Biography Profile: Yul Edochie

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Yul Edochie is a renowned actor in the Nollywood industry. Here, I examine his biography in detail. This article will examine the relationship he has with his family members, who include his wife, parents and siblings. I will also present some photos in which Yul appears.

Yul Edochie Biography

Yul Edochie is a renowned Nigerian actor, born in 1982. He comes from the family of a veteran Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie as Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie.

He is the last born of six children. His father named him after Yul Brynner, a well-known Russian actor. He spent the better part of his life in Lagos and Enugu.

Between 1884 and 1992, Yul attended Robinson Street Primary School and Lillians’ Day Nursery School, both institutions located in Enugu. In 1992 to 1998, he joined and successfully pursed his secondary school education in four different schools, both located in Enugu.

They schools he attended include New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu, University Secondary School Enugu, Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, and Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu.

He graduated in 2003 with a B.A degree in Theatre Arts at the respected University of Port Harcourt (NYSC).

Yul has not only participated in acting but is also interested in other endeavors. He has an academy under his name in Lagos opened in 2015.

The primary goal of starting this academy was to boost the declining professionalism and quality of forthcoming actress and actors in Nigeria. He aims to personally train and introduce the future Nollywood actors to the country’s film industry by himself.

The journey to the success of his career has been very long and challenging. In 2005, he joined Nollywood staring in his first film named “The Exquires” but his breakthrough came in 2007 following his performance in the film “Wind of Glory”.

Regarding his marriage life, Yul got married at an early age of 22 to one wife due to the pressure from his father. He was blessed with one daughter and two sons.

There are many things Wikipedia has written both captivating and damaging stories about the Nigerian actor, Yul Edochie. They have posted how he has managed to reach the limelight of his career by making few enemies and how he has combated his enemies to be elected in some powerful leadership positions in the country’s film industry.

There is also a post discussing how Yul wanted to vie for gubernatorial seat in Anambra State in Nigeria. They have as well shared his personal view regarding his parents’ mentorship and domestic.

Other issues deliberated by Wikipedia about this actor regard a review of his encounter with armed robbers’ unexpected attack sometimes back. They have captured some of the appealing features of Yul that make many actresses to like kissing him in most movies.

The awards, external links, life ventures, career, family and early life background, and personal life of Yul are not left out either in most Wikipedia posts.

The most fabricated damaging story posted by this media talks about his alleged involvement in scandals that left the Nollywood movie industry in shock.


Yul Edochie is aged 35. He is born in a well-grounded Christian family of six children in Lagos, Nigeria on January 7, 1982.

His passion for arts started at an early age triggered by the background and influence of his seasoned Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie. However, he decided to pursue the course because of his perfectionist attitude for professional success.


Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie is the son of the African acting film veteran, Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie. His father took the Nigerian film industry by storm following his role in the film “Things fall apart. His mother, on the other hand, is not in the limelight of the film industry, but her sister is.


Yul Edochie is married to the love of his life May Aligwe, the wedding occasion that was held in 2004. He has three children, two sons and one daughter called Dani.

His parents are Josephine Edochie (mother) and the legendary Nigerian film actor, Pete Edochie (father).

He has a matching elder brother and also a famous Nollywood movie director, actor, film maker, and producer, Linc Edochie.

The eminent Nollywood actress is his aunt and some of his popular close cousins are Queen Dinma Edochie and Muna Obiekwe.

Yul Edochie and his family have continued to follow acting traditions of their father Pete Edochie.

Nonetheless, Yul and Linc are not the only family members who decided to follow the traditions of actor’s career. They have inculcated the actor’s culture in their marriage and family lineage as well.


Not much is said about the sister of Yul Edochie. However, being a member of the renowned family of Pete Edochie, her life and actions cannot escape the attention of the mass media network.

Uzoma Yul Edochie

There are many recognized Nollywood films in which Yul Edochie participated as Uzoma. They include “Kill the Priest” and “The King and the Priest.”

In these two movies, he took over the role of a lady, lover to the king’s only child, princess Adaeze. In the movies, he is accused for committing an abominable act whose only remedy is to sacrifice her for defying herself to appease the gods.


Yul’s wife, Mrs. May Edochie, appear to keep off from the media’s paparazzi most of the time. She is not in the show business.

Instead, May spends most of her time attending to her children, businesses, and her career in computer engineering.

Thus, she likes to live a life that does not attract the attention of the mass media because that is her desire.


The siblings of Yul Edochie are five. But, little is documented regarding their life history other than his brother, Linc Edochie, a prominent figure in the Nollywood film industry.