Who is Williams Uchemba?
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 passed, thanks to his talents. Most people know him as a comedian, but he is an actor and wants to be identified as that.
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 “The Journey of the Dead,” a 2001 movie. This piece will break down Williams Uchemba biography, age, career, relationship status, wife, net worth, and other facts about him. First, let’s take a look at his profile summary.
|Date of birth||October 22, 1991|
|Children||(1) Chikamara Isabella Uchembah|
|State of origin||Enugu State|
Williams Uchemba Biography
Williams Uchemba was born on 22nd October 1991, and he is 31 years old He was born in Enugu state and had his primary and secondary school education in Enugu 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 and versatile entertainer, doubling as a comedian and actor.
Williams Uchemba Wife, Child
Williams Uchemba was engaged to Brunella Oscar as of 1st November 2020. On 21st November, he walked down the aisle with his English wife, Brunella Oscar. The couple gave birth to their first child, Chikamara Isabella Uchembah, in February 2022.
Uchemba’s wife, Brunella, is a UK-based Physician, and they have been together for more than four years until they decided to tie the knot. We look forward to William’s wedding soon.
Williams Uchemba Career
Becoming a famous actor is not an easy journey. Williams Uchemba started acting as a child actor in 1999 at the age of 8. The movie that made him famous was “The Journey of the Dead,” a 1999 Nollywood movie that featured stars such as; Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs, Hilda Dokubo, 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 film 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
- Mamba’s Diamond
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 announced on his Instagram page. Williams Uchemba is 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 “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 film directing, 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 Nations. 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 among Nigeria’s wealthiest and most influential actors and comedians. In 2018, his birthday was celebrated with a new Mercedes Benz car worth ₦16 million. Williams Uchemba’s net worth is an estimated $700,000.