Funke Akindele celebrates Jide Kosoko on his Birthday.

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Celebrating his birthday today, Actor Jide Kosoko showed off his singing skill and blessed God for keeping him to witness a new year in sound health and mind!

Actress Funke Akindele has publicly appreciated veteran actor Jide Kosoko on his birthday today.

In her birthday shout out to him on Instagram, the Omo Ghetto movie producer, Funke Akindele, appreciated Jide Kosoko for always been there for her.

โ€œHappy birthday Daddy. Igba Odun, Odun kan ni sir. May your years on earth be longer in good health and wealth. Love you Daddy and thank you for always being there for me.โ€ she wrote.

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Jide Kosoko was born on January 12, 1954 in Lagos to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island. He studied business a

The young Kosoko grew up in Ebute Metta and was inspired by the success of Hubert Ogunde to go into acting, when an acquaintance who was working with the Ifelodun Traveling theatre troupe invited him to audition for a role in Makanjuola, a tele-movie, Kosoko accepted the invitation, he auditioned and was chosen for the role, playing a played a character called Alabi.

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Kosoko continued with acting, he performed with the Awada Kerikeri group consisting of Sunday Omobolanle, Lanre Hassan and Oga Bello, and had guest appearances on the T.V. Show, New Masquerade. In 1972, he formed his own group theatre troupe.

He has written and produced his own films and stage plays including Ogun Ahoyaya. Kosoko became visible during the Video film era, producing his own film, Asiri n la in 1992, starring in Asewo to re Mecca and Tunde Kelaniโ€™s Ti Oluwa Niโ€™Le part 2.

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