Yul Edochie Net Worth and Best Movies

Yul Edochie’s net worth is $2 million in 2024. He amassed his wealth over the years through acting, endorsement deals, scriptwriting, producing and directing movies, his film academy, and real estate.

Yul Edochie is an exceptional actor with many years of acting experience, thanks to his father, who laid the path for his success in the Nigerian movie industry. He is currently one of the actors to reckon with in the Nigerian film industry. However, aside from his very successful acting career, the young actor has earned landmarks for a successful future not just for himself but also for generations after him.

Yul Edochie’s Net Worth Profile

Category Details
Net Worth $2 million (as of 2024)
Income Sources Acting, Endorsement Deals, Scriptwriting, Producing, Directing, Film Academy, Real Estate
Acting Career Featured in over 80 Nollywood movies. Prominent films include Royal Maid (2015), Passion of a Prince (2017), The Billionaires (2018), and Royal Castle (TV series).
Salary Per Movie Charges at least 500,000 NGN for every lead role. Exact earnings vary based on the film and role.
Directing and Scriptwriting Debuted as a director with Secret Pain (2007) and has directed multiple successful films. Wrote and directed Native Girl (2018). Income specifics from these roles are not publicly disclosed.
Film Academy Founded Yul Edochie Academy in 2015. Located in Ajah, Lagos. Charges approximately 60,000 NGN for registration and tuition fees per student.
Endorsement Deals Major deals include OROS fragrance (2017), Nino’s educational tablet, Paint Roxettes Nig. Ltd., and others like Longrich, Life Lager Beer, and Afrosino Century Gardens Estate. Specific earnings from deals are undisclosed but are significant.
Awards and Accolades Includes Best New Actor (2009, City People Entertainment Awards), Best Actor (2013, Pamsaa Awards), and multiple nominations in prestigious award ceremonies.
Real Estate Owns mansions in Lagos (Lekki area) and Anambra State. Houses feature luxurious amenities and are indicative of his wealth and taste.
Car Collection Includes Lexus GX 460 SUV, Honda Crosstour, 2008 Nissan Pathfinder, 2012 Mercedes Benz GL450 4Matic, and 2003 Mercedes Benz E-class.
Comparison with Pete Edochie Yul’s net worth is $2 million, while his father, Pete Edochie, has a net worth of $4.2 million. Despite the gap, Yul’s net worth is substantial and reflective of his successful career and ventures.
Age Yul Edochie is 42 years old (as of 2024). Born on January 7, 1982.

How Yul Edochie’s Net Worth Accrued

Yul’s acting career fetched him a huge chunk of his impressive $2 million net worth. He has featured in several high-grossing films with over 80 Nollywood movies to his name. Royal Maid (2015), Passion of a Prince (2017), The Billionaires (2018), and Royal Castle (TV series) are some of his prominent and critically acclaimed movies.

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As a movie producer and director, he is not doing bad as well, having produced and directed a good number of Nollywood movies that are huge box office hits. He is considered one of the richest Igbo Nollywood actors of his time.

Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie is undoubtedly enjoying his time in the movie industry, and the reason is not far-fetched. He has built himself a great deal of experience in the industry, earning him an immense reputation and wealth. Born to Pete Edochie, a veteran in the Nigerian film industry, Yul joined the industry two years after graduating from the University of Port Harcourt, where he obtained a degree in Dramatic Arts.

While many would assume his father had a hand in his choice to pursue an acting career, the now-successful actor revealed he joined the industry just to become a professional in the course he studied in school, and not necessarily because his father was already there. However, his father’s fame did influence his fast rise in the industry.

Yul officially joined the industry in 2005 in his first film titled “The Exquires,” which featured veterans like Justus Esiri, Enebeli Elebuwa, and Chidi Mokeme. His breakthrough in the industry came when he was cast as Emeka in the 2007 film titled Wind of Glory. Wind of Glory also featured top Nollywood talents like Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot.

