Why Nollywood Actress Genny Uzoma is Unfulfilled

Genny Uzoma
Fast rising actress, Genny Uzoma is really making waves in the industry as she is gradually finding her way to the top.

The actress joined the movie industry when she was just 18 years, during her university days and was registered under ‘the Actors Guild Of Nigeria’ Enugu chapter.

Although she has joined the industry for a while, but was only able to feature in minimal roles called ‘Wakapass’ until the last few years when her career blossomed.

After graduating from school, she picked up a white collar job as her parents didn’t like the idea of her being an actress.

Although she acquired some skills in marketing and sales even in customer service and won awards in her job, but the actress said she still felt unfulfilled.

And a t appoint, she made that bold step to pursue her career in acting, a decision she claims to be very happy about.

In her words: ” Well, I joined the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Enugu chapter at the age of 18 whilst in the university. I had also been really good with the arts, literature and English and participated in plays like ‘The Incorruptible Judge ‘,’She stoops to conquer ‘etc. in secondary school.

I saw acting as beautiful and fascinating and I wanted to join up, I remember I had to borrow money to register as I couldn’t tell my parents about it then and the guild wouldn’t let me audition without being a member. I was mighty excited about it, I couldn’t believe I was sharing the screen with my idols and role models, people I looked up to even if it was little roles I got then, we used to call it executive wakapass.

I felt unfulfilled and unhappy especially at the end days at my white collar job but it wasn’t all in vain, I would say, I acquired some great skills in marketing and sales, also in customer service, both at the call center and the office floor. I was actually really good at the job and emerged best customer service agent of the month for my team severally, I have the certificates to prove it. So I would say I have something to fall back on.”

 

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