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Nollywood stars: How they make their millions and what they spend it on (2): Uche Jombo

Born on December 28, 1979, in Abriba, Abia State, she is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar.  She also studied Computer Programming at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.

Fullscreen capture 7162015 41831 PMUche ventured into acting in 1999, via the movie, Visa to Hell, and since she has shot countless movies.  Also as a script writer, she has written and co-written many movies, including The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Girls in the Hood, A Time To Love, among others.

Uche forged ahead to produce some hit flicks, including Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope and latest work, Damage, which revolves around domestic violence.  When one of her movies, Lies Men Tell was released, it sold out within four days selling over 40,000 copies. She reportedly grossed about N16m from the movie.

Uche is no exception when it comes to acquiring state-of-the-art automobiles.  Her garage is loaded with quite a number of exotic cars, including Toyota FJ Cruiser, Mercedes Benz (ML), Range Rover Sport and others, valued at millions of naira.

Uche, who is said to be a judicious spender has reportedly completed her Lekki, Lagos mansion, worth N100m.

The Abriba, Abia born versatile role interpreter cum producer tied the nuptial knot with her Puerto Rican lover, Kenny Rodriguez on Wednesday, May 15, 2012 in the Caribbean.  The third anniversary of the wedding was celebrated elaborately on Saturday, May 16, 2015 in the United States of America where the couple reside currently.  And about two weeks after, precisely Friday, May 29, 2015, the union was blessed with a baby boy.


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