She was born in Osun state in south western Nigeria.
Funmi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Library Archival and Information Studies from the University of Ibadan.
Her Acting Career
Funmi Awelewa joined Nollywood in 2013 when she was introduced into acting by a renowned Nollywood actress, Sola Kosoko.
She acted her first movie which eventually gave her several roles in subsequent movies. Some of her movies include:
• Wosi Kenke
• Aderopo Ijogbon
• Ebu Ika
• Adalute and many others.
Funmi is also a producer and has successfully produced a number of movies including Ife O Dugba, Aromimawe among others.
Funmi is beautiful, creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She is liberal in accepting roles and she features in Yoruba movies.
Funmi is also a fashion designer. She has produced for her co-associates in the movie industry as well as important figures in Nigeria.
Her Personal Life
Funmi Awelewa is not yet married but revealed she has a boy friend she hopes to get married to soon.
She revealed in separate interviews the reasons for break with her former boy friend. First to Vanguard.com that her ex-boy friend left her because she made a career in acting and at another revealed that the said boy friend had no self control over sex and could do it with anyone.
Her Net Worth
Funmi Awelewa is indeed a regular face especially in Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $100,000 dollars.