Williams Uchemba: Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth and Source of Wealth

Biography 

Williams Uchemba is a Nigerian Nollywood actor who started his career in acting as a child. For a generation of millennials, he was the face on television they could relate with. 

Williams Uchemba also shoots his comedy skits and posts them online via his Instagram to millions of his followers.  He is one of the top Nigerian content creators and social media personalities in Nigeria.

Some of his recent movies includes, Sugar Rush (2019), Merry Men 2 (2019) and Story Story: The African Rideshare (2018). He is also popularly known as a movie producer, comedian, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. 

While he began his career in the early 2000s as a child actor, he has engaged in much more than just acting in Nollywood films but also philanthropy.

Williams Uchemba is pictured with Legendary actress, Hilda Dokubo, 23 years ago and now.

Early Life 

He joined Nollywood as a child actor in 2000 and became one of the most popular child actors in the industry after featuring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie titled The Journey of the Dead, where he starred alongside the legendary Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Noah, and Pete Edochie. The movie gave him the platform to feature in other movies. 

Williams Uchemba has been featured in over 90 Nollywood movies to date. Williams Uchemba started acting as a child actor in 1999.

Age

Williams Uchemba  was born in October 22, 1994

Marriage

Williams Uchemba  is married to Brunella Oscar, and Brunella, is a UK-based Physician.

Williams and Brunella Chinelo Oscar Nwaolisa had a traditional wedding at the bride’s residence in Anambra. The couple then had a white wedding in Lagos on 21st November 2020. She obtained her Master’s Degree from Hull York Medical School in England, UK. 

How they met 

Brunella first saw Williams on Facebook in 2017 in one of his videos. She was convicted that he would be her husband after watching him preaching the gospel in that clip. Brunella put her medical profession on hold to support her husband’s dreams. She now manages his business. 

The movie star made this known via his Instagram page on Thursday, July 20, 2021, while appreciating her and other good wives.

“I want to appreciate my wife and all the wives out there. Being a wife is tasking enough and being the wife of someone who is everywhere is another level of superhuman, and that is who you are. You put your medical profession on hold to help me build my goals and dreams, handling most of my business like I would still amaze me,” he wrote.

Children

Chikamara Isabella Uchemba  – Williams and his wife welcomed a baby girl, Chikamara Isabella Uchemba, in February 2022. The excited first-time father even dedicated a song to his girl and gave his wife a car as a push gift.

Family

William also has a once famous sister called, Sandra Uchemba. 

Williams and Sandra are siblings, and she was also an actress in her childhood days. One of her roles was acting as Genevieve Nnaji’s daughter in a movie called Prophecy. 

Education

The actor obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and O’Level certificate from primary and secondary schools in Abia State. 

He then earned his International Relations degree at the University of Nigeria (UNN) in Nsukka, Enugu State.

Movies

In 2002, he featured in the film Oh My Son. The film also features Patience Ozokwor, Amaechi Muonagor, Clarion Chukwurah, Rita Edochie, Bruno Iwuoha, and more.

In 2003, he featured in another Nigerian blockbuster movie titled Beyond Belief and in 2006, he played a role as a smart kid in the movie titled The World of Riches, another successful movie. 

Some of his movies includes; 

2020 – Quam’s Money 2019 – Sugar Rush – Obum 2019 – Merry Men 2 – Johnny 2018 – Story Story: The African Rideshare – Rider #3 2006 – The World of Riches 2006 – The World of Riches 2 2005 – Dorathy My Love 2005 – Dorathy My Love 2 2003 – Beyond Belief – Johnny 2003 – Beyond Belief 2 – Johnny 

The movie that made him famous was “The Journey of the Dead,” a 1999 Nollywood movie that featured stars such as; Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs, Hilda Dokubo, and Ramsey Noah.

In 2003, he starred in another Nollywood movie, “Beyond Belief,” a movie directed by Kalu Anya and featuring other top actors and actresses such as; Emeka Enyiocha, and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Tuvi James, Sam Loco Efe, Chris Moon, and Emeka Rollas

In 2006, Williams also featured in a movie titled “The World of Riches.” 

Source of wealth

Actor

Producer

Model

Entrepreneur

Comedian, and social media influencer.

He is also into real estate development and owns a film production company named Prosthesis Entertainment Limited. The company released a film titled 

Williams Uchemba’s movie production company, Prothesis Entertainment Limited, recently produced a movie titled “Hands Full of Blood.” 

Net Worth

Williams Uchemba is among Nigeria’s wealthiest and most influential actor. 

Williams Uchemba’s net worth is estimated at $700,000.

Philanthropy

 To encourage more people to become involved in charitable acts, Uchemba started a Give Challenge Tour in 2017. He challenged other celebrities to do the same thing. In April 2020, he donated cash and food materials to feed over 5,000 people living in slum communities in Lagos State. 

He established the Williams Uchemba Foundation in 2018. The foundation strives to transform the lives of over 5 million people in 100,000+ communities across Nigeria. 

The non-profit organization started with a program aimed at taking 1,000 kids out of the streets and returning them to school. The Williams Uchemba Foundation also strives to ensure that parents have the means to keep their children out of the streets in the future. The foundation also built a house for a widow living in an unfinished building in 2021.

Awards

Uchemba Williams has received nominations for numerous awards. Here are some of the awards he has won: Most Promising Actor in Nigeria – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award Best Kid Actor – Africa Movie Academy Awards Most Promising Act to Watch – Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor in a Comedy – City People Entertainment Awards. 

  • Category – Most Promising Actor In Nigeria.
    Association – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
  • Category – Best Kid Actor
    Association – Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • Category – Most Promising Act To Watch
    Association – Best Of Nollywood Awards
  • Category – Best Actor In A Comedy
    Association – City People Entertainment Awards

 

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