Born Uchenna Jennifer Eze on July 26, 1984 (37) Maiduguri, Nigeria
Other Names Uche Pedro
Alma mater University of Western Ontario
Profession: Media-Tech Entrepreneur
Uche Pedro (born in Uche Eze; 26 July 1984) is a Nigerian businessman. She’s the initiator and CEO of BellaNaija, a media technology brand known for its life and entertainment content. Under his supervision, BellaNaija’s social footmark has grown through its collaborative brands-BellaNaija.com, BellaNaija Weddings, and BellaNaija Style-to come the largest on the African mainland with over 200 million impressions each month.
Uche was born and raised in Nigeria, where she finished primary and secondary education. Uche holds an Honors Diploma in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School, where she graduated with distinction in 2006. In 2020, she earned a Masters’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Uche has worked for Shell Canada, Cadbury Middle East & Africa in the UK, and Cadbury in Nigeria. In July 2006, she innovated BellaNaija. She stated that the idea of establishing BellaNaija came while she was studying at a university in Canada, where she spent two weeks on holiday and soon came wearied. inspired to start something that represented that youthful and instigative vibe in the country when she came to Nigeria and to watch the growing advancements in fashion, entertainment, and business.
Uche is a member of TEDGlobal and a mate in the Nigeria Leadership Initiative. Uche realized the eventuality of what he was erecting and went ahead to organize the business. Take a step forward in organizing your business by registering a parent company, BainStone Limited.
Barnstone Limited is concentrated on developing and managing innovative and instigative online multimedia content for Africans. The company was one of 50 high-implicit SMEs named and entered the British Airways, Opportunity Grant. In 2013, Uche was commemorated as the British Council’s Young International Media Entrepreneur for Nigeria. In 2014 and 2015, the online magazine Forbes ranked Uche among the 30 most promising youthful entrepreneurs in Africa.
In December 2015, she was named one of Ventures Africa’s 2015 most influential CEOs, as well as 2015’s New African Women of the Time, and was on the QUARTZ list of 30 African originators. In 2016, she earned the award for African Blogger of the Time at the Nickelodeon Kiddies Choice Awards. In 2017, Uche was brought on as a communal leader creating a difference in the world to the first Obama Foundation summit and partook in Stanford’s seed transformation program. In February 2018, Uche was featured on the periodic OkayAfrica100 Women campaign, celebrating extraordinary women from Africa and the Diaspora who stir in a wide range of diligence while making a positive effect in their communities and the world at large.
Uche was named to share in Bill and Melinda Gates’2018 crusade. Uche Pedro attained an offer to the Obama Foundation Summit; a 2- day meeting with around 500 communal leaders from around the world. The BellaNaija crew completed the Stanford Seed Transformation Program in 2017, a 12-month program where high-implicit leaders are challenged to assess their company’s vision and review strategies.
Future Awards Youth of the Time, Stylish Use of Technology African Fashion Week Outstanding Contribution to FAB Fashion Communication Awards Online Publication of the Year UNFPA/ UNICEF 2018 Frown Awards for sweats to cover the rights of all girls and their donation to the abandonment of female genital mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria.
Uche Pedro is earning huge profit with Google Adsense, direct advertisements, patronized posts, and wedding features. She’s one of the most Influential Women in Africa with an estimated net worth of$ 4 million