Genny Uzoma is a popular Nigerian actress, writer, model, entrepreneur and movie producer.
She was born and bred up in Enugu state, the date and year of her birth not known. She hails from Imo State in south eastern Nigeria.
Uzoma had her primary and secondary education in Enugu state where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively. She later went to Enugu State University, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
Her Acting Career
Uzoma began her acting career at the age of 18 after registering with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Enugu Chapter.
She temporary quitted acting when she got a job with a telecommunication company. She subsequently resigned from the job and returned fully to acting. She has acted in a number of Nollywood movies.
She revealed that the journey into acting was not rosy as she had a humble beginning, stating that she had to borrow money to register as a true actress since her parents were not in full support of her choice of an actress. Since she was bent on succeeding, she was not distracted. It was only a matter of time and courage.
In February 2019, Uzoma set up her movie production career and set up a company known as Zina Studios. She has successfully produced two movies titled Jemima the Trophy wife and an Igbo indigenous movie titled Nkiruka.
Uzoma is beautiful, creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress. She is good at interpreting movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her by movie producers.
Genny Uzoma has acted over 100 movies, some of which include:
- A face in the Crowd
- Caught in between
- King of Kings
- Love in the wrong places
- The washerman
- Once upon an adventure
- I wish She Would
- The Shopgirl
- Birthday Bash
- Husbands of Lagos
- The Vendor
- Our Society
- Best of the Game
- Classical Fraud
- Royal Doom
- Eagles Bride
- Who killed Chief
- A Love story
- Emem and Angie
- The Gateman
- Baby Shower
- Baby mama
- Commitment Shy
Awards and nominations
Genny Uzoma has in her years of acting received some awards. They include:
- 2015 “Revelation of the year” Award at Broadcasting of Nigeria BON Awards.
- Nominated for Most Promising actress of the year (English) in 2018 at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Personal Life
Uzoma revealed that her hobbies and passion revolve around arts and literature. In order words, she cherishes her profession.
Her Net Worth
Genny Uzoma is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $400,000 dollars.