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Pete Edochie Biography, Age, Family, Early Life, Movies, Net Worth And More

Pete Edochie Biography
Pete Edochie is one of Africa's most talented actors. He has featured in over 200 movies and is known for his authoritative roles.

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Pete Edochie Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Pete Edochie's profile and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full Name: Pete Edochie 
Date of birth: 7th March, 1947
Age: 72 years
Nationality: Nigeria
Siblings: Tony Edochie
Spouse: Josephine Edochie
Children: Yul Edochie, Linc Edochie
Grandchildren: Karl Edochie, Victory Zane Chukwubuike Yul-Edochie, Dani Edochie, Kambi Edochie
Occupation: Actor
Net Worth: $4 million

Pete Edochie Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Career

Born on the 7th of March, 1947, Chief Pete Edochie, MON is a veteran Nigerian actor and considered one of Africa's biggest.
He had been a seasoned administrator and broadcaster, and came into prominence in the 1980s when he played the lead role of Okonkwo in an NTA adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, Things Fall Apart.

Edochie is an Igbo by origin, and a Catholic by religious denomination. He started radio broadcasting in the year 1967 when he was just 20, and worked as a junior programmes assistant after which he was elevated to the level of a Director and occasionally acting as the Managing Director.
He quit ABS when the government started politicising the affairs of the station, thereby asking the entire management including Pete to move out.
He left and had to enroll into the movie industry, and the movie, 'Things Fall Apart' as at then had already won awards and was giving him international recognition.

He endorsed Wikimedia movement in Nigeria in September 2017 Edochie  by appearing in a video to increase awareness and use of Wikipedia among the older generations.
In the year 2005, the Actors' Guild of Nigeria placed Pete Edochie and several other actors, including Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Stella Damasus Aboderin,Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Noah, Nkem Owoh, and Richard Mofe Damijo on a one-year ban from filming after they were said to have been collecting huge fees from producers due to their A-list celebrity status. 
The ban placed on these actors was seen as doom in the Nigerian film business, but they got back into the industry.

Pete Edochie was kidnapped in 2009 and later released unharmed. He is married to Josephine Edochie and they have two children together.

Pete Edochie Movies

Pete Edochie has appeared in a good number of movies. Some of them include:
• Simple Baby (2006)
• Fair Game (2006)
• Living with Death (2006) 
• Test Your Heart (2008)
• Secret Pain (2007)
• Heavy Battle (2008)
• Lacrima (2006)
• Lionheart (2018)
• Holy Cross (2006)
• Mummy Why (2016)
• Greatest Harvest (2007) 
• Never End (2005)
• The Tyrant (2005)
• Price of Ignorance (2005)
• Sacred Tradition (2005)
• Across the Niger (2004)
• Ola... the Morning Sun (2005)
• Living in Tears (2005)
• The Price of Love: Life Is Beautiful (2005)
• No More War (2005)
• Azima (2005)
• End of Money (2005)
• Zoza (2006)
• Baby Girl (2005)
• Passage of Kings (2006)
• The Staff of Odo (2004)
• Honey (2003)
• St. Michael (2004)
• Love & Politics (2003)
• Above Death: In God We Trust (2003)
• Onunaeyi: Seeds of Bondage (2003)
• Arrows (2003)
• The Omega (2003)
• Billionaire Club (2003)
• Miserable Wealth (2003)
• Egg of Life (2003)
• The Heart of Man (2004)
• Negative Influence (2004)
• Dons in Abuja (2004)
• My Desire (2004)
• Dogs Meeting (2004) 
• Love from Above (2004)
• Coronation (2004)
• King of the Jungle (2004)
• Oduduwa (2000)
• Chain Reaction (1999)
• When God Says Yes (2003)
• Holy Ghost Fire (2001)
• Tunnel of Love (2003)
• Terrible Sin (2001)
• Tears in the Sun (2003)
• Greedy Genius (2001)
• Super Love (2003)
• Tears & Sorrows (2002)
• Selfish Desire (2003)
• Battle Line (2002)
• Rejected Son (2003)
• My Love (2002)
• Idemili
• 50 days with Christ
• Monkey chop banana
• The Egg
• Lion throne
• Rituals (1997)
• Evil men
• Living in Darkness (1999)
• Igodo
• Narrow Escape (1999)
• Lion of Africa
• Lost Kingdom (1999)
• Last Ofalla
• Set-Up (2000)
• Things Fall Apart (1987), TV series

Pete Edochie Net Worth

Pete Edochie is one of the biggest actors in Nollywood. He is estimated to be net worth $4 million.

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