Yvonne Orji (born December 02, 1983) is a Nigerian-born American Actress, Comedian, Instagram Influencer, and YouTube Content Creator from Port Harcourt. Her career’s breakthrough role came with an HBO series called “Insecure” in 2016HBO.
The actress got an opportunity to portray one of the main roles of Molly Carter in the series. Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore are the creators of the comedy/drama show whose first episode aired on October 9, 2016.
On September 23, 2016, It first became available online via HBO Go and HBO Now. The fourth season of the series was released on April 12, 2020. Later, in May 2020, the show renewed for its fifth season of the program.
Some of the other main casts of the Insecure are Lisa Joyce as Frieda, Issa Rae as Issa Dee, Jay Ellis as Martin “Lawrence” Walker, Y’lan Noel as Daniel King, Natasha Rothwell as Kelli Prenney, Amanda Seales as Tiffany DuBois, and much more.
The 36-years-old Yvonne made her acting debut after appearing in the TV show “Love That Girl!”. She acted as Njideka in one of the episodes called “Head Shrunk” in 2011. The series was created by Bentley Kyle Evans which airs on TV One.
Later in 2013, Orji got a chance to play a lead character as Moshinda in the 2013 short film “Sex (Therapy) with the Jones” directed and written by Hari WilliamsIMDB. The other casts of the movie are Madia Hill Scott as Renee Jones, Khalilah Joi as Amber, Peter Phan as Laila Love, etc.
From 2019 to Present, the actress is actively working in the hit television show “Insecure”. The following year, Yvonne also appeared in the romantic/drama show named Jane the Virgin based on Juana la Virgen by Perla Farías.
She got featured in two episodes of the show as Stacy. In 2017, the actress made a small appearance in the program “Flip the Script” as Ad Exec 1 in the episode “Mad Woman”. Back in 2018, Orji made her pictorial debut with the comedy film called “Night School” directed by Malcolm D. Lee.
She played a recurring role as Maya who is Lisa’s friend. The film “Night School” starred Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Romany Malco, Taran Killam, Rob Riggle, Megalyn Echikunwoke, etc in the lead roles.
The accumulated Net worth of Yvonne Orji is $4-5 million US Dollars, as of 2020. Her upcoming project is “Spontaneous” film where she is cast as Agent Rosetti.
Body Stats, Height & Weight
The talented celebrity became interested in the entertainment and acting industry from a young age. She is also blessed with high metabolism which helps her to maintain her body weight which is around 57 kg.
After examining her various social media accounts, dreshare.com came to the conclusion that she is very dedicated when it comes to her health and eats a high protein diet.
She wakes up early in the morning around 6:00 am every morning and starts her day either with lukewarm lemon water or any other herbal tea. Later, Yvonne workouts in the gym for one hour.
The actress does various forms of exercise like weight training, aerobics, Yoga, strength training, cardio, etc. In addition, Yvonne Orji’s height is estimated to be around 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 cm tall).
The social media personality possesses a lean and muscular figure which highly compliments her facial attributes. The internet celebrity seems to enjoy experiment with her hair which is originally in dark brown color.
One of the best features on her face is her dark brown-colored beautiful eyes. The estimated measurement of her toned body is around 34-26-36.
|Real Full Birth Name||Yvonne Anuli Orji.|
|Profession||Actress, Comedian, Instagram Influencer, and YouTube Content Creator.|
|Famous for||She is best known for playing Molly Carter in the HBO show called Insecure.|
|Various Projects||1. Insecure.
2. Love That Girl!
3. Sex (Therapy) with the Jones.
4. Jane the Virgin.
5. Night School.
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||36 years old.|
|Date of Birth||December 02, 1983.|
|Birthplace||Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria (but raise d in Laurel, Maryland, USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||1. New York City, USA.
2. LA, California, USA.
|Social Media Accounts||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yvonneorji/?
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.70 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 57 Kg.
Pounds: 123 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-26-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Name not Known.
Mother: Celine Orji.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend.|
|Boyfriend||Name not available.|
|Highest Qualification||Master's degree in public health.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater.||George Washington University.|
|Last Updated||June 09, 2020 (©️ Copyright - Dreshare.com).|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Will Smith.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Watching TV series, Traveling, Reading, and Spending time with friends & family.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Cuisine.|
|Brands||Chanel and Louis Vuitton.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$4-5 million US dollars (As of 2020).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Yvonne Orji
- The actress’s birthday falls on the 2nd of December and Yvonne Orji was born in 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Hence, her age is 36 years old as of 2019.
- Insecure-famed star’s father and mother “Celine Orji” moved to Laurel, Maryland, the USA where Yvonne was raised.
- She post-graduated from George Washington University and earned a master’s degree in public health.
- Her parents initially thought that their daughter would pursue her career as a pharmacist, engineer, doctor, or lawyer.
- However, she enjoyed doing comedy shows as a graduate student.
- Later, she moved to New York City in order to become a comedian.
- On YouTube, she created a show called “FirstGen Show” whose first episode “First Gen DocuSeries Ep.1: What Is First Gen?” was released on February 15, 2015.
- However, she is not very active on the platform and released only six episodes of the show.
- During an interview, the actress told her audience that she is a devout Christian and will remain a virgin until marriage.
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