Chibuikem Uche is making his move into the entertainment industry. After his success with the American sitcom American Housewife, Chibuikem now is cast as one of the leads in the new teen drama One of Us Is Lying.
Keep reading this Chibuikem Uche Wikipedia to learn more about him.
Chibuikem Uche On One Of Us Is Lying
Adapted from the 2017 suspense novel of the same name written by Karen M. McManus, One of Us Is Lying followed the murder mystery of Sam, who ends up in detention but never makes it out. Before his death, Simon Kelleher (Mark McKenna) a.k.a Sam made a provoking post on “About That” — promising forthcoming exposures on four anonymous students.
Coincidentally, there were four other students in detention with Sam that day — Cooper Clay (portrayed by Chibuikem Uche), Adelaide “Addy” Prentiss (Annalisa Cochrane), Nate Macauley (Cooper van Grootel), and Bronwyn Rojas (Marian Tejada). Naturally, they became the prime suspects after his untimely death.
According to the show’s creator Darío Madrona, they made sure to keep One of Us Is Lying‘s story arc as close as possible to the novel. “We all love the book, so we wanted to be faithful to it,” he shared.
However, the show also featured “some little twists and turns here and there” so they could surprise readers of the book.
As for Chibuikem’s take on the show, he shared that the cast was amazing and they bonded offset too. “The first day that we met, it was at a diner in North Hollywood. We were supposed to grab lunch, and we were together for 9 hours. And so from then on, it was like, ‘Okay, I think we can work together,’” Chibuikem shared.
Also, he went on to add that since the book was popular, there was a bit of pressure to represent these characters and play them well.
One of Us Is Lying premiered on the streaming platform Peacock on October 7, 2021, and its final two episodes aired on October 21.
Does Chibuikem Uche Have A Girlfriend?
In 2021, Chibuikem Uche just stepped into the entertainment industry. So, not much about his love life was revealed. For all we know, he could be as single as they come or might have a secret girlfriend somewhere.
Also, we didn’t hesitate to check him out over his socials. But sadly there were no traces of his love life, neither on his IG nor on his Twitter.
What Is Chibuikem Uche’s Nationality?
Chibuikem Uche’s name might sound a little strange to you. Well, that’s because it derives from Nigeria; meaning “God is my strength”. However, Chibuikem was born and raised in London and is of English nationality.
He pronounces his name as “Chee-bwee-kem Oo‐chay.”
Chibuikem Uche Parents
Chibuikem Uche was born to Nigerian parents and they lived in London until he turned 8. Then the family moved to Connecticut to pursue the American dream, where Chibuikem was inspired for a better life by both his mother and father.
According to Chibuikem, his parents both held doctorate degrees. So, they wanted all their children to at least have one degree. “The expectation was always that we would go to school and graduate university,” Chibuikem said.
Does Chibuikem Uche Have Siblings?
Yes, Chibuikem Uche does have siblings. One of them is named Chinaza Uche who was also into acting like Chibuikem.
Chinaza is an established actor who has appeared in TV shows like Producing Juliet (2014), Dickinson (2021), and Public Service (2021).
Chibuikem Uche Net Worth
Chibuikem Uche garnered a net worth of under $200 thousand by 2021. Don’t be surprised, the rising star had only appeared in the movie The Tomorrow War (2021), and two TV shows: American Housewife (2020), and One Of Us Is Lying (2021), then.
So, what’s his story? Chibuikem was always an athletic guy in high school. However, though he played a lot of soccer and basketball, his strength in math drove him toward a career in actuary science. After completing his 4-year-course, Chibuikem then gained internships and went straight into working full-time for an insurance company.
Chibuikem was one the part of leading an average life, until one day, he saw Michael B. Jordan’s knockout performance in “Creed.”
Inspired by the NBA legend’s fitness regimen, Chibuikem and his friend then started learning about nutrition and applied the lesson to their lifestyle. Over time, he was obsessed with fitness and has kept himself in great shape.
A healthy body gives rise to a healthy mind. So, as Chibuikem was contemplating his career one day, he realized that he had to wap actuaries for auditions, to be true to himself. Thus, he signed up for an acting class in New York and committed himself fully to life as a prospective Hollywood star.
How Tall Is Chibuikem Uche?
Chibuikem Uche stands tall at a height of 6 feet (183 cm) and weighs 84 kg (185 lbs).
How Old Is Chibuikem Uche?
Chibuikem Uche was born on February 19, 2000. That made him 21 years of age in 2021.
Is Chibuikem Uche On TikTok, Twitter?
Yes, find him over Twitter @chib_uche, and Instagram @chibuche.
Unfortunately, his TikTok account wasn’t available.