May 21, 2024


Joke Silva Jacob is a multi talented Nigerian actress director producer and entrepreneur born on 1961, in 1998 she played a major role on the British -Canadian film The Secret Laughter Of Women, progressively in 2006 she won the best actress in a leading role at the Africa movies academy awards.

Personal Life

She is happily married to the Nollywood legend actor Olu Jacobs and with two children fortunately both met in national theatre Lagos during the 2st independent anniversary.

Early Life

Silva was conceived and born in Lagos into the family of four children her late mother is a tremendous doctor Adebimbola Silva who died in 2015, her father chief Emmanuel Afolabi Silva is a lawyer what a tremendous family.


Joke Silva obtained her certificate in Holy child college in Lagos and enrolled into university of Lagos and Webber Douglas academy of dramatic Art.

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