Veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva in a recent interview with Genevieve magazine, has advised her fans not to get carried away by the excessive display of wealth on social media by her colleagues.
She revealed that most of the actor and actresses that display questionable wealth on the internet are into other businesses.
Joke Silva shared a portion of the interview on her social media account.
She wrote ;
“Don’t be deceived by what goes on social media. Obviously there is something else such actors are doing, perhaps other businesses to shore up their income. The reality is that on the earning capacity of an actor in Nigeria, you cannot have that sort of lifestyle in this economy. Yes part of our industry is to have glamour but also the other part is to have reality”.
Joke Silva born on 29th September 1961 in Lagos state in the western part of Nigeria into the family of four children.She is a Nigerian actress , director ,business woman,producer, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist.
Silva is married to actor Olu Jacobs. The couple founded and operate the Lufodo Group covering film production and distribution assets and the Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts, where she is Director of Studies.
She is also the pioneering managing director of Malete Film Village, in association with Kwara State University .