Uru began her acting career with a London based acting group called 'The association of multinational performing Artists' in the UK, where she featured in a number of stage plays and in house productions.
"Uru Eke gained a certificate to higher education in computing at Lewisham college from there she went on to study 'Business Information Technology' at the University of Greenwich then launched her career in IT working as a Business Acceptance Test Analyst with some of the UK's leading financial institutions such as Zurich International, Legal and General, HSBC, Halifax and Lloyds TSB.
In 2011 Uru decided to switch careers and focus on event hosting and acting fulltime after dedicating five years to the IT industry. While in her 9-5 job Uru took up vocational training courses and improved her craft and is now a seasoned, trained Actor, event host and Associate producer of Dream Walker’ and the soon to be released film ‘Remember Me’. She has also acted in a number of films namely 'Forgive me father', Ebony, Lucky joe, Widows men, African Soldier, The return of Ogidi, friends in Love, Save the Prince, The Gift, Timeless Passion, Strive, Darkside, Last flight, Weekend Getaway, One Last Word, The Duplex and Being Mrs Elliot to mention a few.
In September 2012 CNN's Vladimir Duthiers conducted an interview with Uru for their world wide 300million viewership program 'Inside Africa' where she was asked about her journey into acting, the 2012 Nollywood blockbuster release 'Last Flight to Abuja' where she played chief air hostess and her plans for the future. The video for the interview can still be viewed on the CNN website or via : Read more
Some time in July 2013 Uru was invited to the Gambia to represent Nollywood as part of celebrations of International Youth Day 2013, the African Youth Panel organized the Africa Youth Charter Ambassador program- an extensive training platform aimed to duly equip its Ambassadors for the crucial youth activity ahead, and grooming “young voices” that would be heard and respected all over the world. With notable African figures of diverse backgrounds including academicians, civil society experts, entrepreneurs, art managers and politicians in attendance. The 4-day meeting organised in collaboration with the Children and Community Initiative for Development (CAID), with support funds from the Roskilde Charity Society of Denmark was an eye-opener to the potential that can be duly utilised in creating a more vibrant youth-drive in the continent, channelling all the necessary resources- both material and intellectual- to building a strong network of young-changers.
Despite her IT background, Uru is a natural actress whose work has not gone unnoticed as she was nominated in 2014 for 'Best of Nollywood'(BON) awards, ELOY Awards, Golden Icon Awards for her various roles in different film projects. Aside acting Uru has co-hosed a number of events such as the 2014 Nollywood Movie awards along side Dakore Egbuson, Gideon Okeke and Denerele Edun. As well as the closing ceremony for the African International Film festival alongside Ramsey Noah, Gideon Okeke and Yvonne Ekwere, thereby ensuring a steady growth in her career in Entertainment.