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Uche Jombo
Born Uche Jombo
December 28, 1979 (age 38)
AbiribaAbia StateNigeria
Education University of Calabar
Occupation ActressFilm ProducerWriter
Spouse(s) Kenney Rodriguez (m. 2012)
Children Matthew Rodriguez

Uche Jombo Rodriguez (born December 28, 1979), is a Nigerian actressscreenwriter and film producer.

Early life

Uche Jombo born on December 28, 1979 was born in AbiribaAbia StateNigeria. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar, and Computer Programming from the Federal University of Technology Minna.[1][2]


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 latest work Damage which deals with the issue of domestic violence. Jombo is an ambassador for Globacom.


Year Film Role Notes
1999 Visa to hell[3]
2000 Girls Hostel with Mary Uranta[4]
2002 Fire Love with Desmond Elliot
2004 Scout with Alex Lopez
2005 Endless Lies Becky with Desmond Elliot
Darkest Night with Genevieve NnajiRichard Mofe Damijo & Desmond Elliot
Black Bra
2006 Secret Fantasy with Ini Edo
Price of Fame with Mike Ezuruonye & 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 & Mike Ezuruonye
Rush Hour
Price of Peace with Chioma Chukwuka & Jim Iyke
Most Wanted Bachelor with Ini Edo & Mike Ezuruonye
Keep My Will with Genevieve Nnaji & Mike Ezuruonye
House of Doom with Zack Orji & 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-EkeindeNadia Buari & Jim Iyke
2009 Love Games with Jackie Appiah & Ini Edo
Entanglement with Desmond ElliotMercy Johnson & Omoni Oboli
Silent Scandals Muky with Genevieve Nnaji & Majid Michel[5]
2010 Home in Exile with Desmond Elliot
Holding Hope Hope with Desmond Elliot & Nadia Buari
2011 Kiss and Tell Mimi with Desmond Elliot & Nse Ikpe-Etim
Damage[6] with Tonto Dikeh
2012 Mrs Somebody Desperado
2012 “Misplaced” Debra with Van Vicker
2013 After The Proposal Mary with Patience Ozokwor & Anthony Monjaro
2016 Wives on strike[7] with Omoni Oboli
2017 Banana Island Ghost[8] with Chigul


Year Event Prize Recipient Result
2008 AfroHollywood Awards -UK Best Actress Won[9]
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[9]
Abia State Awards Honor Award Herself Won
Life Changers Awards-UK Nollywood Personality of the year Herself Won
5 Continents Awards -NewYork Merit award for charity support Herself Won[10]
2011 ELOY awards Best Actress Leading role Damage Won[11]
2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading role Damage Nominated
Best Screenplay Nominated
Best Kiss with Kalu Ikeagwu Nominated
2012 Nafca Best Actress Leading Role Damage Won
Best Film Won[12]
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[13]
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress Leading role-English Mrs Somebody Nominated
2014 ELOY Awards[14] 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


  1. Jump up^ “Glo Ambassadors – Uche Jombo”. Lagos, Nigeria: Globacom Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  2. Jump up^ Adeniran, Yemisi (10 September 2011). “I found acting boring -Uche Jombo”National Mirror. Lagos, Nigeria: Global Media Mirror Limited. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  3. Jump up^ Olatunji, Samuel (26 June 2011). “Nollywood’s ‘A’ list stars”Daily Sun. Lagos, Nigeria. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  4. Jump up^ Erhariefe, Tony (2013-04-28). “Mary Uranta: Sexual harassment drove me out of Nollywood”Sunnewsonline.comDaily Sun. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  5. Jump up^ Silent Scandals hits movie shelves soon”. Vintage Press Limited. Retrieved 28 September2011.
  6. Jump up^ “Uche Jombo Storms Cinemas With Damage”AllAfrica.com. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  7. Jump up^ “Watch the Trailer for “Wives On Strike” starring Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Ufuoma McDermott & More”BellaNaija. Retrieved 2016-05-12.
  8. Jump up^ “Banana Island Ghost Full Cast”Uzomedia. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  9. Jump up to:a b “Actress UCHE JOMBO Full Biography, LIfe And News”www.takemetonaija.com.
  10. Jump up^ “UCHE JOMBO”m.facebook.com.
  11. Jump up^ Uj, The Team (3 November 2011). “FOR TRUE FANS OF UCHE JOMBO: UCHE JOMBO WINS ACTRESS OF THE YEAR (ELOY AWARDS 2011)”.
  12. Jump up^ “Uche Jombo wins Best Actress at NAFCA – Vanguard News”. 21 September 2012.
  13. Jump up^ “Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo win big at AFRIFF – The Nation Nigeria”. 18 November 2013.
  14. Jump up^ “Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo’Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated”Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
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