'OITNB' Star Uzo Aduba Has Husband? Onscreen Lesbian Married Status
Call it a price of fame or people talking nonsense, but ever since the release of Orange Is The New Black, actress Uzo Aduba’s name continuously got riled up in bizarre rumors. The most recent gossip involving the actress could be the tipping point.
The 38-year-old Boston native made a name for herself portraying the character Suzanne Warren aka Crazy Eyes in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black (OITNB). A year before the landing the role as Crazy Eyes, Uzo had made her debut on the silver screen by making an appearance on the TV show Blue Bloods.
Official Trailer: Uzo features heavily on the season eight trailer of Orange Is The New Black which aired on 27 July 2018 exclusively on Netflix (Published on:- 9 July 2018)
Prior to her TV career, she was a famous face in the East Coast Broadway scene, having featured in numerous plays -- namely, Coram Boy (2007) and Venice (2012)
Behind Uzo Aduba’s Awards & Net Worth: Portrayal Of Lesbian Character On OITNB
Orange Is The New Black - a show based on a memoir by Piper Kerman which entailed her experiences at a federal prison - premiered on 11 July 2013 exclusively on Netflix amidst massive fanfare and critical acclaim.
Awards have been synonymous to the show since then; Uzo to be more specific.
For her portrayal of the lesbian character named Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, the 38-year-old actress has won numerous awards including 5 Screen Actors Guild Award and 1 Critics’ Choice Television Award(2014).
She also has won 2 Primetime Emmy Awards in the year 2014 and 2015 for her supporting role in OITNB. Along with Natasha Lyonne, Asia Kate Dillion, Kimiko Glenn and the rest of the stars of OITNB, Uzo has nabbed three Screen Actors Guild Awards on the category Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series for the last three years now.
Aside awards, Uzo has amassed a net worth of more than $1 million.
Uzo Aduba Dating Status: High School Boyfriend Still In Picture?
Because of her life-like portrayal of the lesbian character in OITNB, Uzo is widely believed to be a lesbian in real life as well; which is not true.
In 2016, Uzo was accompanied to the 2016 SAG Awards by her alleged high school sweetheart, who goes by his Instagram handle: @mcrow55.
Soon after their red carpet debut, people began to speculate the identity of her date.
Dating Rumors:- Uzo shares a collage of dates pictures of her boyfriend from back in the day on Instagram on 31 January 2016 (Photo:- Uzo Aduba's Instagram)
Realizing the commotion she had created, she addressed the boyfriend-esque situation by uploading a picture of her and her alleged boyfriend with the captions that read:
He asked me to the prom, I said yes. I asked him to SAGs, he said yes. #sagawards @mcrow55
They were not dating after all, but just a couple of old flames reliving their glory days. However, this wasn’t the first time that false rumors surrounding her dating life had hit the Internet.
Uzo Aduba’s Rumored Husband Is Married To Different Woman
Uzo was once rumored to have been married to Leslie Odom. Jr -- when in fact her alleged husband has been married to actress Nicollette Robinson for years now.
Like every other Hollywood rumor, this too died down eventually after the OITNB star’s alleged husband’s marital status became a public knowledge.
Married or Nah?:- Uzo along with her alleged husband, Leslie and Leslie's wife, Nicollette smiles for the camera while attending an industry event (Photo:- elitedaily.com)
The widespread speculation can be attributed to their budding friendship, which had blossomed after the duo co-starred in the 2012 play Venice.
Their play, Venice, however, never made it to the Broadway.