William Uchemba biography: age, wife, career, net worth

William Uchemba biography age, wife, career, net worth

William Uchemba biography: age, wife, career, net worth

When it comes to one of the Nollywood actors with a funny facial expression as well as strong mindset, William Uchembe will be among the actors to top the list.

William Uchemba who started his journey as a child actor has grown to become one of the most popular actors in the moving industry.

He became even more popular for his role in movies like Sugar Rush and Merry Men 2 where he took up funny roles which many viewers wouldn’t forget in a hurry.

Apart from being an actor, Uchemba is popular for his benevolent act which was visible during the pandemic in 2020 where he fed several people. He also adopted an 18-year-old furniture maker that same year as he vowed to send him to school.

Uchemba aside from being an actor, is a philanthropist, model, motivational speaker, comedian and entrepreneur.

Williams Uchemba biography

According to the records, Uchemba Williams was born in the Southeastern part of Nigeria, Abia State, on October 22.

However, the actor has kept the year he was born a secret. Therefore, there is no confirmed age but a report claimed he should be 27.

He has three siblings.


William finished both his primary and secondary school education in Abia State where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and O’Level certificate.

He then gained admission into (UNN) University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, where he studied International Relations.

Career: When did Williams Uchemba start acting?

Uchemba joined Nollywood as a child actor in 2000 when he featured in the Nollywood blockbuster movie titled The Journey of the Dead.

He went on to become one of the most popular child actors in the industry.

As a child actor, Uchemba featured alongside veterans like Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Noah, Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Amaechi Muonagor, Clarion Chukwurah, Rita Edochie, Bruno Iwuoha, and more.

Below are some of the movies William Uchemba has featured in;

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

Apart from acting in Nollywood movies, Uchemba also put up comic video via his social media handles to the delight of his fans.

Awards and Nomination

Below are some of the awards William Uchemba has bagged

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.

Entrepreneurial ventures

He is the owner of Prosthesis Entertainment Limited, a film production company named and has released a film titled Hands Full of Blood.

Philanthropic act

Apart from acting, Uchemba is known for his philanthropic activities. At a point, he slammed some of his colleagues fond of showing off online instead of having impacts on the lives of Nigerians.

During the pandemic in 2020, the actor singlehandedly fed a number of average Nigerians in Lagos.

In the same 2020, Uchemba adopted an 18-year-old furniture maker which went viral on social media for days as many applauded him for the act.

He also founded the Williams Uchemba Foundation around 2017 with aims to help make the world a better and happier place. The non profit making organisation 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.

Williams Uchemba net worth

While there is no actual value, Austine Media however claims the celebrity has a net worth of $1.5 million.

Is Williams Uchemba married?

Yes, he is married.

He got married to his longtime girlfriend Brunella Oscar in 2020.

Brunella while sharing details of how they met disclosed that they met on Facebook after she sent him a message.

She revealed that after sending him a message on Facebook, she got a reply from him on the afternoon of November 23, 2016, and he asked her where she’s from.

After she told him, she asked where he’s from and he replied: “I am from that state your mother doesn’t want you to marry from.”

The rest they say is history as they went on to get married amidst applause from well-wishers. 

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