BuzzNigeria joins the Nigerian Movie industry, Nollywood, to celebrate one of it’s best and most handsome actors in recent times, Yul Edochie, who added a year today. In the spirit of celebrating Yul, we have highlighted some interesting things about him that you would love to know.
1. Yul Edochie is an actor and Movie director.
2. His full name is Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie.
3. He is celebrating is 34th birthday today, 7th January 2016.
4. Yul is the sixth and last child of award-winning Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie.
5. He is a cousin to Nollywood fallen hero, late Muna Obiekwe.
6. Yul was named after Russian actor, Yul Brynner.
7. He was born in Enugu, raised in Enugu and Lagos.
8. Yul attended Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, Enugu.
9. He attended four different secondary schools; Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu, University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu.
10. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts from University of Port Harcourt in 2003.
11. He has an official website: Yuledochie.co
12. He got married at the age of 22.
14. Yul has two sons and a daughter with his beautiful wife May-Yul Edochie, Nee Aligwe.
15. Yul joined Nollywood in 2005 with a first appearance in the film titled “The Exquires,” which featured the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa.
16. He got his break in 2007, in the movie “Wind Of Glory,” which also featured Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot.
17. So far, Yul Edochie has featured in twenty-nine (29) Nigerian home videos and counting.
|Royal Maid||Prince Izozo|
|2014||Python Queen||Prince Oma|
|Apostles Of Lucifer|
|Chioma The Weeping Queen||Prince Chukwuemeka|
|Agony Of A Princess|
|Eye Of The Eagle|
|2012||Against The Law||Anthony|
|The End is Near|
|Bridge of Contract|
|2011||Pleasure and Crime||Johnson|
|2009||My Loving Heart|
|Tears of Hope|
|2008||Kiss My Pain||Johnson|
|Give It Up|
|2007||Wind of Glory||Emeka|
18. He has also featured in the following Television Soap Operas: Tinsel, The Palace and Royal Castle.
19. Yul has been nominated in six different awards of which he won three.
|2015||Afrifimo Awards||Best Actor||Nominated|
|2014||Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Lead Male||Nominated|
|2013||Pamsaa Awards||Best Actor||Won|
|City People Entertainment Awards||Best Actor of the Year (English)||Won|
|2012||Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Actor In A Supporting Role||Nominated|
|2009||City People Entertainment Awards||Best New Actor Of The Year (English)||Won|
20. Yul currently lives in Lekki, Nigeria.
Happy birthday Yul! We wish you many more fruitful years ahead, and more prominent roles in block buster movies.
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