Yul Edochie Bio, Age, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Siblings

Yul Edochie, officially known as Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie is a Nigerian actor.

Yul Edochie Biography

Yul Edochie was born on Thursday, January 7, 1982, the Nollywood actor was named after Russian actor, Yul Brynner.


Yul Edochie Age

Yul Edochie was born on January 7, 1982, in Lagos, Nigeria. He celebrated his 41st birthday on January 7, 2023.

Yul Edochie Height & Weight

Yul Edochie stands at a height of1.79m and weighs around 82 kg

Yul Edochie Parents

Yul Edochie is the son of legendary Nigerian actor, Pete Edochie (father) and his wife, Josephine Edochie (mother).

His father, born March 7, 1947, is also an actor and is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement by Africa.

His mother is a lawyer as well as a broadcaster and she’s better known as Pete Edochie’s wife of 54 years.

Yul Edochie Siblings

Yul Edochie was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He’s not the only child of his parents; Pete Edochie (father) and Josephine Edochie (mother).

Yul Edochie happens to be the last of six children. However, at the time of this writing, only one of his siblings was known. His name is Linc Edochie, an actor, writer, and director.


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Yul Edochie Career

He developed a love for acting and has been consistent throughout his career rising through the ranks to become one of the most sought-after Nigerian actors.

Edochie joined Nollywood in 2005 in his first film titled The Exquires alongside Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa.

In 2007, he got his breakthrough after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie Wind Of Glory.

Edochie has since starred in several movies including; The Billionaires, Royal Choice, ATM Machine, Mysterious Family, Passion Of A Prince, The Affectionate Wife, and Dowry Man, to mention a few.

In 2015, he opened a film academy in Lagos. The academy gives talented people the opportunity to be introduced to the Nigerian Film Industry.

In July 2017, Edochie declared his intention to run for Governor of Anambra State. This declaration was made in anticipation of a not too young to run bill passed by the senate of the federal government of Nigeria.

The declaration was however made official in August 2017, when he picked up the nomination form of the Democratic Peoples Congress political party and was eventually the flag bearer and gubernatorial candidate of the party to run for governor of Anambra State.

In March 2023, Yul Edochie hit major headlines when it was reported that he had lost his first son, Kambilichukwu Edochie, on Thursday, March 30th.

Yul Edochie Wife

Yul Edochie is married to two women. Yul, at the age of 22 married his first wife, May Yul-Edochie in 2004, after dating for six years.

The love birds celebrated their 17th wedding anniversary in October 2021. However, in 2022, the award-winning actor got married to Judy Austin Muoghalu, his second wife.

In April 2022, the actor threw his fans, colleagues, and social media into a frenzy after sharing pictures of his baby boy and new wife on his Instagram page.

However, after some months, Yul Edochie tendered an apology to his first wife, May.

Yul Edochie Children

We can’t emphatically state the number of children Yul Edochie has. However, he has been blessed with a number of children; Kambilinachukwu Leo Yul-Edochie, Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie, Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie, and Dike Munachimso Yul Edochie.

Kambilinachukwu Leo Yul-Edochie happens to be his first son who dies on Thursday, March 30, 2023, while Dike Munachimso Yul Edochie happens to be his first child with his second wife, Judy Austin Muoghalu.

Yul Edochie Net Worth

Yul Edochie has an estimated net worth of about $3.1 million as of 2023. He has made such an amount from his career as an actor, endorsement deals, and other businesses.

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