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While the majority of Nigerians will instantly recognise veteran actor, Pete Edochie, a short search on Google and other search engines will provide the information needed about the actor, little is known about the lady in this renowned actor’s life.
Josephine Edochie has been married to Pete for almost 50 years, and their relationship has produced six children, five boys and one girl.
Check out some of the information we discovered on Josephine Edochie.
Name: Josephine Edochie
Date of Birth: unknown
Profession: Lawyer, Broadcaster
Marital status: Married
Josephine Edochie’s Biography
Apart from being the wife of the veteran actor, there are no information available concerning Josephine’s childhood and education history.
However, we found out, she was a trained lawyer and worked as a broadcaster. She and Pete Edochie met at work and the actor married her when he was 22 years old.
Pete in a statement has said his marriage to Josephine has been a fulfilling one for him with their union blessed with 6 children.
Of their six children, only Yul and Linc Edochie are known to the public owing to the fact that they followed their father’s profession in the show business.
While Yul is simply an actor, Linc on the other hand writes, acts and also directs.
Josephine Edochie is the wife to veteran actor, Pete Edochie. He was born on the 7th of March, 1947.
Pete is considered one of the most talented actors in the country as well as in Africa. He hit the limelight in the movie industry after he played the role of Okonkwo in the NTA adaptation of China Achebe’s all-time best selling novel, ‘Things fall apart.”
Aside from being an actor, Pete Edochie is also an administrator and broadcaster.
Below is a list of movies he has acted in
- Secret Pain (2007)
- Fair Game (2006)
- Holy Cross (2006)
- Lacrima (2006)
- Living with Death (2006)
- Never End (2005)
- No More War (2005)
- Price of Ignorance (2005)
- Across the Niger (2004)
While Josephine Edochie is not popular, many have consistently concluded that Rita Edochie, an actress, is the wife of Pete Edochie because they share similar surnames.
However, Rita Edochie has debunked the reports in an interview; however, she says she’s still technically Pete Edochie’s wife according to Igbo culture. This is because Rita is the wife of Pete’s younger brother, Tony Edochie.
Afeez Abiodun, better known as Afeez Owo, is one of the popular actors and directors in the Yoruba movie industry. He is also known for his tribal marks as well as his beautiful wife and actress, Mide Martins. Before getting married to Mide, Afeez was said to have been very close to the actress’ late mother, Funmi Martins, as he was her manager.
So far, we have been able to do some digging about Afeez Owo, and below are some of the details we found out.
Birth Name: Afeez Abiodun
Nickname: Afeez Owo
Birth Date: April 12
State of Origin: Iseyin, Oyo state