May 18, 2024

Uche Nwaefuna (born May 8, 1994) is a notable Nigerian actress and model known by her professional name, Uche Montana. With her remarkable talent and versatility, she has garnered acclaim as an award-winning actress in Nollywood.

She has collaborated with esteemed actors in the Nigerian entertainment scene throughout her career, contributing her skill and dedication to numerous noteworthy projects. Her performances in various Nigerian films have consistently captivated audiences, elevating her status to prominence within the industry.

Facts & Wiki

  • Full Name: Uche Nwaefuna
  • Other Name: Uche Montana
  • Age: 30
  • Date of Birth: May 8, 1994
  • Place of Birth: Lagos State
  • Origin: Abia State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Profession: Actress and Model
  • Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Uche Montana was born and raised in Lagos but originally hailed from Abia state, Nigeria. She grew up under the guardians of her parents, Mr and Mrs Nwaefuna, and alongside her siblings. 

Growing up, she attended Loral International School in Festac, Lagos, where she completed her elementary and high school education. During her time at Loral International School, she began to nurture her passion for the arts, particularly acting and modeling.

Upon graduating from secondary school, Uche Montana enrolled at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education to further her education. She pursued a diploma program in Law, which equipped her with a foundational understanding of legal principles and practices.


Uche Montana embarked on her acting journey in 2015 with her debut role as a housemaid in the movie Poison Ivy. Her portrayal in this film garnered attention, which included her in the cast of the popular TV drama series Hush, which aired on African Magic.

Her compelling performance on “Hush” propelled her into the spotlight, establishing her as a prominent figure in the Nollywood industry. Since then, Uche has consistently landed significant roles in various projects, further solidifying her status as a sought-after actress.

She has collaborated with esteemed actors and actresses in the Nigerian entertainment scene, including Uzor Arukwe, Fredrick Leonard, Belinda Effah, Alex Ekubo, Nancy Isime, Chidi Dike and many others. This collaborative experience has enriched her craft and contributed to her growth as a versatile performer.

One notable project she participated in is the movie “A Weekend To Forget,” where she shared the screen with distinguished personalities such as Stan Nze, former BBN housemate Neo, Elozannam, and others. 


  • A Weekend To Forget
  • Three Wise Men
  • Banana Island Ghost
  • The Eve
  • Homely
  • Lagos Real Fake Life
  • Mad About You
  • Seven
  • Doubt
  • Hire a Woman
  • My Grand Father’s Wife
  • Oldest Bridesmaid
  • Made it Heaven
  • Teni’s Big Day
  • Women & Lie
  • Hide & Seek
  • Hush

Personal Life

Uche Montana is widely recognized for her dedication to her career. She prioritizes professional growth over romantic entanglements and remains single and unattached, focusing wholeheartedly on her acting endeavors. 

Despite not being involved in any romantic relationship, she has maintained a steadfast commitment to her career, dedicating her time and energy to honing her skills in the entertainment industry. She has not tied the knot or started a family, opting to pursue her aspirations with unwavering determination and passion.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @uchemontana

Net Worth

Uche Montana’s burgeoning career as an actress has contributed to her estimated net worth of approximately US$500,000. Through her dedication, talent, and successful ventures in the entertainment industry, she has secured financial stability and continues to thrive professionally.

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