Uche Jombo

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Uche Jombo
Born
Uche Jombo

December 28, 1979 (1979-12-28) (age 39)
enugu,state of origin Abia State, Nigeria
EducationUniversity of Calabar
OccupationActress, Film Producer, director , WriterDirector
Spouse(s)Kenney Rodriguez
ChildrenMatthew Rodriguez

Uche Jombo Rodriguez (born December 28, 1979), is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter and film producer.

Early life[edit]

Uche Jombo born on December 28, 1979 was born in Abiriba, Abia State, Nigeria. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar, and Computer Programming from the Federal University of Technology Minna.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Jombo ventured into the Nigerian movie industry in 1999 in the movie Visa to hell. As a screenwriter she has written and co-written several movies some of which include: The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Girls in the Hood & A Time to Love. Jombo went on to produce films such as Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope and her work Damage which deals with the issue of domestic violence. Jombo is an ambassador for Globacom.

Over 200 nollywood film(s) acting credit to her name, sometimes credited as Uche jumbo

Over 20 screen play credits of nollywood classics like ..games men play, lies men tell,holding hope,a mother’s fight,unconditional,a time to love, be my wife, celebrity etc

Having started executive producing her own film through her Uche Jombo studios production company since 2008 Uche Jombo creatively proceeds to directing in 2015 after the birth of her son Matthew. Her directing credits includes... lost in us, how I saved my marriage, nollywood box office true life drama... heave on my mind

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1999 Visa to hell[3]
2000 Girls Hostel with Mary Uranta[4]
2002 Fire Love with Desmond Elliot
2004 Scout with Alex Lopez
2005 Endless Lies Becky with Desmond Elliot
Darkest Night with Genevieve Nnaji, Richard Mofe Damijo & Desmond Elliot
Black Bra
2006 Secret Fantasy with Ini Edo
Price of Fame with Mike Ezuruonye & Ini Edo
My Sister My Love Hope with Desmond Elliot
Love Wins Ege with Desmond Elliot
Co-operate Runs with Zack Orji
2007 World of Commotion with Zack Orji & Mike Ezuruonye
Rush Hour
Price of Peace with Chioma Chukwuka & Jim Iyke
Most Wanted Bachelor with Ini Edo & Mike Ezuruonye
Keep My Will with Genevieve Nnaji & Mike Ezuruonye
House of Doom with Zack Orji & Mike Ezuruonye
Greatest Harvest with Pete Edochie
Final Hour with Tonto Dikeh
2008 Feel My Pain with Mike Ezuruonye
Beyonce & Rihanna Nichole with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Nadia Buari & Jim Iyke
2009 Love Games with Jackie Appiah & Ini Edo
Entanglement with Desmond Elliot, Mercy Johnson & Omoni Oboli
Silent Scandals Muky with Genevieve Nnaji & Majid Michel[5]
2010 Home in Exile with Desmond Elliot
Holding Hope Hope with Desmond Elliot & Nadia Buari
2011 Kiss and Tell Mimi with Desmond Elliot & Nse Ikpe-Etim
Damage[6] with Tonto Dikeh
2012 Mrs Somebody Desperado
2012 "Misplaced" Debra with Van Vicker
2013 After The Proposal Mary with Patience Ozokwor & Anthony Monjaro
2016 Wives on strike[7] with Omoni Oboli
2017 Banana Island Ghost[8] with Chigul & Dorcas Shola Fapson

|2018 Heaven On My Mind Uju with ini edo

http://www.konbini.com/ng/entertainment/cinema/ini-edo-uche-jombo-play-sister-wives-trailer-heaven-mind/ http://guardian.ng/saturday-magazine/uche-jombos-heaven-on-my-mind-is-still-trending/ https://www.latestnigeriannews.com/news/6488060/heaven-on-my-mind-isnt-a-christian-film-uche-jombo.html |

2016 Lost in us with okey Uzoeshi

2018 how I saved my marriage

Accolades[edit]

Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2008 AfroHollywood Awards -UK Best Actress Won[citation needed]
4th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Keep My Will Nominated
2010 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Silent Scandals Won
City People Entertainment Awards Best Actress Won[citation needed]
Abia State Awards Honor Award Herself Won
Life Changers Awards-UK Nollywood Personality of the year Herself Won
5 Continents Awards -NewYork Merit award for charity support Herself Won[citation needed]
2011 ELOY awards Best Actress Leading role Damage Won[citation needed]
2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading role Damage Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Kiss with Kalu Ikeagwu Nominated
2012 Nafca Best Actress Leading Role Damage Won
Best Film Won[9]
2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Female Viewers Choice Awards herself Nominated
8th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress Leading Role Damage Nominated
2013 Africa International Film Festival Best Actress Leading Role Lies Men Tell Won[10]
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading role-English Mrs Somebody Nominated
2014 ELOY Awards[11] Female Film Producers of the Year N/A Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best On Screen ( with Patience Ozokwor) After The Proposal Nominated
Female Viewers Choice Awards Herself Nominated
2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Movie - Comedy Lies Man Tell Nominated
10th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress Leading Role Lagos Cougars Nominated
2015 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress oge's sister Nominated
Female Viewers Choice Herself Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Glo Ambassadors - Uche Jombo". Lagos, Nigeria: Globacom Limited. Archived from the original on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  2. ^ Adeniran, Yemisi (10 September 2011). "I found acting boring -Uche Jombo". National Mirror. Lagos, Nigeria: Global Media Mirror Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  3. ^ Olatunji, Samuel (26 June 2011). "Nollywood's 'A' list stars". Daily Sun. Lagos, Nigeria. Archived from the original on 2011-08-20. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  4. ^ Erhariefe, Tony (2013-04-28). "Mary Uranta: Sexual harassment drove me out of Nollywood". Sunnewsonline.com. Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 2014-04-19. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  5. ^ "Silent Scandals hits movie shelves soon". Vintage Press Limited. Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  6. ^ "Uche Jombo Storms Cinemas With Damage". AllAfrica.com. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  7. ^ "Watch the Trailer for "Wives On Strike" starring Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Ufuoma McDermott & More". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2016-05-12.
  8. ^ "Banana Island Ghost Full Cast". Uzomedia. Retrieved 2017-05-20.[permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "Uche Jombo wins Best Actress at NAFCA - Vanguard News". 21 September 2012.
  10. ^ "Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo win big at AFRIFF - The Nation Nigeria". 18 November 2013.
  11. ^ "Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo'Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated". Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

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