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.