Joke Silva is a woman of many talents but she is known as an actor, director, and businesswoman. She has been working in show business since the early 1990s. During her career, she won the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006.
Silva is also one of the most respected actresses in Africa, as a matter of fact, her filmography consists of many movies that have won her high honor in the acting industry.
In 2020, she stars in the emotional Nigerian drama series ‘Citation‘.
|Birthday||29 September 1961|
|Profession||Actress, director, and Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth||$1.2 million|
|Education||Holy Child College|
10 Facts About Joke Silva
- Joke Silva was born on 29 September 1961 and her age is 59 years old in November 2020.
- Her Wiki page is being updated but you can read all about her in this article.
- She is married to actor Olu Jacobs, they have been together since 1981. Her husband is also a veteran actor, in fact, he is considered an icon in Nigeria and one of the most influential actors in Africa.
- According to an internet source, she has a net worth of $1.2 million as of November 2020. Most of her wealth comes from her career in show business but a substantial amount of her fortune is also from her business.
- Talking about her business, she and her husband run the Lufodo Group together.
- She has an Instagram account with more than 769,000 followers on the platform, she goes by the username of ‘ajokesilva’ on Instagram.
- Silva is an Amaro by ethnicity, she is the descendant of freed Afro-Brazilians who left Baxil and settled in Nigeria.
- She was born in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is a Nigerian by nationality.
- Joke received the Order of the Federal Republic in 2014 as an honor to her work.
- Her work on film has been considered iconic and an opening for other African actresses.