Ime Udoka Wife: Net Worth & Career

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It probably feels lucky to be called Ime Udoka Wife because he is a successful player. He has achieved way more than a person coming from a financially struggling household can think of.

Being married to someone you love very deeply and genuinely is an honor someone could ever ask for. Nia Long and Ime Udoka are exemplary couples who reflect love and devotion. 

To be precise, Nia long is an American actress who has been in a relationship with the basketball prodigy Ime Udoka since 2010.

Ime Udoka and Nia long (Source: NBC Sports)
Ime Udoka and Nia long (Source: NBC Sports)

Let’s go deep into the lives of this lovely and powerful duo, but before that, let’s learn some quick facts:

 Quick Facts

Full Name Nitara Carlynn Long
Date of Birth October 30, 1970
Birth Place Brooklyn, NY
Age 53 years old
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Height 5 Feet 2 Inches
Weight 60 kg
Hair Color Chocolate Cherry
Eye Color Dark Brown
  • Massai Zhivago Dorsey II
  • Kez Sunday Udoka
Marital Status Married
Husband Ime Udoka
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
Profession Actress
Net Worth $13 million
Merch  Held Up (DVD)
Last Update June, 2024

Short Glance on Ime Udoka

Ime Udoka is a veteran professional basketball player from Nigeria who works as an assistant coach for the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs.

He previously played three seasons as a small forward for the Spurs.

He has competed for Nigeria at the international level, helping the team win bronze medals at the FIBA Africa Championships in Algeria and Madagascar in 2005 and 2011.

Ime Udoka as an assistant coach (Source: NBC)
Ime Udoka as an assistant coach (Source: NBC)

In 2006, he received the ‘Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award.’ 

Ime played high school basketball at Jefferson High School before playing college basketball for the San Francisco Dons and the Portland State Vikings.

After being undrafted in the NBA Draft 2000, he shortly played for the Fargo-Moorhead Beez and Club Sportivo Independiente.

His professional basketball career began after being selected 39th overall in the 2002 NBDL Draft by the Charleston Lowgators.

Net Worth

According to online sources, he has an estimated net worth of $11 million.

All these add up from his playing career, brand endorsement deals with companies, and currently as an assistant coach of a multimillion team.

Ime Udoka Wife | Nia Long

Nia Long is an actress, dancer, voice actor, and music video director from the United States. Her most notable roles are The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch on the crime drama series.

She also starred in many films, including Big Momma’s House, The Best Man, Love Jones, Soul Food, Boiler Room, Friday, Boyz n the Hood, In Too, and Are We There Yet?

Nia Long (Source: Instagram)
Nia Long (Source: Instagram)

She played the lead in Friday alongside Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. She is regarded as a pop culture icon in the entertainment world.

Nia is also one of the world’s 12 wealthiest black actresses. She has received three NAACP awards over her life.

Television Career

In 1986, Nia Long made her television debut as ‘Darla Perkins’ in ‘The B.R.A.T Patrol’ of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color.

She was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special’ for her role as ‘Karen’ in the television movie ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2’ in 2000.

She appeared in six episodes of Amy Brenneman’s American legal drama television series Judging Amy as ‘Andrea Solomon.’

Between 2007 and 2010, she participated in prominent TV shows such as ‘Boston Legal’ as Vanessa Walker, ‘Big Shots’ as Katie Graham, and ‘The Cleveland Show’ as ‘Roberta Tubbs’.

Movie Career

Nia Long made her cinematic debut in 1990 as ‘Fingers’ in the film ‘Buried Alive.’ She starred in ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ ‘Made in America,’ and ‘Friday’ before portraying Nina Mosley in the 1997 American romantic drama film ‘Love Jones.’

Long was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and the Acapulco Black Film Festival Awards for Best Actress.

She was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award at the Black Reel Awards in 2000 for her work as Abbie Halpert in the American murder drama film ‘Boiler Room.’

The actress played ‘Lonette’ in the critically praised 2004 British-American romantic comedy-drama film ‘Alfie’. She was nominated for a Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for the second time.

