Yul Edochie Biography: Children, Net Worth, Wives, Birthday, Family, Daughter, Movies, Parents, Pictures, Wiki Facts

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Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie (born 7th-January-1982), and addressed professionally as Yul Edochie, is a gifted Nigerian actor, businessman, and politician.

He is named after famous Russian actor Yul Brynner. A native of Anambra State, Nigeria, and the son of Nigerian legendary actor “Pete Edochie”.

Yul Edochie was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of 6 children. He got married at the age of 22 to May Yul-Edochie in 2004. 

He attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.

Full Name: Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie
Stage Name: Yul Edochie
Born: 7th-January-1982 
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Anambra State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.71 m
Parents: Pete Edochie,

Josephine Edochie

Siblings: Gene Edochie,

Leo Edochie,

Uche Edochie,

Linc Edochie

Wives• Spouses: May Yul-Edochie (m. 2004)

2nd Wife: Judy Edochie (m. 2022)

Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Kambi Edochie,

Dani Edochie,

Karl Edochie,

Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie,

Star Edochie


Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$3 million














































Early Life

Yul Edochie was born on January 7th, 1982, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old. 

His parents named him after famous Russian actor Yul Brynner. He hails from Anambra State, Nigeria.

Who is the biological father of Yul Edochie? His biological father’s name is Pete EdochiePete Edochie is a legendary actor and one of the pioneers of the Nollywood film industry. Yul Edochie‘s mother is Josephine Edochie

He originates from Anambra state, but he has spent most of his life in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last born in a family of 6. 

Yul Edochie has five siblings. The names of his brothers are Leo EdochieUche EdochieLinc Edochie, and Gene Edochie. He also has a sister who is the fifth child in the family.


Yul Edochie attended Lillian’s Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School in Enugu between 1984 and 1992. He enrolled for his secondary education between 1992 and 1998 in four different schools, all located in Enugu.

He enrolled at Marist Brothers’ JuniorateUturu University Secondary SchoolEcumenical Community Secondary School, and New Haven Boys Secondary School

After completing his secondary education, Yul Edochie enrolled at the University of Port Harcourt, where he pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dramatic Arts. 


Yul Edochie debuted his career in the Nollywood industry at 23 when he was cast to play a role in The Exquires alongside Justus Esiri and Chidi Mokeme. From that time, he featured in several other Nollywood movies. 

His big break came in 2007 when he featured in the movie Wind of Glory alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elli*t. Since that time, he has continued to land versatile roles in the Nigerian movies that have been released. 

Yul Edochie felt that the country was not doing enough to train the next generation of actors and actresses. Therefore, he established the Yul Edochie Academy in 2015 to train the next generation of actors and actresses. 


Over the course of his career as an actor, Yul Edochie has received several awards. 

He received the Best New Actor of the Year (English) Award in 2009 during the City People Entertainment Awards. 


In addition, Yul Edochie won the Best Actor Award during the Pamsaa Awards in 2013. During the City People Entertainment Awards, he won the Best Actor of the Year (English) award. 

Personal Life

Yul Edochie is married to his heartrob, May Yul-Edochie at the age of 22. Their marriage took place in 2004. Their marriage is blessed with four georgous children, namely Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie, and Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie.


  • My New Wife (2020)
  • Battle of Lions (2020) 
  • Prince Charming (2020)
  • True Royal Blood (2020) 
  • Click Me (2020)
  • Big Paper Boys (2020)
  • Painfull Will (2020)
  • Run (2020) 
  • The Single Lady Next Door (2020)
  • Moms at War (2018) 
  • The Billionaire That Ran Mad (2018) 
  • The Cruel Hand of Justice (2018)
  • Enemies Must Bow (2018) 
  • Rich But No Rest of Mind (2017) 
  • Love Do Cost A Thing (2017)
  • Punishment of the Gods (2017)
  • Not an Ordinary Battle (2017)
  • The God that Answereth by Fire (2017) 
  • My Sons Jealous Friends (2017) 
  • My Bad Criminal Sister (2017)
  • The True Heir to the Throne (2017) 
  • Tears of Royal Blood (2017) 
  • Mysterious Family (2017) 
  • What I Fear Most (2017) 
  • Vanity of Life (2017) 
  • Tears of Victory (2017) 
  • The Prince and His Betrothed (2017)
  • Rain of Hope (2016)
  • The Secret of Riches (2016) 
  • The Chosen Wife (2016) 
  • Wicked Hand (2016) 
  • Cry of a Maid (2016)
  • Mysterious Mistress (2016) 
  • Royal Maid (2015)
  • Compound Fools (2015) 
  • Dowry Man (2015)
  • Spirit of Battle (2014) 
  • The Mirror (2014) 
  • Innocent Couple (2016) 
  • Apostles of Lucifer (2014) 
  • Python Queen (2014) 
  • Eye of the Eagle (2013) 
  • Blind Choice (2013)
  • Death Certificate (2013)
  • Money Kingdom (2013) 
  • Restless Soul (2013)
  • Bridge of Contract (2012) 
  • The End is Near (2012) 
  • Against the Law (2012)
  • Sarafina (2011)
  • Pleasure and Crime (2011)
  • Unstoppable (2010) 
  • Tears of Hope (2009)
  • My Loving Heart (2009) 
  • Kiss My Pain (2008)
  • Wind of Glory (2007) 
  • Sleek Ladies (2007) 
  • The Exquires (2005) 

TV Shows

  • The Palace (Soap Opera).
  • Royal Castle (Soap Opera).
  • Tinsel (TV series) (Soap Opera)

Net Worth

Yul Edochie has an estimated net worth of US$3 million. He has built up his net worth with the salary he receives from the acting roles. 

Social Media Handles

  • Instagram: @yuledochie
  • Twitter: @YulEdochie
  • Facebook: Yul Edochie

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