Yul Edochie rejoices as he gets an endorsement from his father, Pete Edochie after 18 years
Yul Edochie, a Nollywood actor and director has shared one of the most important lessons he learned from his father Pete Edochie during his career.
Yul, who has been on set with his father, Pete Edochie along with his wife, Judy Austin, made this known as he reaches the high point of his career, which is an endorsement from his father.
The father of five recounted how his father gave him the biggest advice by telling him to return to acting and learn more before becoming a director.
Yul stated that he had directed his first film, which his father thought was impressive. However, Yul said it wasn’t his best.
Listening to him, Yul went into acting fully and established himself as one of the greatest actors in Africa.
Fast forward to now, he directed his father once again and he blew him away with his artistic prowess and leadership skills.
Yul revealed that at long last, his father gave him his accolades.
“The high point of my career. Getting an endorsement from the man who gave birth to me. The Legend and biggest name in Nollywood Chief Pete Edochie.
In 2005, fresh out of the Theatre Arts Department, University of Port Harcourt. I directed my first movie which starred Chief Pete Edochie. After the money, my father said I tried though but it would be best if I go fully into acting. learn more as an actor before coming back to directing.
As a man who loves challenges, I took it upon myself to make a mark in Nollywood as an actor. So I went into acting fully and established myself as one of the greatest actors in Africa. In 2023, I directed my father again in the movie THE GODFATHER and I blew him away with my artistic prowess and leadership skills.
He finally gave me my accolades.
I earned it”.