Biography of Veteran actor Pete Edochie is one that we have prepared to deliver to our growing number of readers. In this post we will learn all about Pete Edochie Biography, lifestyle, age, family and net worth. Wwe will try as much as possible to cover everything that concerns the award winning Nollywood actor Pete Edochie. Now lets the question begin.
Who is Pete Edochie
Chief Pete Edochie, MON is a Nigerian actor. Edochie is considered one of Africa’s most talented actors, being honored with an Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and Lifetime Achievement.
Pete Edochie was born on 7th March 1947 in Enugu coal city of Enugu State although he is from Anambra State Nigeria. Pete is among he most talented African actors. People interpret his action as that of a wicked king but this only happens in the movie.
Pete Edochie Career growth
Pete Edochie didn’t get straight into acting. Started from radio broadcasting in the year 1967 when he was just 20 years old. He served as a junior programmes assistant and was promoted to the level of a Director. In subsequent year Pete Edochie became a director of programmes, a role which he sometimes combines with Deputy Managing Director. The story continues for Pete Edochie who also acted as Managing Director sometimes.
Pete Edochie quit and left Broadcasting in the year when the government of Nigeria started politicizing the affairs of radio station. From hence Pete moved over into the movie industry as an alternative as he already acted in a movie Things Fall Apart that earned him an international award.
Pete Edochie Awards in Nollywood
Pete Edochie’s awards includes Best Actor in Africa, Nollywood legendary Actor, Most Promising Actor in Nigeria, Most Gifted Actor and Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria. Pete also had international awards to his credit.
He has been in the movie industry ever since the emergence of Nollywood and his role in all the movies he participated in speak for themselves as action filled characterization full of suspense which is one of the best sign of a good movie.
Below are some confusing questions that we made clear for fans outside Nigeria
Is Pete Edochie and Yul Edochie related?
No. Yul Edochie (born Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie 7 January, 1982) is ratther a son to Pete Edochie. He is named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner. Yul Edochie is the last of 6 children.
How old was Pete Edochie when he acted things fall apart?
Pete Edochie was 38 years when he acted in the movie an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s classic, Things Fall Apart.
Is Rita edochie Pete’s wife?
The question is Pete Edochie related to Rita Edochie? Yes. Pete is a brother to Rita Edochie’s husband Tony Edochie. Rita Edochie is not Pete Edochie’s wife. Their relationship is not romantic and should not confused. she is married to Pete’s brother – Tony Edochie.
Is Pete edochie a real king?
As one who is an Igbo Origin he can be referred to as a King. Basically, he is referred to as King of African proverbs and plays his roles distinctively. Pete Edochie could pass for a traditional king and it doesn’t matter if he is one in his community as many will even love to honour him with that.