Biography of Yul Edochie and Net Worth

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Yul Edochie Biography…..Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actorYul 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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Full Name; Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie

Popular Name; Yul Edochie

Date of birth; January 7th, 1982

Father’s name;Pete Edochie

Mother’s name;Josephine Edochie


Religious Affiliation; Christianity

Professions;Actor, Director.

State / LGA of Origin;Anambra state

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Yul Edochie was born on January 7th 1982 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Edochie, the popular Nigerian actor. He hails from Anambra state in Nigeria.  He was named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. And happens to be the last child in the family of six.

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Yul Edochie started and completed his primary school at Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, Enugu. He attended quit a good number of secondary schools which were Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu, University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu, and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu. He further attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.


Yul kick started his movie career in 2005 when he featured in the movie titled “The Exquires” this he acted in company of EnebeliElebuwa and Justus Esiri. He became famous in 2007 when he featured in the movie “Wind Of Glory”which he acted with Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot.

In furtherance of his acting career, Yul Edochie launched his film academy which is cited in Lagos in 2015. This will serve as a medium of reaching out to and young Nigerians who are interested in acting. Yul has featured in many Nigerian movies which includes;

  • Vale of Tears
  • Poka Messiah
  • Rain Of Hope
  • Dowry Man
  • Compound Fools
  • Royal Maid
  • OjujuCalabar
  • Dooshima
  • Python Queen
  • Apostles Of Lucifer
  • Chioma The Weeping Queen
  • The Mirror
  • Restless Soul
  • Agony Of A Princess
  • Money Kingdom
  • Blind Choice
  • The Jezebels
  • Death Certificate
  • Eye Of The Eagle
  • Against The Law Anthony
  • The End is Near
  • Bridge of Contract
  • Zone 9
  • Pleasure and Crime
  • Sarafina
  • Unstoppable
  • My Loving Heart
  • Tears of Hope
  • Kiss My Pain
  • Give It Up
  • Wind of Glory
  • Sleek Ladies

Television Series

  • The Palace (Soap Opera).
  • Royal Castle (Soap Opera).
  • Tinsel (TV series) (Soap Opera)


Political life;

Yul Edochie is politically inclined. In 2017, he declared interest in the governorship seat of Anambra State. This was in line with senate’s decision tagged‘not too young to rule”.

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Yul Edochie comes from a large family of six, his both parents are alive and well. He got married in 2004to May Aligwe when he was just 22 years old. His marriage is currently 15 years old and is blessed with four children. Three boys and one girl.

Awards/ honors;

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In recognition of Yul’sinnumerable contributions to the movie industry, he has been awarded and nominated as follows;

  • 2009 – City People Entertainment Awards – Best New Actor Of The Year (English)
  • 2011 nominated for best actor of the year at city peoples award
  • 2013 – Pamsaa Awards – Best Actor
  • 2013 – City People Entertainment Awards – Best Actor of the Year (English)

Net worth;

Yul Edochie is one Nigeria’s fastest growing and most influential actors in recent times. His estimated net worth is net worth $1.85 million and still counting

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