Funke Akindele breaks record as ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ hits N1bn at box office

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Seasoned Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Funke Akindele has broken the record of being the first Nigerian to hit one billion naira gross in the box office with her blockbuster movie, A Tribe Called Judah.

Funke’s movie is the fastest movie to hit one billion at the box office, the highest-grossing film of all time, and the highest-grossing Nollywood director of all time.

There has been wild jubilation online as Nigerians took to their respective social media pages to celebrate Funke Akindele’s milestone in the movie industry.

According to Wikipedia, the box office line-up asserts that Funke Akindele has made a whooping one billion, sixty million, seven hundred and eleven thousand, four hundred and ninety-one.

Presently on the Wikipedia Nollywood grossing table, Funke Akindele’s movies, A Tribe Called Judah, Battle on Buka Street, and Omo Ghetto The Saga are respectively the highest-grossing Nollywood films of all time.

According to the box office chart, Funke Akindele’s A Tribe Called Judah, Toyin Abraham’s Malaika, and Mercy Aigbe’s Ada Omo Daddy are respectively the highest-grossing screening movies.

The Nation reported that in 2021, Funke Akindele broke another record in the Nigerian film industry.

She beat her records for the highest-grossing film at the Nigeria box office.

A post shared by Film One revealed that Funke Akindele’s Battle on Buka Street, broke the record of her 2020 released film, Omo Ghetto The Saga.

Battle on Buka Street netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating Omo Ghetto the Saga of 636 million naira.

Filmone on Instagram noted that the only competition the actress had was with herself.