Uche Jombo Rodriguez, also known as Uche Jombo, is a well-known Nollywood actress, model, scriptwriter, television personality, film producer, and philanthropist. She is well renowned for her work in the entertainment industry. She is the founder and CEO of Uche Jumbo Studios.
Profile Summary of Uche Jombo
December 28, 1979
|Education||University of Calabar|
|Occupation||Actress, Film Producer, Director, Writer|
She was born on the 28th of December 1979 in Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria, which is located in the country’s south-eastern region. She is 41 years old at the time of this writing.
Uche Jombo finished both her primary and secondary school education in Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria, receiving both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. Following the completion of her primary and secondary school education, Uche Jombo went on to study at the University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Statistics. Uche Jombo obtained her first degree in Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar before transferring to the Federal University of Technology in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria, where she is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Programming.
After joining the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 1999, Uche Jombo starred in her debut film, titled “Visa to Hell,” which catapulted her into the public’s attention. Uche Jombo is a very attractive woman who is also clever, creative, and accomplished. She has a strong understanding of how to interpret her roles and can fit into any character that is cast in front of her by a film director.
Additionally, Uche Jombo works as a scriptwriter and producer. Several films, including The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Lies Men Tell, Nollywood hustlers, and others, have been written or co-authored by her in her capacity as a screenwriter. Uche Jombo has also produced a number of films, including Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope, Work Damage, Lagos Cougars, Mrs. Somebody, and others. Uche Jombo was born in Lagos, Nigeria.
In 2013, Uche Jombo signed an endorsement agreement with Globacom telecommunications for millions of naira, and as a result, he immediately became a GLO ambassador. Uche Jombo has appeared in over 200 Nollywood films, including Visa to Hell, Girls Hostel, Fire Love, Endless Lies, Scout, Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope, Lagos Cougars, Mrs. Somebody, Lies Men Tell, and Work Damage, among others. Uche Jombo is a Nigerian actress and model.
Uche Jombo received the award for Best Actress of the Year at the Afro Hollywood Awards, which were held in the United Kingdom in 2008. Uche Jombo was nominated for Best Actress of the Year at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2011 for her part in the Nollywood movie Damage. She won the award in 2012. Uche Jombo was nominated for the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2014, where she was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Uche Jombo was awarded the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards’ Best Actress of the Year award in 2015 for her performance in the film The Great Gatsby. She has also received awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and for Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, among other accolades.
The stunning and accomplished actress is married to Kenny Rodriguez,an American/Puerto Rican-born man which she defines as the joy of her life. The wedding of Uche Jombo took place on May 16, 2012, on a private beach in Puerto Rico.
Uche Jombo and her husband later welcomed their first child, Mathew Chinedu Rodriguez which was born o n the 27th of May, 2015. The family of three lives in the United States of America. However, the actress frequently returns to Nigeria for jobs.
The actress gained weight after the birth of her child, and some people mocked her on social media. She responded by telling them to concentrate on more important things than her weight gain or reduction.
Uche Jombo, a Nigerian actress who has an estimated net worth of $2 million, is now one of the wealthiest and most powerful women in the entertainment industry.
Awards And Recognitions
2008 – 2012
- Best Actress at the AfroHollywood Awards UK – 2008
- Nominated for the Best Supporting Actress at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2008
- Best Supporting Actress at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2010
- City People Entertainment Awards honored her as the Best Actress – 2010
- Abia State Honor Award – 2010
- Nollywood Personality of the year at the Life Changers Awards in the UK – 2010
- Merit award for charity support at the 5 Continents Awards in New York – 2010
- Best Actress Leading role at the ELOY awards – 2011
- Nominated for the Best Actress Leading role at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2011
- Best Screenplay nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2011
- Nominated for Best Kiss with Kalu Ikeagwu – 2011
- Best Actress Leading Role at NAFCA – 2012
- NAFCA honored Damage as the Best Film – 2012
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards – 2012
- Female Viewers Choice Awards nominee – 2012
- 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards honored her for the Best Actress Leading Role – 2012
2013 – 2019
- Best Actress Leading Role at the Africa International Film Festival – 2013
- Nominated for the Best Actress Leading Role-English at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2013
- Female Film Producers of the Year nominee at the ELOY Awards – 2014
- Nominated for Best On-Screen (with Patience Ozokwor) at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards – 2014
- Female Viewers Choice Awards nominee – 2014
- Nominated for Best Movie – Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards – 2014
- Best Actress Leading Role nominee at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2015
- Nominated as the Best Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards – 2014
- Female Viewers Choice Awards – 2015
- Certificate of Achievement for Best Narrative Feature at the African Women Arts and Film Festival – 2019
1999 – 2007
- Visa to Hell – 1999
- Girls Hostel with Mary Uranta – 2000
- Fire Love with Desmond Elliot – 2002
- Scout with Alex Lopez – 2004
- Endless Lies with Desmond Elliot – 2005
- Darkest Night with Genevieve Nnaji, Richard Mofe Damijo, and Desmond Elliot – 2005
- Black Bra – 2005
- Secret Fantasy with Ini Edo – 2006
- Price of Fame with Mike Ezuruonye and Ini Edo – 2006
- My Sister My Love with Desmond Elliot – 2006
- Love Wins with Desmond Elliot – 2006
- Co-operate Runs with Zack Orji – 2006
- World of Commotion with Zack Orji and Mike Ezuruonye – 2007
- Rush Hour – 2007
- Price of Peace with Chioma Chukwuka and Jim Iyke – 2007
- Most Wanted Bachelor with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye – 2007
- Keep My Will with Genevieve Nnaji and Mike Ezuruonye – 2007
- House of Doom with Zack Orji & Mike Ezuruonye – 2007
- Greatest Harvest with Pete Edochie – 2007
- Final Hour with Tonto Dikeh – 2007
2008 – 2018
- Feel My Pain with Mike Ezuruonye – 2008
- Beyonce & Rihanna with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nadia Buari, and Jim Iyke – 2008
- Love Games with Jackie Appiah and Ini Edo – 2009
- Entanglement with Desmond Elliot, Mercy Johnson, and Omoni Oboli – 2009
- Silent Scandals with Genevieve Nnaji and Majid Micheal – 2009
- Home in Exile with Desmond Elliot – 2010
- Holding Hope with Desmond Elliot and Nadia Buari – 2010
- Kiss and Tell with Desmond Elliot and Nse Ikpe-Etim – 2011
- Damage with Tonto Dikeh – 2011
- Mrs. Somebody – 2012
- Misplaced with Van Vicker – 2012
- After The Proposal with Patience Ozokwor and Anthony Monjaro – 2013
- Oge’s Sister – 2014
- Wives on Strike with Chioma Chukwuka and Omoni Oboli – 2016
- Lost in Us with Okey Uzoeshi – 2016
- Banana Island Ghost with Chigul and Dorcas Shola Fapson – 2017
- Heaven On My Mind with Ini Edo – 2018
- How I Saved my Marriage – 2018
- Boys Are Not Smiling Series – 2019