Nigerian American Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Makes History

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August 18, 2014 – Nigerian American Uzo Aduba Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Wins Big With Orange Is The New Black

For her role in ‘Orange Is The New Black’ TV series, Nigerian-born Hollywood actress Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba aka Uzo Aduba has made history for herself.

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She was first nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, was honored at the 65th annual Creative Arts Emmy where statues are given out for the more technical, behind-the-scenes categories like costume, hairstyling and art direction.

Uzo Aduba was nominated alongside co-stars Natasha Lynne and Laverne Cox.

Check out her emotional award message below:

I don’t know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show day in, day out,”.

Aduba also used the opportunity to appreciate her mother for deciding to leave Nigeria for America in order to make a better life for her family.

This is Uzo Aduba‘s 1st Emmy award for playing Crazy Eyes.

Though she has never travelled to Nigeria, her parents are both Nigerians.

A big congrats to her.

6 thoughts on “Nigerian American Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Makes History

  1. She is the joy of her parents the messiah of her family. God will continue to help her..She truly deserved it.
    Amaka is a virtuous woman

  2. hollywood is evil, does this woman look like a woman to you people? you will oscar by the amount of homosexuality you practised. do not wish to be there, they are in satanic cult.

  3. I felicitate with this girl on her achievement.The land of opportunity helped this girl to achieve her dream. This young woman might have been a call girl in Lagos or Abuja but thanks and God bless America.

  4. Am happy for her, her mother, families and Nigeria.But very ugly woman,mother and durgther look like a man in woman body,another word Lady boy,am sorry.

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