Joke Silva Biography: Age, Husband, Career, & Net Worth

There are some hidden facts/information about the popular Nigerian Actor, Producer and Educator Joke Silva. So today we bring to you the hidden fact/information that you need to know about the popular Nigerian Actor, Producer and Educator.

So stay tuned to know the Age, husband, Career, Education, and her Net Worth.

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Biography

Joke Silva the popular Nigerian Actor Producer and Educator was born 29 September, 1961

Joke Silva graduated from the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

She is the wife of Olu Jacobs.

Joke Silva

Career

Joke Silva began her career in film in the early 1990s. In 2006, she won “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards for her performance in Women’s Cot, and “Best Actress in a Supporting Role” at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008 for her performance as a grandmother in White Waters”.

Joke Silva is married to actor Olu Jacobs. The couple founded and operated the Lufodo Group, a media corporation that consists of film production, distribution assets and the Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts. Joke Silva is the pioneer managing director of Malete Film Village, in association with the Kwara State University.

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In 2006, Joke Silva was awarded the “Best Actress in a Leading Role” award at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in Women’s Cot. Later that year, Silva starred opposite Genevieve Nnaji in Mildred Okwo’s action thriller 30 Days, which received 10 nominations at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008. 

She also narrated Jeta Amata’s Anglo-Nigerian production The Amazing Grace, which was shot in Calabar. The film was lauded by critics, and was nominated for 11 African Movie Academy Awards. The News noted Silva’s “song-like voice, [which] provides insight to the actions”.

Joke Silva

In 2007, Joke Silva starred opposite Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Michael Okon and Fred Essien in Ndubuisi Okoh’s To Love and to Hold. Silva won a Best Supporting Actress award in 2008 for her “methodical portrayal of a grandmother” in White Waters (2007), though she was not at the ceremony to receive her award in person. 

In a November 2008 interview, Joke Silva professed that “whenever she had to play an evil character in a film, she would pray and use Jesus as her ‘hedge'”. Silva is also the recipient of an EMOTAN Award from African Independent Television (AIT) and the SOLIDRA Award for Visual Art.

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In 2011, Joke Silva starred alongside Nse Ikpe Etim, Wale Ojo and Lydia Forson in Kunle Afolayan’s romantic comedy Phone Swap. Lauded by the critics, and one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year, it received four nominations at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards, including a nomination for Best Nigerian Film. She also won the award for Achievement in Production Design. 

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In 2013, Silva took to the stage to appear in the Thespian Family Theatre and Productions staging of the “Mad King of Ijudiya” at the Agip Hall of Muson Centre of Lagos at Christmas. Two shows were put on at 3 pm and 6 pm on 21, 22, 28 and 29 December, which Vanguard described as a “rich blend of folklore, traditional dance and music that naturally transports the audience to a typical African village setting.

On 29 September 2014, Joke Silva received recognition as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, one of Nigeria’s National Honours, at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

Net Worth

Joke Silva net Worth is estimated to be $100,000

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