Dr Uchenna Okoye Wiki – Dr Uchenna Okoye Biography
Dr Uchenna Okoye, famous television dentist, has died after a “sudden illness”, according to her representatives. The 53-year-old starred in makeover show 10 Years Younger and was a regular contributor to ITV’s This Morning. Tributes have poured in on social media, with fans writing about their “shock” and sadness. Dr Okoye died following a “sudden illness” on Friday, according to a statement on her Instagram page. Her representatives told Sky News that the mother-of-one was ill at her home. They added: “At this time, we ask for her prayers for her young daughter, her family, her staff at London Smiling Dental Group and her friends who are struggling to come to terms with her loss.” Dr Okoye was a medical expert on ITV’s This Morning and contributed to a number of other programmes, newspapers and magazines.
Dr Uchenna Okoye was 53 years old.
She was perhaps best known for appearing on 10 Years Younger, which began on Channel 4, and its spin-off show 10 Years Younger In 10 Days on Channel 5. She also ran two dental practices in London and had her own range of dental products. According to an online profile of Dr. Okoye, she graduated from Guy’s Hospital in London and was an expert in cosmetic dentistry. She was an honorary clinical doctor at St George’s Hospital, London and clinical director of the London Smiling Dental Group. The 10-year-younger presenter, Cherry Healey, was among those paying tribute. She wrote on Instagram: “There are really no adequate words to say how much this absolute strength of a human being will be missed and how sad this news is. “I was very lucky to work with Dr. Uchenna at @10yearsyounger for many happy years and then got to know her as a beautiful friend of hers.” She added: “She spoke with so much passion and love for the people she helped smile again, and she was the warmest, smartest, funniest woman you could ever want to meet.”