This post centers on a renowned Nigerian actor who has been very consistent in recent years. It also talks about his family life, career, siblings and also his transition on becoming a prominent actor that he is today.
Yul Edochie’s Biography
Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie professionally known as Yul Edochie is a Nigerian actor, who took after the popular Russian actor Yul Brynner name. He hails from Anambra state Nigeria, the son of popular veteran actor Pete Edochie. He was brought up both in Lagos and Enugu. Yul is the last of 6 children. His tertiary education was the University of Port Harcourt, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.
Yul went to Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, in Enugu between the late 80’s and early 90’s. He started his secondary education from 1992 to 1998. In those 6 years he went to different schools due to some reasons. The school are Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu , University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu Respectively.
His career in the Nollywood started in 2005 with his first film titled “The Exquires” together with the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. His break came in 2007 after featuring together with Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie “Wind Of Glory”. In 2015, Yul Edochie then opened a film academy in Lagos. He launched the academy as a result of the decline in quality and professionalism of upcoming Nigerian actors and actresses. The academy is supposed to train the next generation of Nollywood actors and actresses as stated by him. A duty which he intends to do personally. The academy gives talented people the opportunity to be introduced to the Nigerian Film Industry.
Yul Edochie’s Wife, Daughter and Son
Yul is happily married to May Aligwe with beautiful kids. The renowned Nigerian actor got married at the age of 22 to May Aligwe in the year 2004. The marriage has been blessed with three sons and a daughter. Kambi Edochie (male), Karl Edochie (male), Dani Edochie (Female), Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie (male).
Yul Edochie’s Siblings
Linc Edochie is the Elder brother of Yul, who is also involved in the Nigeria film industry, he is a very talented actor as well involved in filmmaker, producer and Movie director. Yul and Linc Edochie have acted in many euphoric Nollywood movies. very little is known about the other three siblings of the Nollywood actors, aside their names Uchenna, Tochukwu and Gene Edochie. However, we are very certain they were well groomed up because veteran actor Pete Edochie (their father) have done everything a responsible father would do to give his children proper education. Yul Edochie has four brothers and one sister. She is not a media person like her brothers. You will not find much information about her on the web, but the public still is very interested in her life. She has decided to choose another profession than acting, but unfortunately, Though we aren’t certain what are her occupation could be. Many Nigerians sometimes wonder if she is still single or married, but this information has been kept from the public.
Yul Edochie Academy
On July 14, 2017, Yul Edochie professed his intention run for Governor of Anambra State. This declaration was made in anticipation of a “Not Too Young To Run Bill” which was passed by the senate of the federal government of Nigeria. The declaration was however made official on the 22nd of August 2017, when he picked up the nomination form of the political party “Democratic Peoples Congress” and eventually, he was the flag bearer and governorship candidate of the party to run for governor of Anambra State.
Yul Edochie’s Age
Yul Edochie was born on 7th January 1982. He is 40 years old in 2023. He is widely celebrated on that faithful day with family and friends.
Yul Edochie’s Net Worth (2023) – $ 2.5 Million
Yul Edochie’s net worth has grown significantly in recent years. His net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $ 2.5 million. The talented actor have acted in several movies that are deeply rooted in culture. Probably one would say he that took after his father in terms of the type of movies he has featured in. Yul Edochie has greatly influenced positively in the younger colleagues. He will be always known widely as one of Nollywood finest actor even in years time.
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