Joke Silva, veteran Nollywood actress and ebony black beauty, is 59 today.
In special pose posted on Instagram to mark her birthday, the “eloquent mama” was beaming in her contagious smiles.
She looks so adorable and belies her new age.
“59 and grateful. Family and Friends…for what lies ahead…most of all….for the steadfast love of the Lord,” The award-winning actress who is married to fellow veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, wrote on Instagram.
Joke Silva, a graduate of the University of Lagos and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, began her career in film in the early 1990s.
She had her major role in 1998, starring opposite Colin Firth and Nia Long in the British-Canadian film The Secret Laughter of Women.
In 2006, she won “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards for her performance in Women’s Cot, and “Best Actress in a Supporting Role” at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008 for her performance as a grandmother in White Waters.
However, Nollywood stars have showered love on the highly-respected actress to celebrate her day.
See some of the messages below
Ireti Doyle: Aww Mama!!😍 Happy birthday Ma😘❤️
Lala Akindoju: See dis sweet gal naaaaa. Such a cutie at 59 😍😍😍😍
Aduni Ade: Happy Birthday ma’am 💖
Madam Saje: Happy birthday ma