To man, family is everything. Pete Edochie is not exempted as the famous actor boasts of a good family as often seen in his social media sites.You might be wondering who Pete really is, right? Here is one guy you will probably adore. Let us take a peek into his life and find out why.
Pete Edochie is one of the most famous actors in the Naija film industry.Born in Enugu, Nigeria in 1947,Pete has risen to be the an acting icon to many. Pete Edochie’s age of 70 (71 on March 7),does not deter him from being the best at what he does.
Starting his career in early 1980’s, Pete has won national and international awards among them the Industry Merit Award (Multichoice) and the Lifetime Achievement Award (Africa Film Academy). Astonishing enough is that he has a net worth of $3.8 million. So rich! His fame however does not rob him the amazing quality of being the perfect family guy.
Pete Edochie’s family
Did I mention Pete a family guy? Yes. Married to Josephine Odechie, Pete confesses of a perfect marriage for the 45 years they have been together. When asked good why he hasn’t a second wife as most of his agemates, Pete says that she has bore him enough children and that she has everything he would want in a woman. Just perfect, isn’t it?
He has six children(5 boys and 1 girl), whose lives he has managed to keep private very well. Apart from his two sons, Yul and Linc, little is known about his daughter and other sons as he has chosen not to make their lives public.
Pete Edochie’s wife
The well known Josephine Edochie has really managed to portray a good image as Pete Edochie’s wife. This is possible only due to her calm and classy nature. Being married to Pete for 45 years, Josephine only recently showed herself to the public during her husbands’ 70th birthday in March last year. Her son Yul who is also a famous actor, praises his mother for molding him to who he is right now. This just shows how good a mum she is to her sons and daughter.
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Pete Edochie’s children
Pete has six children two of whom have taken his footsteps in the theater industry. He has five sons and one daughter. Almost zero information is given about his other children save from his two sons who are also famous in their own rights in the Nollywood. Pete Edochie’s sons, Yul and Linc are the ‘fruits’ that have not fallen so far from Pete’s acting tree.
Yul Odechie an actor in the Nollywood, is the last among Pete’s six children. Born in January 1982, the 36 year old has featured in some famous movies e.g.’The Exqiures’ in which he featured with the late Justus Esiri. He has a wife, May Aligwe and 3 children.
Linc Odechie on the other hand was born in the 1970’s (date not specified).Starting his career in 1995, Linc has risen to become a famous actor, director and scriptwriter. Linc has a wife, Amaka Linc Edochie who he married back in 2010. During an interview once, he said he started out acting as a challenge to himself but his father eked out the actor he is at the moment.
Now that’s it about Pete Edochie and family. It is a pretty good family owing to the fact that Pete is able to juggle both his career and family.
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