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Yul Edochie: Nigerian Actor, Director and Politician - Facts & Photos

aisha Published On Fri Jul 10 2020   Modified On Fri Jul 10 2020
Yul Edochie: Nigerian Actor, Director  and Politician - Facts & Photos

Yul Edochie is an actor, director, and politician best recognized by his work in Poka Messiah as Hades, Python Queen as Prince Oma, Deep Water as Enoch, and Broken Chakkels as Stephen.

Edochie was born on January 7, 1982, in Lagos, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Capricorn. He was raised in Lagos as well as Enugu. Keep swiping down to know more interesting facts about Edochie:

Net Worth: $1.8 million

'Beautiful Soul' actor Yul Edochie has earned a whopping net worth of $1.8 million from his career as an actor, director, and politician. 

Education & Alma Mater

In between 1984 to 1992, Edochie attended Lillians' Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School from where he completed his primary education. Then he joined Marist Brothers' Juniorate, Uturu, for his secondary education. 

Later from 1992 to 1998, he got enrolled at University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu, and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu Respectively.

Son Of Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie

Frank from 'Give It Up' is the son of Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie. Pete is one of the most talented actors in Nigeria who also was honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Film Academy for Lifetime Achievement. 

He is best known for his roles in 'Lionheart', 'Billionaire Club', 'Miserable Wealth', 'Selfish Desire', and 'Negative Influence'.

Picture of Yul Edochie's parents Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie.
Picture of Yul Edochie's parents Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie.
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Has Five Siblings

Edochie is blessed with five siblings: four brothers named Linc Edochie, Uchenna Edochie, Gene Edochie, Tochukwu Edochie, and one sister. Linc is a well-known actor, filmmaker, producer, and director as the brothers have worked together in Nollywood. 

Picture of Yul Edochie's five siblings with their parents.
Picture of Yul Edochie's five siblings with their parents.
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Wife: May Yul-Edochie

The 'Pleasure and Crime' actor has been married to May Yul-Edochie since 2004, and are blessed with four children. The pair met each other in 1998, through attending the same university and are unrepeatable since then. 

She studied Science and Technology and is currently working as a computer engineer. May also has established her own business where she is the CEO of the company named DKK Investments. 

Yul Edochie with his wife May Yul-Edochie.
Yul Edochie with his wife May Yul-Edochie.
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Blessed With Four Children

Yul and May are blessed with three sons Karl Edochie, Kambi Edochie, Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie, and one daughter named Dani Edochie. Dani is the oldest child as she was born on April 14, 2005, and is currently completing her secondary education.

Yul Edochie with his four children.
Yul Edochie with his four children.
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Edochie loves his daughter very much as he shared a post where he got so emotional while seeing off his daughter on her first day of secondary school. 

Likewise, Karl and Kambi seem like they are 9-10 years old however, their parents haven't revealed any information about them yet. 

Started His Career Since 2005

Emeka from 'Wind of Glory' started his acting career since 2005 by giving his first acting debut in the movie "The Acquires" with the co-stars Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. 

Then after two years of working in the industry, he finally got his breakthrough from the movie "Wind Of Glory" where he has played the character of Emeka alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot. 

Picture of Yul Edochie who started his career since 2005.
Picture of Yul Edochie who started his career since 2005.
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Since then Edochie has acted in various movies, television series, and short movies like 'The Affectionate Wife', 'Restless Soul', 'The End Is Near', 'Tears of Hope', 'Moms at War', and many more.

Opened An Academy 

In 2015, Edochie opened a film academy in Lagos where upcoming actors/actresses can learn something before persuading their career. 

The main motive of the academy is that future stars won't have to face harsh declination in quality and professionalism. He has intended to personally train the next generation actors so the talent doesn't go waste and will allow them to prove themself in the film industry. 

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Edochie is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained around 1.5 million followers on Instagram with the username 'yuledochie'. 

Likewise, he has 578,107 followers on Facebook with the username 'YulEdochieOfficialPage' and 478.3k followers on Twitter with the username 'YulEdochie'.

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