On April 21, 1997, Funke Lagoke was born. When she appeared on American Idol in 2021, she was 23 years old.
Funke was born under the Taurus zodiac sign.
Funmike Lagoke is Funke Lagoke’s real name. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and holds Nigerian nationality.
In terms of her family, Funke’s father died in February 2019. Funke was preparing for the Miss Nigeria USA pageant at the time, and she “wanted to give up” after his death. However, with the help of her family and friends, she was able to gather herself and attend the competition.
Funke’s mother was also devastated by her husband’s death. Funke adored her mother and even posted a photo of her on Facebook on May 7, 2016.
Lagoke Omolola, Motolani Lagoke, Bashiru Lagoke, and Ladipo Lagoke were also members of her family.
Funke was opposed to SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad), a spherical unit within the Nigerian police force. She desired the establishment of “an Executive and Legislative act, as well as a Judicial panel.”
Funke had 5.5K followers on Instagram and 131 followers on Twitter as of March 2021.
She was also on Facebook as @funke.lagoke.
Funke Lagoke is 5 feet 8 inches (172 cm) tall and weighs less than 60 kg (132 lbs).
Funke has dark eyes and loved to experiment with her hair — Afro, straight, braids, buns, you name it, Funke did it all.
Funke also described herself as a “gym lover,” and from the looks of it, she was! If you follow Funke on Instagram, you shouldn’t have missed any of her sweat-dripping workout routines.
She stated that she has received “a lot of comments about (her) health and fitness journey.” Some are both negative and positive.” But nothing “moved” her. As a result, she implored her followers not to listen to the world and instead to do their own thing.
In terms of her musical journey, Funke was a rising star with no original music to her name before 2021. She was, however, already a successful model at the time. She went on to work with a few modeling agencies after winning the Miss Nigeria USA pageant in 2019.
Aside from modeling and singing, Funke worked as an “educator.” She revealed,
“I discovered my calling in teaching by giving back and being a positive influence and advocate for our future leaders,” she says.
Funke is a Morgan State University alumna, based on her education.
Funke Lagoke’s net worth was less than $300,000 in 2021.
Funke Lagoke estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & many more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Funke Lagoke in 2020 -2021?
|Estimated Net Worth in 2021||$300,000|
|Previous Year’s Net Worth (2020)||$200,000|
|Annual Salary||Under Review.|
|Net Worth Verification Status||Not Verified|
Funke Lagoke is a lovely lady who also happens to be Miss Nigeria USA 2019. As a result, it was understandable that fans assumed she had someone in her life. However, as of early 2021, Funke had revealed no information about her boyfriend and had kept her dating life private.
Perhaps Funke intended to reveal her boyfriend after winning American Idol. So, until then, keep reading this article. We will keep you informed as soon as new information becomes available.
Funke Lagoke first informed her fans that she received “3 yeses” at the American Idol audition on March 22, 2021, via a tweet. She also stated that instead of audition week, she would be featured directly on Hollywood week.
Fans were taken aback when Funke appeared on the show. Funke faints and falls to the ground after slaying Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion’s “Tell Him” with Ronda Felton, and while receiving the judge’s feedback.
“She busted her chin, y’all,” says Judge Luke, who rushed to her aid.
The show later revealed that she was hospitalized due to dehydration.
Despite her traumatic introduction, Funke’s American Idol journey continued, and she advanced to the next round. Similarly, her singing partner, Ronda, who cried throughout the ordeal, advanced to the next round.