Joke Silva is a Nigerian Actress, Director, Business Woman & beautiful wife of veteran Nigerian Actor; Olu Jacobs
She began her career in film in the early 1990s. In 1998, she starred in a major role opposite Actors; Colin Firth & Nia Long in the British Canadian film; “The secret laughter of women”. She has also won countless African Movie Academy Awards
In 2012, the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime appointed Joke Silva as goodwill ambassador and her tenure lasted 3 years. Her role was focused on the fight against human trafficking in Nigeria
Joke Silva in 2014 received recognition as a “Member of her order of the Federal Republic”; one of Nigeria’s National Honors Awards. She is also a philanthropist & a strong supporter of woman empowerment
She is our “Woman Crush Wednesday” because of her hard work over the years and huge contribution in grooming young talents in the film industry.