Igbos are ubiquitous and have excelled internationally in different vocations. This list celebrates these celebrities that are of Igbo origin. Of course there are more but the list is limited to 10. Check on it below: –
Uzoamaka Nwanneka “Uzo” Aduba is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black (2013–present), for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014, a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2015, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series in 2014 and 2015.
She is the only actress to win Emmy Award recognition in both the comedy and drama genres for the same role.