The list of movies he has featured has continued to increase over the years, with some of his best movies including the following:

Yul Edochie’s Movies and TV Series

  • Kiss My Pain (2008)
  • Give It Up (2008)
  • My Loving Heart (2009)
  • Tears of Hope (2009)
  • Unstoppable (2010)
  • Pleasure and Crime (2011)
  • Sarafina (2011)
  • Against the Law (2012)
  • Bridge of Contract (2012)
  • Zone 9 (2012)
  • The End is Near (2012)
  • Agony of a Princess (2013)
  • Blind Choice (2013)
  • Death Certificate (2013)
  • Eye of the Eagle (2013)
  • Money Kingdom (2013)
  • Restless Soul (2013)
  • The Jezebels (2013)
  • Apostles of Lucifer (2014)
  • Chioma the Weeping Queen (2014)
  • Python Queen (2014)
  • The Mirror (2014)
  • Compound Fools (2015)
  • Dowry Man (2015)
  • Dooshima (2015)
  • Ojuju Calabar (2015)
  • Royal Maid (2015)
  • ATM Machine (2017)
  • Mysterious Family (2017)
  • Passion of a Prince (2017)
  • The Affectionate Wife (2017)
  • Moms at War (2018)
  • The Billionaires (2018)
  • Royal Castle (TV series)
  • Tinsel (TV series)
  • The Palace (TV series)

How Much is Yul Edochie Paid Per Movie?

Yul Edochie charges nothing less than 500,000 thousand for every lead role he performs. His exact salary for support, extra, and cameo roles is not public knowledge. It is worth noting that Edochie’s charge largely depends on the type of film he features in, his role in the film, and the number of appearances he makes.

Although the exact amount the actor earns per movie role has not been made official, he is one of the top-earning actors in Nigeria’s film industry. Yul’s salary as an actor in films tremendously increased after starring in Wind of Glory and we are certain that figure will continue to be on the upward side.

Other Sources of Yul Edochie’s Net Worth

Yul’s joy in becoming a millionaire in dollars might have started from his acting career, but he did not arrive at his current net worth by only working as an actor. Yes, acting has been his primary source of income over the years, but he does have several other business ventures that contribute to his earnings. Below are some of them.

He is a Talented Movie Director and Scriptwriter

Yul Edochie is a skilled film director and scriptwriter. He made his debut as a film director two years after making his professional acting debut when he directed the 2007 film Secret Pain. He went on to direct Secret Pain 2 in the same year.  

A sensational scriptwriter, Edochie wrote his first movie script in 2017, in Broken Chakkels, a TV series he also featured in. He also wrote and directed the 2018 film Native Girl. However, it is not clear how much the actor makes from his skills as a scriptwriter and director.

It is already evident that Yul is a talented actor, but many are not quite aware that he creates magic as well as a director and scriptwriter. 

He Owns a Film Academy

Yul Edochie launched his film academy in 2015. Located in Dkk Plaza, KM 46 Lekki-Epe Express, Farms Bustop Beside Splash Bar, Ajah, Lagos, Nigeria, the Yul Edochie Academy is a subsidiary of Yul Edochie Arts World. The company is a reputable academy for acting and a training ground for many who desire to work in the industry.

Currently described as one of the well-known movie academies in Nigeria, Yul’s academy has many intakes, with each student paying roughly N60,000 for registration and tuition fees. Yul established the academy after acquiring vast knowledge about everything that pertains to movie-making.

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Yul Edochie’s Net Worth also Comes from Endorsement Deals

Yul Edochie signed one of his biggest endorsement deals in 2017 when he was made the face of OROS fragrance for men. The deal, which was worth millions, came months after he signed a mouth-watering deal with Nino’s educational tablet producers. 

In November 2020, the Nollywood actor bagged a one-year endorsement as the Brand Ambassador for the Nigerian paint manufacturing company, Paint Roxettes Nig. Ltd., a member of the K.KH-ROXETTES GROUP. While the amount he would be earning from the deals was not revealed, it is believed to be worth enough to give his net worth a significant push.

Yul Edochie is one of the Nigerian celebrities who enjoy endorsement from brands who pay them to represent them as ambassadors.

