Uche Jombo is one of the promising actresses in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the growth of the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades and has never looked back in her career. Uche Jombo is a famous Nollywood actress, model, screenwriter, television personality, film producer and a philanthropist.
She always features in romantic movies. She has been regarded as one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria and also one of the richest actress in Nigeria. She is always known for playing the role of a house wife, daughter, mother, girlfriend and runs girl in several Nollywood movies.
She was born on 28th December 1979 in Abiriba, Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 40 years old. She is currently married with a beautiful kid. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. She started acting at a very tender age.
Uche Jombo was born and bred in Abiriba, Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, where she completed both her primary and secondary school education. Uche Jombo completed both her primary and secondary school education and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school Uche Jombo was actively involved in school drama, theatre and performing art.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, Uche Jombo proceeded to University of Calabar in Cross River State in the south southern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Statistics. After obtaining her first degree in Mathematics and Statistics from University of Calabar, Uche Jombo proceeded to Federal University of Technology in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria where she studied Computer Programming.
Aside from acting, Uche Jombo is also a script writer and a movie producer. As a screenwriter she has written and co-written several movies which include The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Lies Men Tell, Nollywood hustlers, and many more. Uche Jombo has also produced several movies which include Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope, Work Damage, Lagos Cougars, Mrs. Somebody, and many more.
In 1999, Uche Jombo joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and acted in her first movie “Visa to Hell” a movie that brought her to limelight and gave her more advantage in Nollywood. Her performance in the movie attracted her to movie directors and producers in Nigeria. Uche Jombo is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, intelligent, creative and talented. She has been described as one of the best performing actress in Nigeria and also one of the best outspoken actress in Nigeria.
In 2008, Uche Jombo won the award for Best Actress of the Year at the Afro Hollywood Awards in United Kingdom. In 2011, Uche Jombo was nominated for Best actress of the Year for her role in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Damage” at the Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2014, Uche Jombo was nominated for Best Actress in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In 2013, Uche Jombo signed an endorsement deal with Globacom telecommunication network worth over millions of naira and automatically became a GLO ambassador. Uche Jombo has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Visa to Hell, Girls Hostel, Fire Love, Endless Lies, Scout, Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope, Lagos Cougars, Mrs. Somebody, Lies Men Tell, Work Damage, and many more. She is currently one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria.
Uche Jombo currently has an estimated net worth of over $2 million, making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than three million followers on her official Instagram account and Facebook page. In 2010, Uche Jombo was honored by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) being the highest honor and award given to celebrities in Nigeria who have contributed to immensely to the economic growth and development of the country through entertainment. Uche Jombo is considered to be one of the most sought-after actress in Nigeria and also one of the most talented actress in Nollywood.
In 2015, Uche Jombo won the award for Best Actress of the Year at the Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards. Uche Jombo has also won the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in Nollywood Hustlers and Lies Men Tell. In 2012, Uche Jombo got married to an American/Puerto Rican born businessman named Kenney Rodriguez and the marriage is currently blessed with a beautiful kid named Matthew Rodriguez.
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