10 Things actresses Toyin Abraham and Funke Akindele share in common


One cannot downplay the effort and impact Nollywood actress Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham in the Nigerian movie industry.

The two are great script-interpreters and it will interest you to know that Toyin and Funke share some things in common and we present to you the ten of them.

Firstly, Funke and Toyin are Yoruba based actresses as they all broke into the mainstream on the wings of featuring in Yoruba movies.

Secondly, they have a mastery of the English language and till date, they are more featured in English-speaking Nollywood movies.

Thirdly, they have comics exhibiting attributes that exist within them. They are loved for their comic characters in movies as Funke dazzled fans in her role as ‘Jennifer’ whilst Toyin portrayed it in ‘Alakada’.

On number four, Funke Akindele and Toyin Abraham are married to men who had their children before marrying them.

Toyin’s husband, Kolaq Ajeyemi simply called Awilo had kids before he tied the knot with Toyin.

On number five, the two celebrities have had divorce before remarrying again.

Toyin’s marriage to Adeniyi Johnson failed, whilst Funke’s spell with Kehinde Almaroof hit the rock.

Also, Funke and Toyin have both been ambassadors of the same brand.

You would recall that Toyin Abraham took over from Funke Akindele as the ambassador for Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), an outfit which is in the frontline in combating COVID-19 after Funke broke lockdown protocols that saw her ambassadorial deal revoked.

On number seven, Funke and Toyin are both influential socially than their husband as Funke Akindele is popular than Bella and Toyin is well known than Kola Ajeyemi.

Furthermore, the two influencers are Christians when religion is concerned.

On number eight, Toyin and Funke are both highly controversial personalities. Their ideologies usually and frequently cause an uproar on social media.

Again, they both live in different choice estates in Lekki, a community in Lagos made up of very rich and affluent people.

On number ten, Toyin Abraham and Funke Akindele are both highly paid and heavily demanded actress in the movie industry.

They are reported to charging not less than 1millon naira.