Pete Edochie Net Worth and Biography

Written by Robin Okwanma

Pete Edochie is a Nigerian veteran actor and one of the most talented actors in Africa. His name will ring a bell in the ears of every Nigerian. As of 2022 Pete Edochie has an estimated net worth of $4million or 1.7billion naira.



Pete Edochie


March 7, 1947, Anambra State.


professional Actor



Net Worth

1.7 billion Naira

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Pete Edochie’s Biography

Pete Edochie was born on 7 March 1947 in Enugu. He is a native of Nteje in Oyi Local Government Anambra state, Nigeria. He is a man who strongly believes in his culture and never fails to represent his Igbo heritage. Chief Pete Edochie began his career at 20 when he got into the broadcasting corporation. He started as a junior program assistant and rose to the position of director. He later left the broadcasting job and started a career in acting. Pete Edochie is a catholic and was raised in Zaria, Kaduna state where he finished his primary and secondary Education

Pete Edochie rose to fame after he starred as Okonkwo in the Legendary adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”. The movie won numerous awards and even received an international award. He moved on to star in numerous movies and is loved by most Nigerians because of his raw talent in acting.

Pete Edochie is married to his wife Josephine Edochie and they have 6 children. Two of their sons; Yul Edochie and Linc Edochie are also very popular and talented actors.

Pete Edochie Best Movies

Over the years, Pete Edochie has proven himself to be one of the most talented actors in Nigeria. He is seen in different versatile roles with varying personalities and he portrays them perfectly. Here are some of his best movies of all time (CYBER NG’s PICK)

  • Things Fall Apart (1987)
  • Lion Heart (2018)
  • Igodo  (1999)
  • Billionaire Club (2003)
  • Unroyal (2020)
  • Heavy Battle (2008)
  • Test Your Heart (2008)
  • Greatest Harvest (2007)
  • Secret Pain (2007)
  • Fair Game (2006)

Pete Edochie Awards

The Nollywood legend has also bagged lots of awards locally and even internationally. Here are some of Pete Edochie’s awards;

  • Life Impacts Awards, Time Heroes Awards 2017
  • Africa Movie Academy Award 2013
  • Life Achievement Award 2013
  • Censor’s Board Best Actor in Africa 2001
  • Censor’s Board Best Actor in Nigeria 2003
  • Industry Merit Award, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award 2014

Pete Edochie Net Worth

Pete Edochie gets most of his money from his acting career. He currently has an estimated net worth of $4million. Its safe to say that Chief Pete Edochie is indeed an accomplished actor.

So what did we leave out? What are your favorite movie picks starring Pete Edochie? And what are your favorite quotes from him? Tell us using the comment section below


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Robin Okwanma

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