Who is Uju Okoli?
Uju Okoli is one of the famous Nollywood actresses in Nigeria. She is the daughter of the veteran actor and director Obi Okoli. She is known for directing movies such as No More War (2005), The Lost Son 2 (2006), and Men on Hard Way (2007). Uju Okoli to her name has many Nollywood movies she has starred in. She began acting in 2007 when she was 24 years old.
The Imo state-born actress is 37 years old as of 2020; she was born on the 26th of April, 1983. We will write about Uju Okoli’s biography, age, career, net worth, relationship, and other facts about her. First, let’s look at her profile summary.
|Date of Birth||26th April 1983|
Uju Okoli Biography
Uju Okoli was born on 26th April 1983 in Imo state. As of 2021, she is 39 years old.
She hails from Akokwa, Ideato North LGA in Imo state. Ada Akokwa, as she often addresses herself, was born into the family of renowned Nollywood actor Obi Okoli. She grew up in the Imo state, where she completed her basic and secondary education.
She is married but has refused to give details because she prefers to keep her personal life a secret. She shared pictures of her traditional marriage to a handsome unidentified man.
Her husband’s name is not yet in the media, but we will update this page once we have it. In a video shared on Facebook, Uju was proposed to by a man identified as Steven Declan or Flashyboy. Well, it was all a movie set of “WHEN LOVE HAPPENS” and not a real engagement.
Uju Okoli Career
Uju Okoli started acting at an early age. She is known to have featured in a 2005 movie, No more war, which her father directed. Ever since she has been landing several roles in Nollywood movies and professionally interpreted her roles in films and features. Some of the movies she has featured in include;
- My Last Hope
- Sound of Ikoro
- Echoes of Love
- Village Liars
- Strength of Love
- Strange of Love
- Ring of Fate
- Another World
- Family of Enemies
- Feast of Blood
- Barren Kingdom
- Royal Struggle
- Designated Prince
- Amazing Husband Season 1 and 2 (2019)
Uju Okoli is also known to have featured in popular TV series, including; The Palace and Mr. Landlord. in The Palace movie, she acted alongside Liz Benson. She played the role of Sarah in a 2018 Nollywood movie titled Royal Tournament, featuring alongside Zubby Micheal.
She is known to have featured alongside top actors and actresses in the movie industry, such as Liz Benson and Yul Edochie. Her talent and passion for acting have kept her active and relevant in the industry as she still acts in popular movies that make it to the big screens.
Uju Okoli Net worth
She is a versatile Nollywood actress and was well-groomed by her father to a professional level. She is being rated as one of the richest and most influential actresses. Uju has an estimated $350,000 net worth.
In 2019, She was awarded the Nollywood Honours Awards for her excellent participation in the growth of the Nollywood movie industry.