Yul Edochie has a tough act to follow.We will learn in his biography more about his life,his age,parents and those is he married or not info that every girl hoping to be his wife wants to know.Like i said our talented actor has a tough act to follow.One of his parents is the African acting film legend,Pete Edochie,who took Africa by storm in that film Things fall apart.Now you know the weight he carries around his shoulders,but so far he has more
than lived up to his task.
He is the last son of his father and fellow actor Pete.He was born on the 7th of January 1982 into a well grounded christian family made up of six children,making him only 34 years old.He grew up partly in Lagos and the eastern part of Nigeria where he had a very sound basic education.
He loved the arts as a result of his father’s influence and background but being a stickler for professionalism he decided to study the course first which took him to the prestigious University of Port Harcourt where he bagged a B.A degree in Theatre Arts in 2003. After NYSC Yul joined Nollywood in 2005.
|Yul and his wife.|
|with look alike daughter.|
He featured in his very first movie in the same year which starred heavy weights like the late Enebeli Elebuwa, Justus Esiri, Clarion Chukwura, Chidi Mokeme and a host of others. The movie was titled: The Exquires, Directed by Kabat Esosa Egbon. Then the struggle began.
Even though his father was already well established in the business,he still wanted to be his own man, make his own name and not live under the shadows of his father. So he never stopped hustling till his break came in 2007 when he got his first big role in a movie titled: Wind of Glory, starring Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot, directed by Tchidi Chikere. The movie was a huge success that launched him into the scene but he didn’t stop there. He kept working had, doing series of movies, thrilling his audience with his charisma, artistic skills eloquence, good diction and awesome deep voice.
In 2009 he won the city people’s award for best new actor and was nominated in 2011 for best actor.
His career has grown beyond bounds and so has his fan base and today he is ranked as one of the most sorted after and highest paid actors in Nollywood Nigeria. Loved, respected and appreciated by many all over the world. In 2011 he founded the Yul Edochie foundation which aims at giving back to the society and helping the less privileged. The handsome 31yr old is married and currently based in Lagos.
Some of his well known movies include: Innocent Pain, My Loving Heart, Gaza Treasure, Royal Challenge, Entrapped, Haunted Shadows, Kiss On a Royal Balcony, Save My King, To Live Again, His Royal Majesty, Prisoner of Love, True Forgiveness, Royal Challenge, Head of a Prince, The King and The Princess, Wisdom of The King; and over 50 other Nigerian movies!
Yul Edochie is married to his sweetheart May Aligwe.He and his wife held their wedding in 2004.So,ladies i am sorry to break your heart.Our handsome heart throb is taken,but they can never take him from us in the movie