Biography of Uche Nancy
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Uche Nancy is a Nigerian Costumier, Actress Producer, and businesswoman. She is a creative and talented actress, she always does exceptionally well in the way she interprets her roles. She was first a costumier and set designer before she added acting and producing to her portfolio.
This talented woman is also a thriving entrepreneur as she founded her own production company and has a boutique to her name.
Her official Instagram page is @uchenancy, she has more than 613k followers.
Uche Nancy was born on the 2nd of May, the year of her birth is unknown but she is believed to be in her 40s or 50s. She hails from Ufuma in Anambra State, the South-Eastern part of the country. Nancy didn’t have much of a childhood as she got married as a teenager. At the tender age of 16, Nancy was already performing wifey duties.
There isn’t much information about Uche Nancy’s education except for the fact that she has both her primary and secondary education in Anambra State. The other information is unknown.
How Nancy’s Career Started.
Nancy’s career in Nollywood started almost 2 decades ago, she started as a costumier and set designer, when she realized what the actresses in Nollywood were going through to get roles in the industry, male producers asking for sexual favors before they can be featured, this embarrassing act motivated her to become a producer. She founded her production company which she named after herself.
IMPORTANT LIFE EVENTS
Uche Nancy Career Breakthroughs
To say she had a breakthrough in her career when she started acting and producing will be an insult to her career as a costumier, although she worked behind the scenes of the movies at the time, she was still very successful. There is no pinpointing to the exact zenith of Nancy’s career but she has done exceedingly well more than the time she started in Nollywood.
Nancy’s Memorable Moments
Finally living the life she envisioned for herself at a time, dreams and aspirations looking so far off like it is not attainable but sitting back and living her dreams with those people she loves are always memorable.
During her career as a costumier, she has accomplished great feats, and some of the movies she worked her magic on with her creativity include World Apart, Girls cot among others. Nancy always gives her all in everything she does and that is why as a producer she has produced amazing films, some of them are listed below;
- Sisters War
- Love Finally
- Loving Nene
- Money Hustle
- Life of a Divorcee
- Blue Blood
- The Lamb
- Thanks for Coming
- The Ladies
- Deep Water
- Hot kingdom
- Moving Party
- Best of Enemies
- Not my Queen
- Prisoner of Love
- Dirty Diamond
- The Models
- Gallant babes
- Touch my body
These and many more she produced under the umbrella of her production company, Uche Nancy productions.
Among her achievements is her boutique that is located in Asaba, Delta State. She also uses the boutique as her studio for costume designs.
Over the years Nancy’s contribution to the Nigerian movie industry has been acknowledged and she has earned herself some awards and nominations, which includes:
- AMVC Awards 2016 where she won the Best Costume Designer of the year
- Creative Designer Guild Award she won the Best Producer Award and also in African Movie Academy Awards.
Uche Nancy Net Worth
The famous and hardworking woman has amassed substantial wealth for herself over the years, her net worth is approximated to be $200,000 making her belong to the group of the richest women in Nollywood.
Other Interesting Facts
Nancy is said to be recently divorced from her husband Mr. Nnebe. The marriage while it lasted produced 4 children, all girls. Nancy’s children are Sonia Uche, Ijeoma Nnebe, Chinanu Nnebe, and Chinenye Nnebe. Two of her daughters are walking in her footsteps as they are also actresses in their own right. Nancy is also a grandmother to her adorable grandson.