Ken Erics Ugo Biography – Ken Erics Biography
Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh, popularly known as Ken Erics Ugo or simply Ken Erics is a Nigerian film and television actor, writer and occasional musician.
Ken Erics Age | Nationality
Erics was born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria on 28 February 1985 and is the sixth of seven children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent.
Ken Erics Family
He is the sixth of seven children born to Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent. He is popularly known for his role as Ugo in the movie ‘The Illiterate’ alongside Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie.
Ken Erics Education
Erics attended Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and later went to Dennis Memorial Grammar secondary School (DMGS) which is located in Onitsha, Anambra State.
As a young child, Erics showed a passion for the arts, and this led to his admission to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts. He also holds a master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies.
Ken Erics Career
In 2001, as a first-year student at the University, Erics got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-DVD’ movie ‘Holy Prostitute’, where he played a minor role as a medical doctor, with just three scenes. He went on to graduate from the University and began to attend auditions and bagged a few other cameo roles in-home movies.
His 2012 portrayal of “Ugo” in the movie “The Illiterate” endeared him to audiences and opened up more opportunities for him in the Nigerian movie industry. As a writer, Erics first published work “Cell 2” has gained attention and has been used in a number of Nigerian tertiary institutions for stage productions and academic purposes.
He is also an occasional singer|musician who plays the guitar and keyboard. Erics had an earlier run in his own musical band and has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks.
Ken Erics Relationship | Spouse | Marriage
Erics officially became a husband to Onyi Adada with whom he has had a long-term relationship when they got married and the joyful event took place in Enugu on December 28, 2017.
The special event which held in Enugu showed the rich side of their culture and style. While Ken wore the famous native Igbo attire, his wife looked elegant in the same fabric and later changed to a stylish, champagne gold dress.
Ken Erics And Rachael Okonkwo
A recent love drama played out on the Instagram pages of the light-skinned actress and Ken Erics, another famous actor. Ken Erics was first to kick off the love scenes, as he shared a romantic picture he took with Rachel and captioned it ‘Raw babyyy @rachealokonkwo (kisses kisses).
Subsequently, Rachel replied with more of the same kind of picture with a lovely caption, “Kenee baby…Peace @kenerics’ Perhaps the two actors want to publicly declare their love for each other and to clearly tell their fans that they have officially started dating. Recall that in a recent interview, the stunning beauty had agreed that Nigerian men are good lovers but they cheat a lot.
Racheal Okonkwo said “They are good lovers but cheats because polygamy runs in their blood. My heart has only been broken once and I know it can never be broken again because I am bigger and wiser. Some of them are very caring while others are not. But the fact remains that I love Nigerian men because they are good lovers.”
Ken Erics Abandons His Marriage
The wife of actor Ken Erics, Onyi Adaba, has revealed that Ken Erics has abandoned their 2-year-old marriage. Interestingly, Onyi Adaba revealed the shocking news while reacting to reports about Blossom Chukwujekwu’s marriage. She made this revelation on Instagram and this is what she posted;
Onyi Adaba has disclosed that the marriage ended because Ken Erics who happens to be her husband is gay and as a result left their matrimonial home refuting claims that she already had a love child before the marriage. According to the full details of what happened, the wedding ended on the night it was contracted.
A source claimed that “Ken woke up Onyin and told her he didn’t want to be married and that he was a man alone and didn’t need a woman. She cried and cried and begged but he refused and left her behind in the Village when he was leaving…She stayed back for a while and eventually had to return to her Fathers house where there was nothing left for her as she had sold up the business she thought she was moving to another location with Ken….Ken and Onyin dated for only one month before they married, she has never seen him naked before. The day she took his Mother’s advice and tried to seduce him to sleep with her, she got the beating of her life and she never tried it again”.
In a chat Onyi Adaba further had this to say:
” ‘I cannot talk now but all I can say is that there was no child before the Marriage of after it, they just want to spoil my name, I swear on my unborn children that I don’t have any child. I have really suffered,I currently live in the Village because there is nowhere else to go…Since the wedding night, until he moved out, Ken did not touch me and I have only just found out on the Internet the reason why. He never touched me at all”…
Rachael Okonkwo Comment on Ken Erics Marriage
“Good day lovers, I Rachael Okonkwo, would love to bring to the notice of the Public, that myself and Ken Erics (Keene baby as I fondly call him) never had an affair, Ken and I have been friends for years, we have good working relationship and that’s it, I feel bad about his recent marital issues and pray God gives them the wisdom to handle their issues for all the people cursing and abusing me for crashing his home may your curses be my portion if I have had anything to do with him sexually in this life. ”
Ken Erics | Aki and Pawpaw
Nollywood actor, Ken Erics has taken to his Instagram page to show off how excited he is working with popular actors, Osita Iheme and Chinedu Ikedieze for the first time on a new movie titled ‘Royal Dust’.
Ken Erics Net Worth
Ken Erics is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $600,000.
Ken Erics Measurement
His measurement result is under review.
Ken Erics Awards
-2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Supporting Actor, he Won
-2014 Afrifimo Awards (USA) Best Lead Actor, he Won
-2015 Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) 2015 Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role, was Nominated
-Golden Icons Movie Awards (GIAMA) 2015 Awards Best ‘on-screen duo’, was Nominated
-City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor, he Won
-Afrifimo Awards (USA) Best ‘on-screen duo, he was Nominated
-2017 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor, he Won
-Nollywood Ambassadors Awards Best Actor of the Year, he won
-2018 Golden Movie Awards (GMA) 2018 Best Supporting Actor, was Nominated
-2019 South South Achievers Awards (SSA) 2019 Male Actor of the Year, he Won
Ken Erics Discography
-Inozikwa Omee (2018)
-Thank You, Baba (2019)
-Many Mysteries (2019)
-Sugarcane Baby (2019)
-Love is Life
-Onye M Neso, Pt. 1
-Onye M Neso, Pt. 2
-Seven and a Half Dates
-What Lies Within
Ken Erics and Chacha Eke Movies
Ken Erics Filmography | Movies
-2002 Holy Prostitute
-2006 Silence of the gods
-2007 Eran and Erak
-2010 Evil intention
-2011 Gold, not Silver
-2011 A Better Tomorrow
-2011 Days of Gloom
-2012 The Illiterate
-2013 Release me oh Lord
-2014 Father Muonso
-2014 Burning Bridges
-2015 Trials of Igho
-2015 Echoes of Love
-2016 Almost Perfect
-2016 Within these walls
-2016 The Vengeance
-2016 Okafor’s Law
-2017 Crossed Path
-2017 What Lies Within
-2017 Body Language
-2017 The Bridge
-2017 Fate of Amanda
-2018 You Are My Light
-2019 Love Melody
-2015 Growing Old
-Hopes of the Living Dead
-Trials of Oba Ovoramnwen
-Hangmen Also Die
-Grip AmGold, Frankincense, and Myrrh