Nia’s work earned her attention over the years, and in 2013, she was lauded for her outstanding performance in the American comedy-drama film ‘The Best Man Holiday.

Beauty Product Lineup

Nia kept her skin in good shape by using high-end cosmetics. She uses Nars Satin Lip Pencil, Makeup For Ever Waterproof Lip Liner, and Bobbi Brown Rose Gold Lip Gloss.

She also uses Yves Saint Laurent’s Touche Eclat in Luminous Amber, Yonka, and MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural Powder.

Kerastase Masquelntense is what she utilizes for her hair growth. She says that she has a thing for makeup and beauty products.

According to some rumors, she has been partnered with Nars Satin.

Ime Udoka Wife | Early Life

Nitara Carlynn was Nia Long’s birth name, and she rose to popularity as “Nia” Long. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on October 30, 1970.

Her father’s name is Talita Long, and her mother’s name is Doughtry Long  Her father worked as a printmaker and a teacher. Her mother was also a poet and a high school English teacher.

Lori Ann Rambough, also known as Sommore, is her other half-sister. As a result of her parent’s divorce, she began her education in Los Angeles.

She also attended Paseo Del Rey Elementary School for her early education. In 1989, she received her graduate degree from Westchester High School. She enrolled in acting, jazz, guitar, ballet, and other classes.

Ime Udoka Wife | Personal Life

Nia Long and Ime Udoka got engaged in May 2015. He worked for the San Antonio Spurs as an Assistant Coach at that time. This lovely couple has one son together.

The couple’s child, Kez Sunday Udoka, was born on January 01, 2011. Kez is now 13 years old.

Nia Long with both of her children and her husband (Source: Showbiz)
Nia Long with both of her children and her husband (Source: Showbiz)

She also has another child from her previous relationship with Massai Z. Dorsey, an actor. Their son’s name is Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, born on November 26, 2000. He is 23 years old.

There have been numerous rumors in the media that Nia Long has contributed a significant portion of her net worth to the fight against malaria and the individuals who are affected by it.

Body Measurements

Nia Long is 5 feet 2 inches (1.58 meters) tall and weighs 60 kilograms (132 lbs). Her hair color is chocolate cherry, and her eyes are also brown.

Ime Udoka Wife | Net Worth

Her whole net worth comes from playing roles in several Hollywood films and television series. She made her acting debut on the soap opera Guiding Light, where she played Kathryn”Kat” first.

She has signed a three-year contract with this production.

According to recent sources and analyses, Nia Long’s net worth is over $13 million. She gets money through various enterprises, including being the CEO of multiple restaurant chains in Washington called “The Fat Long Burger.”

Assets and Lavish Lifestyle

Nia Long is living the life of a princess. She currently resides in a luxurious mansion in Los Angeles, California. Her home has four bathrooms and three bedrooms and is around 2,819 square feet.

Many luxurious automobiles, boats, and other vehicles are included in her possessions. She also paid 35000 USD for a Ranger Rover Evoque SUV.

As a result, fame has lavished her with countless benefits. In April 2003, she bought the mansion from actor Giovanni Ribisi.

Social Media Presence

There is no way a modern celebrity won’t be on social media. Relevant to her work in this industry, she has many followers and crazy fans out there.

Nia has around 3.7 million followers on Instagram, 1.1 million on Twitter, and 4.2 million on Facebook. Long is quite active on these social media handles and posts about herself and sometimes funny things.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Nia Long and Jamie Foxx related?

’47 Meters Down ‘ starring Nia Long and Corinne Foxx (Jamie Foxx’s daughter), making her feature picture debut is the sequel to the Mandy Moore and Claire Holt-starring shark thriller Uncaged.

Who is Nia Long’s husband?

Ime Udoka. He is a famous NBA basketball player from Jamaica. They are engaged and will soon have plans to get married.

Was Udoka’s mother white?

Ime was of mixed origin and was born into the Udoka family. He was qualified for Nigerian citizenship because his father was of Akwa Ibom origin.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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