Biography of Ken Erics and Net Worth

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Ken Erics Biography.Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actor Ken Erics? If yes, we have brought them here for your perusal. This article brings you information on the birth and parentage, education, profession,as well as his family life.

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Full Name; Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh

Popular Name;Ken Erics,Ken Erics Ugo

Date of birth; 28 February 1985

Father’s name; EricChukwuemeka Nwenweh

Mother’s name; Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh

Nationality; Nigerian

Religious Affiliation; Christianity

Professions; writer, actor, businessman, investor and event planner.

State / LGA of Origin; Enugwu-Ukwu/Anambra State,


Erics was born on the 28th of February 1985, in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria to the families of Mr. ChukwuemekaNwenwehandMrs.Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh.He is the sixth of seven children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State. He is currently 34 years old. He is a native of anambra state but grew up in kano state.

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Ken Erics began and completed his primary education from Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano.But his secondary education was obtained at a different sate at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State.

KenEric was known for having an early passion for acting and because of this, he proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State where he obtained a degree in theatre arts.

Ken Erics is one of the many Nigerian actors who saw their passion and pursued it directly. Others studied different disciplinesbefore they eventually turned to acting.


In 2001Ken started his acting career on aminor note from his university days when he played a minor role in the movie titled “Holy prostitutes”

He became famous in 2012 when he acted as “Ugo” in the movie the illiterate. Ken eric features in numerous movies, plays as listed below;

  • 2002 Holy Prostitute
  • 2006 Silence of the gods
  • 2007 Eran and Erak
  • 2010 Evil intention
  • 2011 Gold not Silver
  • A Better Tomorrow
  • Days of Gloom
  • 2012 The Illiterate
  • 2013 Release me oh Lord
  • 2014 Father Muonso

Burning Bridges


2015   Trials of Igho

Echoes of Love


  • 2016 Almost Perfect

Within these walls


The Vengeance

Okafor’s Law

  • 2017 Crossed Path

What Lies Within


Body Language

The Bridge

You Are My Light

Stage Plays:

  • Hopes of the Living Dead
  • Trials of Oba Ovoramnwen
  • Hangmen Also Die
  • Childe International
  • Everyman
  • Grip Am
  • Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh


Ken Eric is a married man. He has a wife, three children, parents and siblings.

Awards/ honors;

In recognition of his magnificent contributions to the industry, so far, he has been awarded and nominated as follows;

  • 2014 won Best Supporting Actor for City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2014 won Best Lead Actor for Afrifimo Awards (USA)
  • 2015 Nominated as Best Actor in a Lead Role for Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA)2015 Awards
  • Nominated as Best ‘on-screen duo’ for Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) 2015 Awards
  • 2015 won Best Actor at City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2015 nominated as Best ‘on-screen duo’ at Afrifimo Awards (USA)
  • 2017 won Best Actor at City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2017 won Best Actor of the Year at Nollywood Ambassadors Awards
  • 2018 nominated as Best Supporting Actor for Golden Movie Awards (GMA)
  • 2019 won Male Actor of the Year at South South Achievers Awards (SSA)

Net worth;

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Ken Eric Ugo is currently one of Nigeria’s richest and most influential actor with an estimated net worth of $600,000 and still counting.

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