Yvonne Orji is a popular Nigerian-American actress as well as a comedian. She is well-known for her acting role in Insecure (2016), Night School (2018), and First Gen.
Yvonne Orji | Early life, Childhood, and Education
She was born on 2nd December 1983, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, to her mother, Celine Orji, and her father whose name is still unknown. Yvonne Orji grew up her whole childhood in Laurel, Maryland in the United States of America.
She holds Nigerian-American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnic background and her horoscope is Sagittarius. Additionally, she has three siblings and their name is still unknown.
As for education, she attended her High School education at Linden Hall High School. Later on, she earned her BA in liberal arts from George Washington University.
After that, she completed her graduation with a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University.
Yvonne Orji | Career and Professional Life
Talking about her career, Yvonne began her professional career as a stand-up comedian against her parent’s dream.
Although, her parents wanted her to be a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, or engineer. She appeared in the TV series Love That Girl! (2011) as Njikeda.
She appeared in Sex (Therapy) with the Jones as Moshinda, The Conversation: Talk Show Series as a host, etc. Later on, she acted in the role of Molly on Insecure for 33 episodes from 2016 to 2020.
She was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at Primetime Emmy Awards. She also appeared in a series Disney titled First Gen in 2021.
Rather than acting, she is also involved in charitable works which she has worked with Population Services International (PSI), Jet Blue for Good, and other NGOs.
Meanwhile, she went to Liberia to aware people of teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS, and other healthy behavior.
Yvonne Orji | Net worth and Salary
She is a Nigerian-American actress as well as a comedian and her source of income is her profession of acting.
Meanwhile, she has an estimated net worth of around $500k and her source of income is from acting.
Rumors and Controversy
She has not made an appearance she is never been part of rumors and controversy till now!
Although, she has not revealed her professional and private life. It seems like she is enjoying his professional life currently and does not want to mix it with his personal life.
Personal Life and Relationship
Moving toward her love life, Yvonne Orji was dating Emmanuel Acho who is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL).
The couple had an affair in May 2018 and they dated each other for a few years. Later on, she got engaged to her then-boyfriend Emmanuel at the end of February 2019.
Meanwhile, she announced her break-up in an episode of her podcast Jesus and Jollof with author Luvvie Ajayi.
Yvonne Orji | Body Measurement
Yvonne is a stunning as a well gorgeous lady who has a charming personality.
She has pair of beautiful dark brown eyes with silky black hair.
She has a slim body that she has a height of 5 ft 7 inches tall and her body weight is around 57 kg.
Social Media Profile
Regarding her social media, she is more active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter where she has followers of 220K on Twitter, whereas she has 311K followers on Facebook and 1.1M on Instagram.
Quick Facts about Yvonne :
- Full Name: Yvonne Orji
- Birth Date: 2nd December 1983
- Birth Place: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
- Country: Nigeria
- Gender: Female
- Marital Status: Single
- Horoscope: Sagittarius
- Net Worth: $500k
- Eye Color: Dark brown
- Social Media: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.