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Uju Okeke is a popular Nigerian actress known for her outstanding acting skills both in the English and Yoruba movie industries. She was born on April 26, 1984, and hails from Anambra State, Nigeria. Uju Okeke has carved a niche for herself in the Nigerian movie industry and has won several awards for her contributions to the entertainment industry.
Early Life and Educational Background
Uju Okeke was born and raised in Anambra State, Nigeria. She had her primary education at Divine Providence School, Lagos, and her secondary education at Ireti Grammar School, Lagos. She then proceeded to Lagos State University where she obtained a degree in Theatre Arts.
Uju Okeke began her acting career in 2005 when she starred in the movie “Wasted Effort”. Since then, she has become one of the most sought-after actresses in Nigeria. She has featured in several Nollywood movies such as “Tears of a Child”, “Eyes of the Nun”, “Palace Collapse”, “Iron Woman”, “The Antique”, “The Penalty”, “The Death Toll”, “My Local Wife”, and many more.
|My Local Wife||2016|
|The Death Toll||2015|
|Eyes of the Nun||2012|
|Tears of a Child||2011|
To watch some of her movies, you can visit her YouTube channel.
Uju Okeke is a private person and does not reveal much about her personal life. It is not clear if she is married or not but she has a daughter whom she loves very much.
Cars and House
As a successful actress, Uju Okeke has acquired some luxurious assets. She owns a Range Rover SUV and a Mercedes-Benz C300. She also owns a beautiful mansion in an exclusive area in Lagos, Nigeria.
Uju Okeke is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated to be around $950,000. In Naira, her net worth is about ₦370,000,000. In Canadian dollars, her net worth is about CAD 1,230,000. In Ghana cedi, her net worth is about GHS 5,640,000. In Kenya shilling, her net worth is about KES 103,500,000. In South African rand, her net worth is about ZAR 14,550,000. In Ugandan shilling, her net worth is about UGX 3,360,000,000. In Indian rupee, her net worth is about INR 69,390,000.
Awards and Nominations
Uju Okeke has won several awards for her outstanding performances in movies. Some of them include:
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) at the City People Entertainment Awards (2013)
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role (English) at the Best of Nollywood Awards (2014)
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Yoruba) at the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (2018)
She has also been nominated for several other awards such as the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and the African Movie Academy Awards.
Uju Okeke is quite active on social media and has a huge following on Instagram and Twitter. You can follow her on:
In conclusion, Uju Okeke is a talented actress who has made a mark in the Nigerian movie industry. She continues to inspire young actors and actresses who look up to her as a role model.