Mama Uka is a young Nigerian comedian, content provider, and comedy maker. Odinaka Chukwueze is Mama Uka’s true name.
Odinaka, despite being biologically male, is well renowned in his comedic routines for his near-perfect depiction of an elderly Igbo woman known as “Mama Uka” or “Mama Ukamaka.” In his videos, the comedian is also known for speaking in “genuine Enugu-Ezike dialect.”
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Wiki-bio of comedian Mama Uka
|Full name||Odinaka Chukwueze|
|Age||31 years old (estimated)|
|Date of Birth||August 19|
|State of origin||Enugu State|
|Career||Comedian, Skit Maker, Content Creator|
Mama Uka’s childhood and education
Mama Uka was born on August 19 in Amachara Enugu Ezike in Enugu State’s Igbo Eze North Local Government Area. He has six siblings – four boys and two girls – and is thought to be in his early thirties.
Mama Uka is currently enrolled in a Higher National Diploma (HND) degree in Computer Science at Enugu State’s Institute of Management and Technology.
Mama Uka’s career
Mama Uka began his career as a singer and music producer, but after being admitted to a higher education institution, he had to switch to comedy. According to him, his admission left him with insufficient time to focus on music.
During an interview with Nsukka Chronicles, he revealed that he began doing comedy in 2018, drawing on his experiences in drama during his high school years. He stated he was inspired by Yoruba comedian and content producer ‘Lasisi Elenu,’ who he admits he idolizes.
Due to public outcry, the young comic was forced to change his name to ‘Mama Ukamaka’ or ‘Mama Uka’ in short form.
He added that because many mistook him for gay or just “another Bobrisky,” he had to transition to a motherly persona utilizing Nsukka dialect, namely the Enugu Ezike speech.
The comedian has appeared in comedy skits alongside notable Nigerian skit creators like as Ada Jesus, Sir One, Zics Aloma, Steve Chuks, and others.
In his comic routines, Mama Uka frequently performs with another Igbo comedian known as MC Black Apple.
Mama Uka new movie
On August 30, 2021, comedian Mama Uka will release his much-anticipated debut film, “Omugo Obodo Oyinbo.”
He claimed that the film is about both the African and Asian continents, and that he traveled to five different Asian nations to film it, including Vietnam, Dubai, Lambose, Cambodia, and the Philippines.
The comedian/actor further added that using the Nsukka dialect in his skits is a way for him to promote his culture and bring it to the forefront of public attention through his inventiveness.
Mama Uka’s relationship and marriage
Mama Uka has no wife, girlfriend, or baby mama as of the time of writing this report. During an interview, he stated that he is now too young for an intimate relationship.
Mama Uka: Does he have children?
There is no information on Mama Uka having biological children as of the time of writing this report.
Mama Uka, on the other hand, portrays the part of an elderly woman with multiple wayward children in his comic routines.
Mama Uka’s net worth
Mama Uka’s net worth is believed to be worth over N70 million naira as of October 2021.
Mama Uka’s house and vehicles
In August 2020, Mana Uka received a brand new Mercedes Benz as a birthday gift from Oliver Idoko, CEO of Ego Amaka Transport Limited. The comedian was seen crying with pleasure as he accepted the car present.
According to the comedian, Oliver Idoko is a fan of the ‘Mama Uka’ brand and even financed some of his excursions to the Asian nations he visited while filming his debut film.
Earlier this year, the comedian and actor also built a house for his mother. He announced the news on his Instagram account, along with photos of the residence.