Born on the 11th of October 1979 in Newham, East London in the United Kingdom.
She briefly attended Lewishman Southwark College and later the University of Greenwich in the United Kingdom where she bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology.
After graduation, she had the opportunity to work with IT Consultant at Zurich Insurance Group and other financial and multinational organizations also in the United Kingdom before returning to Nigeria.
Uru Eke joined Nollywood in 2011 upon relocating to Nigeria. She kick-started acting as an actress before entering movie production. She is known for her producing debut “Remember Me“, her role as Obi in Ndani TV’s popular webseries “Rumour Has It”, Last Flight to Abuja, Weekend Getaway and Being Mrs Elliot.
Uru Eke has acted in over 100 movies since joining Nollywood.
- Best new actress at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Best actress in a supporting role at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Most promising actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Forgive Me Father (2009)
- Last Flight to Abuja
- Being Mrs Elliot (2014)
- A Few Good Men
- Weekend Getaway
- Finding Love
- The Duplex (2015)
- Remember Me (2016) Acted and produced
- “Rumour Has It” (2016)