Genoveva Umeh Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Genoveva Umeh Biography

She was born on 10th May 1995. Her father is a computer Engineer while her mum is a registered nurse. Umeh also has a younger brother who is still a teenager. She moved to the United Kingdom with her family in 2006.
Umeh studied at St Mary’s C of E High School in London. Following that she attended the Identity School of Acting in 2012. She started studying Law in the UK in 2014, however, she had a keen interest in pursuing her passion which is acting but she could not go after it until she completed her education. Upon her graduation, she moved back to Lagos in 2018 and professionally started acting in 2019.
Umeh made her debut in 2019, starring in a few popular movies such as Blameless and Lizard but it was not until she featured in the Netflix mini-series playing the role of Temeyin Ademola a drug addict and the black sheep of the Ademola empire that she earned herself a spot at stardom. She also starred in the newly released Netflix mini-series Far From Home playing the role of Zinna, one of the best friends of the main character Ishaya Bello.

Early Life & Education

Genoveva Umeh is a Nigerian-British, born in the mid-90s, to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Umeh. She grew up in the United Kingdom, where she had her elementary education. In 2006, Genoveva and her family migrated to the United Kingdom. She attended 1st Cyprian Nursery & Primary School in Abakpa Nike, Enugu State for her Nursery & Primary 1 education, Command Day Primary School in Enugu, Command Secondary School when she was in JSS1; and St Mary’s and St John’s CE School in London for her high school education. She also attended the Identity School of Acting in the United Kingdom, after which she earned a degree in Law in 2018.


Genoveva finished school in 2018 and moved back to Lagos to pursue a career in acting. Shortly after that, she got her first lead role in a series that was filmed in Enugu.
In August 2018, Genoveva Umeh started acting as a full-time job. She has been in a number of popular and successful Nollywood films. In 2021, she was one of the first students to join the Ebonylife Creative Academy. During the program, Kenneth Gyang, who was the head of the Directing faculty at the time, saw how talented she was. He told Mo Abudu, who was the CEO of EbonyLife Media, that she should hire her.
In 2022, she played the lead role of Timeyin in Blood Sisters, a Netflix original show made by Ebonylife Studios.


           Monitoring Spirit
2020    One Lagos Night         
2019    Lizard
            Love is War
2022: Blood Sisters
            A Tune Away

2021    All Good Things
            Super Star
            Country Hard

Genoveva Umeh Age

27 years

8 May 1995

Net Worth

is a Nigerian Nollywood actress, Lawyer and brand influencer. Her net worth is about $300,000 US Dollars.

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