10 Real Facts About Ken Erics Ugo

Filed in Actor, Noisemakers by on July 25, 2019

10 Real Facts About Ken Erics Ugo: Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh a Nigerian film actor, writer and occasional musician.

  • Born: February 28, 1985 (age 34 years), Kano, Nigeria
  • Spouse: Onyi Adada (m. 2017)
  • Awards: City People Movie Award for Best Actor of the Year (English),
  • Parents: Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh, Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh

Ken Erics Ugo

Ken Erics is a professional Nigerian actor and a public figure in the Nollywood  industry know for his creative talent in filming and acting.  In this article, I will be sharing 10 real facts about Ken Erics that will interest you :


1.       His birth names are Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Erics Nwenweh but professionally known as Ken Erics Ugo or simply Ken Erics.

2.       He was born in Kano state, the northern part of Nigeria on 28th February 1985 and he is the sixth child out of seven children of Mr Erics chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Mrs Grace ifeyinwa Nwenweh.

3.       He hails from Enugwu-ukwu in Anambra State,  Southeast Nigeria, So he is of an igbo descent.

4.       He had his primary  education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary school, Kano, and later came down to  the south east where his secondary school at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS), Onitsha, Anambra State.

5.       Discovering as young child that he had passion and interest in arts, he soughted out for an admission into Nnamdi Azikiwe University,  Awka,  Anambra State,  where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts and he also holds a Master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies.

6.       He is a Nigerian film and television actor, writer and occasional musican. He became a star and famous for his role as “Ugo “ in the movie tittled “The Illiterate “ Where he starred alongside with Tonto dikeh and Yul Edochie.

7.       He began the journey of his career in 2001, as a first year student in the university, where he got his first movie role in the Chris ubani directed movie “Holy prostitute “ where he was given a minor role as a  medical doctor with just three scenes.

8.       Ken Erics is also a writer and already has a published work tittled “Cell 2” which has gained attention and has been used in a number of Nigerian tertiary institutions for stage productions and academic purposes.

9.       He is also an occasional singer and musician who plays the guitar and keyboard and he currently runs his own musical band which has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks.  In December 2018, he released his first music single “inozikwa omee”.

10.   Ken Erics have won numerous awards since the  beginning of his career. In 2014,2015, and 2017 , he won the following awards;  Best supporting Actor, Best Lead Actor of the year at the city people entertainnent,  Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States and was also nominated for the Golden Movie Awards in 2018 for best supporting actor. He has featured in over 100 Nigerian Movies and has also acted alongside top movie stars like;  Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Edochie, Desmond Eliot,  Chinwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels and more.


10 Real Facts About Ken Erics Ugo

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