LIST: 30+ Most Beautiful Ugandan Actresses

Here is the list of some of the most beautiful actresses from Uganda. Some of these Ugandans are also talented dancer, singer, stand up comedienne, events emcee or emcee, director, philanthropist, tourism ambassador, businesswoman, humanitarian, former beauty queen titleholder, filmmaker, visual artist, playwright, musician, screenwriter, politician, activist and producer. Some of them are also having different roots like American and English. See the list below in no particular order or ranking.


LIST: 30+ Most Beautiful Ugandan Actresses


1. Aisha "Lady Aisha" Kyomuhangi is a Ugandan actress, singer and producer. She has starred in numerous stage productions including Kigenya Agenya. She is also a member of Bakayimbira Dramactors, one of Uganda's oldest stage drama groups.
TV shows: The Honourables

2. Akite Agnes is a Ugandan stand up comedienne, actress, events emcee and philanthropist. She is popularly known for her role as Arach in The Hostel TV Series where she acted as Odoch's girlfriend and owner of a shop. She has also acted in Pearl Magic's Girl From Mparo as Mama Brian, the nosy neighbour.
Born: 19 March 1983, Kampala, Uganda
Education: Makerere University
Children: Noel, Brianna
Genres: Observational comedy, Self-deprecation
Mediums: Stand-up comedy, Television
TV shows: Comedy Store Uganda (Since 2016), The Hostel (2011 – 2015), Mizigo Express

3. Anita Kyarimpa better known as Anita Fabiola is a Ugandan actress, tourism ambassador, event host, businesswoman, philanthropist and former beauty queen. 
Born: 7 June 1994, Kampala, Uganda
Alma mater: Makerere University
Siblings: Grace Ainomugisha
Movies and TV shows: Kyaddala (Since 2019), Escape from Uganda (2013), Second Chance (2016 – 2018)

4. Kansiime Kubiryaba Anne and popularly known as Anne Kansiime, is a Ugandan entertainer, comedian, and actress. She has been referred to as "Africa's Queen of Comedy" by some African media outlets.
Born: 13 April 1987, Kabale, Uganda
Spouse: Gerald Ojok (m. 2013–2017)
Siblings: Allen Linsdell, Shine Omukinga
Movies and TV shows: Girl from Mparo, East Africa's Got Talent, Mizigo Express, Bullion

5. Bettinah Tianah is a Ugandan television personality, actress, model, and fashionista. She is known for hosting television programs like Youth Voice, Be My Date, and The Style Project. She also played a lead role in The Hostel television series.
Born: 10 November 1993, Uganda
TV shows: The Hostel
Education: Cavendish University Uganda, Makerere University Business School

6. Elizabeth Anna Okino is a retired American gymnast, a member of the famous "Károlyi Six-Pack" who in 1992, helped the United States win their first Olympic team medal, in a non-boycotted Olympic Games. Her father, Francis Okino, is Ugandan.
Born: 4 June 1975, Entebbe, Uganda
Height: 1.62 m
Spouse: Jacob Daniel DeVere
Education: York Community High School
Parents: Francis Okino, Aurelia Matei
Movies and TV shows: Creature Unknown (2004), Æon Flux (2005), Z Games (Since 1999)

7. Cinderella Sanyu is a Ugandan musician. She was one of the original members of Blu*3 which also consisted of Lilian Mbabazi and Jackie Chandiru. She has performed with P-Square, Wahu, Beenie Man, Ne-Yo, Tiwa savage, Bobi Wine, Shaggy, Chameleon, Bebe Cool, Davido, Mr. G and Radio & Weasel.
Born: 28 August 1985, Uganda
Albums: The King Herself, Kisses at Midnight
Children: Amani Brunetti
Genre: Pop music, Dancehall, Rhythm and blues, Afrobeat, Hip-Hop/Rap
Movies: Bella (2017), November Tear (2019)

