Ufuoma McDermott Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Ufuoma McDermott Biography
Ufuoma McDermott is a Nigerian actress, producer, filmmaker, director and former Miss Earth Nigeria.
Ufuoma started her entertainment career in 2000 as a photographic model and later moved on to the runway and beauty pageants. She has also been featured in a good number of movies, including the 2004 movie, 'The President Must Not Die' where she played the role of Detective.
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Ufuoma McDermott Profile

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Full name: Ufuoma Stacey McDermott (née Ejenobor)
Date of birth: 23rd April 1981
Age: 39 years old
Place of birth: Benin City, Edo State
Nationality: Nigeria
Education: University of Lagos 
Husband: Steven McDermott
Children:  Isio Jared and Kesiena Alize 
Occupation: Actress, director, producer
Net worth: $1 million

Ufuoma McDermott Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education

Ufuoma McDermott was born on the 23rd of April, 1981 in Benin City, Edo State. Though her parents are from Delta State, she travelled a lot during her childhood days. First from Benin City to Jos, and later to Lagos.
She had her early primary education at Alama Private School Jos, Plateau state, Tunwase Nursery and primary school Ikeja, Lagos and finally Molly International Nursery and primary Ajao Estate. After obtaining her first school leaving certificate, Ufuoma proceeded to Federal Government College, Odogbolu, Ogun State for her secondary education.
Ufuoma McDermott has a bachelor's degree in French Language from the University of Lagos, and a master's degree in Public and International Affairs, also from the same institution.
She also has certificates and diplomas from Alliance Française and NIIT. In 2011, she attended New York Film Academy in Los Angeles for an acting course and later on a film making course from Dov Simen's Hollywood Film Institute.

Entertainment Career

Ufuoma McDermott started her entertainment career in 2000 as a photographic model and later moved on to the runway and beauty pageants. As a photographic model, she graced calendars, posters, covers and inner pages of magazines and billboards for different brands including Galaxy drycleaners, Genevieve Magazine, Zinox computers, WSMJ, Upherre Magazine, Ruby n pink, Finlays wine, Nikky Khiran, Legend Exra stout, Yamaha, Joy Magazine, Lux soap, PZ, Globacom, Fan milk among many others.
As a runway model, she has showcased outfits in catwalk for the likes of Davida shirt makers, Nobel Afrik, WSMJ, Nikky Khiran, Collectibles, Steve Ray, Frankellis, Schön Afrique, Michrans, Modella and many others.
In February 2004, she decided to venture into an acting career. Her debut movie was Zeb Ejiro's 'The President Must Not Die', where she played the role of a detective. 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'.


Before entering the movies, Ufuoma McDermott already participated in two mini-pageants. She won the Miss Ebony beauty pageant and partook in her first national pageant: Miss Commonwealth(Vanessa Ekeke), where she won the Miss Congeniality prize. Later, she also emerged 1st runner up in the queen Afrik beauty pageant (Tamilore Kuboye).
In 2003, she contested in the Queen of all Nations beauty pageant (Dubra Fufeyin) where she again emerged 1st runner up.
In 2004, once again emerged 1st runner up in the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant. It wasn't long after that, she was crowned Miss Earth Nigeria and consequently went to represent the country at the Miss Earth 2004.

Personal Life

On the 23rd of April, 2010, Ufuoma got married to Steven McDermott. She officially changed her name to Ufuoma McDermott on 23 May 2014 at a Lagos high court.
The marriage is blessed with two children, Isio Jared (born 10 October 2012) and Kesiena Alize (born 8 August 2015).

Awards and Recognitions

• She Represented Nigeria at the Miss Earth 2004 beauty pageant
• In Go Red Africa 2007, she won the Best Female Model
• In the 2009 African Youth Society, she won the Role Model Award
• In the 2010 Golden Nymph Awards, Ufuoma McDermott was nominated as the Best Actress 
• In 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Ufuoma McDermott was nominated the Best Actress in a TV series
• In the 2011 Future Awards, she was nominated as the Actor of the Year
• She has been nominated in the Terracotta TV and Film Awards as the Best Actress in a Drama Series
• McDermott was a speaker at TEDx Rayfield, which held in December 2017

Ufuoma McDermott Net Worth

Ufuoma McDermott is one of the biggest female Nollywood stars. She has been featured in a number of movies, including the 2016 movie; 'Okafor’s Law' with other top actors like Yvonne Jegede, Ken Erics, Mary Lazarus and Halima Abubakar.
She is also a movie director and photographic model. According to Keninfo.com.ng, Ufuoma McDermott has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Ufuoma McDermott on:
Instagram @UfuomaMcDermott
Twitter @UfuomaMcDermott

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