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I told my dad I wanted to drop out of School when I was in JSS 2 – Yul Edochie reveals

Yul Edochie, son of renowned Nollywood, Actor Pete Edochie took to his Twitter to narrate how he at one time while in Junior Secondary School 2 had told his father that he wanted to drop out of school, and his father in response asked him to come into his room, where he received the beating of his life that reset his thinking. This is a classic tale of teenage rebellion. Who didn’t have one of those? Thank God for the father’s quick response that reset his brain. We all know how he turned out. Else we probably wouldn’t have known this great actor and film director. Tell us what you did during your teenage years. How was your rebellion like? “In JS2, I told my father I didn’t want to go to school anymore, he should open electrical shop for me. He said ok. He Invited me to his room, lo...

Regina Daniels and her husband Ned Nwoko host Pete Edochie on his birthday

Veteran Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie recently clocked 73-years and Billionaire Businessman, Ned Nwoke and his young wife, Regina Daniels, celebrated him in grand style. Nwoko, who is known to be an avid fan of Nollywood hosted Pete Edochie and alongside his Actress Wife, Regina, they had a good time as they were all smiles for the camera. Below are pictures from the event: <> Happy birthday to Nollywood Legend Pete again once again.

I lost many movie roles because of my father’s name – Yul Edochie reveals

Nollywood actor and politician Yul Edochie has revealed that he lost many movie roles because of his father, Pete Edochie, claiming his name generated envy in the industry. Yul made this known in a tweet on Sunday, after a follower who appears to be an up and coming act alleged that politics is being played in the industry. According to the follower, he has been dropped from a lot of productions because of his inability to find a sponsor. But responding, Yul said politics is played in every country and not only in the Nollywood industry, as he recounted how he was dropped many times because of his father’s name. “Politics is played in every country and in every industry, not only Nollywood. Ask people in other fields. In my early days I was dropped many times too because of my father’s nam...

Pete Edochie is a really bad actor – Blogger Sugabelly

Highly controversial writer and illustrator, Sugabelly has taken to Twitter to slam veteran actor, Pete Edochie, whom she described as a “really bad actor”. According to Sugabelly, Nollywood legend, Pete Edochie who is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, is a very bad actor who plays the same role all his life… In her own words: “He’s been playing the same role his entire life. Acting isn’t quoting proverbs. But Nigerians live and die by seniority so the older he gets, the less anybody is able to point this glaring elephant in the room out.” She also spoke about ace actress Joke Silva whom she praised for her acting skills but blasted her for ‘overacting’ through her voice.. “Joke Silva is a pretty good actress but she overacts a lot. Not through her movements but through her ...

Pete Edochie and wife relax with their son Yul Edochie

Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie was spotted relaxing with parents, the Legendary actor himself, Pete Edochie and wife after shooting a video. The actor while sharing the post on Facebook, said that it’s been a while he visited his parents, so he decided to do that, before leaving town. His post reads: “Just wrapped up the movie FEAR. So I paid my parents a visit before leaving town. Haven’t seen them in a while.”

My father, Pete Edochie hates politics – Nollywood actor and politician Yul Edochie

My father, Pete Edochie hates politics – Nollywood actor and politician Yul Edochie The son of veteran actor Pete Edochie, Yul Edochie who recently bagged a political appointment in Anambra in this chat with Saturday Beats revealed that his dad did not like the idea of him going into politics.   He also revealed what he did to make the veteran actor give him his blessings. His words: My father does not like politics. He did not really like the idea of me venturing into politics but I made him realise that if we are all shying away from politics, who is going to save this country? So he just had to give me his support because everybody has been shying away from politics for too long and that is why Nigeria is the way it is. I would say that he is supporting me all the way”. On his bari...

Meet Pete Edochie’s son Uche Edochie who is a painter

NOLLYWOOD NEWS: Nollywood Legend Pete Edochie is one actor who has been able to carve a niche for himself in the movie industry even though he might not be able to grace lots of movie locations, he is indeed proud of how well he has come. His offspring’s have been putting smiles on his face and to a large extent, he has no regrets knowing that he gave them the best he could and they pushed further, not many are aware of the number of children the actor has but they have been making him proud. Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie is well pronounced but he also has a brother, Linc Edochie, who was once in the industry and now a proprietor of a school. Taking many by surprise is one of his brothers, Uche Edochie, who is also in the entertainment industry and this time, Art. Uche is a painter who lov...

Checkout the richest Nollywood actors and their net worth

Checkout the richest Nollywood actors and their net worth Who are the richest Nollywood actors? You may see their play on the screen, but you barely know them in real life! Take a look at top 10 richest Nollywood actors and their net worth! Top 10 Richest Nollywood Actors 10. Pete Edochie – $3.8 million   Chief Edochie is a legendary actor, philanthropist, TV personality, and producer. He is indigenous Enugu city. Nonetheless, he got his education from Zaria of Kaduna State. Pete Edochie is a veteran of Nollywood. In 1980, Pete Became famous after starring in the “Things Fall Apart.” The role Okonkwo provided him the first steps to the actor`s career. He won various international awards for his role in the series. After that, Peter Edochie became one of the richest actors in Nol...

Pete Edochie threatens to curse anyone associating him with boycotting Anambra Elections

CELEBRITY GIST: Nollywood Legendary Actor Pete Edochie is angry with those claiming he supports the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and there call to boycott elections in Anambra state. 

Pete Edochie caught kissing Juliet Ibrahim on Set – Is this for real?

NOLLYWOOD NEWS — Veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie may have shared first his kiss with Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim on set of a new movie. Can you believe it? 

Igbos cannot fight together because they are not united – Pete Edochie

Nollywood Celebrity Gist: Veteran Nollywood Legend Sir Pete Edochie has come out to say that Igbos are not united, noting that the only thing that can bring them together is their cultural values.

My father has never raised his hands on my mother – Yul Edochie speaks against domestic violence

Nollywood Celebrity Gist: Famous Nollywood Actor Yul Edochie has come out to speak up against domestic violence which is unfortunately increasing among Nollywood Celebrities by using his parents as an example.

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