Biography of Genoveva Umeh, Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth

Today, we're revealing the biography of a popular Nigerian Nollywood actress, Genoveva Umeh Kenechukwu. she is a British-Nigerian actress, Daughter of a computer engineer Gaius Umeh and Nurse Ifeoma Umeh.

Genoveva Umeh profile summary

  • Full name: Genoveva Umeh Kenechukwu
  • Date of birth: May 8, 1995
  • Place of birth: Enugu, Enugu State.
  • Age: 29 years (as of 2024)
  • Parent: Mr Gaius Umeh and Nurse Ifeoma Umeh.
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Marital status: Single
  • Net worth: $300,000

Genoveva Umeh Biography

Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth
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Genoveva Umeh Kenechukwu, born on May 8, 1995, in Enugu State, Nigeria, to computer engineer Gaius Umeh and Nurse Ifeoma Umeh, began her journey in Enugu, where she attended Command Children's School for her primary education. At 12, she moved to the United Kingdom, where she completed her secondary and A-level education at St. Marys C of E High School in London. Professionally known as Genoveva Umeh, she emerged as a talented British-Nigerian actress, earning a nomination for Best Actress in a Drama at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in ‘A Tune Away‘.

Beyond acting, Genoveva is a multifaceted individual, also known for her roles as a director, barrister, and model within Nollywood. Her stellar portrayal of “Timileyin Ademola” in the popular Netflix series “Blood Sisters” catapulted her to fame. Her journey began at St. Mary's C of E High School in London before she delved into the realms of acting and modeling. In 2012, she further honed her craft at the Identity School of Acting, blending her academic background with her passion for performance. Genoveva's professional trajectory reflects her dedication to her craft, rooted in her educational experiences.

Genoveva Umeh Age

Genoveva Umeh Kenechukwu is 29 years old, born on May 8, 1995.

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Genoveva Umeh Career

Genoveva Umeh, born on May 8, 1995, in Enugu, Nigeria, to computer engineer Gaius Umeh and Nurse Ifeoma Umeh, had a diverse upbringing, spending her formative years between Nigeria and the United Kingdom. She received her primary education at Command Children's School in Enugu before moving to the UK at age 12, where she completed her secondary and A-level education at St. Marys C of E High School in London.

Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth

Discovering her passion for acting during secondary school, Genoveva pursued her craft, attending part-time drama school at Identity School of Acting in the UK in 2012. She further honed her skills by performing in various plays at the Hammersmith Theatre in London. Despite her love for acting, she prioritized education, earning an LLB Law degree from the University of Surrey with honors.

In 2018, Genoveva embarked on a new chapter, relocating to Lagos, Nigeria, to pursue her acting career. She made waves with her one-woman stage play, “HOME,” which premiered at the Lagos Fringe Festival before traveling to Bloemfontein, South Africa. Her commitment to addressing social issues through her art was evident in her portrayal of Lami in Rue14 Studios' stage play, “High,” which shed light on substance abuse among teenagers.

Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth

Genoveva's talent and dedication paid off when she landed her first lead role in the 2020 film “A Tune Away,” earning her a nomination for Best Actress at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Her on-screen journey began with a small role in “Love is War,” followed by notable performances in “One Lagos Night” and the BAFTA-nominated short film “Lizard.” She also showcased her versatility in various short films like “Monitoring Spirits,” where she won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sara.

Recognized for her potential, Genoveva was among the first students admitted to the Ebonylife Creative Academy, where she continued to refine her craft. Director Kenneth Gyang's recommendation led her to audition for the role of Timeyin Ademola in the groundbreaking Nigerian Netflix original crime thriller series, “Blood Sisters.”

After her stint on “Blood Sisters,” Genoveva joined the cast of “Far From Home.” Her journey from Enugu to international acclaim is a testament to her talent, determination, and passion for storytelling.

Genoveva Umeh Boyfriend

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Genoveva Umeh Movies (Filmography)

  • 2023 Breath of Life as Anna
  • 2023 A Tribe Called Judah as Testimony
  • The Anomalous as Young Oluchi
  • 2022 Far From Home as Zina
  • 2022 Blood Sisters as Timileyin Ademola
  • 2021 All Good Things as Bunmi
  • 2021 Monitoring Spirits as Sara
  • 2020 Temi's Diary
  • 2019 Love Is War
  • Strawberry Chinny as Chinny
  • A Ghetto Love Story
  • Summer Rain
  • 2021 The Griot

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Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth
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Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth
Genoveva Umeh At Tribe of Judah with Timini
Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth
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Biography of Genoveva Umeh , Age, Boyfriend, Movie, Awards & Networth
Genoveva Umeh At AMVCA 2024

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