Yul Edochie’s biography: family, father, daughter, wife

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Yul Edochie’s biography: family, father, daughter, wife

Yul Edochie, Nollywood actor and son of veteran actor, Pete Edochie recently shared what it looked like growing up under his father.

In his narration that has left many Nigerians skills on social media, Yul Edochie described Pete Edochie as a man who allowed no-nonsense and was strict to a fault.

Yul, who is one of Pete Edochie’s sons, disclosed that his father’s mean face and belt in hand automatically presented them whenever they refused to take a malaria drug.

The actor went on to appreciate his father as he said everything he did to him and his siblings made them tough.

This article is focused on what you should know about Yul Edochie, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Real nameYul Chibuike Daniel Edochie
Date of birth7 January 1982
Age39 years old in 2021
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
OccupationActor, Business
Net worth$1.8 million
WifeMay Yul-Edochie
ChildrenKambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie, Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie

Yul Edochie’s Biography

His full name is Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie, and he was born on the 7th of January 1982 to veteran actor Pete Edochie and Josephine Edochie.

The talented actor was raised in Anambra and Lagos state, and the records revealed Yul Edochie is the last born of Pete Edochie’s six children.

Yul Edochie has five elder siblings; four brothers and a sister. His older brother, named Linc Edochie, is also a popular figure in the movie industry.


Yul Edochie had his primary school education in Enugu state where he attended Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School; his secondary education saw him attend three different schools.

He then proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt, where he bagged a Bachelors Degree in Dramatic Arts.


Without the direct influence of Pete Edochie, Yul Edochie joined the movie industry in 2005, making his debut in the movie titled “The Exquires” alongside the Late Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa.

Yul Edochie, however, didn’t make it to the limelight until 2007 after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the film titled “Wind Of Glory.”

Over the years Yul has gone on to act in numerous movies, he is known for this baritone voice. Some of the movies he has acted in include Kiss My Pain” (2008), “Unstoppable” (2010), “Sarafina” (2011), “Against The Law” (2012),  “Python Queen” (2014), “Dowry Man”(2015), “ATM Machine”(2017) among many others.

Yul Edochie has the dream to become the President of Nigeria someday and is proudly supported by his father, Pete Edochie.

Personal life

Yul Edochie married at the young age of 22 to May Aligwe, now May Yul Edochie; according to the records, the two met during their days as undergraduates at the university in 1998 and exchanged marital vows in 2004.

Yul and May Edochie’s marriage is blessed with four children; 3 boys and a daughter. Yul’s daughter’s name is Danielle Edochie, and he is fond of showing her off on social media; the name of his sons are Karl Edochie, Kambi Edochie and Victory Zane Yul-Edochie.

Net worth

Yul Edochie is reportedly worth $1.8 million.

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