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Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie

Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie predominantly known as Yul Edochie (born 7 January 1982)[3][4] is a Nigerian actor, named after Russian actor Yul Brynner.[5][6] He is from Anambra state Nigeria, the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie. He was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of six children. He got married at the age of 22.[7][8] He attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.

Personal life
Edochie is married to May Aligwe and has three sons and a daughter.[9] Their names are Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie and Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul Edochie.

Career
Edochie Joined Nollywood in 2005 in his first film titled The Exquires alongside Justus Esiri and Enebeli Elebuwa. He got his break in 2007 after featuring alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Desmond Elliot in the movie Wind Of Glory.

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

Politics
On the 14 July 2017, Edochie declared his intention run for Governor of Anambra State.[18] This declaration was made in anticipation of a not too young to run bill passed by the senate of the federal government of Nigeria.[19] The declaration was however made official on the 22 of August 2017, when he picked up the nomination form of the political party Democratic Peoples Congress and was eventually the flag bearer and gubernatorial candidate of the party to run for governor of Anambra State

 

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