“I’m not yet a billionaire” – Funke Akindele debunks wealth rumors amid movie success

Famous Nollywood actress Funke Akindele has addressed circulating rumors suggesting she is a billionaire following the success of her latest movie, A Tribe Called Judah.

Despite the film grossing over a billion naira, the actress clarified that she did not personally earn billions from it.

Responding to the speculation, Funke Akindele emphasized that while her recent work has achieved significant financial success, she remains dedicated to her craft and hard work.

"I'm not yet a billionaire" - Funke Akindele debunks wealth rumors amid movie success

She expressed gratitude for the support received but asserted that she is not a billionaire, describing herself as a “confirmed hustler.”

In her words;

“Thanks dear. I’m not a billionaire! My movie A Tribe Called Judah grossed over a billion naira. But I didn’t take the billion home o!!! I be confirmed hustler.”

Currently, Funke Akindele’s movies, including A Tribe Called Judah, Battle on Buka Street, and Omo Ghetto: The Saga, stand as some of the highest-grossing films in the history of Nollywood.