Biography of Pete Edochie and Net worth

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Pete Edochie Biography….Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actorPete Edochie? 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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Pete Edochie is a popular name in Nigeria as far as Nollyhood is concerned. Even the young generations have come to know because of how often the name is mentioned in places.

Full Name; Pete Edochie

Popular Name; Pete Edochie

Date of birth; March 7, 1947

Father’s Name;N/A

Mother’s name;N/A

Nationality; Nigerian

Religious Affiliation; Christianity

Professions; Actor, producer, business man, TV personality and presenter.

State / LGA of Origin; Anambra


Pete Edochiewas born on 7thMarch, 1947 in Enugu city in Enugu state, Nigeria. He hails from Anambra state, Nigeria. He is currently 72 years old.  Details of his parents and siblings are not available at the moment.


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Pete Edochie started and completed his primary and secondary education in zaria, kaduna state. He studied journalism and television in school of journalism and television in England.


Based on his area of discipline, Pete Edochie started his career as a radio broadcaster in 1967. He started off as a junior program assistant, and due to his excellent performances and passion, he was subsequently promoted to the position of a director.

He became popular in 1980 after featuring on a TV series titled “things fall apart” where he played a lead role. He has acted over 200 movies a list of some movies he has featured is gieven below;

  • Lionheart (2018)
  • Mummy Why (2016)
  • Heavy Battle (2008)
  • Test Your Heart (2008)
  • Greatest Harvest (2007)
  • Secret Pain (2007)
  • Fair Game (2006)
  • Holy Cross (2006)
  • Lacrima (2006)
  • Living with Death (2006)
  • Passage of Kings (2006)
  • Simple Baby (2006)
  • Zoza (2006)
  • Azima (2005)
  • Baby Girl (2005)
  • End of Money (2005)
  • Living in Tears (2005)
  • Never End (2005)
  • No More War (2005)
  • .. the Morning Sun (2005)
  • Price of Ignorance (2005)
  • The Price of Love: Life Is Beautiful (2005)
  • Sacred Tradition (2005)
  • The Tyrant (2005)
  • Across the Niger (2004)
  • Coronation (2004)
  • Dogs Meeting (2004)
  • Dons in Abuja (2004)
  • The Heart of Man (2004)
  • King of the Jungle (2004)
  • Love from Above (2004)
  • My Desire (2004)
  • Negative Influence (2004)
  • The Staff of Odo (2004)
  • Michael (2004)
  • Above Death: In God We Trust (2003)
  • Arrows (2003)
  • Billionaire Club (2003)
  • Egg of Life (2003)
  • Honey (2003)
  • Love & Politics (2003)
  • Miserable Wealth (2003)
  • The Omega (2003)
  • Onunaeyi: Seeds of Bondage (2003)
  • Rejected Son (2003)
  • Selfish Desire (2003)
  • Super Love (2003)
  • Tears in the Sun (2003)
  • Tunnel of Love (2003)
  • When God Says Yes (2003)
  • Battle Line (2002)
  • My Love (2002)
  • Tears & Sorrows (2002)
  • Greedy Genius (2001)
  • Holy Ghost Fire (2001)
  • Terrible Sin (2001)
  • Oduduwa (2000)
  • Set-Up (2000)
  • Chain Reaction (1999)
  • Lost Kingdom (1999)
  • Narrow Escape (1999)
  • Living in Darkness (1999)
  • Rituals (1997)
  • Things Fall Apart (1987), TV series
  • Last Ofalla
  • Lion throne
  • Lion of Africa
  • Igodo
  • Evil men
  • Monkey chop banana
  • Idemili
  • 50 days with Christ
  • The Egg

Popular Roles;

Pete Edochie is known for popular roles such as, the king (Igwe), and Godfather. He is known for throwing ancient and intelligent proverbs in movies.


Pete Edochie is a husband, father and grandfather. He is married to Josephine Edochie and has six children which also includes the popular Nigerian actor Yul Edochie.

Awards/ honors;

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As one the pioneers of Nollyhood industry, Pete Edochiehas obtained many awards in the course of his profession. They are;

  • Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic
  • Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy

Pete Edochie was once suspended by Actors’ Guild of Nigeria in 2005, and in 2009 he was kidnapped but later released unharmed. Above all, Pete Edochie is one of the Nigerian actors who has succeeded in his career, and has retired honorably.

Net worth;

Pete Edochie is currently one of Nigeria’s richest and most popular actor with an estimated net worth of $3.8million.

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