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Uzee Usman

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Uzee Usman Adeyemi (born November 11, 1986) is a Nigerian actor and film producer best known for his film Oga Abuja. His proclivity for fusing Nollywood and Kannywood has saw him won several awards and recognitions including Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 National Heritage Award

Life and career

Uzee is an indigene of Kwara State but he was born in Kaduna, Kaduna State. He holds two degrees in Political Science and English Language from the University of Abuja and University of Jos respectively before he proceeded to study Special Effects in South Africa. He began his career in 2003 as a make-up artist and went on to win Best Makeup Artist at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards for his work in the film London Boy. In 2013, he delved into film-making and has went on to produce over 20 films including Oga Abuja, which won Best Hausa Movie of the Year at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards; and Maja which won Best Film of the Year (Kannywood) at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards and was nominated in the Best Picture category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2016, he was awarded the Best Film Producer at the 20th African Hollywood Awards. Uzee is presently the host of Taurarin Zamani, a talk show which airs on Africa Magic Hausa.

Filmography

  • Oga Abuja
  • Red
  • Maja
  • Dark Closet
  • Power of Tomorrow
  • Thorny
  • Har da Mijina
  • Hassana da Husanna

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