Arese Ugwu, is super excited today and with every right to be!
Her 13-episode TV series is finally premiering on Netflix today, September 16.
Originally a best selling novel, Author and Producer, Ugwu turned Smart Money Woman into a TV series late last year.
She expressed her excitement on her Instagram page today, writing;
“Creator, Author, Executive Producer, HBIC !!!
It’s Premiere day and I don’t even know how to act!
I’m a ball of complicated emotions… shifting gears from crying to laughing, joy to disbelief.
The feeling of pride that comes from creating something valuable.. that has had a real impact on people’s lives. This is my Legacy!
I’m in awe of God.. and so thankful to everyone that has supported #tsmwseries from book to series …this moment has been 6 years in the making but we couldn’t have done any of it without your support and your love for the book! Thank you
Our show is streaming LIVE on Netflix!!! I might be a little biased but it’s a great show, we made Magic!! You’ll enjoy it!”
TSWM follows the life of Zuri played by Osas Ighodaro, on her journey to financial liberation. Each episode tackles, debt, spending, the consumerist culture of the African middle class, the fear and misconceptions surrounding money.
It includes a stacked cast featuring Osas Ighodaro, Toni Tones, Ini Dima-Okojie, Ebenezer Eno, and Kemi Lala Akindoju.