Date Of Birth: July 7th
State Of Origin: Port Harcourt
Marital Status: Married
Movies Acted: Love Doctor, Critical Passion, Pradah, Secret Shadow, and Blood Game, Gallant Babes, Gallant Babes 2, Nation Under Siege, Secret Mission, etc.
Mary Data Uranta is a Nigerian film and television actress, producer, model, singer, and businesswoman. Born and raised in Port Harcourt, she competed in beauty pageant Miss Niger Delta, where she achieved the rank of first runner-up.
Uranta landed her first acting role in the 2000 film, Girls Hostel. In 2006, she received more significant attention with a leading role in the Nollywood movie, Secret Mission. She also featured in films, such as Love Doctor, Critical Passion, Pradah, Secret Shadow, and Blood Game, among others.
Aside from being an actress, Uranta is an entrepreneur through her own movie production company. She established the Mary Uranta Foundation, a charity organisation which helps improve the lives of underprivileged children in Opobo. Her contributions to the film industry has earned her a City People Award, Best of Nollywood Award nomination and the African Youth Ambassador Award.
The Port Harcourt born actress attended Rivers state University of Science and Technology. She has seven siblings and four step-brothers. Describing her upbringing, Uranta commented that she “had a great childhood. I never had it rough or tough growing up. Fine, I’m from an average home. But it’s never been bad. I had all I wanted as a child[…]we were one happy family.”