Uti Nwachukwu

Uti Nwachukwu Biography / Profile

Uti Nwachukwu was born on August 3rd, 1982 in Delta State, Nigeria. He hails from Agbor in Ika South local government area of Delta state. Uti is the TV presenter for Jara, a model, an actor, and an entertainer known as the season 5 winner of Big Brother Africa. 


Uti Nwachukwu Age

Uti Nwachukwu is 37 years old.


Uti Nwachukwu Early Life

Uti is the last of 4 children from a family of 6. He grew up in Ughelli, Uloho Avenue, Delta state. He schooled at the Igbenedion Education center from 1993 to 1999. He earned a diploma in Computer Science from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Benson Idahosa University, Benin City.


Uti Nwachukwu Career

Uti broke into the Nigerian entertainment industry while as an undergraduate, featuring regularly in music videos, modeling in billboard adverts and finally contesting in “The Next Movie Stars” reality television competition in which he was the first runner up and which led to him getting parts in a few small screen production and movie roles in Nigeria.

On October 5th, 2008, he became the third contestant to be evicted from the Big Brother Africa house in season 3. Prior to being evicted, he was known for often teasing his fellow housemates especially, Mimi and Thami.  He returned to Big Brother in 2010, contesting in the All-Stars Edition season 5 in which he lasted 91 days and ultimately won by defeating Munya in a final vote of 8 to 7.  During the competition, he spent a combined total of 133 days in the Big Brother house.

After winning the Big Brother Africa All-Stars Edition season 5 competition, Uti has been involved in several projects majorly in the entertainment and fashion industry. He also has interest in charity work as he holds an annual event for the less privileged tagged “Uti Lead the Stars”.

Uti moved into acting in 2011, featuring in several Nollywood movies some of which include; The Changer, Finding Mercy, Nnenda, In the Cupboard, Broken Silence, Weekend Getaway, and Deep Inside. In early 2011, he recorded and released his first song titled; Once in my life. The video of the song was shot on May 2011 and was released in the summer of same year to much admiration of music fans around the continent.


Uti Nwachukwu Personal Life

Uti has a controversial personal life as some people think he is gay. However, he says there is nothing of that sort, and that he is in a beautiful relationship and is likely to walk down the aisle soon.

He says that his parents are his main heroes and role models. His father died of cancer in 2010, so his mother became a widow. However, Uti says that his mother is the primary reason he has a kind and generous heart now. He admits that he was a bit of a problematic child with his flamboyant and loud attitude, but his mother has become the voice of reason for him and taught him kindness towards other people and animals. He also adds that she always complemented his father who was an impulsive go-getter type, and he loves his mother more than anything. He is a huge fan of Chelsea FC of England.

Uti Nwachukwu Awards

Uti has won the following awards;

  • Won the Best New Actor award at the 2012 GIAMA held in the USA.
  • Won the Best Soft Rock/ Alternative Video at the Nigerian Music Awards in November 2011.
  • Nollywood Movie Award for Best Rising Star (Male)

He has also won the following awards;

  • Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in 2016
  • Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for African Broadcaster of the Year (Male), 2014 and 2016
  • Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Nigerian Broadcaster of the year (Male) in 2016


Uti Nwachukwu Net Worth

His net worth is not available.


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