Funke Akindele-Bello became a household name after her movie Jenifa in 2008 where she played the role of a local girl called Sulia who got to the city and named herself Jenifa. Because of the success recorded by the movie, Funke decided to make Jenifa’s Diary, a comedy TV series that she has drawn virtually everybody to play a part in. But Funke has not limited the cast of Jenifa’s Diary to actors alone as she has been able to draw music artist to the show. Even the ones that never believed they can act have been able to pull excellent delivery of their lines.
They also helped to spice up the show. We showcases 6 music artists that have featured in Funke Akindele-Bello’s Jenifa’s Diary as supporting actors.
1. Falz the Bad Guy
Falz plays the role of Segun or Sege as Jenifa will call him. The rapper started as a hairdresser, who works in the same salon with Jenifa. Along the line, they fell in love and had an affair. Falz and Jenifa are effortlessly hilarious, they are a match made in heaven. He beats IK Ogbonna, Kelechi Udegbe, Ime Bishop Umoh, Bowoto Jephthah to win the 2016 AMVCA best actor in a comedy for his role in series.
2. Tiwa Savage
Nigerian pop singer was featured in Jenifa’s Diary season 6. Tiwa starred alongside Funke Akindele, Yemi Blaq, Falz among others shortly after her marriage crisis.
The sonorous singer has had her turn on Funke Akindele’s Jenifa’s Diary.
4. Banky W
The R &B singer played the role of Jenifa’s lover. Mr Capable also performed at during Jenifa’s birthday.
5. Wunmi Obe
Wunmi Obe of the TWO duo was also on Jenifa’s Diary. She was a student in Jenifa’s adult education class.
6. JJC Skillz
Funke featured her husband, JJC Skillz in the season 5 of Jenifa’s Diary where he played the role of her boyfriend who opened her own salon for her unknown to many that they actually have something going for them. (MediaHoarders)