Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha who hails from Aborh Mbaise Local Government Area in Imo State was born 12 July, 1975 into a Royal family. She is the fourth in a family of four. Her late parents were medical practitioners; her father was a medical doctor and her mother a nursing officer. Rita completed her primary and secondary education in Abia State. She is a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt , Rivers State.
This beautiful light skinned screen goddess started performing since her childhood in school plays and children television shows in Imo State. She starred in her first movie titled "A Time To Kill" in 1998. She has featured in over 100movies. In 2004, she won the City People Awards as the Most Outstanding Actress.