Williams Uchemba is a famous Nollywood actor, movie producer, model, comedian, philanthropist, entrepreneur and a television personality. He started his career as a child actor. He is currently the United Nation Ambassador and African Youth Representative to the United Nation. He was born and bred in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Williams Uchemba is originally from Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, where he completed both his primary and secondary school education and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school he was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing arts.
He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. He has been described as one of the best performing actor in Nigeria. He joined Nollywood at the age of 7 years old in 1998.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Williams Uchemba proceeded to University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relation. After which he completed his NYSC and worked in the Nigerian Embassy. After which he relocated to the United States of America.
Williams Uchemba joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1998 as a child actor and rose to prominence in 2001 after featuring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “The Journey of the Dead” a movie he acted alongside with Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs and Ramsey Noah. The movie “The Journey of the Dead” brought him to limelight and gave him a lot of advantage in Nollywood. In 2002, Williams Uchemba role as a child actor in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Journey of the Dead” won him the award for Best Child Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In 2003, Williams Uchemba featured in another Nollywood blockbuster movie titled “Beyond Belief” a movie that earned him global recognition and attracted him to movie directors and producers in Nigeria. In 2006, Williams Uchemba featured in another blockbuster movie titled “The World of Riches” which earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He is popularly known for playing the role of a smart kid in several Nollywood movies.
Williams Uchemba aside from acting is also a comedian, a model, a philanthropist and a motivational speaker. He is currently the United Nation Ambassador and African Youth Representative to the United Nation. He is currently based in the United States of America, where is filming his comedy skits. He is very popular on Instagram with over 3 million followers. He publish trending funny comedy skits on Instagram and also on YouTube with most of his comedy skits receiving millions of views monthly and several thousand likes and comments.
Williams Uchemba in the cause of his acting career has featured in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include The Journey of the Dead, The World of Riches, Beyond Belief, Sorrows of Becky, The African Rideshare, Dorathy my Love, I Love What I Hate, Merry Men and many more. He is currently one of the most handsome, most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actors in Nigeria. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Williams Uchemba is also a philanthropist. He has a non government organization (NGO) popularly known as Williams Uchemba Foundation, which he uses to carter for the needs of the poor, less privileged, orphans and physically challenged people. Williams Uchemba has also delved into movie production recently and is getting ready to hit the screen with his latest movie “Hands Full of Blood” under his production name “Prothesis Entertainment Limited”.
In 2002, Williams Uchemba won the award for Best Kid Actor and Best Child Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Oh My Son” a sorrowful movie which he starred alongside with Chinwe Owoh. Williams Uchemba is also known for his humanitarian services. He is very popular for his Give Away Challenge that inspired a lot of people around the world including Nigerian popular celebrities to give arms to the poor and physically challenge.
Williams Uchemba in the cause of his career as an actor has been nominated for several awards and recognitions. Some of the awards he has won include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award, Best child Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Promising Act to Watch at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actor in a Comedy at the City People Entertainment Awards. Williams Uchemba is currently single and has not revealed who his girlfriend is. He is one of the eligible bachelors in Nigeria.
In 2019, he featured in AY produced movie “Merry Men” alongside with Jim Iyke, Ramsey Nouah, AY, Falz and some Hollywood star actors. The movie was shot in Lagos and California respectively and was premiered on Silverbird galleria.
Williams Uchemba has been described as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria. He is indeed a great character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.