Olu Jacobs’ wife, Joke Silva Biography: Age, Net Worth, Family, Movies, Phone Number, Movies, State Of Origin, Wikipedia, Children

Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Joke Silva is an incredibly talented Nigerian actress and director. Her profession is to make people laugh and entertain them through her performances on stage and screen.

She is a master of craft and brings worldwide joy to audiences with her impeccable acting skills.


  • Full Name: Joke Silva
  • Born: 29 September 1961
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Birthplace: Lagos
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Height: unknown
  • Parents: Adebimbola Silva, Chief Emmanuel Afolabi Silva.
  • Siblings: Olabisi Silva
  • Spouse: Olu Jacobs
  • Children: Olusoji Jacobs, Olugbenga Jacobs
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $3 million

Early Life And Education

Joke Silva was born on 29 September 1961 in Lagos. Her parents, Adebimbola Silva and Chief Emmanuel Afolabi Silva, raised her.

She went to Holy Child College and graduated from the University of Lagos. She also has a sister named Olabisi Silva, who is probably tired of being called “Joke’s sister” all the time.


Joke Silva’s acting career began in the 1990s, and she quickly rose to fame in English and Yoruba films and TV series.

Her early roles in “Mind Bending,” “Owulorojo,” and “Violated” were just a glimpse of her incredible talent.

But it wasn’t until 1998 that she truly gained international recognition. She starred alongside Hollywood heavyweights Colin Firth and Nia Long in “The Secret Laughter of Women.

This film was a critical success, cementing Joke Silva’s place as a talented and versatile actress on the global stage.

Nollywood actress Joke Silva has been recognized and celebrated for her outstanding acting skills, receiving numerous awards throughout her career.

Among her notable achievements are winning “Best Actress in a Leading Role” for her performance in “Women’s Cot” and “Best Actress in a Supporting Role” for her role in “White Waters” at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Silva is highly praised for her ability to bring depth and complexity to a diverse range of characters, from strong and independent women to complex mothers and grandmothers.

Some of her recent works, such as “The Royal Hibiscus Hotel,” “Sister’s Love,” and “Married but Living Single,” continue to showcase her talent and versatility as an actress.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@ajokesilva
  • Twitter handle: Ajoke Silva (@jokesilva)

Personal Life

Joke Silva, 62, is happily married to fellow Nigerian actor Olu Jacobs. Together, they have two children Olusoji Jacobs and Olugbenga Jacobs, who have followed in their parents’ footsteps to become actors.

While Joke Silva and Olu Jacobs are a beloved power couple in the Nigerian entertainment industry, they also have a strong partnership in their personal lives, supporting each other through life’s ups and downs.

And with their talented children by their side, the SilvaJacobs family is truly a force to be reckoned with!

Net Worth

Joke Silva is worth her weight in gold, which is quite a lot considering she’s won numerous awards for her acting and directing talents. But in all seriousness, her estimated net worth is around $3 million.

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