Many Happy Returns Dr. Usman Adeyemi!

Dr. Uzee Usman Adeyemi is a Nigerian actor and producer best known for his work on the movies Voiceless, Mustapha, and Oga Abuja. He was born on November 11th, 1986. His talent for merging Nollywood with Kannywood earned him numerous accolades, including Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2016 National Heritage Award.

Uzee was born and raised in Kaduna, Kaduna State, but is a native of Kwara State. Prior to moving on to study special effects in South Africa, he earned two degrees from the Universities of Abuja and Jos in political science and English language, respectively.

In 2003, Dr. Uzee Usman started out in the makeup industry. He started making movies in 2013, and since then, he has produced several films that have won awards, both in Kannywood and Nollywood, such as Oga Abuja, which won Best Hausa Movie of the Year at the 2013 City People Entertainment Awards, and Maja, which won Best Film of the Year (Kannywood) at the 2014 City People Entertainment Awards and was nominated in the Best Picture category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Iheris University Togo conferred an Honorary Doctorate degree upon him in 2021.

Awards won by Dr. Uzee

2008 – Best Make up – ‘London Boy’ Africa Movie Academy Awards

2013 – Best Movie of the Year – ‘Oga Abuja’ City People Entertainment Awards

2014 – Best Movie of the Year (Kannywood) – ‘City People Entertainment Awards’

2014 – Best Movie of the Year – ‘Oga Abuja’ Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award

2016 – Best Film Producer (Nollywood) – ‘Eagle Wings’ African Hollywood Awards

2022 – Honourary Award – Northern Nigerian Peace Award

2022 – Best Film International (Nollywood) – ‘Eagle Wings’ Nollywood Travel Film Festival Athens

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