December 28, 1979 (age 41)
|Education||University of Calabar|
|Occupation||Actress, Film Producer, director, Writer|
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.
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. Her 20 screen play credits of nollywood classics include Games Men Play, Lies Men Tell, Holding Hope, A Mother’s Fight, Unconditional, A Time to Love, Be My Wife, and Celebrity.
In 2008 she started executive production of her own films through her Uche Jombo studios production company. In 2012, she married Kenny Rodriguez and proceeded to directing in 2015 after the birth of her son Matthew. Her directing credits include Lost in Us, How I Saved My Marriage, and the nollywood box office true-life drama Heaven on My Mind.
|1999||Visa to hell|
|2000||Girls Hostel||with Mary Uranta|
|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 and Desmond Elliot|
|2006||Secret Fantasy||with Ini Edo|
|Price of Fame||with Mike Ezuruonye and 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 and Mike Ezuruonye|
|Price of Peace||with Chioma Chukwuka and Jim Iyke|
|Most Wanted Bachelor||with Ini Edo and Mike Ezuruonye|
|Keep My Will||with Genevieve Nnaji and Mike Ezuruonye|
|House of Doom||with Zack Orji and 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 and Jim Iyke|
|2009||Love Games||with Jackie Appiah and Ini Edo|
|Entanglement||with Desmond Elliot, Mercy Johnson and Omoni Oboli|
|Silent Scandals||Muky||with Genevieve Nnaji & Majid Michel|
|2010||Home in Exile||with Desmond Elliot|
|Holding Hope||Hope||with Desmond Elliot and Nadia Buari|
|2011||Kiss and Tell||Mimi||with Desmond Elliot and Nse Ikpe-Etim|
|Damage||with Tonto Dikeh|
|2012||Misplaced||Debra||with Van Vicker|
|2013||After The Proposal||Mary||with Patience Ozokwor and Anthony Monjaro|
|2016||Wives on strike||with Chioma Chukwuka and Omoni Oboli|
|2017||Banana Island Ghost||with Chigul and Dorcas Shola Fapson|
|2018||Heaven On My Mind||Uju||with Ini Edo|
2016 Lost in Us with Okey Uzoeshi
|2008||AfroHollywood Awards -UK||Best Actress||Won|
|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|
|Abia State Awards||Honor Award||Herself||Won|
|Life Changers Awards-UK||Nollywood Personality of the year||Herself||Won|
|5 Continents Awards -New York||Merit award for charity support||Herself||Won|
|2011||ELOY awards||Best Actress Leading role||Damage||Won|
|2011 Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actress Leading role||Damage||Nominated|
|Best Kiss with Kalu Ikeagwu||Nominated|
|2012||Nafca||Best Actress Leading Role||Damage||Won|
|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|
|2013 Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actress Leading Role-English||Mrs Somebody||Nominated|
|2014||ELOY Awards||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|
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