Quick Facts of Yvonne Orji
- Full NameYvonne Orji
- Net Worth$1 Million
- Date of Birth1983 /12 /02
- Marital StatusUnmarried
- BirthplacePort Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
- ProfessionActress and Comedian
- NationalityNigerian and American
- Active Year2011–present
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height5 feet 7 inches
- EducationGeorge Washington University
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook, Twitter
Nigerian-born-American actress, Yvonne Orji rocketed to fame in 2016 playing Molly Carter on the HBO series Insecure. Also, the black beauty is the creator of the sitcom series FirstGen Show and vlogs on her YouTube channel named RockYourStance.
With a successful professional life, the actress is living an idyllic life with her boyfriend. As of 2018, she has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
Yvonne Orji’s Bio
Born 2nd December 1983, Yvonne Orji is a native of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. When she was a toddler, her mother, Celine Orji, moved to in Maryland, US, and she was raised there. Her star sign is Sagittarius. Concerning to her nationality, Orji holds dual citizenship cards, American and Nigerian, as she was born in Nigeria and raised in the U.S.
For high school, Orji attended Milken Institute School of Public Health. Upon graduation, she enrolled at George Washington University, where she received a master’s degree in public health. Her parents expected her to become a pharmacist, doctor, engineer, or lawyer.
Nevertheless, Oriji was attracted to the entertainment world and inspired to do comedy as a graduate student when she performed stand-up in the talent portion of a beauty pageant. After completion of her studies, Orji relocated to New York City to pursue a career in comedy.
In 2011, Orji made her debut in the acting industry with her first role as Njideka in an American sitcom Love Thet Girl!. Further, she starred as Monda in short film, Sex (Therapy) with the Jones. In 2016, she landed as one of the lead cast in an American comedy-drama TV series Insecure.
Here is a video Insecure’s Yvonne Orji on Molly’s Struggle.
For her role as Molly Carter in the series, Orji has earned two nominations: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and Nigerian Entertainment Award for Lead Role.
Moreover, she has a minor role in TV series like Jane the Virgin and Flips the Script. Also, her upcoming movie is Night School, where will be seen portraying the character, Maya.
Yvonne Orji’s Net Worth
In 2011, Orji began her journey in the mainstream entertainment industry. She has just worked on five TV series among them Insecure zoomed her to fame. As of 2018, she is busy in her upcoming comedy film, Night School.
Not to mention, her primary source of earning is her professional acting career. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Is Yvonne Orji Married? Who Is Her Husband?
Actress Yvonne Orji is a devout Christian. She has stated that she will remain a virgin until marriage. Talking about her love life, she is currently dating NFL player and ESPN Analyst, Emmanuel Acho. There is a teeny age difference, as Acho is 27 while Orji is 34. But there are perks to dating a younger man.
Orji, who is a religious disciple of not being intimate with a man until you are married, have been asked by her admirers what her specific prayer was for her to get a hunk like Emmanuel. In repose, she shared a picture with her man captioning “Dear God, May he have abs like David. Skin Like Samson A smile like Joseph. Fingernails like Solomon. Eyebrows like John The Baptist &. A Heart (and finances) like yours. In Jesus’ Name Amen.”
Analyzing her Instagram, it seems that the lovebird spends quality time with each other. Thus far, there is no news and rumors popped out in media regarding conflict and breaking up.
Know Orji’s Body Measurement (Height and Weight)
The dark-haired, dark-eyed woman, Orji stands at the height of 5 feet and 7 inches, and her weight is under-review. Orji has a seductive body, but her body measurement is yet to revel.