Funmi Holder is a famous Nigerian actress and movie producer who plays the role of Amaka Ade-Williams in Africa Magic’s long-running television series, Tinsel for over a decade ago.
Funmi Holder was born in Lagos state, but hails from Osun State Nigeria. Date and year of her birth not known.
Funmi obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Botany at the University of Ibadan.
Her Acting Career
Funmi Holder began her acting career in 2003 while still in the University, playing intriguing roles in movies.
She got her first lead role in a movie titled ‘After The Promise’, a movie that brought her to limelight in the industry and made her a household name.
Funmi has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Eating with the Devil
• After the Promise
• My Fiancee
• Try and See
• Made in Cambridge
• The Cock Tale
• The Grudge Efunsetan Aniwura
• African Queen
• Too Late to Claim among numerous others.
Funmi is beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood actress gifted in interpreting roles in movies. She is widely believed to be one of the highly celebrated stars in Nollywood who have made big names. She can as well accept any character assigned her and she does this very well to the admiration of her numerous fans across Nigeria.
In 2016, the talented and versatile Nollywood actress ventured into film production bringing together key players in the industry like Richard Mofe-Damijo, Odunlade Adekola and Ireti Doyle in her debut ‘The Grudge’.
Funmi Holder is also an avid traveler who loves to explore different countries. She revealed in an interview that she has been to over 20 countries so far, a development that has made her an international figure and equipped her about other cultures around the world.
Funmi Holder is also a movie producer with several film productions to her credit. She has so far produced Nollywood movies like The Grudge, The Cock-Tale, Poison, Efunsetan Aniwura and others which have received critical review and earned her nominations across the world.
Awards and Nominations
Funmi is a recipient of several awards, notably as:
• Nominee for Best African Female Filmmaker Award at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival 2020.
Funmi Holder is not yet married. It is believed she is in a relationship which she keeps top secret from the public and social media.
Funmi Holder is one of the highly respected and celebrated Nollywood actresses with an estimated net worth of about $400,000 dollars.