Ufuoma Stacey McDermott is the Founder and co-partner, US McDermott (The USM Company). She is an accomplished Actress, Producer, Model, Ex Beauty queen and MC/Compere.
She is a Bachelor of Arts graduate in French Language from the University of Lagos and has a Masters degree in Public and International Affairs from same university. She bagged a certificate in Acting for Film from the New York Film Academy in 2011 and a certificate in Film Making from the Hollywood Film Industry in 2012. Ufuoma also has a Certificate in Human resource management from the London Business School and recently acquired a Certificate in the Business of Film making from the Pan Atlantic University in 2018 amongst other qualifications.
At the height of her various careers of choice, she has excelled in Acting since Feb 2004 and was awarded Best Actor – Delta Entertainment Awards 2014 and Best Actress in the 2017 City People Awards. She has been nominated in several other awards such as Best Actress, 2016 Eloy Awards; Golden Nymph Award for Best actress at the 50th edition of the prestigious Monte Carlo TV festival for her role as Lilian Wright in the TV series “My Mum And I”.
Ufuoma has also excelled in Modeling and was awarded the best model at the Red Alert fashion show. She was crowned Miss Earth Nigeria in 2004 and consequently represented Nigeria at the Miss Earth Pageant 2004. She was the 1st Runner up Miss Nigeria in 2014.
She has produced several publications, short films, feature films as well as unreleased sitcoms, Docu-series and talk show.
She has been a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria since 2004 and the Writer’s Store, Hollywood Los Angeles since 2011.
Ufuoma is married to Steven McDermott and together, they have two lovely children.