Funke Akindele as reacted to an invitation she received to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Class of 2022.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded in 1927 and is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization. The Academy is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, popularly known as “The Oscars.”

The Nollywood actress who was nominated alongside well-known international talents like Caitriona Balfe, Jessie Buckley, and Reed Birney, shared the good news on her Instagram page.

“Wow!!!! I’m so happy!!! Getting an invitation as a member of THE ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES (class of 2022) under the category of ACTORS, is such a BIG DEAL💃🏽💃🏽💃🏽 I’m so honored!!”, Funke wrote on Instagram.