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Public noticed her acting on Insecure (2016), Night School (2018), and First Gen.

Relationship Facts of Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Yvonne Orji?

Yvonne Orji’s relationship status at present is possibly single. She has not shared the details of her affair and boyfriend yet.

Past Affair

She was previously dating a guy named Emmanuel Acho. He is a former NFL player and an ESPN Analyst. She introduced her partner in May 2018 and their affair lasted for a year.

Belief Before Marriage

As Orji follows Christianity, she believes in being a virgin. She once said she will lose her virginity only after her marriage.

Regarding this, she talked about the reasons in a YouTube video titled “The wait is sexy”.


  • She is 37 years old as of 2021.
  • Her birth sign is Sagittarius.
  • She joined Twitter in Feb 2010.
  • She grew up in Laurel, Maryland.

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Yvonne Orji: Biography in Details

Who is Yvonne Orji?

Yvonne Orji is a Nigerian-American actress and comedian. The public noticed her acting on Insecure (2016), Night School (2018), and First Gen.

Her upcoming project titled Vacation Friends is under post-production. Her short video, 30 Days Notice as Taylor is completed.

Yvonne Orji- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

She was born as Yvonne Anuli Orji on 02 Dec 1983 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The name of her mother is Celine but her father’s name is unknown.

Yvonne’s ancestry is Nigerian and talking about her academics, she attended Linden Hall School for Girls and then George Washington University.

From the latter, Yvonne Orji first achieved her BA in liberal arts, and after this, she passed out with a master’s degree in public health.

Is Yvonne Orji active on social media?

Yvonne Orji is available on social sites. Her Facebook and Twitter accounts have over 258k and 188k followers respectively.

Her Instagram account has more than 973k followers.

Yvonne Orji- Professional Life, Career

Yvonne Orji’s parents wanted her to be a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, or engineer. But she chose the entertainment industry and is now one of the popular faces.

Her first presentation was in the TV series Love That Girl! (2011) as Njideka. She was then seen in Sex (Therapy) with the Jones as Moshinda, The Conversation: Talk Show Series as Host, etc.

But her popularity is linked with a comedy series named Insecure. In this, she played the character of Molly Carter for 33 episodes from 2016 till 2020.

For her role, Yvonne Orji was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series by Primetime Emmy Awards.

Some of her other acting credits are,

  • Jane the Virgin (2017) as Stacy.
  • Night School (2018) as Maya.
  • A Black Lady Sketch Show (2019) as Danae.
  • Spontaneous (2020) as Agent Rosetti.


Besides acting, she is also involved in charitable works. Orji has worked with Population Services International (PSI), JetBlue for Good, and other NGOs.

Yvonne Orji also went to Liberia to aware people about teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS and other healthy behaviors.

How much is the net worth of Yvonne Orji?

At present, her net worth is around $500 thousand (estimated). However, her salary and other earnings are unknown.

Some of the top actress’s financial worth is,

Rumors, Controversy

This Insecure actress is keeping herself away from rumors and is also not surrounded by any desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Yvonne Orji’s body features, her height is 5 ft 6 inches and her body weight is 57 kg.

Moreover, her eyes are dark brown, her natural hair color is black, and has a dark skin complexion.


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