Uzo Aduba Biography

    Published On Mar 18, 2016
    Facts of Uzo Aduba
    Date of Birth: 1981 , February-10
    Birth Nation: United States
    Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
    Name Uzo Aduba
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Actress, singer
    Working For Russian National Ice Hockey Team
    Net Worth $3 million
    Weight in KG 55 kg
    Married N/A
    Education Boston University College of Fine Arts (2005)
    Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
    Movies Eadweard
    TV Show Steven Universe
    Birth Name Uzoamaka Nwanneka "Uzo" Aduba
    Birth Place/City Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Eye Color Black
    Hair Color Dark Brown
    Affair with Nastya Shubskaya
    Awards Screen Actors Guild Award
    Nick Name Uzo
    Father Mikhail Ovechkin
    Mother Tatyana Ovechkina
    Body Measurements 32-25-32 inches
    Married to N/A
    Children Thomas Vincent Vos(son), Paul Michael Vos(son)
    Divorce not/known
    Sisters Jacqueline Pelosi, Christine Pelosi, and Nancy Corinne Pelosi.
    Siblings Chioma Aduba, Obi Aduba
    Salary $ 10 million
    Girlfriend Nastya Shubskaya
    Breast Size 32
    Waist size 25
    Hip Size 32
    Shoe Size 8 (US)
    Boyfriend Leslie Odom (2013)
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    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

    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. 

    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.

     

    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.

    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. 

    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. 

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.