A list of endorsement deals Yul Edochie has so far signed includes:

  • Longrich
  • Life Lager Beer
  • Brother’s Keeper NGO
  • Model Security Agency
  • Paint Roxettes
  • OROS fragrance
  • Afrosino Century Gardens Estate

Yul Edochie’s Awards and Accolades

It is a natural phenomenon that talented actors such as Yul Edochie be recognized for their incredible work in the entertainment industry. Interestingly, Yul has received a handful of them. Here are some recognitions and awards Yul Edochie has received:

  • 2009 – Best New Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2012 – Nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Nollywood Movies Awards
  • 2013 – Best Actor of the Year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards
  • 2013 – Best Actor at the Pamsaa Awards
  • 2014 – Nomination for Best Lead Male at Nollywood Movies Awards
  • 2015 – Nomination for Best Actor at the Afrifimo Awards
  • 2021 – Nomination for Most Searched Actor at the Net Honours

Who is richer between Yul Edochie and his Father Pete Edochie?

There is a wide gap in acting experience between the veteran actor Pete Edochie and his son, Yul Edochie. The former has over three decades of acting experience, having begun in the 1980s, while his son just started in 2005. However, money-wise, the gap isn’t as many would expect. Pete Edochie’s net worth is $4.2 million, while Yul’s is $2 million.

Yul Edochie Net Worth and Best Movies
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This indicates that Pete is a bit richer than his son. This, of course, is because of the various business activities he is involved in. However, Yul’s political ambition could be another means that would see his net worth grow immensely.

In 2017, he emerged as the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC)’s governorship candidate in a primary election conducted in Awka, Anambra State. However, during the election, he lost the seat to Willie Obiano. Not relenting on his leadership ambition hopes to become Nigeria’s next president.

Yul Edochie House

Yul Edochie has sprawling mansions in Lagos and Anambra State, his states of residence and origin respectively. His house in Lagos is located in the Lekki area of Lagos State and has incredible features like a stunning fireplace, eminent wallpapers, outstanding paintwork, a beautiful garden, exquisite floor tiles, and a very conducive environment. He bought the property years back. 

Edochie’s house in Anambra State is where he and his family usually stay each time they visit their hometown.

Yul Edochie Cars

Yul Edochie car collections are Lexus GX 460 SUV, Honda Crosstour, 2008 Nissan Pathfinder, 2012 Mercedes Benz GL450 4matic, and 2003 Mercedes Benz E-class.

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Lexus GX 460 SUV

This is a high-end SUV that provides a synthesis of capability, comfort, and sophistication. It is equipped with a 4.6L V8 engine that produces 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque, connected to a 6-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive system that is activated at all times. The price range of Lexus GX 460 starts from 25 million naira.

Honda Crosstour

The Honda Crosstour is a 5-seater car equipped with a 3.5 Litre V-6 engine that produces 271 horsepower. It has a 5-speed automatic transmission and can accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in 7 seconds. The value of this car is about 12 million naira.

2008 Nissan Pathfinder

The 2008 Nissan Pathfinder is an exquisite 5-seater sedan that has a 3.2-litre 18-seat V6 petrol engine with a horsepower of 221, which is capable of reaching 198mph in 12.4 seconds.

2012 Mercedes Benz GL450 4Matic

This 7-seater Sports Utility Vehicle is powered by a 4.6 Litre V-8 engine that produces 335 horsepower. It has a 7-speed automatic transmission and can reach 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds. It is priced at N25.3 million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Yul Edochie?

Yul Edochie is  42 years old in 2024. He was born on 7th January 1982 in Lagos. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. Though born in Lagos, he is originally from Anambra.

What is Yul Edochie’s Net Worth?

Yul has an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2024. He generated his wealth from acting, endorsements, scriptwriting, real estate business, film directing and producing.

What Happened to Yul Edochie?

Yul Edochie lost his 17-year-old son Kambilichukwu Yul Edochie on March 29th 2023. The young boy developed a seizure after he fell down while playing football with his peers. He was privately buried a couple of days after.

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