Pete Edochie Biography, Age, Movies, Career and Net Worth

Pete Edochie Biography

Chief Pete Edochie (MON) is a renowned veteran Nigerian actor, script writer and movie producer. He gained popularity playing the role of a father or a king in most of his movies. Pete Edochie who was born on the 7th of March, 1947 in Enugu State, Nigeria.

Pete Edochie Profile


Pete Edochie

Real Name

Pete Edochie

Date of Birth

7 March, 1947


74 years (2021)

State of Origin

Anambra State










Josephine Richie Edochie

Net Worth

$4 million

Educational Background

Pete Edochie Education and career

Pete Edochie had his primary education at St. Patrick’s and St. James Primary School, Zaria respectively. He had his secondary education at St. John’s College. Pete Edochie attended School of Journalism and Television in England.

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Career and Movies

Pete Edochie Movies

Prior to acting movies, Pete Edochie worked briefly with the Nigerian Railway Corporation before his tertiary education.

When he returned from overseas, he got his first official job in a broadcasting corporation at the age of 20 in 1967.

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As a young lad, he started off as a junior program assistant and then subsequently became a director. As a result of government’s interference, he left the radio station and joined Nollywood.

He featured in several Nollywood movies playing several roles mostly as a king or a father.

Pete Edochie gained popularity after he featured as Okonkwo in Chinua Achebe’s movie “Things Fall Apart” in the 1980s.

Pete Edochie has featured in several movies since his career. Some of his movies are

  • Lionheart
  • Narrow Escape
  • Lions Heart
  • Holy Cross
  • Unroyal
  • Lacrima and many others.

He has many awards to his credit, some of which are Lifetime Achievement by Africa Film Academy, Industry Merit Award by Africa Magic and so on

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He worked alongside several Nollywood stars like Kanayo O. Kanayo, Nkem Owoh, Chiwetalu Agu, Patience Ozokwor, Ngozi Ezeonu, Genevieve Nnaji and many others.

Pete Edochie Instagram

Pete Edochie Instagram handle is @peteedochie

Personal Life

Pete Edochie is married to his wife Josephine Richie Edochie. Together they have children together, some of which have made names for themselves in the entertainment industry like Yul Edochie and Linc Edochie. He is an indigene of Nteje in Oyi Local Government Area, Anambra State.

Pete Edochie Net Worth

Pete Edochie Net Worth

Pete Edochie is estimated to worth $4million.


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