Uzo Aduba Biography


Uzo Aduba

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Birth Name: Uzo Aduba
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: aquarius
Age:   36 Years
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Primetime Emmy Awards winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, Uzo Aduba is an actress and singer from United States. She is mainly popular for starring the role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the TV series Orange Is the New Black. Uzo Aduba was born as Uzoamaka Aduba in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America to Nigerian parents. She is an American and has Igbo origin.

Though Uzo is already 35, she is still single. Information related to her love affairs, boyfriend, married life and divorce is unknown.

Uzo attended Medfield High School and she graduated from there in 1999. Later on, she got enrolled at Boston University with a major in classical voice. There she also took part in track and field. She has been active in acting since 2003. She made her acting debut that year by starring in the play Translations of Xhosa. In 2007, she starred in the play Coram Boy where she was found playing the role of Toby. In 2011, she appeared in the Theater show Godspell and finally made her TV debut in 2012 by starring in the TV series Project Runway: All Stars. She got her rise in fame after she began starring the role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the TV series Orange Is the New Black. Her annual salary is high and her net worth is said to be $1 Million.

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Born in Boston, Massachusetts

1981 10th of December

Uzo Aduba was born as Uzoamaka Aduba in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America to Nigerian parents. She is an American and has Igbo origin. She was active in sports when she was in her childhood days. 

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Graduated from Medfield High School

1999

Uzo attended Medfield High School and she completed her high school graduation from there in 1999. Later on, she got enrolled at Boston University and there she majored in classical voice. There she also took part in track and field.

 

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Began her acting career

2003

She has been active in acting since 2003. She made her acting debut that year by starring in the play Translations of Xhosa. In 2007, she starred in the play Coram Boy where she was found playing the role of Toby.

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Appeared in the television series, Project Runway: All Stars

2012

In 2011, she appeared in the Theater show Godspell and finally made her TV debut in 2012 by starring in the TV series Project Runway: All Stars. She also portrayed the role of a nurse in the TV series Blue Bloods that year. 

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Appeared in the television series, Orange Is the New Black

2013

Uzo Aduba is an actress and singer from United States. She got her rise in fame after she began starring the role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the TV series Orange Is the New Black. 

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Won Primetime Emmy Awards

2014

For starring the role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the TV series Orange Is the New Black, she got nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards for the first time in 2014 and she also won this award that year for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series.

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Won Critics Choice Television Awards

2014

She is mainly popular for starring the role of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the TV series Orange Is the New Black. For this role, she got nominated in Critics Choice Television Awards in 2014 and she won this award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series.

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First feature film, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

2015

Though she has been acting since 2003, she made her feature film debut only in 2015. In 2015, she appeared in the musical comedy movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip.  In 2016, she starred in the movie Tallulah.

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Won Screen Actors Guild Awards

2015

In 2015, she got nominated in Screen Actors Guild Awards for the first time in her life and she won this award that year for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. She also won this award that year for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series.

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