By Ayeotan Shola
Unarguably one of Nollywood’s most loved actresses, Multiple award winning thespian, Joke Silva is a year older today September 29, 2015.
She celebrates her 54th birthday shining more than ever.
Silva was born in Lagos, Nigeria, into a family of four children. She attended Holy Child College in Lagos, after which she studied English at the University of Lagos.
She then relocated to England and studied drama at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
In her time in the Industry till date, she has featured in countless epic Nigerian movies that has gone on to rake up multiple awards.
She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress including the awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006, and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008
Over the past few weeks, she served as a member of faculty on MTN Project Fame academy that came to a conclusion last Saturday.
Joke and fellow veteran actor Olu Jacobs have been married for 30 years now and the pair have two children together.
As she celebrates another year, several birthday messages have been flooding in to praise and celebrate Joke for her exceptional skills and of course for being an inspiration and mentor to many.
She took to Instagram to celebrate herself this morning….
A photo posted by Ajoke Silva (@ajokesilva) on Sep 28, 2015 at 8:38pm PDT
Here is a similar post a year ago on her 53rd birthday
A photo posted by Ajoke Silva (@ajokesilva) on Sep 20, 2014 at 1:20pm PDT
Here are some photos of the legendary actress who has aged beautifully over the years.