Getting into the showbiz industry is certainly an achievement, but being a part of it consistently is even better. Adepero Oduye remains the perfect example of an empowered woman who made a name for himself in the entertainment industry as an actress. His introduction would be incomplete without mentioning that she played a primary role in the 2011 drama film, 'Pariah.'
Adepero Oduye's Whopping Net Worth
When it comes to finances and income, Adepero Oduye has barely anything to worry about, thanks to her well-stable career as an actress. Interestingly, she is occupied with numerous roles like direction, singing, and writing, which further strengthened her career portfolio. Specifically, she owns a whopping net worth of $500,000 as of July 2020. With half-a-million bank balance to her name, Oduye enjoys a lavishing lifestyle around all sorts of modern-day amenities.
Apart from her career-defining role in 'Pariah,' she played the supporting characters in '12 Years a Slave', 'The Big Short,' and 'Widows.' It was in 'Pariah' when she made her breakthrough, and the director Dee Rees who received several awards and a nomination for the movie mentioned Oduye for her inspirational performance in the film. In 2014, she made her directorial debut with 'Breaking In,' a short film about a young black man's first time being stopped and frisked by the NYPD.
According to estimates, Oduye earns around $57,140 per year, which happens to be the average salary of a actor in the entertainment industry. The year 2020 was tragic with the COVID-19 outbreak, but for Oduye, it has been action-packed since she featured in two upcoming films named 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' and 'Tazmanian Devil.'
Adepero Oduye Is A Married Woman
While Adepero Oduye might be extremely vocal about her professional endeavors in the showbiz industry, she prefers to keep a low-profile of her romantic life. Consequently, there is no clue whether Adepero is single, married, or dating any boyfriend. Even if the actress might be dating a boyfriend or married to a husband, Adepero has been quite successful in keeping it as a secret.
Even though Oduye is quite vocal and active in social media, she hasn't given a clue on her love life. In fact, she posted a picture with Mustafa Shakir in October 2018, but the two shared a proper working relationship rather than anything else.
Adepero Oduye's Early Life
Talking about the background and early life of Adepero Oduye, she in Brooklyn, New York, as one of the seven children of Nigerian parents. However, the diva never disclosed any details about her parents to the media. For her education, she graduated pre-med from Cornell University. Despite a degree in pre-med, she defied the odds and decided to follow her heart by pursuing acting.
Oduye embarked on her television and filmography journey in 2002, by featuring in Water. Furthermore, she kept on burning the midnight oil by playing in 'Half Nelson,' 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent,' and 'Louie.' Apart from acting, she loves trying new food items, trying new fashion, and travel around new places.