Yvonne Orji: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Yvonne Orji: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji (born 1983) is a Nigerian-American actress. She is known for her role as Molly in the HBO series Insecure.

Early life

Orji was born on 2nd December 1983 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, and grew up in Maryland, US.[1] She received a master’s degree in public health at George Washington University. Orji’s parents expected her to become a doctor, lawyer, pharmacist, or engineer. However, she was inspired to do comedy as a graduate student when she performed stand-up in the talent portion of a beauty pageant. After graduate school, Orji moved to New York City to pursue a career in comedy.

Personal life

Orji is a devout Christian and has stated that she will remain a virgin until marriage.


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Love That Girl! Njideka Episode: “Head Shrunk”
2013 Sex (Therapy) with the Jones Moshinda Short film
2016–present Insecure Molly Carter 18 episodes
2017 Jane the Virgin Stacy 2 episodes
2017 Flip the Script Ad Exec 1 Episode: “Mad Woman”
2018 Night School Maya
2019 Spontaneous Agent Rosetti Post-production
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