Full biography of Nollywood actress Uju Okoli and other facts about her

Who is Uju Okoli?

Uju Okoli is a fast-rising Nollywood actress and movie producer. She is the daughter of renowned Nollywood actor and director, Obi Okoli.

Uju Okoli has featured in over 100 movies, and she often refers to herself as ‘Nollywood’s sweetheart’.

Uju Okoli has had the opportunity to star in movies alongside several Nollywood stars like Mercy Johnson, Yul Edochie, Liz Benson, Frederick Leonard, and Ken Erics, and many more.

Full data profile of actress Uju Okoli

Full NameUju Okoli
Age38 Years
BirthdayApril 26, 1983
State of OriginImo State
ParentsObi Okoli
Height5”8 feet
Marital StatusSingle

Uju Okoli’s childhood

Uju Okoli was born on the 26th of April, 1983 in Ideato, Imo State. She was born into a family of seven siblings, but their names are not known. She, however, has an elder brother named Tony Okoli who is also a budding Nollywood actor.

Uju Okoli was raised along with her siblings in Warri, Delta State.  

Uju Okoli’s education

Uju Okoli completed her primary and secondary education in Warri, Delta State. Information regarding the names of the schools she attended is currently not known. The actress is quite popular for living a low-key life without much media attention.

It is, however, a known fact that she bagged a B. Sc. degree in Mass Communication from Imo State University (IMSU).

Uju Okoli’s acting career

Uju Okoli officially began her career as an actress in 2010. She was majorly acting as a supporting character with minor roles. In 2015, Uju featured in a TV series titled “The Palace”. The movie brought her to the limelight and earned her bigger roles. She, however, rose fully to stardom in 2019 when she starred in the hit movie, “Lost Son”. She gained a lot of popularity after the movie, and received numerous gigs.

After she hit fame in 2019, Uju Okoli has featured as a lead character in several movies, including: “Game of Love”, “The King’s Wedding”, “Echoes of Love”, “Family of Enemies”, among others.

Uju Okoli’s father

Uju Okolli is the daughter of veteran Nollywood actor, Obi Okoli. He is a film director and movie producer.

Obi Okoli is also the founder of the movie production company called ‘Idejimba Films’, as well as the producer of the blockbuster movie, “Like a Diamond”.

Obi Okoli was one of the main cast in “Things Fall Apart”, a movie adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s book. In addition, he works as a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.  

Uju Okoli’s movies

  • The Palace (2015)
  • The Lost Boy (2019)
  • Unbroken Heart (2020)
  • The Ghost in the House (2020)
  • My Secret Plans (2020)
  • Bed of Lies (2020)
  • Sorrowful Love (2020)
  • More Than Love (2020)
  • The Quest for Money (2020)
  • Beyond Desire (2020)
  • The Butterfly Ladies (2020)
  • Ages of Love (2020)
  • Marital Lesson (2020)
  • Unseen Secret (2020)
  • Royal Empress (2020)
  • Tournament of Royal Queens (2020)
  • The Birthright (2021)
  • The Missing Throne (2021)
  • Obsessive Maid (2021)
  • Game of Love (2021)
  • My Evil Stepmother (2021)
  • Seed of Unity (2021)
  • Last Princess (2021)
  • Handwriting on the Wall (2021)
  • My Blood (2021)
  • Lovely Marriage (2021)
  • Victim of Love (2021)
  • Family Saga (2021)

Uju Okoli’s awards and nominations

This section is still under construction due to lack of verifiable information.

Uju Okoli’s brother

One of Uju Okoli’s brothers, Tony Okoli (aka Tony White) is also a Nollywood actor.

Tony White was born on the 20th of April, 1980. He has acted in several blockbuster movies, including “Dirty Billionaire”. Tony White Okoli and Uju Okoli have a pretty close relationship with each other.

Uju Okoli’s relationship and marriage

There have been some controversies about the marital status of Uju Okoli. However, as of the time of publishing this biography, Uju Okoli is still single and not married.

The actress has also not revealed if she currently has a boyfriend or in a relationship with anyone.

Uju Okoli’s net worth

Based on current information about Uju Okoli’s earnings and income, her net worth is estimated at $150,000 ( around N70 million naira).

Uju Okoli on social media

Uju Okoli is active on social media. Her Instagram handle is @officialujuokoli. Her Twitter handle is @ujuokoli01.

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2 Comments on “Full biography of Nollywood actress Uju Okoli and other facts about her”

  1. please mummy uju okoli, i am miracle matthias from enugu state am an orphan, i called you mum because i love you somuch and i wish you will help me ma , i want to be an actor and i,need sponsor to my education please helo me mummy, i love you so much keep smiling for us. 09134360225

  2. Something is not adding up. If Uju Okoli is Obi Okoli’s daughter and single, how comes her State of origin is Imo and her father’s Anambra?

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