Genoveva Umeh Biography: Age, Full Name, Boyfriend, Husband, Movies, Parents, Networth, Siblings, Awards And More

Genoveva Umeh Biography: Genoveva Kenechukwu Umeh is a unique Nigerian actress people once believed was overhyped not until her acting. I remember when I was young, I would always find myself in an argument concerning the best actress in Nigeria. When it gets to Genoveva Umeh’s turn my friends would always call her an overestimated actress.

I got confused to some extent, I had to take up my phone and show them three of her movies and surprisingly, they didn’t want to return my phone because they were enjoying her movies and were already obsessed with it. After that day, they never looked down on her again because they had seen how talented she was.

I am very happy to share all I know about this multi-talented actress because I’ve been looking for this opportunity for a long time now. Are you interested in knowing more about Genoveva Umeh? Just relax while we dive into Genoveva Umeh’s biography.

Genoveva Umeh Profile

Full Name Genoveva Kenechukwu Umeh
Stage Name Genoveva Umeh
Date Of Birth 8th May, 1995
Age 28-Years-Old (as of 2023)
Place Of Birth Enugu State, Nigeria
State Of Origin Anambra State
Nationality Nigerian
Marital Status Single
Occupation Single
Networth $350,000

Early Life

Genoveva Umeh Biography
Genoveva Umeh Biography

There’s a lot you don’t know about Genoveva Umeh’s early life that’s why we will be discussing his early life but in a tabular form. How do you see that? I’m sure you love it. Just take your time to understand the details in the table below.

State Of Birth Enugu State
Place Of Birth Private-owned Hospital
Date Of Birth 8th Of May, 1995
Position First Child
Language English, Igbo
Family Class Middle Class

In addition to that, it’s known that she moved with her family to the United Kingdom (UK) after spending some certain about of years in Enugu State for some reasons known by only them. They relocated in the year 2006 when she was just 10 years old.


Just have this at the back of your mind Genoveva Umeh was a very brilliant student and completed her education at the university level. Get to know more about her educational life in the table below.

Nursery Education 1st Cyprian Nursery and Primary School
Primary Education Command Day Primary School, Enugu
Secondary Education (Year 1) Command Day Secondary School, Enugu
Secondary Education (completed) St Mary’s and St John’s CE School, London

And for her university-level education.

Course/Degree Institution
Bachelor’s Degree (Law) University Of Surrey

According to her, she started after failing in law. She also went to the Identity School Of Acting United Kingdom to pursue her acting career.


Being someone passionate about acting, she came back to Nigeria and began her career professionally as an actress in August 2018. When she came back, she knew it wouldn’t be easy so she had to struggle to be featured in a movie and luckily she starred in a series shot in Enugu.

After performing well, she got the chance to be featured in numerous web series, television series, and more which marked the beginning of her fame in the Nollywood movie industry. Grace found her when she was noticed by Kenneth Gyang who introduced her to the CEO of Ebonylife Academy, she initially joined Ebonylife Academy to get more exposure in the entertainment industry.

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Because of her fame, she got the opportunity to act with the big guys in the Nollywood industry in the likes of;

  • Ramsey Nouah
  • Jide Kosoko
  • Kate Henshaw
  • Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD)
  • Femi Branch
  • Bimbo Akintola
  • Funke Akindele
  • Omoni Oboli


Below is a list of popular movies Genoveva Umeh has been featured in.

  • Far From Home
  • Blood Sisters
  • Reflections
  • Love Is War
  • Blameless
  • A Tune Away
  • One Lagos Night
  • Lizard
  • All Good Things
  • Superstar
  • Country Hard
  • Focus
  • Monitoring Spirit

Personal Life

Father Mr. Umeh (Computer Engineer)
Mother Mrs. Umeh (Nurse)
Sibling 1 (Brother)


Category Award
Best Actress (2022)(nomination) Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)


How old is Genoveva Umeh?

She is 28 years old (as of 2023), born on the 8th of May, 1995.

Where is Genoveva Umeh from?

She hails from the eastern part of Nigeria, Anambra State.

Is Genoveva Umeh Married?

No, she is still single as of 2024.

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