Biography of Yul Edochie, Net Worth, Family And All Movies
Whenever he appears on the TV screen in any Nigerian Nollywood Movie he craves attention. Everyone wants to watch and hear him speak as he is a man a great reputation in movie industry.
Due to his elegance, super acting skills and ability to read the movie scripts effectively many are beginning to ask questions about the Biography of Yul Edochie, Net Worth, Family And All Movies.
Read till the end as we have everything you need to know about Yul Edochie in this article.
Who is Yul Edochie?
Yul Edochie is one of the best actors in Nigeria. He left everyone breathless in the movie industry by his handsome looks and top-notch acting. To add the icing on the cake, he is also the son of veteran actor Pete Edochie who ruled the 80s down to the 90s.
Although his dad is a renoun figure in the Nigerian Nollywood Movie industry, Yul still had to fight hard to make a name for himself, proving that his achievements wasn’t due his father but also of his own hard work. Here are some interesting facts about him.
Full Biography of Yul Edochie
Popularly known simply as Yul Edochie, Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie is the son of popular Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie. He was born on 7 January 1982 and is also a successful actor in his own right in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood. Yul Edochie, who is the last born from six children, grew up both in Lagos and Enugu, Nigeria.
His education began at Lillian’s Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, Enugu between 1984 and 1992. He furthered his secondary education from 1992 to 1998 after attending Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu; University Secondary School, Enugu; Ecumenical Community Secondary School, Enugu and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu Respectively.
On graduating, Yul Edochie moved to the University of Port Harcourt, where he acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.
In 2005, Yul Edochie made his debut in Nollywood in his first film titled “The Exquires” alongside the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. He soon became very famous following his role in bluckbuster movie titled “Wind of Glory” featuring Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot.
Does the actor have an Academy?
To support upcoming movie acts, Nollywood actor Yul Edochie launched his own film academy, Yul Edochie Academy in 2015. The actor launched his Academy as a subsidiary of Yul Edochie Arts World. Founded in 2015 by the filmmaker, the academy was established in line with the vision of the filmmaker, to raise an army of well-grounded and professional actors and actresses, whom will be the next superstars in Nigerian movies.
The academy, as explained by Yul Edochie, is set up to train the next generation of Nollywood actors. And actresses, a duty which he intends to individually bring to reality. Also, the academy gives talented people the chance to be introduced to the Nigerian Film Industry.
The actor in a recent interview, revealed that although his father is a well known Nollywood actor, he however, didn’t find it easy to get a break through with ease. According to Yul he had to work extra hard because people only tried to make sure he never made it through to achieve his acting dreams.
About his Family Mother And Siblings
Initially, there were reports that Rita Edochie (another popular actress in Nollywood) was Yul’s mother. However, Rita is Yul’s aunty while Josephine Edochie is his real mother. She meet her husband “Pete Edochie” during her time as a worker in the broadcasting industry.
Though Yul has five other siblings (four brothers and a sister), one of his brothers “Linc Edochie” is also a Nollywood actor, writer and producer.
The Nigerian ladies were left in tears and pain after Yul Edochie broke the news that he was marrying to the love of his life “May Aligwe” who he dated for six years.
She accepted him even before he gained admission to the University of Port Harcourt and although he had no money at the time, she went ahead to settle down with him. They both tied the knot in 2004 when Yul was just 22 years old. Today, the couple has three children- two boys and a girl- and they all live a comfortable life.
All Movies By Yul Edochie
Moms at War (2018)
Rain of Hope (2016)
The End Is Near (2012)
Chioma The Weeping Queen (2020)
Olamma: The Cripple
Testimonies of Pain
Brothers of War (2015)
Blood & Money (2017)
Cult of Justice
Tears And Pain Season (Download)
Hottest Babes in Town
Divide and Rule
Against the Law
The rich mad men (Download)
Breach of Contract
The Heart Of Men
Return of Gaza Treasure
Ola The Cripple
How Influencial is Yul Edochie?
In addition to his father, Yul named people like Nonso Diobi, Ramsey Noah, Jim Iyke, Emeka Ike, Mike Ezuruonye, Charles Inojie, and Ejike Asiegbu, as the actors who are his role models in the Nigerian movie industry. On the international scene, he mentions some Hollywood artist like Al Pacino, Robert Deniro, among his icons.
Is Yul Edochie a Gay?
Shockingly, In 2015, Yul was in the mist of a very terrible scandal that had a major effect on his career. On the 7th of April, 2015, Yul Edochie took to Twitter to reveal the name of a gay man named Steven Ugochukwu, who wouldn’t let him be. In reaction, the alleged gay stalker then went public on so many details, sharing some supposed ‘evidence’ on Instagram to make his point.
Insisting he said he was in a gay relationship with Yul Edochie, leading to an uproar on social media. Untill Yul had to solicit the help of his colleagues whom the stalker had also disturbed, to prove himself innocent.
The news was a very controversial one.
What is Yul Edochie net worth?
According to a reliable source, Yul Edochie’s net worth is estimated at $1.85 million. This is from the amount her charges per movie and endorsement off different payments.
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