Yvonne Orji is a famous actress and comedian. She was born on December 2, 1983, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. During her educational years, she attended boarding school and has been raised to be a strong woman with strong protestant beliefs. She earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and completed her Master’s degree in Public Health from George Washington University. Her parent’s wished to make her a doctor or something from a renowned profession (Engineer, Lawyer, and Pharmacist) but she chose to become an artist after being appreciated for her performances.
She has worked in several television series and gained widespread fame through the series “Insecure”. To land this she had no help from any agent and made it through without any real experience. Her comedy career started in 2012 as Molly in the television series “Insecure”. Later, she developed the “First Gen” series for Disney+. This series is based on the struggles and adventures she had in her personal life and how she became a successful comedian. Yvonne has been an inspiration to many girls because of her firm protestant beliefs. She spoke at TEDx about the promise she had made to herself of remaining a virgin till marriage and explained its advantages as “The wait is sexy”. Orji wrote a book about her views on religion. She also hosted a dating reality show “My Mom, Your Dad” which aired on HBO Max.
Yvonne Orji Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Yvonne Anwuli Adaeze Orji
- Nicknames: Yvonne
- Date of Birth: December 2, 1983
- Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Occupation: Actress and Comedian
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Race/ Ethnicity: Black
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Yvonne Orji Height Weight Shoe Size Body Measurements Family
Yvonne Orji Family Details:
- Father Name: Unknown
- Mother Name: Celine Orji
- Siblings Name: Unknown
- Spouse Name: Unmarried
- Children Name: None
Yvonne Orji Relationships History:
- Emmanuel Acho – TV Personality (2018-2019)
Yvonne Orji Career Highlights:
- First Film: Night School (2018)
- First TV Show: Love That Girl! (2011)
Yvonne Orji Distinctive Features:
- Cheerful smile
- Expressive eyes
Yvonne Orji Body Measurements:
Listed below are the Yvonne Orji height, weight, shoe size, and other body measurement statistics.
- Build: Athletic
- Height in Feet: 5’ 6”
- Height in Centimeters: 167.5 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 60 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 132 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Yvonne Orji Interesting Facts:
- She has previously worked as a wedding emcee.
- She is a virgin and plans to save herself for marriage.
- Orji’s parents wanted her to become a doctor.
- She was born in Nigeria and moved to the U.S. at age six.