8. Cleopatra Koheirwe is a Ugandan actress, writer, singer and media personality. She first appeared onscreen as Joy in The Last King of Scotland in 2006. She has since garnered numerous roles on different film and television projects locally and internationally including a role on Netflix's Sense8 as Mother in season 2.
Born: 15 January 1982
Education: Makerere University
Movies and TV shows: Yogera (2010), Kona (2013 – 2014), The Last King of Scotland (2006), Kyaddala (Since 2019)

9. Dora Mwima, also Dorah Mwima is a beauty pageant contestant who was crowned Miss Uganda 2008 at the age of 18 years. She represented Uganda in Miss World 2008 in South Africa.
Born: 1990, Tororo, Uganda
Spouse: Nader Barrak
Title: Miss Uganda 2008
Movies: The Ugandan

10. Doreen Mirembe is a Ugandan actress, filmmaker, producer, founder of Amani and dental assistant at Pan Dental Surgery. She has acted in numerous films and TV series as well as producing her own movies.
Born: 4 October 1987, Uganda
Alma mater: Makerere University
Movies and TV shows: A Dog Story (2015), KAFA COH, New Intentions (2016), Deception (2013 – 2016)

11. Eleanor Vaal Nansibo Nabwiso is a Ugandan actress, producer, director and television personality. She is known for her work on The Hostel, Rain, Beneath the Lies - The Series and Bed of Thorns as the director. 
Education: Sikkim Manipal University
Movies and TV shows: Bed of Thorns (2019), The Hostel (2011 – 2015), Prickly Roses (2020), Kyaddala (Since 2019)

12. Esteri Tebandeke is a Ugandan film and theatre actress, dancer and visual artist. She is a graduate of the Margaret Trowell School of Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University.
Born: 16 May 1984, Kampala, Uganda
Spouse: Samuel Tebandeke (m. 2011)
Movies: Imperial Blue (2019), Queen of Katwe (2016), Little Black Dress, Kahawa Black

13. Fauziah Nakiboneka is a Ugandan actress, singer, dancer and humanitarian. She is a lead actress in The Ebonies, one of Uganda's most successful and oldest stage drama groups.
Born: 15 May 1977, Kampala, Uganda
Education: Kampala International University (Bachelor of Journalism)

14. Flavia Tumusiime is a Ugandan actress, radio and television host, voice-over artist, emcee and author of 30 Days of Flavia.
Born: 11 February 1989, Kampala, Uganda
Children: Liam Ashaba Kabuura (son)
Education: Makerere University
Books: 30 Days of Flavia
Movies and TV shows: Beneath the Lies – The Series (2014 – 2016), Kiwani: The Movie (2008), Big Brother Africa (2003), Reserved

15. Florence Kasumba is a Ugandan-born German actress. Other than acting in German and Dutch films, she is most known for playing Ayo in Captain America: Civil War, Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War.
Born: 26 October 1976, Kampala, Uganda
Height: 1.73 m
Nationality: Ugandan
Education: Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Movies and TV shows: Black Panther (2018), The Lion King (2019), Deutschland 86 (2018), I Love You Too (2001)

16. Gladys "G'dah" Oyenbot is a Ugandan actress, singer and producer. She is known for playing Dorotia on Mpeke Town, and as Beatrice on the award winning drama series Yat Madit Yat Madit. 
Born: 11 July 1982, Nebbi, Uganda
Education: Makerere University
TV shows: Yat Madit, Mpeke Town, 5 @Home, 5 Home
Movies: The Girl in the Yellow Jumper (2020), Kyenvu (2018), Communion, Haunted Souls (2013)

17. Hellen Lukoma is a Ugandan, actress, model, fashion designer and singer. She is well known for her roles as Patra on The Hostel, Hellen Mutungi on Beneath The Lies. She rose to fame as a member of the all girl music group The Obsessions before venturing into modelling, fashion design and acting. 
Born: 23 April 1989, Uganda
Genre: New Age
Alma mater: Makerere University
Movies and TV shows: The Hostel (2011 – 2015), Situka (2015), Beneath the Lies – The Series (2014 – 2016), The Honourables (Since 2017)

