In this article, we will be discussing all you need to know about Nigerian Veteran Artiste, Yul Edochie ranging from his Biography, Net Worth, Music and Political Career, Age, Profession, and many more.
Yul Edochie is a professional Nigerian actor, Entrepreneur, Script writer, Politician, and Movie Director.
Yul Edochie is also the founder of “Yul Edochie Academy”, a training scheme for aspiring and ambitious actors and actresses.
In the academy, Students are trained by the founder himself, Edochie, thereby providing atmosphere for greater opportunities.
Before we dig deep, here’s a summary of Yul Edochie’s Profile
Yul Edochie At A Glance
Full Name: Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie
Pseudonym: Yul Edochie
Date of Birth: 7th January 1982.
Age: 39 years
State of Origin: Anambra State
Profession: Actor, Film Director, Entrepreneur and Politician
Years Active: 2005 – present
Alma mater: University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
Net Worth: $6.7 million
Yul Edochie Biography and Early Life
Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie is the full name of Veteran Nigerian Actor, ‘Yul Edochie’.
He was born on 7th January, 1982. Edochie hails from the East Central part of Nigeria, Anambra State.
He is currently 39 years old. Edochie is the Last born of Six Children.
His Father was Pete Edochie, who was also a veteran actor, while his Mother, Josephine was a broadcaster.
In 2004, Yul Edochie tied the knot with May Aligwe while he was 22 years old. They are blessed with four (4) lovely children (3 boys, 1 Girl).
In June, 2019, he gave his life to Christ after escaping from a ghastly motor accident along Ore road.
He currently resides with his happy family in Lekki, Nigeria.
Yul Edochie Education
Edochie began his early education at Lillians’ Day Nursery School, he then moved to Robinson Street Primary School in Enugu.
In 1992, he was furthered his Education at Marist Brothers’ Junioriate, Uturu and three other secondary schools in Enugu, until he finally graduated in 1988, while he was 16 years old.
Yul Edochie was awarded a bachelor degree in Theatre Arts, at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT).
Yul Edochie Movie Career
Yul Edochie began his acting career while he was 23 years old, apparently a year after he got married.
The Nollywood Superstar moved to Lagos From Enugu, where the journey of his movie career started.
He relocated to Lagos due to proximity of Movie Locations, Settings, and exposure. He needed an environment where he could explore and perform better.
He was catered for by Nonso Diobi, who housed and fed him during his early period in Lagos State.
His passion for acting kept waxing stronger, and luckily for him he debuted in ‘The Exquires’ along side with Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa.
In 2007, Yul Edochie rose to fame after featuring in the movie “Wind of Glory” starring along side with Genevieve, and Desmond Elliot.
Ever since his incredible performance, he experienced a major breakthrough in the movie industry while performing with other prominent artistes like Patience Ozokwor, Mercy Johnson, Osita Iheme, Olu Jacobs, John Dumelo among others.
Yul Edochie Political Career
In July 14, 2017, Edochie revealed his interest to run as Governor of Anambra State, shortly after the Not Too Young To Run Bill was passed by the Nigerian senate.
Edochie went ahead to pick up a nomination form under the Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) on August 22, 2017.
Luckily, he became the party’s gubernatorial candidate but lost in the general election.
In July 6, 2018, Yul Edochie was appointed Senior Special Adviser on creative and entertainment media by Anambra State Governor, Governor Willie Obiano.
Popular Movies Acted By Yul Edochie
- Wind of Glory – 2007
- Sleek Ladies – 2007
- Keep it up – 2008
- Kiss my pain – 2008
- Tears of Hope – 2009
- My loving heart – 2009
- Unstoppable – 2010
- Sarafina – 2011
- Pleasure and crime – 2011
- Zone 9 – 2012
- The End is Near – 2012
- Against the Law – 2012
- Death Certificate – 2013
- Money Kingdom – 2013
- The Mirror – 2014
- Python Queen – 2014
- Brothers of War – 2015
- Compound Fools – 2015
- Royal Maid – 2015
- Rain of Hope – 2016
- Passion of a Prince – 2017
- Loving your hurts – 2017
- Mysterious Family – 2017
- Moms at war – 2018
- The billionaires – 2018
Yul Edochie Net Worth
Yul Edochie is a brand ambassador for a Non-governmental organization (NGO), Citizen Journalists Network with an estimated net worth of $6.7 million.
Yul Edochie Social Media Handle
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