Who is Uzee Usman? Dr. Uzee Usman Adeyemi is a Nigerian Born actor, producer, and Filmmaker who is famously recognized for the films “Voiceless”, “Oga Abuja” and “Mustapha”.
His ability to combine Nollywood and Kannywood has won him several awards, nominations, and recognitions including Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 National Heritage Award
Uzee Usman Biography Profile Summary
- Full name: Uzee Usman Adeyemi
- Date of birth: November 11, 1986
- Age: 38 years old (as of 2024)
- State of Origin: Kwara state
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Religion: Muslim
- Occupation: Actor and Film Producer
- Marital status: Not married
- Net worth: $300,000
Uzee Usman Background and Education
Uzee Usman Adeyemi was born on November 11, 1986, in Kaduna state. He hails from Offa, Kwara state but he grew up in Kaduna state.
Who are Uzee Usman’s Parents? His father was an Air Force officer while his mother is an indigene of Ogun state. Both are based in Kaduna state. The Young actor holds two degrees in Political Science and English language from the University of Abuja and the University of Jos respectively.
He moved to South Africa where he studied filmmaking specializing in makeup and special effects. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by iheris University Togo in 2021. He is now referred to as Dr Uzee Usman Adeyemi.
Uzee Usman Career
Dr Uzee Usman started working as a make-up artist in 2003. He excelled in many makeup jobs including “London Boy” produced by Temi Opeolouwa of House of Macro which won the Best Makeup Artiste award at the 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA). He switched to filmmaking and has produced award-winning films both in Nollywood and Kannywood in 2013.
The movies “Oga Abuja” and “Maja” which he produced won Best Hausa Movie of the Year at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards and Best Film of the Year at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards.
Maja was subsequently nominated for the Best Picture category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Aside from filmmaking, Uzee Usman produces and anchors a talk show called “Taurarin Zamani” which airs on local and international stations in the North.
The actor has worked and shot movies that featured several stars like Tonto Dikeh, Frank Artus, Ali Nuhu, John Okafor aka Mr. Ibu, Jim Iyke, Nkem Owoh, and many others.
His love for shooting movies birthed his brand “Uzee Concept”
Uzee Usman Biography Movies
Uzee Usman has produced and featured in so many movies. We will list them below;
- A Tribe Called Judah
- Shina’s Dilemma
- Living In Abuja
- Eagle Wings
- Drastic Measures
- Good Doctor
- Dark Closet
- Power of Tomorrow
- Hassana da Hussaina
- Har da mijina
- Muqabala (Season 1&2)
- Red Line
- Dear Affy
- If I am President
- Lagos Real Fake Life
- Almost Perfect
- Least Expected
- Good Citizen
- My Melody
- Love Actually
- Fatal Mistake
- All Things Die
- Mystery Pond
- When Heart Whispers
- A Place Called Regret
- Merry Go Wrong
- Accepting Love By You
- Loved By You
- Oma’s Fragrance
Awards Received by Uzee Usman
Uzee Usman has been a recipient of several awards which will be listed below;
- 2008 Africa Movie Academy Awards (Best Makeup)
- 2013 City People Entertainment Awards (Best Movie of the Year – Kannywood)
- 2014 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (Best Movie of the Year)
- 2014 City People Entertainment Awards (Best Movie of the Year – Kannywood)
- 2016 African Hollywood Awards (Best Film Producer)
- 2022 Nollywood Travel Film Festival Athens (Greece) – (Best Film International – ‘’Nollywood)
- 2022 Northern Nigeria Peace Award (Honorary Award )
Uzee Usman and Chelsea Eze
Uzee Usman and Chelsea Eze Spark Dating Rumours
In a tribute to his 36th Birthday celebration on November 11, 2022, the Nollywood actress penned a tribute to her colleague Uzee Usman describing him as her Lover, Gossip partner, and everything else.
Showcasing how much she loved him, on his birthday she wrote that to know him is to love him calling him her confidant and partner. She prayed all his dreams would come true, also praying God would answer all his prayers and all his goals to be met. She wrote in Hausa, “Ka na Ruwa baba an” referring to him as her best actor and she loves him forever and a day more.
Replying to her birthday wishes, Uze Usman revealed he would sleep until he spoke to Chelsea Eze “You know how much I fucking love this annoying beautiful soul I can’t sleep every fucking day without talking to this witch o” Uzee Usman responded.
Is Uzee Usman Married?
Usman Uzee debunks Marriage rumors
Popular Kannywood/Nollywood actor and producer, Uzee Usman debunked rumours that he secretly married an actress on a Popular TV series drama, Farin Jini.
In a telephone conversation with newsmen concerning the matter he explained the viral pictures were from scenes from the film series Farin Jini. The actor in the trending picture attracted the attention of a lot of people with people assuming they got married.
In his words, “It is just wedding pictures that were taken in the film ‘Farin Jini’. The pictures were published on many of our social media handles and it went viral, thereby creating the rumor that we got married. The reality is that it was just a film picture.”
Uzee Usman Biography Relationship
At the time of writing this article he revealed he is single and not searching even though he can’t date an actress because it will affect his professionalism.
Uzee Usman Biography Marriage
According to the actor, he suffered a tremendous heartbreak, which affected his love life. He is not ready for marriage for now. He is too busy to think about relationships or marriage. His job is taking much of my time and I’m enjoying it.
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