18. Juliana Kanyomozi is a Ugandan musician, actress and entertainer.
Born: 27 November 1980, Uganda
Education: Namasagali University
Albums: Kanyimbe, Bits & Pieces
Children: Keron Raphael Kabugo

19. Kemiyondo Coutinho is a Ugandan playwright, actress and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She started a music platform titled A Ka Dope aimed at giving new Uganda artists an audience. Her directorial debut short film Kyenvu won Best Narrative Short Film at Pan African Film Festival. 
Born: Kampala, Uganda
Education: American Conservatory Theater, Waterford Kamhlaba United World College, Lewis & Clark College
Movies and TV shows: Kyenvu (2018), Little America (Since 2020), Discover Uganda

20. Laura Kahunde is a Ugandan actress. She currently plays Angela on NTV's Second Chance She is known to have starred in Mariam Ndagire's films Hearts in Pieces alongside Abby Mukiibi, Where We Belong, and Dear Mum with Mariam Ndagire herself.
Born: Kampala, Uganda
Nephew: Keron Raphael Kabugo
Siblings: Juliana Kanyomozi
Movies and TV shows: Love Faces (2017), Hello (2011), Second Chance (2016 – 2018), Bullion (2014)

21. Leila Nakabira also Leilah Nakabira is a Ugandan actress, screenwriter and women activist. She is the CEO of Lepa Africa Films and Founder of Leilah Nakabira For Charity Foundation.
Born: 1993, Uganda
Education: Makerere University
Movies: The Forbidden (2018)

22. Madina Nalwanga is a Ugandan actress famous for her lead role as Phiona in Disney's Queen of Katwe. The film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl living in a slum in Katwe who learns to play chess and becomes a Woman Candidate Master.
Born: 2 February 2002, Kampala, Uganda
Other name: Queen
Movies: Queen of Katwe, Regina din Katwe, Kraljica Katvea
Nominations: Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer
Awards: Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Young Actor

23. Malaika Tenshi Nnyanzi professionally known by her mononym as Malaika is a Ugandan actress, media personality, model and fashionista.
Born: 15 December 1989, Nairobi, Kenya
Station: 91.3 Capital FM
Alma maters: Gayaza High School, Makerere College School, United States International University Africa
Movies and TV shows: Veronica's Wish (2018), Bed of Thorns (2019), The Honourables (Since 2017), Mela (Since 2019)

24. Maureen Nankya is a Ugandan actress who featured in Mariam Ndagire's maiden film Down This Road I Walk plus sitcom Tendo Sisters which was run on NTV Uganda, Bukedde TV and Maisha Magic.
Movies: The Life, The Casual, City Of Dust

25. Milka Irene Soobya is a Ugandan actress and politician most known for her breakout role as Monica on NTV Uganda's drama series Deception and as Fifi Aripa on Power of Legacy. She contested for the Woman Member of Parliament for Jinja after Jinja received city status. 
Born: 1989, Buwenge, Uganda
Education: Kyambogo University
TV shows: Power of Legacy (Since 2019), Deception (2013 – 2016)

26. Monica Jacobs Birwinyo is a Ugandan actress and Television personality.
Born: 4 June 1990, Uganda
TV shows: Movie Digest Show (2012 – 2014), Balikoowa in the City (2016 – 2017)

27. Nana Hill Kagga Macpherson is a Ugandan actress, filmmaker, content creator, scriptwriter, petroleum engineer and motivational speaker. She is known for her work on The Life, Beneath The Lies - The Series as a writer and executive producer, and as an actress in shows such as Star Trek.
Born: 6 April 1979, Uganda
Education: Gayaza High School
Children: Naava Kagga
Movies and TV shows: Beneath the Lies – The Series (2014 – 2016), The Life (2012), A Good Day to be Black & Sexy (2008), He's Just Not That Into You (2009)

