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Yul Edochie Biography, Age, Parents, Wife, Children, Awards and Movies

Yul Edochie Biography

Born Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie on 7 January 1982, Yul Edochie is a Nigerian actor, named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. He was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of 6 children.

Yul attended Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, Enugu between 1984 and 1992. His secondary education started from 1992 to 1998. In those 6 years he went to Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu , University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu Respectively. He Attended University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.

Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie

He Joined Nollywood in 2005 in his first film titled “The Exquires” alongside the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. He got his break in 2007 after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie “Wind Of Glory”.

In 2015, Yul Edochie opened a film academy in Lagos. He launched the academy as a result of the decline in quality and professionalism of upcoming Nigerian actors and actresses. The academy as stated by him is supposed to train the next generation of Nollywood actors and actresses. A duty which he intends to do personally. The academy gives talented people the opportunity to be introduced to the Nigerian Film Industry.

Yul Edochie Age

He was born on 7 January 1982.

Yul Edochie Parents – Yul Edochie Mother

He is the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie. His mother is Josephine Edochie though many people think it is Rita Edochie, who is the wife of his uncle Tony Edochie.

Yul Edochie Wife

He is married to May Aligwe and has 2 sons and a daughter. He got married at the age of 22.


2009 – City People Entertainment Awards – Best New Actor Of The Year (English)
2013 – Pamsaa Awards – Best Actor
2013 – City People Entertainment Awards – Best Actor of the Year (English)

Yul Edochie Movies

  • Vale of Tears
  • Poka Messiah
  • Rain Of Hope
  • Dowry Man
  • Compound Fools
  • Royal Maid
  • Ojuju Calabar
  • Dooshima
  • Python Queen
  • Apostles Of Lucifer
  • Chioma The Weeping Queen
  • The Mirror
  • Restless Soul
  • Agony Of A Princess
  • Money Kingdom
  • Blind Choice
  • The Jezebels
  • Death Certificate
  • Eye Of The Eagle
  • Against The Law Anthony
  • The End is Near
  • Bridge of Contract
  • Zone 9
  • Pleasure and Crime
  • Sarafina
  • Unstoppable
  • My Loving Heart
  • Tears of Hope
  • Kiss My Pain
  • Give It Up
  • Wind of Glory
  • Sleek Ladies

Yul Edochie and Family – Video