10 Real Facts About Yul Edochie

Filed in Actor by on July 25, 2019

Yul Edochie a Nigerian actor. from Anambra state Nigeria, Son of Nigerian Popular actor Pete Edochie. He was raised in Lagos and Enugu. last of 6 children. He got married at 22.

  • Born: January 7, 1982 (age 37 years), Lagos, Nigeria
  • Spouse: May Yul-Edochie (m. 2004)
  • Children: Kambi Edochie, Karl Edochie, Dani Edochie, Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie
  • Siblings: Linc Edochie
  • Parents: Pete Edochie, Josephine Edochie

Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie is a Nigerian professional actor, a public figure and multitalented actor in the Nigeria Film Industry. Popularly, known for his creative talent in filming and acting. In this article,


I will be sharing 10 real facts about Yul Edochie that will interest you:

His Birth names are Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie but professionally known as Yul Edochie, his name Yul was originated from popular Russian actor Yul Brynner.

Yul Edochie is an actor, politician, entrepreneur and businessman, born on 7th January 1982 and was raised both in Lagos and Enugu.

He is the last child of the six children of veteran actor Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie and hails from Neteje, Oyi LGA of Anambra State.

He is well educated and attended Lillian’s Day nursery school and Robinson street primary school, Enugu between 1984 and 1992. His secondary education also started from 1992 to 1998 and within those 6 years of secondary education he attended different secondary schools all in Enugu.

Due to his passion and interest in acting, he got admitted to the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a bachelor of arts in  Dramatic Arts.  So he is an alumni of UNIPORT.

His acting career started started in 2005 when he joined the Nollywood industry in his first film tittled “The Exquires” alongside with the late justus esiri and late enebeli elebuwa. He became famous and popular in 2007 after he featured alongside with Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Eliot in the movie “ Wind of Glory”.

In 2015, Yul Edochie opened a film academy in Lagos, he launched the academy as a result of lack of quality and professionalism seen in upcoming Nigerian actors and actresses. The purpose and aim of this film academy is to train the next generation of actors and actresses and also give them the opportunity to be introduced to the Nigerian Film Industry as talented and trained artists.

Aside from his acting career, he is also a politician and have once declared his interest and intention to run for the position of a governor in his state, Anambra State,  under the political party of “Democratic people congress” in it’s  last governorship election in 2017. He is currently the senior special assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Anambra State on Arts, culture and tourism.

Yul Edochie is one of the few Nigerian actors who is currently married and still remains in marriage irrespective of his career. He got married at a young age of 22 years old to his beautiful wife May Aligwe-Edochie in the year 2004. The marriage is blessesed with four kids (3 boys and a girl) and he currently lives in lekki peninsula, Lagos state.

Yul Edochie is amazing actor following the grest footstep of his father, Pete Edochie and he is one of the most ranked and paid actor in the Nigeria Film Industry. Since the beginning of his career, he have won numerous awards such as Best actor of the year in Awards like Afrifimo, Pamsaa, city people entertainnent etc.


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