Funke Akindele Makes Forbes List




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Nigerian actress and producer, has celebrated after being included Forbes ‘100 Icons from .’

She listed alongside Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Omotola Ekeinde, Genevieve Nnaji, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Mr Eazi, and the Director General of the World Trade Organization, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala featured on the list.

Sharing the News on Instagram moments ago, wrote “Been filming and writing back to back and then @swankyjerry sent this to me like “Sis, you never see?” Thanks swanky. I’m so honored. Thanks @forbesafrica#hardworkpays#keepmoving#yourtimeishere#dontgiveup”

According to Forbes, the list curated from Hollywood exports and Grammy artists to award-winning ideas that can save the world.

It also stated that the list is a way of “celebrating those whose ideas, inventions, and influential role models have aided growth the last decade.”

Forbes on its official Twitter handle, @Forbesafrica, alongside the list wrote, “This is a way of celebrating those also with the award-winning ideas that had defined the African continent and influential role models that have spelt growth the last decade.”

Forbes described Burna Boy the publication as one of the biggest and most African artists on this continent.

While Genevieve described as the trailblazer of .

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