Who is Portia Oduba?
Portia Oduba is an English television researcher who is well recognized as the wife of Ore Oduba. Ore Duba is the season 14 winner of BBC One’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.
Full Name: Portia Oduba
Age: 30 years old
Date of Birth: November 13, 1989
Birthplace: Kent County, England
Father: Nick Oduba
Mother: Sophie Oduba
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Profession: Television researcher
Husband: Ore Oduba
Children: Roman Oduba
Portia Oduba: Age, Wiki, Parents
She was born on November 13, 1989, in Kent County, England. She is currently 30 years old. Her father’s name is Nick Oduba and her mother’s name is Sophie Oduba. She is the oldest of their children. Her sister’s name is Oona and her little brother’s name is Dexter.
Her father, Nick is the lead singer of the 80s punk rock band ‘Anti-Nowhere League’. He still occasionally performs with the band, he has tamed his old wild ways. He quit school at the age of 16 and then joined the biker gang ‘The Chosen Few’. He spent two years in prison and lived ‘off the grid’ in the Canadian wilderness to avoid a gang conflict. He got kicked out of the British music program ‘Top of Pops’ for bringing an axe into the studio. Her mother is famous in her own right.
Portia Oduba: Early Life, education
She was a budding athlete as a young student at Kent College. She helped her school place first by earning the top spots in the track and field events long jump and discus in the 200 Kent Schools Athletics Trophy Competitions. She was included on the school’s U13 team in the same year and won the Kent Schools Netball Championship.
Also, it is heard that she attended the University of Leeds, but the information about what she studied is still missing.
Portia Oduba: Husband
She has been married to Ore Oduba since November 1, 2015. The couple has welcomed a son named Roman Oduba in January 2018. Ore is a TV presenter and the couple tied their knot at the historic Penshurst Place. The pair met the first time at Loughborough University where Ore had earned his degree.
She regularly features her son on her social media sites however, she has not posted his full-face till date. Also, whenever she was asked why this was the case then she explained it was a choice they made as parents and that he could decide what to post when he was old enough.
Currently, the family is living together and the couple is enjoying their relationship at their highest level. Portia belongs to white ethnicity and her husband belongs to black ethnicity. The interracial marriage life between them proves that the love between husband and wife does not depend on appearance and on race.
Portia Oduba: Career
She began her carer in the TV industry in 2011 as a junior researcher for the children’s channel ‘CBeebies’ on the BBC Network. After a year, she worked as a production assistant on the first season of the channel’s ‘The Rhyme Rocket’.
She remained with BBC as a TV Researcher on shows like ‘Blue Peter’ and ‘A Question of Sport’ for several years. In 2017, she stopped working in preparation for her baby boy.
Portia Oduba: Body Measurement
She has a tall height with fair skin. She has maintained her body structure and makes a perfect match with her husband. Her husband has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and he weighs 78 kg.