BIOGRAPHY ON ADAORA UKOH
Known as NOLLYWOODS BIG, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL and referred to as BBB DIVA by her steaming fans, ADAORA UKOH, a TAUREAN, and the first child in a family of four is a true believer of the Arts. Born April 27, early 80's in Awka, Anambra state, she grew up in LAGOS state. Ada as fondly called by friends burst into the seams of virtuoso at a young age, She was 16 when she featured in her first movie, EVIL GENIUS alongside major acts like ZACK ORJI, PETE EDOCHIE, and REGINA ASKIA
Subsequent auditions were just as successful. Before she clocked 19 she was already a brand name in the industry, featuring and performing brilliantly in many movies including KARISHIKA, CURSED FROM BEYOUND, BORA, LAST PARTY, BLOOD MONEY, and RITUALS.
In 2006, she garnered a degree in Law from The University of Lagos. Her come-back into the industry, after a six year academic stint, was applauded with the outstanding movie, BLACK BRA.
Adaora is the epitome of the big, beautiful and utterly sexy woman who embodies the true spirit of African femininity. She has got a few creative streaks of comedy, dancing, singing, SHE also presented as a TV host in a rested female empowerment show titled DIVAS DYNASTY, celebrating the icons of our time – Women with Strength, Essence and Passion. There’s still more unveiling of the ADAORA BRAND, as she turns her love for fashion to an art for big and bold African women. Her couture line – ADORECOUTURE which she floated May 2012... Honours, Encourages the fabulously and well-endowed full-sized women of all ages.
On her coat of many badges, is also one of selflessness as an ambassador for charity groups like ANGEL OF HOPE, taking care of various motherless homes and less privileged; PROJECT ALERT, protecting and fighting violence on and against women and girls in Nigerian and helping the victims to heal; and the BIG SISTERS LIGHT, a charity programme aimed at promoting the awareness of CANCER.
An honorary African youth award recipient for her remarkable performance in the true life-story movie flick, WORLD OF COMMOTION,also a nominee of various TV awards category awards for her intepretation of the Miranda character in LEKKI WIVES, she also won BON (Best of Nollywood awards) for the short film EPITAPH produced by her own production company THEBIGSISTZ PRODUCTIONS.
Played as MIRANDA, the Rich, Domineering, Bitchy, Lesbian character in the much talked about sensational, drama filled popular TV series LEKKI WIVES, Adaora Ukoh delivered a class ACT drama interpreting that character.
Adaora is a lady of character. She is jovial, fun loving, adventurous, sociable, and has ears for classic music.
She is inspired by the verve and achievements of other big and beautiful divas like Oprah Winfrey, Queen Latifah, Monique, Jennifer Hudson, Jill Scott, Aretha Franklin. If she’s going to eat one meal for the rest of her life, it had better be Oat Meal and Vegetable soup!
Welcome to the Big and Beautiful world of Adaora Ukoh.
Totally Misunderstood. Thoroughly Admired. Sexy on Heels. Young. Happy. Jovial. Fun. Artistic