw this coming. She is the first Yoruba actress to star in a marvel movie, setting her apart from her Nollywood counterparts.