28. Natasha Sinayobye is a Ugandan actress, model, singer and dancer. She debuted as a lead actress the Ugandan film Bala Bala Sese alongside her boyfriend back then Michael Kasaija. She currently plays her role of Kaitesi Munyana on Nana Kagga's TV Series, Beneath The Lies - The Series. 
Children: Sean Mario
Movies and TV shows: Bala Bala Sese (2015), Beneath the Lies – The Series (2014 – 2016)

29. Nisha Kalema is a Ugandan multi-award winning actress, producer and writer. She won 3 Best Actress Awards at the Uganda Film Festival Awards in 2015, 2016 and 2018 for her roles as Grace in The Tailor, Amelia in Freedom and Veronica in Veronica's Wish respectively.
Born: 1993, Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda
Awards: Full list
Movies and TV shows: Veronica's Wish (2018), Yat Madit (2016 – 2017), The Only Son (2016), Ugandan Pollock

30. Phiona Mutesi is a Ugandan chess player. She has represented Uganda at four Women's Chess Olympiads, and is one of the first titled female players in Ugandan chess history. Mutesi is the subject of a 2012 book and a 2016 film called Queen of Katwe.
Born: 1996, Kampala, Uganda
Parents: Harriet Mutesi
Title: FIDE titles (2012)
Education: Northwest University
Movies: Queen of Katwe

31. Rehema Nanfuka is a Ugandan film, theatre and television actress, director, and filmmaker known for her roles in Imani, Veronica's Wish, Imbabazi, Haunted Souls, The Road We Travel, Queen of Katwe, Imperial Blue among other films. 
Born: 25 May 1985, Jinja, Uganda
TV shows: Yat Madit
Education: Makerere University, Maisha Film Lab
Awards: Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Promising Actress
Movies: Veronica's Wish (2018), Imperial Blue (2019), The Girl in the Yellow Jumper (2020), KAFA COH

32. Sheebah Karungi is a Ugandan recording artist, dancer and actress who debuted her acting career in Queen of Katwe as Shakira. After quitting Obsessions, a dance group she joined in 2006, she rose to recognition upon the release of her hit single "Ice Cream".
Born: 11 November 1989, Kawempe, Kampala, Uganda
Movies: Queen of Katwe
Parents: Edith Kabazungu, Ahamada Kimali Musoke
Siblings: Mariam Jumba

33. Stellah Nantumbwe also Stella Nantumbwe, but commonly known as Ellah is a Ugandan actress, media personality, and former 2013/2014 Miss Uganda. She was Uganda's representative to the Big Brother Africa, in 2014.
Born: 1991
Education: University of Greenwich
Movies and TV shows: Second Chance (2016 – 2018), False Dreams (Since 2020), Bella (2017)

34. Susan Basemera is a Ugandan singer and actress.
Other name: Zani Lady C
Movies and TV shows: Little America (Since 2020), Gubagude Ko, Can You Keep a Secret: CKS

35. Zawedde "Zawe" Ashton is an English actress, playwright, director and narrator best known for her roles in Channel 4 comedy dramas Not Safe for Work and Fresh Meat. Other credits include the feature films Blitz and St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold. Her maternal grandfather, Paulo Muwanga, was President and Prime Minister of Uganda.
Born: 21 July 1984, London Borough of Hackney, London, United Kingdom
Height: 1.8 m
Parents: Paul Ashton, Victoria Ashton
Education: Parliament Hill School, Manchester School of Theatre
Books: Character Breakdown, Skunk (Multiplay Drama)
Movies and TV shows: Fresh Meat (2011 – 2016), Velvet Buzzsaw (2019), Betrayal, Blitz (2011)


Do Not Sell My Personal Information
- LISTPH.COM