Dani Edochie is the 18-year-old daughter of Yul Edochie, the Nigerian actor and granddaughter of veteran actor Pete Edochie. Her real name is Danielle Chidubem Yul-Edochie, and she was born on the 14th of April, 2005.
Yul is quite fond of his daughter and frequently posts her pictures on his Instagram page, which he accompanies with lots of praise. This has earned Dani a measure of popularity on social media, where she has over a thousand followers on Instagram. This has as well increased people’s appetite to know more about her. Meet Dani Edochie and all the facts there are to know about her.
How Old is Yul Edochie’s Daughter?
Dani is currently 18 years old. She was born on April 14, 2005, as the first and only daughter of Nollywood actor Yul Edochie and her mother’s name is May-Yul Edochie.
Dani grew up with her parents in the Lekki area of Lagos state, and she has three younger siblings, namely Kambili, Karl, and Victory Yul-Edochie. Kambili-Yul Edochie, who was her immediate younger brother and first son of her parents, died on 30 March 2023 at the young age of 16.
Reports say he died after suffering from a seizure while playing football with his friends at school. Dani is now left with two younger brothers – Karl and Victory. Dani’s parents got married in 2004 when her mother was just 22.
Dani Edochie has a Stepbrother From her Father’s Second Wife
Dannielle Yul-Edochie has a step-brother named Star Dike Munachimso Yul Edochie. He is her father’s son with co-Nollywood star Judy Austin. The news about Dani’s stepbrother came public in April 2022 when her father, Yul, came on Instagram to announce the birth of his son.
“It’s time for the world to meet my son. His name is STAR DIKE MUNACHIMSO YUL-EDOCHIE,” Yul captioned the post, adding, “Born by my second wife, Judy Austin. And I love him so much, just as much as I love my other children.”
Although the announcement caused lots of stir both on social media and in their family, it appears that Dani and her siblings have accepted the young boy as a member of their family.
Is Yul Edochie’s Daughter in the University?
Yul Edochie’s daughter Dani is currently studying to bag a degree at Pan-Atlantic University in Lagos. The University, located in Lekki, Lagos State, is a private, non-profit educational institution founded in 2002.
Dani gained admission at the university in 2021 after scoring 241 in her Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examination, as her father proudly showed off on his Instagram page.
While the exact course she is studying at the University is not known, Dani’s actor-father made her entry to the university public as he shared pictures of his daughter’s first day at the University. The picture post he shared on his Instagram page shows that Dannielle was accompanied to the University by her parents and siblings.
As of November 2022, Yul’s look-alike daughter was in her second year at the University with “fantastic grades”. Her proud father was quick to show off his daughter’s academic success in an Instagram post he shared and captioned, “…KEEP SHINING. I’M HAPPY”
Dannielle graduated from secondary school in 2021, the same year she gained admission at the aforementioned university. She attended the Lagoon School, which is located in Lekki Phase 1, Lekki – Epe Expressway Lagos.
Yul Edochie’s Daughter is Not Interested in Nollywood
Dani is just 18 years old, and she has tried her hands at showbiz. The young girl is into modeling, and she modeled for a product with her father as a child model. At the age of 11, Dani also did a commercial shoot with her father.
Dani may still be young to decide what career part she would like to follow, but it won’t be a surprise to find her excelling in the entertainment industry as she originally belongs to a family of successful actors with her grandfather Pete Edochie leading the path as a veteran actor. Although Yul also wishes that his daughter joins him in the movie industry, the youngster has noted that she is not interested in acting like her father, grandfather, and uncles are.