Quick Facts Adepero Oduye

Adepero Oduye is a Nigerian-American actress, writer, and director popular for her lead role in the short film “Pariah.” She is also recognized for her supporting roles in movies including “12 Years a Slave,” and “The Big Short.”

Adepero Oduye was pursuing her studies to become a doctor and her dream was to take care of her sick father. However, the sudden death of her father led her in a different direction and she chose acting as her career.

Adepero Oduye Net Worth, Salary, Income

Adepero Oduye earns an estimated salary of $100,000 from her profession as an actor, writer, and director. She is involved in the entertainment industry for more than a decade and has successfully amassed a net worth of $2 million, as of 2019.

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Adepero’s long journey in her career helped her earn name and fame as well as wealth. There are several upcoming projects of Oduye which will definitely help in raising her income and net worth in the future.

Adepero loves to visit different exotic places and spend time with nature. She is a foodie and loves to try new different types of food items. 

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Adepero Oduye Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children, Relationships

Adepero Oduye mostly remains tightlipped whenever it comes to her personal life. She is good looking and also a talented actor. However, despite these qualities, Oduye does not seem to be in any committed relationship.

Further, there are no reports of her having an affair with anyone and also about being engaged with anyone. Her fans and well-wishers tried hard to dig information about her personal life but they all failed.

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Oduye currently seems to be focusing on her career and maybe that is the reason behind she is not committed in any relationship or affair. Or it could be that she already has found her soulmate and is waiting for the right time to introduce him/her to the media and the public. Whatever the reasons are, her fans are eager to know about her life partner.

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Adepero Oduye Early Life, Education, Parents

Adepero Oduye was born on 11th January 1978 in Brooklyn, New York, the United States to Nigerian Parents. She was one of the children among seven children of her parents. However, the detailed information about her parents and siblings are not yet documented. 

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Her father often used to be sick and hence it was Oduye’s dream to become a doctor and cure her father from illness. Adepero graduated as a pre-med from Cornell University. She was on her way to be a doctor but after the sudden death of her father, she left her medical studies and began pursuing her career in the film industry.

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Adepero Oduye Career

Adepero started off her career starring in the short film Water in 2002. She then appeared in several short films. Oduye became a well-known artist only after appearing in the film Pariah. The short film Pariah was critically acclaimed and it won several awards. Similarly, Oduye was also nominated for Best Female Lead at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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Likewise, Oduye starring movies The Iron Lady, 12 Years a Slave, The Big Short received Golden Globe Award, Academy Award for Best Picture, and Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay respectively. Recently she starred in movies like The Big Short, Geostorm, Galveston, and Wonderland.

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