Sign in
Download Opera News App



Gossip Celebrity


Uchechi Jombo's biography: Personal life, career, awards and filmography

Uche Jombo Rodriguez is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter, film producer and director. She was born on 28 December 1979 in Abia State, Nigeria.

Uche Jombo

On May 16th 2012, she married her Puerto Rican husband, Kenny Rodriguez. In 2015, she give birth to her first and only child ( so far ), Matthew Chinese Rodriguez.

Uche Jombo and Kenney Rodriguez

Uche Jombo and son

She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics in the University of Calabar. She also graduated with a degree in Computer Programming in the Federal University of Minna.

Her acting career began when her mother enrolled her into the church drama group at a very young age. In 1999, she made her first appearance in the movie, VISA TO HELL. Since then, she has featured in more than 70 movies which include; Girls' Hostel, Fire Love, Endless Lies, Darkest Nights, Black Bra, Price Of Fame, Love Wins, Rush Hour and many more.

Uche Jombo

Uche Jombo owns a movie production company, Uche Jombo Studios. Through UK Studios, Uche Jombo has succeeded in the production of more than a dozen movies, some of which include: Heaven On My Mind, Lagos Cougars, Wives At War, Banana Island Ghosts and many more.

She has won so many awards. These includes; Best Supporting Actress at the 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards, Merit Award for Charity Support at the 5 Continents Awards, Best Screenplay at the 2011 Best Of Nollywood Awards, Female Film Producer of the Year at ELOY Awards, just to mention a few. The list goes on .

Uche Jombo

In 2013, she signed an endorsement deal with Globacom Telecommunication. In 2014, she signed an endorsement deal as an Ambassador of the New Nation project.

Content created and supplied by: MheMhe (via Opera News )

Abia State Kenney Rodriguez Kenny Rodriguez Nigeria Uche Jombo


Load app to read more comments