ABOUT OUR FOUNDER
MS. UCHENNA UMEAGUKWU
Holds B.sc in Political Science, Ex- Professional Runway Model at Echo Moda modeling Agency in New bond street London, former beauty queen Face of Nigeria 2005 She is a highly- respected Hair Extension Entrepreneur in Hollywood and Beverly Hills ,Successful and smart Business woman, The talented wig /pony tail designer discovered has passion for hair at the age of 12. This was just a smart vision of 20 years of following her mum’s foot steps in the hair industry, after installing literally thousands of weaves in her mum’s hair salon and fashion house in Enugu Nigeria.
Uchenna decided to make it big and turn her dreams into reality. she knows both the distinct and subtle differences that is made for quality hair. Armed with her experience, The mother of three launched her own wig line in 2011,the company established operations and formed strong relationships directly with Indian temple brokers, thereby ensuring that the hair came exclusively from the temple source / one donor .
The critical decision and investment paid off and UCHE HAIR has since achieved significant acclaim and a reputation for excellence throughout the industry. since her humble beginning of selling hair off of her Car, Home garage and door to door she has grown into one of the largest importers of indian, European and Brazilian hair world-wide. From Celebrities, powered salons to high earn beauty bars, to Being on National Televisions i.e. VH1, Bravo, Bet, Centric, E News, Style Network , We TV, and Magazines her brand has cultivated a loyal customer base that know quality Hair and expect the best quality anytime they order from UCHE HAIR and that is exactly what we deliver year round.
In 2005 right after she was crowned as a beauty Queen, Uche launched her non profit UCHE FOUNDATION in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria where she organized THE RED BALL charity event creating HIV/AIDS awareness all over Nigeria , she raised over $200,000.00 in donations. In june 2008 Uche lost her Mentor/mum from Cancer which was painful exit for her seeing her mum go through pain before she passed away, UCHE decided to focus UCHE FOUNDATION on giving out free Hair pieces /wigs to women and children going through hair loss all over the world.
In 2010 She founder AMERICAN KIDS ACADEMY located in Lekki Nigeria.
She works 24 hours round the clock managing her kids, making out time for her creator and growing her empire, organizations like WOMEN EMPOWERMENT LOS ANGELES, WIGS FOR CHILDREN and SAVE A CHILD have honored and recognized her Achievements.
Uchenna has been appointed as the President AMERICAN WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR INC .