‘I’ll be turning 40 this year, but I don’t feel a day older than 21’ – Yvonne Jegede says
Nigerian actress Yvonne Jegede is counting down to her 40th birthday that is coming up August 25, 2023.
In a recent Instagram post, she shared her excitement about the milestone, recalling her early days in the movie industry.
Despite reaching the big 40, Jegede says she doesn’t feel a day older than 21. The actress, known for her roles in popular Nollywood films, has always maintained a youthful and energetic presence both on and off screen.
Yvonne Jegede said she got her first lead role in 2005 with the movie African Baby, although she started acting in 2003.
Sharing a screenshot from the movie, she wrote: “Flashback Friday 2005…. My very first lead role #AfricanBaby (Actually started acting in 2003). So this year I will be turning 40yrs old. I’m so excited for this big number but I don’t feel a day older than 21.It’s a beautiful year with so much happening already. Thanks to all my loved ones, online and offline for standing by me all these years even though I took a 5yrs break from Nollywood, you all accepted me like I never left. I have sooooo much in stock for my loyalists, will make announcement when I’m ready to give back for all the love. I see you all. August 25th..”