Chibuike Yul A well-known Nollywood actor, model, producer, politician, investor, entrepreneur, and television personality is Daniel Edochie, better known by his stage name Yul Edochie. Yul primarily appears in action and love stories and has a very attractive face. He is currently married and has lovely children. Yul Edochie is Pete Edochie, a renowned Nollywood actor’s final son.
Yul Edochie was born on January 7th, 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria, into a well-established Christian family of six children, all of which are boys. He is the last child to be born in the home. He is 40 years old right now. After completing his primary education in Enugu State in the south-eastern region of Nigeria and earning his First School Leaving Certificate, he went on to Lagos State in the southwest region of the country to complete his secondary education and earn his West African Senior School Certificate.
Yul Edochie’s Childhood life
Yul Edochie was born in Anambra State in the southeast of Nigeria and was raised in both Enugu and Lagos. His love of performing drove him to pursue theater studies at the esteemed University of Port Harcourt in River State, in the southern portion of Nigeria, after completing his elementary and secondary education. Yul Edochie received a Bachelor of Theatre Arts degree from the University of Port Harcourt in 2003.
Yul Edochie began his professional acting career in 2005 after completing his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). He then joined Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. He costarred with Justice Esiri and Chidi Mokeme in his first film, “The Exquires,” which was released in the same year. The film was a hit and garnered a lot of favourable reviews from critics. The film was a financial success and propelled him to fame.
Yul Edochie shot to prominence in 2007 after co-starring in the Nollywood hit “Wind of Glory” with Genevieve Nnaji, another well-known Nollywood actress. He was recognized with the City Peoples Entertainment Award’s Best New Actor Award in 2009, and in 2011, he was again nominated for Best Actor of the Year.
Lifetime Achievement Award
Yul Edochie, the most accomplished actor in Nigeria, won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2010. In addition to being one of Nigeria’s most well-known actors and acting just like his father Pete Edochie, he has frequently been referred to be one of his generation’s best actors. Pete Edochie, Yul’s father, was already well-known, but Yul wanted to be his own man and establish his own reputation without having to live in his father’s shadow.
In addition to acting, Yul Edochie is a politician and a film producer. Under his production name, he has produced a number of films. He ran for governor of Anambra State in 2018 but was defeated by Willie Obiano. Yul Edochie initially intended to run for president in Nigeria’s general election in 2019, but he later changed his mind and backed Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Later, he was named the governor of Anambra State’s Senior Special Assistant for Arts, Culture, and Tourism.
The two wives of Yul Edochie
When Yul was 22 years old, he wed May Yul-Edochie as his first wife. He had commended his wife for supporting him despite his lack of resources.
The maiden name of May Yul-Edochie is May Aligwe.
The new spouse of Yul Edochie is Judith Austin Muoghalu. She works as an actor in Nollywood, a producer, and a brand influencer. She is also an Anambra State native.
Kambi, Dani, Karl, and Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul Edhochie are the children that Yul Edhochie shares with his first wife, May-Yul Edochie. He recently lost his first son Kambilichukwu Edochie. Star Dike Munachimso is the name of his new son, who he had with his second wife, Judy Austin.
More than 100 Nollywood films feature Yul Edochie as an actor. Among the films in which he has appeared are The Billionaires, Innocent Pain, My Loving Heart, Gaza Treasure, and Royal Challenge. Yul Edochie is not only an actor but also a humanitarian and philanthropist. He established the Yul Edochie foundation in 2011 with the intention of giving back to society and assisting the less fortunate.
Yul Edochie is one of the wealthiest and most well-known performers in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of over $2 million. The greatest honor awarded to a celebrity who has made a significant contribution to the nation’s economic progress is bestowed to Yul Edochie by the Nigerian Federal Government, who named him a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.