Uche Nwaefuna // (born 8 May 1994)[1][2][3] is a Nigerian actress and model. She is also known as Uche Montana.[4] In 2018, she won the Moreklue All Youth Awards Africa, also known as Maya Awards (Africa), as the best supporting actress in TV series - Hush.

Uche Nwaefuna
Born
Uche Nwaefuna

(1994-05-08) 8 May 1994 (age 29)
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
EducationAdeniran Ogunsanya College of Education
Occupations
  • Actress
  • Model
  • Entrepreneur
Years active2015–present
AwardsMaya Awards Africa for Best Supporting Actress in TV Series

Biography edit

Uche Nwaefuna was born on 8 May 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria.[5] She grew up in the Festac area of Lagos with her parents and siblings. She attended Loral International School in Festac, where she had both her primary and secondary education. She is of Delta State descent.[6]

Education edit

Uche Nwaefuna's basic, secondary, and tertiary Education was in Lagos. She attended the Loral International School, Festac, Lagos for her basic while her high school education was at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education International School[7] She completed her tertiary education with a diploma in law.[8]

Career edit

Nwaefuna's rise to the spotlight as an actress began in the Nigerian film industry in 2015 when she made her debut as a housemaid in the movie Poison Ivy.[9] She also appeared in the Television drama series Hush which was aired on African Magic Showcase and African Magic Family on GOtv Africa from 2016 – 2017.[9] Afterwards, she has featured in the lead and supporting roles in several Nollywood movies, amongst which are The Fake Life of Abuja Housewives alongside Fredrick Leonard, Nancy Isime, and other actors. She featured with Uzor Arukwe, Belinda Effah, Alex Ekubo, amongst others in Hire a Woman.[10]

Filmography edit

Filmography
Year Title Role Selected Cast Note
2023 Teni's Big Day
2021 Women & Lies [11]
2021 Hide N Seek Uche Montana
[12]
2021 Dream Job Nkechi Okafor
[13]
2021 Tango of Deception
[14]
2021 Oldest Bridesmaid Vivian
  • Munachi Abii
  • Efe Israel
  • Jimmy Odukoya
[15]
2021 My Grand Father's Wife Munachi Snr.
  • Adebola Adejumobi
  • Denyeefa David Abraham
[16]
2020 Doubt Rita [17]
2019 Seven Efe
2019 Made in Heaven Angel
2019 Hire a Woman Toyosi
2019 Mad About you Tommi [18]
2018 Lagos Real Fake Life Precious
2018 The Eve Bolanle [19]
2018 Homely:What Men Want Suzy [20]
2017 Banana Island Ghost Tope
2017 Three Wise Men Essei

Accolades edit

Awards and Nominations
Year Awards Category Results
2018 2018 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress (English)- What Men Want Nominated
2018 Maya Awards Africa Best Actress in TV Series-Hush Won

References edit

  1. ^ Tosin, Alamu (22 February 2023). "Uche Montana Biography, Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Parents, Husband, Children, Family » NGNews247". NGNews247. Retrieved 16 July 2023.
  2. ^ "Uche Nwaefuna Biography | Age | Career | Movies | Naijabiography". Naijabiography Media. Retrieved 16 July 2023.
  3. ^ dnbstories (9 September 2020). "Full biography of Nollywood actress Uche Nwaefuna and other facts about her". DNB Stories Africa. Retrieved 16 July 2023.
  4. ^ "Uche Nwaefuna Biography, Pictures, Husband Married, Surgery, Real Age". Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  5. ^ BellaNaija.com. "Rising Actress Uche Nwaefuna who stars in TV Series "Hush" celebrates her Birthday with New Fab Photos". www.bellanaija.com. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  6. ^ Sare, Watimagbo (2023). "On A Boulevard of Conquered Dreams". kingsolomonsmine.com. Retrieved 11 November 2023.
  7. ^ dnbstories (9 September 2020). "Full biography of Nollywood actress Uche Nwaefuna and other facts about her". DNB Stories Africa. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  8. ^ "I'll never quit acting for a man — Uche Nwaefuna". Punch Newspapers. 6 October 2019. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  9. ^ a b Onikoyi, Ayo (18 July 2021). "How you can love two men at the same time ―Uche Nwaefuna". Vanguard (Nigeria) News. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  10. ^ Ekechukwu, Ferdinand (13 April 2019). "Romantic Comedy, 'Hire A Woman', Dazzles". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 13 June 2022.
  11. ^ "Women and Lies". IMDb. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  12. ^ "Hide and Seek". IMDb. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  13. ^ "Dream Job". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  14. ^ "Tango of Deception". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  15. ^ "Oldest Bridesmaid". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  16. ^ "My Grandfather's Wife". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  17. ^ "Doubt". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  18. ^ "Mad About You". IMDb. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  19. ^ "The Eve". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.
  20. ^ "Homely:What Men Want". IMDb. Retrieved 8 November 2021.

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