Actor Williams Uchemba's biography: age, career, net worth, wife, child
Williams Uchemba is an actor and writer, known for Sugar Rush (2019), Merry Men 2 (2019) and Story Story: The African Rideshare (2018). He is also popularly known as a movie producer, philanthropist, comedian, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker.
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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.
Williams Uchemba's profile summary
- Name: Williams Uchemba
- Date of birth: 22nd October 1994
- Age: 27 years (as of April 2022)
- Place of birth: Abia State, Nigeria
- Places of residence: Nigeria, London, Los Angeles
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Tribe: Igbo
- Sexuality: Straight
- Marital status: Married
- Wife: Brunella Oscar
- Children: Demola and Chikamara Isabella Uchemba
- Religion: Christianity
- Education: University of Nigeria
- Qualification: Bachelor's degree in International Relations
- Occupation: Actor, producer, model, entrepreneur, comedian, and social media influencer
- Net worth: $4.2 million
- Instagram: @williamsuchemba
- Facebook: @williamsuchembahh
- Twitter: @williamsuchemba
- SoundTrack: Williams Uchemba
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Who is Williams Uchemba?
The Nigerian child actor is now grown and doing marvellous work for his people. Williams grew up behind the camera and is still thriving in the industry.
Where is Williams Uchemba from?
Williams hails from Abia State in the Southeastern part of Nigeria. The actor has three siblings.
How old is Williams Uchemba now?
Williams Uchemba's age is 27 years as of April 2022, for he was born on 22nd October 1994.
Who is 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.
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.
When did Williams Uchemba start acting?
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 Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Noah, and Pete Edochie.
The movie gave him the platform to feature in other movies.
Williams Uchemba's 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.
Williams Uchemba has featured in over 90 Nollywood movies till date. Some of them include:
- 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
Williams Uchemba also shoots his comedy skits and posts them online via his Instagram.
Awards and nominations
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.
Is Williams Uchemba married?
Yes, the celebrity got married to the love of his life in 2020. 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.
Williams Uchemba's wife is a medical doctor. She obtained her Master’s Degree from Hull York Medical School in England, UK. She also worked at the institution for some time before getting married.
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.
How old is Williams Uchemba's wife?
Brunella Oscar was born on 20th April 1992 to a Christian family. As os April 2022, she is 30 years old.
Which state is Williams Uchemba's wife from?
Her parents live in Alor, Idemili South, Anambra State, Nigeria, where she was born and raised.
Does Williams Uchemba have a child?
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.
In June 2020, the actor adopted an 18-year-old furniture maker and revealed that he had plans to sponsor his education until he graduates from the university. The movie star made this known via his Instagram page on Thursday, June 18, 2020, where he shared his encounter with the young man and how he came up with the decision.
According to him, he had gone shopping for furniture when he bumped into the teenager at the shop. After some conversations with him, Uchemba says he made up his mind to assist the smart young man.
How rich is William Uchemba?
Williams Uchemba's net worth is guesstimated to be $4.2 million. Most of it comes from his acting career.
Williams Uchemba's house and cars
His house in Los Angeles, USA, is worth 500 million Naira.
He also drives a Range Rover and a Mercedes Benz. Images of Williams Uchemba's cars are on his social media pages.
The actor is into real estate development and owns a film production company named Prosthesis Entertainment Limited. The company released a film titled Hands Full of Blood.
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.
Williams Uchemba also built a house for a family that had been living in a slum in May 2020. He also stated that his US partners offered scholarships up to the university level to the two children in the family.
Uchemba took to social media to call out for information regarding the whereabouts of the family of the young boy, Jimoh Isaiq, who was killed by a stray bullet during #EndSARS protest. According to Uchemba, he wants to make it up the family of the innocent young man.
What does the Williams Uchemba Foundation do?
Williams Uchemba 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.
The Davido concert controversy
The actor went viral when social media users spotted him attending singer Davido's concert on 5th March 2022. Uchemba has always upheld his Christian background and showcased his faith to the public.
The actor explained that he attended a secular artist's concert at the O2 Arena in London to learn aspects of video production setup that he could not learn from church.
Williams Uchemba is a man of the people. He shares the fruits of his success with society and encourages others to follow suit.
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