Uzo Aduba Biography

Uzo Aduba

Quick Facts Of Uzo Aduba

Celebrated Name Uzo Aduba
Age 39 Years
Nick Name Uzo Aduba
Birth Name Uzoamaka Nwanneka
Birth Date 1981-02-10
Gender Female
Profession American actress
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Birth Nation United States
Brothers Obi Aduba (Younger Brother) and Rick Aduba
Sisters Chioma Aduba
Education Medfield High School and Boston University
Ethnicity African-American
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Roman Catholic
Marital Status Single
Net Worth $3 million
Height 1.70m
Weight 65 kg
Hair Color Dark Black
Eye Color Black
Body Measurement 36-30-38 inches
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Dress Size 5 US
Famous For her role as Crazy Eyes on the hit series Orange Is the New Black.

Uzo Aduba is an Emmy-winning American actress for playing Crazy Eyes on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. She has won an Emmy Award. Uzo Aduba is an American-born actress of Nigerian ancestry. Her outstanding performances have earned her several awards and nominations such as the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards as an excellent supporting Actress in a Drama Series. These awards have brought her fame and commendation.

What is Uzo Aduba famous for?

Uzo Aduba comes to the timeline in the showbiz arena when acted in the American comedy-drama web television series Orang Is the New Black in 2013. She is famous for her role as Crazy Eyes on the hit series Orange Is the New Black. In fact, she turned herself into a famous actress landing an acting role in the series and won an Emmy Award. These awards have brought her fame and commendation.

Uzo Aduba siblings

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Where is Uzo Aduba from?

Aduba was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, as the daughter of Nigerian parents of Igbo origin in Anambra State. Her full name is Uzoamaka Nwanneka Aduba. She grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts. She has two brothers and one sister name Obi Aduba (Younger Brother), Chioma Aduba (Sister), Rick Aduba (Brother). Her younger brother is a Professional Hockey Player. Uzo Aduba went to the Medfield High School and graduated in 1999. She got enrolled at the Boston University on an athletic scholarship and participated in track and field events. She graduated from the university in 2003 with a BA in Classical Voice and Drama. While at the University, Uzo Aduba cultivated their love for acting because her teachers encouraged her more to pursue acting rather than a vocal career. Her interests in acting motivated her to move to New York to pursue her acting career. She belongs to African-American Ethnicity and American Nationality. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. Her religion is Roman Catholic.

Uzo Aduba parents

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What does Uzo Aduba do?

Uzo Aduba arrived in New York in early 2000 for her acting career and took outstanding performances. However, she started rising to fame in 2003 after her performance at Olney Theatre Center for the arts in ‘Translations of Xhosa’ play, This play earned her a nomination award as the Outstanding Supporting Actress. Aduba played the character Amphiarus in 2006 at New York Theatre Workshop. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in Coram Boy. In 2008 she played at La Jolla Playhouse. In 2012, she won her first television role on an episode of the crime drama series Blue Bloods. She played a nurse on the show, which starred Donnie Wahlberg and Tom Selleck. In 2013, Aduba began portraying Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.

Uzo Aduba awards

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Aside from her work on Orange Is the New Black, Uzo appeared in a 2014 episode of Saturday Night Live and the 2015 film Pearly Gates. In 2014, Uzo Aduba received three awards starting with the Primetime Emmy Awards as an Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy series. In 2015, she earned her nomination for a comedy series ‘Orange Is the New Black'.In 2017, Uzo lent her voice to the animated comedy My Little Pony: The Movie with Emily Blunt, Liev Schreiber, Kristin Chenoweth, Taye Diggs, and Sia. In June 2018, Aduba became Heifer International's first-ever celebrity ambassador to Africa. She saw Heifer's impact first-hand on 2016 and 2018 field visits to Uganda.

Who is Uzo Aduba married now?

Uzo Aduba is 39-year-olds. She is still single, she has not married yet. She is not dating anyone and She does not have any boyfriend. Uzo Aduba had at least 1 relationship previously. She has not been previously engaged.

What is Uzo Aduba's net worth?

Uzo Aduba is an American actress who has a net worth of $3million.

Uzo Aduba Honors

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What is Uzo Aduba's height?

The 39 years old American actress, Uzo Aduba has a tall height of 1.70m. she has an average body build of men which weighs 65kg. Similarly, this social actress has dark black hair color and has black eyes color. Her other body measurements are 36-30-38  inches. She has a straight sexual orientation. Her shoe size is 8US and the dress size is 5US.