Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie // (listen) popularly known as Yul Edochie// (listen) (born 7 January 1982)  is a Nigerian actor, named after Russian actor Yul Brynner. He is from Anambra state Nigeria, the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie.
Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie
7 January 1982
|Alma mater||University of Port Harcourt|
|Years active||2007 — present|
He was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of six children. He got married at the age of 22. He attended the University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.
Edochie is married to May Aligwe and has three sons and a daughter. Their names are Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie and Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul Edochie. On April 27, 2022, the actor revealed that he had taken fellow actor, Judy Austin, as his second wife, as well as their newborn son. This news was met with backlash from many colleagues and fans, and a show of support from others.
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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.
On the 14 July 2017, Edochie declared his intention 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 on the 22nd of 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. Yul Edochie has declared his intention to run for the post of the President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential elections.
|2007||Sleek Ladies||Starring Daniella Okeke, Ini Edo, Rita Dominic|
|2007||Wind of Glory||Emeka||Starring Desmond Elliot, Genevieve Nnaji|
|2008||Give It Up||Starring Mike Ezuruonye, Ini Edo|
|2008||Kiss My Pain||Johnson||Starring Mike Ezuruonye, Mercy Johnson|
|2009||Tears of Hope||Starring Ngozi Ezeonu, Olu Jacobs, Mercy Johnson|
|2009||My Loving Heart||Starring Stella Damasus-Aboderin|
|2011||Sarafina||Owen||Starring Rita Dominic, Halima Abubakar|
|2011||Pleasure and Crime||Johnson|
|2012||Zone 9||Starring Nkem Owoh, Annie Macaulay–Idibia|
|2012||Bridge of Contract||Starring Patience Ozokwor, Chika Ike, Chacha Eke|
|2012||The End is Near||Starring Patience Ozokwor, Chika Ike, Chacha Eke|
|2012||Against The Law||Anthony||Starring Olu Jacobs, Van Vicker|
|2013||Eye Of The Eagle|
|2013||Death Certificate||Starring Stephanie Okereke|
|2013||The Jezebels||Starring Tonto Dikeh|
|2013||Blind Choice||Starring Oge Okoye|
|2013||Money Kingdom||Starring Clem Ohameze Pete Edochie|
|2013||Agony Of A Princess||Starring Chioma Chukwuka|
|2013||Restless Soul||Starring Chika Ike|
|2014||The Mirror||Film Director Teco Benson Starring Kate Henshaw|
|2014||Chioma The Weeping Queen||Prince Chukwuemeka|
|2014||Apostles Of Lucifer||Starring Ini Edo|
|2014||Python Queen||Prince Oma||Starring Patience Ozokwor, Nuella Njubigbo|
|2015||Dooshima||Director||Starring Mike Ezuruonye|
|2015||Ojuju Calabar||Starring Belinda Effah, Ebube Nwagbo|
|2015||Royal Maid||Prince Izozo||Starring Eucharia Anunobi|
|2015||Compound Fools||Starring Funke Akindele|
|2015||Dowry Man||Uche||Starring Monalisa Chinda, Iyabo Ojo|
|2017||The Affectionate Wife||Starring Queen Nwokoye|
|2017||Passion of a Prince||Starring Chiwetalu Agu|
|2017||ATM Machine||Nicodemus||Starring Nkechi Nweje, Destiny Etiko, Jerry Williams|
|????||Royal Choice||Starring Joyce Kalu|
|2018||The Billionaires||Eze Kwe Eche||Starring Osita Iheme|
|2018||Moms at War||Starring Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele|
|2009||City People Entertainment Awards||Best New Actor Of The Year (English)||Won|
|2012||2012 Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Actor In A Supporting Role||Nominated|||
|2013||City People Entertainment Awards||Best Actor of the Year (English)||Won|
|2013||Pamsaa Awards||Best Actor||Won|||
|2014||2014 Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Lead Male||Nominated|||
|2015||Afrifimo Awards||Best Actor||Nominated||Afrifimo Special Recognition Award 2015 was given|||
|2021||Net Honours||Most Searched Actor||Nominated|||
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- ^ "YUL EDOCHIE FLOATS FILM ACADEMY". Retrieved 25 May 2016.
- ^ "Pete Edochie's son, Yul to contest in 2017 Anambra Governorship election". Retrieved 21 September 2017.
- ^ "Group commends Senate over passage of 'not too young to run' bill". Retrieved 21 September 2017.
- ^ "Nollywood actor Yul Edochie picks Anambra governorship party nomination form". Retrieved 21 September 2017.
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- ^ "2023: Actor Yul Edochie reaffirms intention to run for presidency". Punch Newspapers. 15 October 2021. Retrieved 25 November 2022.
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- ^ "Net Honours – The Class of 2021". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 7 September 2021.