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.

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.

He is popularly known for his role as Ugo in the movie ‘The Illiterate’ alongside Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie.

Erics had his primary education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State. As a young child, Erics showed a passion for the arts, and this culminated in 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.

In 2001, as a first year student in the University, Erics got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-dvd’ movie ‘Holy Prostitiute’, 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.

Ken Erics
Ken Erics

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.

As an occasional singer and musician who plays the guitar and keyboard, Erics, who had earlier run his own musical band, has been involved in the production of a number of original movie soundtracks.

In 2014, Erics won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award, as well as the Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States. In 2015, he went on to win the Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award.

Ken Erics Age

He was born on 28 February 1985.

Ken Erics Girlfriend – Ken Erics is he Married

Nollywood actress,Rachael Okonkwo, seems to have fallen in love with Nollywood actor Ken Erics. Rachael Okonkwo who has featured many Nigerian movies like ‘Blackberry Madness’, Open and Close’, ‘Ekaette Goes To School’, Agatha’,‘Pinging Ladies’, ‘White Ladies’ and many others exchanged some lovely messages with her alleged boo on Instagram.Ken Erics initiated the love message by sharing a lovely photo he took with Rachael on Instagram and captioned it:‘Raw babyyy @rachealokonkwo (kisses kisses).Responding to the message,Rachael said:“Kenee baby…Peace @kenerics’

Ken Erics Music

  • Onye M Neso Part 1
  • Onye M Neso Part 2

Ken Erics Movies

  • Holy Prostitute Doctor
  • Silence of the gods
  • Eran and Erak
  • Evil intention
  • Gold not Silver
  • A Better Tomorrow
  • Days of Gloom
  • The Illiterate
  • Release me oh Lord
  • Father Muonso
  • Burning Bridges
  • Sugarcane
  • Trials of Igho
  • Echoes of Love
  • Omalicham
  • Almost Perfect
  • Within these walls
  • Valerie Joe
  • The Vengeance
  • Crossed Path
  • What Lies Within

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