Williams Uchemba is one of the most hilarious, famous, and interesting Nollywood actors/producers to read his biography. He started as a child actor in the Nigerian movie industry but he rose to fame as time went by, thanks to his talents.
Williams Uchemba, a comedian is also the African Youth Representative to the United Nations. As a child actor in 2000, the movie that brought him to the limelight was in “The Journey of the Dead”, a 2001 movie. In this piece, we will break down Williams Uchemba’s biography into his career, his relationship status (married or single), and his net worth.
Williams Uchemba Biography
Williams Uchemba was born on 22nd October, there is no tangible information regarding his age, but we believe, the comedian is in his late 30s. He was born in Abia state, where he grew up. He also completed his basic education levels in the same state.
Williams, however, forwarded his education to the university level, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, where he read international relations. Williams Uchemba is a talented entertainer as he is versatile doubling as a comedian and also an actor.
Williams Uchemba is not yet married and there is no confirmed report regarding his girlfriend or relationship status. So far we know, he is single.
Williams Uchemba Career
Becoming a popular actor is not an easy journey. Williams Uchemba started acting as a child actor in 2000. The movie that made him popular was “The Journey of the Dead”, a 2001 Nollywood movie that featured stars such as; Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs, and Ramsey Noah.
In 2003, he starred in another Nollywood movie “Beyond Belief”, a movie directed by Kalu Anya and featuring other top actors and actresses such as; Emeka Enyiocha, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Tuvi James, Sam Loco Efe, Chris Moon, and Emeka Rollas.
In 2006, Williams also featured in a movie titled “The World of Riches”. The movies which Williams Uchemba has featured include;
- The Journey of the Dead
- The World of Riches
- Beyond Belief
- Oh My Son
- Sorrows of Becky
- The African Rideshare
- Dorathy my Love
- I Love What I Hate
- Dear Affy
- Merry Men 2
Williams is set to feature in his first international movie by Netflix, titled “Slay” alongside South African renowned actress, Shaleen Sortie-Richards.
The actor/comedian made the announcement on his Instagram page. Williams Uchemba also featured in “Merry Men 2”, a 2019 movie by Ayo Makun (AY), and “Dear Affy” directed by Samuel Olatunji. As a child actor, he won the award for Best Kid Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards 2002, for his role in the movie titled “Oh My Son”.
Williams Uchemba’s movie production company, Prothesis Entertainment Limited recently produced a movie titled “Hands Full of Blood”. Aside from acting and movie producing, Williams Uchemba is also a comedian, a part-time model, a philanthropist, and a motivational speaker.
He is currently a United Nations Ambassador and African Youth Representative to the United Nation. Williams Uchemba runs a non-governmental organization (NGO) – Williams Uchemba Foundation, where he runs outreach programs for the poor and less privileged. Williams Uchemba is also the CEO of Prophesis entertainment.
Williams Uchemba Net worth
Williams Uchemba has been nominated for several awards of which he has also won some. The awards he has won include
- Most Promising Actor in Nigeria – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award
- Best Kid Actor – Africa Movie Academy Awards
- Most Promising Act to Watch – Best of Nollywood Awards
- Best Actor in a Comedy – City People Entertainment Awards.
Williams Uchemba is amongst the richest and most influential actors and comedians in Nigeria. In 2018, his birthday was celebrated with a new Mercedes Benz car worth ₦16 million Williams Uchemba’s net worth is an estimated $500,000.