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Uzo Aduba Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Uzoamaka Nwanneka Aduba was born on the 10th February 1981, in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and is an actress, best known for playing the role of Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the series “Orange Is the New Black” (2013 – present), for which she won two Emmy Awards consecutively and a Screen Actors Guild Award, as well as receiving two nominations for Golden Globe Awards. Before the television fame she had starred in several musicals, including “Coram Boy” and “Godspell” on Broadway. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 2003.
How rich is the actress? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of Uzo Aduba net worth is as much as $1 million, as of the data presented at the end of 2016. Acting is the main source of Uzo’s net worth and popularity.
Uzo Aduba Net Worth $1 Million
To begin with, Uzo Aduba grew up in Medfield, Massachusetts; her parents come from Nigeria and belong to the ethnic group Igbo. While studying at Medfield High School she competed in running and skating, and subsequently gained a sports scholarship to Boston University, from which she graduated after studying fine arts. In 2004, she moved to New York and began working at the Theatre of the New City in the East Village. In 2007, she was cast in the musical “Coram Boy” on Broadway, and between 2011 and 2012, she had a role in a Broadway production of “Godspell”. Her net worth was established.
Concerning her professional career, Aduba is primarily known for playing the role of Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in the television series “Orange Is the New Black” which has been broadcast since 2013. Initially, she auditioned for the role of Janae, who in the series was devoted to running, but she scored the role of Crazy Eyes. For the role, she won an Emmy Award in 2014 and was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series at the Golden Globe Awards 2015. At the Emmy Awards in 2015, she was praised again for her work as Crazy Eyes, and oin 2016, she won the Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for the same part. In addition to this, she has guest starred in other television series as follows “Comedy Bang! Bang!” (2015), “The Wiz Live” (2015) and others.
What is more, Uzo has landed roles on the big screen too; she was in the main cast of the family comedy film “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” (2015) directed by Walt Becker, which grossed $234.8 million in the box office, then appeared in the drama film “Tallulah” (2016) directed and written Sian Heder. She also starred alongside Ewan McGregor – also the director, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning in the crime drama film “American Pastoral” (2016). Currently, she is voicing a character in the upcoming film “My Little Pony: The Movie” to be released in 2017.
Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the total size of Uzo Aduba’s net worth as well as making her famous.
Finally, in the personal life of the actress, Uzo Aduba claims to be single, although she does not reveal much information about her private life.