Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh, well-known as Ken Erics Ugo or just “Ken Erics” is a talented Nigerian film and television actor, writer and occasional musician. He is popularly known for his role as Ugo in the movie ‘The Illiterate’ alongside Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie.
Ken Erics Ugo’s Biography
He hails form Anambra State, Erics was born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria, he is the 6th of 7 children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh( his father) and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh(his mother) they’re both natives of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He is of Igbo origin. Erics had his primary school education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary school education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State. As a young boy, Erics showed a commitment for the arts, and this also helped in his admission to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he successfully graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts. He currently holds a master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies.
In 2001, as a first year student in the University, Erics got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-dvd’ movie ‘Holy Prostitute’, where he played a minor role as a medical doctor, with just three scenes. He went on to graduate from the University and began to attend auditions and bagged a few other cameo roles in home movies. However, his 2012 portrayal of “Ugo” in the movie “The Illiterate” endeared him to audiences and unlocked up more opportunities for him in the Nigerian film industry.
As a prolific writer, Erics first published his work called “Cell 2” it gained attention and has been used in a number of University and polytechnics for stage productions and academic purposes.
As an occasional singer and musician who plays the guitar and keyboard, Erics, who had earlier run his own musical band, has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks.
He also has acted toether with top movie stars like; Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Educhie, Desmond Eliot, Chinwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels and more.
He won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award In 2014, Erics , as well as the Best Lead Actor at the prominent Awards in the United States. In 2015, he won the Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award.
Erics won the City People Entertainment Awards 2017 for Best Actor of the Year recently In 2017, In 2018, he was also nominated for the Golden Movie Awards for Best supporting Actor.
Ken Erics published his first music single Inozikwa Omee recently In December 2018, . He got his fans really amazed at his debut single. The unique tune accompanied with very melodious vocals is a clear indication Ken Erics is not showing any sign of slowing down.
Ken Erics Ugo Ex-Wife (Onyi Adada)
Erics officially got wedded to Onyi Adada. The couples had a long-term relationship before they finally tied the knot. Eric and his lovely wife got married in Enugu were the celebration was held on December 28, 2017 precisely. The unique event which was held in Enugu showed just how rich their culture and tradition is. However, the knot once tied got loosened in 2020 when Ken was accused by wife for domestic violence against her which subsequently led to their divorce.
Ken Erics Age, Birthday & Year
The Nigerian Nollywood Star was born on the 28th of February 1985. He is currently 36 years old this 2021.
Ken Erics Ugo’s Songs
Ken Erics has been a big influence in the Nigeria film industry. Erics have now released many songs and currently, a new single, a its a song for the body and soul for anyone who listens. If you haven’t heard any of his tracks, I urge you to get one soon. One of them which is “Many Mysteries” by Ken Erics and so many others. Soundtracks are available on mp3 format.
Ken Erics Ugo’s Net Worth (2022) – $600,000
Ken Erics Ugo has an estimated Net-worth of about $600,000. Erics performances in recent movies he has featured are top notch. That’s why he’s currently regarded as one of the best Nollywood actors.
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