Ufuoma McDermott Biography: Husband, Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Movies, Wikipedia, Instagram, Son, Marriage, Wedding Pictures

Ufuoma McDermott Biography: Husband, Age, Net Worth, Daughter, Movies, Wikipedia, Instagram, Son, Marriage, Wedding Pictures

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Biography

Ufuoma Stacey Ejenobor-McDermott (born 23 April 1981) is an award-winning and multi-talented Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and former model.

From modeling to acting to producing and directing, Ufuoma McDermott has proven that she’s a versatile entertainer.

Also, she is a recipient of many accolades and recognitions due to her brilliant display of originality.

Ufuoma McDermott
Ufuoma McDermott: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Ufuoma Stacey Ejenobor-McDermott
Stage Name: Ufuoma McDermott
Born: 23 April 1981 (age 40 years Old)
Place of Birth: Benin, Edo, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Delta State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: N/A
Children: Kesiena Alize, Isio Jared
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Spouse • Husband: Steven McDermott (m. 2010)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Occupation: Actress • Filmmaker
Net Worth: US$1 million – US$5 million

Early Life

Ufuoma Stacey Ejenobor-McDermott (born 23 April 1981) was born in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, Nigeria, to parents of Urhobo ancestry who hails from Delta State in Nigeria.

However, she moved a lot – from Benin City to Jos, where she spent the better part of her formative years, and later to Lagos. She is 40 years Old.

Ufuoma McDermott has lived for the most part of her life and still currently resides. At the age of seven, her father formed a pet name for her: ISIO (which means “star” in Urhobo).

She was so named after the star actress of the TELEFEST program put together by NTA Benin, The Pot of Life.

Education

Ufuoma McDermott attended several schools for her primary education due to cases which relocation.

First was with Alama Private School, Jos, Plateau state, Tunwase Nursery, and primary school Ikeja, Lagos, and finally Molly International Nursery and Primary, Ajao Estate for her nursery and primary education.

She then attended Federal Government College, Odogbolu, Ogun State, for her secondary education.
 
Ufuoma McDermott went ahead to secure a degree in the French language from the University of Lagos, where she partook in a Federal Government scholarship holiday program. She also has certificates and diplomas from Alliance Française and NIIT.

In addition, she holds a master’s degree in Public and International Affairs, also from the University of Lagos. In 2011, she attended New York Film Academy in Los Angeles for an acting course and later a filmmaking course from Dov Simen’s Hollywood Film Institute.

In 2013, she obtained a certificate in Human resource management from the London Business School. In Summer 2015, she was part of the Relativity Education program from Nigeria, owned by Relativity Media in Beverly Hills. 

Career

Ufuoma McDermott started a career in entertainment with modeling in 2000 as a photographic model and later moved on to the runway and beauty pageants. With modeling came the energy for pageant shows as she participated in many mini pageant shows.

In 2002, she made an appearance, won the Miss Ebony beauty pageant, and participated in her first national pageant show.

Ufuoma McDermott continued to come out in the top spot in many beauty shows, although she won a few. At this point, she considered acting, making her debut in the 2004 movie titled the President Must Not Die, directed by Zeb Ejiro. Then to her first lead role feature in Life and Death (2005).

In 2008, she played “Lillian Wright” in the TV series, My Mum, a role that got her a nomination for the best actress award at the 2010 Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo and one at The Terracotta Nigerian TV and Film Awards.

In addition, she was nominated as the Actor of the year 2011 at the Future Awards. Since then, she has been featured in a good number of movies, including ‘Okafor’s Law,’ ‘Wives of Strike,’ ‘What Just Happened‘ and ‘Merry Men II.’

Ufuoma McDermott also has some production credits, such as Christmas is Coming (2013) and What Just Happened (2018).

Personal Life

Ufuoma McDermott got married on 23 April 2010 to Steven McDermott. The marriage is blessed with two children; a son named, Isio Jared born on October 10th, 2012, and a daughter, Kesiena Alize, born August 8th, 2015.

She officially changed her name to Ufuoma McDermott on 23 May 2014 at a Lagos high court. 

Steven McDermott is from which country? He is a British.

Filmography & Awards

The talented actress Ufuoma McDermott has been featured in a good number of movies and theatre productions in the course of her career, numbering over 60 appearances.

However, her most popular appearances are in movies like Life and Death (2004l), Christmas Is Coming (2017), Okafor’s Law (2016), Hear Word (2014/2015), Wives on Strike (2016), A Night in the Philippines (2007) and Desperate Billionaire (2005), which also starred the legendary Nigerian actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo.

Similarly, Ufuoma McDermott‘s career in the entertainment industry has cemented with success as she has been honored with a lot of awards and nominations:

  • 2003: Nigerian French Village – Fille Africaine (Won)
  • 2007: African heart foundation at The African Fashion show – Best Model (Won)
  • 2009: African Youth Society – Role Model Award (Won)
  • 2010: Golden Nymph Award at the Monte Carlo Television Festival – Best Actress in a comedy (Nominated)
  • *Terracotta Television and Film Awards – Best Actress in a drama series (Nominated) 
  • 2011: The Future Awards – Best Actress (Nominated)
  • 2014: AMVCA Africa Magic Viewers choice awards – Best New media-Online video (Nominated)
  • 2015: Delta Entertainment Awards – Most Outstanding Actress (Won)
  • 2016: ELOY Awards – Actress (Big screen) (Nominated)
  • 2017: City People Awards – Best Actress (Won) 
  • 2017: Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actress in a Lead role –English (Nominated)
  • *Best Kiss in a Movie (Nominated)

Net Worth

Ufuoma McDermott is one of the most successful actresses in Nigeria as her net worth sits on an estimated value of around US$1 million – US$5 million.

Most of her wealth is proceeds from her movie career, both acting and production combined.

Social Media

Just like most celebrities and notable personalities, Ufuoma McDermott has accounts on popular social media platforms.

Her Instagram handle is @ufuomamcdermott, with about 2 million followers. She can also be reached on Twitter at @ufuomamcdermott.

Also, she is not left out of the Facebook space as her official Facebook page @Ufuoma McDermott boasts about 1 million followers.



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