[People Profile] All We Know About Uche Jombo Biography, Age, Career, Marriage, Net Worth

Uche Jombo Biography, Age, Career, Marriage, Net Worth

[People Profile] All We Know About Uche Jombo Biography, Age, Career, Marriage, Net Worth


Uche Jombo is a well-known Nigerian actress, producer, and screenwriter with many years of success in the film industry. Uche Jombo Studios is a film production and distribution company established by her. She has been actively involved in the industry of movies since her debut in Nollywood back in the year 2009. She also played an important part in the newly released Blood Sisters movie series.

Profiling Uche Jombo

A Quick Glance At Uche Jombo

Full NamesUche Jombo Rodriguez
Nationality Nigerian
Date Of Birth28, December 1979
Age42 Years Old
State of OriginAbia State, Nigeria
OccupationActor, Film Producer, Director, Writer.
SpouseKenney Rodriguez(m. 2012)
Marital StatusMarried
Academics University of Calabar
Net Worth$2 million
MovieHeaven On My Mind (2018)

Early Life & Education

Uche Jombo was born in Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria on the 28th of December 1979. For the actress Jombo growing up, it was not an easy time. Her mother took care of her and took her to their church theater group at the age of young. In secondary schools, she was always acknowledged as the top actor. In her secondary school days, the mother’s church was required to cover her tuition.

She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in statistics and mathematics at the Calabar’s University of Calabar and her master’s with a computer program from The Federal University of Technology, Minna.



Uche Jombo first made an appearance on the scene of the Nigerian film industry in the year 1999, when she played in the film Visa to Hell. She’s written and co-written many screenplays as a screenwriter, such as The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Girls in the Hood as well as A Time to Love. Jombo has since written films such as Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope, and Damage which is a documentary about domestic violence.

She has been in more than 200 Nollywood films. Games Men Play Lies Men Tell Holding Hope, A Mother’s Fight Unconditional A Time to Love, Be My Wife, and Celebrity are among her 20 screenplay credits.

In the Uche Jombo studios production firm which she founded, she began producing her own movies in 2008. She got married to Kenny Rodriguez in 2012 and began directing following the birth of Matthew, her son. Matthew in 2015. Lost in Us, How I Saved My Marriage, as well as the Nollywood box office film based on true events Heaven on My Mind, are among the films she directed.

She was among a number of stars included Omoni OboliLaura Ikeji as well as others who assisted in the launch of GrandLux Cafe in Lekki on the 30th of November, 2018. In 2012 the talented actress appeared alongside actresses such as Rita DominicFunke Akindele as well as Kate Henshaw in the Ebony Life TV reality show Screen Divas. The four actresses from the show starred in the film New Horizon together. Tope Oshin was the director of the film, which dealt with the abuse of women in domestic and sexual violence.

in 2022. Uche Jombo was also part of the well-known Blood Sister movie series, alongside other notable Nollywood actors like Ramsey NoahGabriel AfolayanDeyemi Okanlawon, and many others.


Uche Jombo married Kenny Rodriguez in 2012. In 2015 the couple had birth to a son, Matthew.


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2022 Blood Sisters Mrs. Duru
2018 Heaven On My Mind Uju
How I Saved My Marriage
2017 Banana Island Ghost
2016 Lost in Us
Wives on strike
2013 After The Proposal Mary
2012 Mrs. Somebody Desperado
Misplaced Debra
2011 Kiss and Tell Mimi
2010 Home in Exile
Holding Hope Hope
2009 Love Games
Silent Scandals Muky
2008 Feel My Pain
Beyonce & Rihanna Nichole
2007 World of Commotion
Rush Hour
Price of Peace
Most Wanted Bachelor
Keep My Will
House of Doom
Greatest Harvest
Final Hour
2006 Secret Fantasy
Price of Fame
My Sister My Love Hope
Love Wins Ege
Co-operate Runs
2005 Endless Lies Becky
Darkest Night
Black Bra
2004 Scout
2002 Fire Love
2000 Girls Hostel
1999 Visa to hell

Awards & Nomination

The list below shows the record of Uche Jombo’s Award and Nominations





2015 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress Nominated
Female Viewers Choice Won
2014 ELOY Awards Female Film Producers of the Year Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best On-Screen (with Patience Ozokwor) Nominated
Female Viewers Choice Awards Nominated
2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Movie – Comedy Nominated
10th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress Leading Role Nominated
2013 Africa International Film Festival Best Actress Leading Role Won
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading Role-English Nominated
2012 Nafca Best Actress Leading Role Won
Best Film Won
2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Female Viewers Choice Awards Nominated
8th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress Leading Role Nominated
2011 ELOY awards Best Actress Leading role Won
2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading role Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Kiss with Kalu Ikeagwu Nominated
2010 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Won
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actress Won
Abia State Awards Honor Award Won
Life Changers Awards-UK Nollywood Personality of the year Won
5 Continents Awards -New York Merit award for charity support Won
2008 AfroHollywood Awards -UK Best Actress Won
4th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated

Net Worth

Uche Jombo at present holds a value of $2 million which makes her one of the most wealthy and most popular actresses in Nigeria.

Social Handles

Instagram: uchejombo

Twitter: @uchejombo


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