Ufuoma McDermott Net Worth

Net Worth:$1 million
Date of Birth: April 23, 1981 (42 years old)
Profession:Actress, model, filmmaker

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What is Ufuoma McDermott’s Net Worth?

Ufuoma McDermott is a Nigerian model, filmmaker, and actress who has a net worth of $1 million.


Ejenobor was brought into the world in Benin City to Nigerian parents who were of Urhobo ancestry and originally from Delta State.

She frequently relocated, first from Benin City to Jos, where she spent the majority of her formative years, and then to Lagos, where she has spent the majority of her life and continues to live today.

At age 7, her father gave her the nickname “ISIO” (which means “star” in Urhobo). The Pot of Life, the lead actress in the NTA Benin-produced TELEFEST program, inspired the name of the girl.


She studied Molly International Nursery and Primary in Ajao Estate, Alama Private School in Jos, Plateau State, Tunwase Nursery and Primary in Ikeja, Lagos, and finally Alama Private School in Jos, Plateau State, for her nursery and primary education.

She continued her secondary studies in the Federal Government College in Odogbolu, Ogun State, after that. Eventually, after participating in a Federal Government scholarship program during a break, Ufuoma earned a degree in French from the University of Lagos. NIIT and the Alliance Française have both awarded her credentials and degrees.

The University of Lagos awarded her a master’s degree in public and international relations. She studied producing at the Hollywood Film Institute under the direction of Dov Simen and received acting instruction at the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles in 2011.

2013 saw her earn a human resource management diploma from the London Business School. She participated in the Relativity Media’s Nigerian program for education in the summer of 2015, which was based in Beverly Hills.


As a photographic model, she started her modeling career in the entertainment sector in 2000. She then switched to modeling for the runway and competing in beauty contests.

By 2002, she had competed in two mini-pageants, won the Miss Ebony title, and joined her first national pageant, Miss Commonwealth (Vanessa Ekeke), where she took first place in the Miss Congeniality category.

Later that year, she finished as the queen Afrik beauty pageant’s first runner-up (Tamilore Kuboye). She competed in the Queen of All Nations beauty pageant in 2003, finishing as first runner-up once more.

In the Miss Nigeria competition in 2004, she competed and finished as the first runner-up. Soon after, she was crowned Miss Earth Nigeria, and she then competed on behalf of her nation in the Miss Earth 2004 pageant.

In February 2004, Ejenobor decided she wanted to become a movie star. She began appearing in films with The President Must Not Die by Zeb Ejiro, and has since had more.

Life and Death, her third film following The President Must Not Die and Guy on the Line, was released in May 2005, and it featured her in her first leading role.

She began starring in the Royal Roots Network television series Edge of Paradise in December 2005 as Chibuzor. Ufuoma Ejenobor played Lillian Wright on the My Mum and I set.

She started as “Lillian Wright” in the television series My Mum in 2008. For this role, she received nominations for best actress at both the Terracotta Nigerian TV and Film Awards and the Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo in 2010.

Ejenobor decided to pursue a career in movies in February 2004. She made her film debut in The President Must Not Die by Zeb Ejiro and has since had further roles.

In May 2005, she had an appearance in Life and Death, her third picture (after The President Must Not Die and Guy on the Line). It was her first leading role. She began starring as Chibuzor on the Royal Roots Network television series Edge of Paradise in December 2005.

The USM Show with Ufuoma McDermott, a live theater performance, was organized by McDermott in July 2019 and took place at the Eko Hotel and Towers in Lagos. Live music, dancing routines, and the world premiere of her stage piece “The Magic of a Dream” were all featured at the occasion.

McDermott announced at the film’s premiere that she started developing the story for the movie Christmas is Coming in 2013. But in advance of the Christmas season, the film was released in November 2017.

With the debut of What Just Happened in Nigerian theaters in 2018, she received her second producer credit. Along with Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, and January Jones, Ufuoma was nominated for a Golden Nymph Award for Best Actress at the 2010 Monte Carlo Television Festival.

Personal Life

The wedding of Ufuoma and Steven McDermott took place on April 23, 2010. On May 23, 2014, at a Lagos high court, she legally changed her name to Ufuoma McDermott. Isio Jared, a son, was born on October 10, 2012, and Kesiena Alize, a daughter, was born on August 8, 2015. The pair is the parents of two children.

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