20 Things You Should Know About Yul Edochie As He Clocks 34 Today


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.

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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.

Yul Edochie wearing his father’s signature cap.

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.

Yul fam
Yul Edochie Family

11. He has an official websiteYuledochie.co

12. He got married at the age of 22.

13. He has had affairs with several Nollywood actresses including Tonto Dike and Nuella Njubuigbo.

14. Yul has two sons and a daughter with his beautiful wife May-Yul Edochie, Nee Aligwe.

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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.

Year Film Role
2015 Dowry Man Uche
Compound Fools
Royal Maid Prince Izozo
Ojuju Calabar
2014 Python Queen Prince Oma
Apostles Of Lucifer
Chioma The Weeping Queen Prince Chukwuemeka
The Mirror
2013 Restless Soul
Agony Of A Princess
Money Kingdom
Blind Choice
The Jezebels
Death Certificate
Eye Of The Eagle
2012 Against The Law Anthony
The End is Near
Bridge of Contract
Zone 9
2011 Pleasure and Crime Johnson
Sarafina Owen
2010 Unstoppable Chris
2009 My Loving Heart
Tears of Hope
2008 Kiss My Pain Johnson
Give It Up
2007 Wind of Glory Emeka
Sleek Ladies

18. He has also featured in the following Television Soap Operas: Tinsel, The Palace and Royal Castle.

Yul and Liz Benson on set: The Palace
Yul and Liz Benson on set: The Palace

19.  Yul has been nominated in six different awards of which he won three.

Year Award Category Result
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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