Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie (born 7 January 1982) is a Nigerian actor, named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. 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 6 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. The dramatic arts are a form of narrative performed on a stage in front of an audience.
Yul Edochie attended Lillians’ Day Nursery School and Robinson Street Primary School, Enugu between 1984 and 1992. His secondary education started from 1992 to 1998. In those 6 years he went to Marist Brothers’ Juniorate, Uturu , University Secondary School Enugu, Ecumenical Community Secondary School Enugu and New Haven Boys Secondary School Enugu Respectively.
Who are Yul Edochie Wives?
- Yul Edochie’s first wife name is May Aligwe (married in 2004).
Yul Edochie is happily married to May Aligwe after they have dated for six years. They first met in the year 1998 and tied the knot in 2004. And their wedding ceremony was attended by several public figures and celebrities.
May Aligwe is a computer engineer and chief executive officer of DKK investment. She is a supportive wife as she has been with her husband through thick and thin while he was contesting for Governor of Anambra State. Yul Edochie and May Aligwe have been happily married for 17 years now, although they have had their fair share of difficulty.
Their union appears to be a very happy one as the couple spends quality time together.
- Yul Edochie’s second wife name is Judy Austin (married in 2022).
Judy Austin is one of the most beautiful actresses in Nollywood and producer of two Nollywood most loved movies ‘Native Girl’ and ‘Fear’. Her full name is Muoghalu Uchechukwu Judith.
The actress, producer, director and business owner is famous for her role in her movie “Native Girl”. She has also featured in so many other movies in the Nollywood industry.
Acting came into her life when a friend, a certain Sylvester Madu urged her to give it a try on account of her good looks. She did and the rest, as they say, is history. She started acting in 2013 and by 2018 she has produced two film.
According to Vanguard, actor Yul Edochie announced the birth of his son with Judy Austin on Wednesday which set social media agog.
Many celebrities have condemned the act of taking a second wife by Yul while some encouraged his action, saying that it is better than having her as a babymama.
Announcing the birth of his son on Instagram, Yul wrote: “It’s time for the world to meet my son.
For now, Yul Edochie currently has two wives.
Family and Personal Life
Edochie is married to May Aligwe and has 3 sons and a daughter. Their names are Kambi Edochie, Dani Edochie, Karl Edochie and Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul Edochie. On the 27th of April 2022, Yul announced via his Instagram page that he has married a second wife Judy Austin, a fellow Nollywood Actress and they have welcomed a son together.
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