Uche Mac-Auley has her birth name as Uchechukwu Nwaneamaka. She is a renowned Nigerian actress, movie producer and writer.
She was born and raised in Delta State in south southern Nigeria.
Mac-Auley attended a number of primary schools owing to her parents teaching profession which took them to several places.
She finally obtained her First School Leaving Certificate from Osoro Primary School, Anglican Girls Grammar School and Idia College respectively where she got her West African Senior School Certificate Examination Certificate.
Mac-Auley had a Bachelor’s degree in English from Delta State University, Abraka.
Her Acting Career
Mac-Auley made her entry into Nollywood long before the industry had a true re-structure as we have it today.
Mac-Auley acted her first movie in 1991 in a Nigerian TV series titled ‘Checkmate’ a movie which was produced and directed by the late veteran movie producer, Amaka Igwe.
She played a significant role as Nkemji, the village “Beauty Queen” alongside top Nollywood actors like Richard Mofe-Damijo, Norbert Young, Francis Agu, Bimbo Manuel, Kunle Bamtefa, and Binta Ayo Mogaji.
Mac-Auley has so far starred in several Nollywood movies and television series, some of which are:
• Checkmate (1991)
• Unforgiven Sin (1993)
• Another Love (1996)
• Obstacles (1998)
• Saving Alero (2001)
• Thunderbolt: Magun (2001)
• Images in the Mirror (2004)
• Mid Life (2016)
• 5th Floor (2017)
Mac-Auley who has been widely described as a veteran actress is one of the strong pillars and pioneers of the Nigerian movie industry.
She is creative, skillful and highly talented, known for good interpretation of movie roles. She can fit into any character assigned her style of acting is loved by both numerous fans and movie producers and directors in the industry who prefer to feature her in most movies.
Also appraising this rare talent in the industry is a Guardian print media, which described Mac-Auley ‘as a timeless actress and a quintessential thespian’.
In the book titled, The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres, an American author Jonathan Haynes cited Mac-Auley amongst the earliest faces to appear in the Nigerian movie industry before it was structured.
The Delta state born Nollywood superstar went on break from acting to become children story book writer but made a comeback to acting in 2016 when she featured in a movie, ‘Mid-Life’.
Mac-Auley is also a movie producer with several movie productions to her credit including Dangerous Twins, Sins of my Mother and In a Lifetime.
Her Personal Life
Mac-Auley has been married twice. First, she married Nollywood movie producer Obi Osotule, a relationship that kick-started in 1993 on the set of a movie titled Unforgiven Sin.
The end of that marriage in 2002 ushered in another marriage in 2006 to Solomon Mac-Auley.
Her Net Worth
Mac-Auley has remained prominent in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $450,000 dollars.