Actor, Pete Edochie sets to celebrate his 74th birthday as he will be adding 1 year to his years on the 7th of March 2021.
Veteran Nollywood Actor, Legend and Grandpa, Pete Edochie has revealed he will be clocking additional one which will make him 74 years on the 7th of March 2021.
The Nollywood legend make this known via his official and verified Instagram page as he anticipated his new age with a picture he shared and captioned.
March 7th, 2021.
Pete Edochie is a veteran Nollywood Actor who was born on the 7th of March 1947 in Kaduna state, bred in Zaria but relocated to Anambra state situated in the south eastern part of Nigeria during the Civil War in Nigeria.
In 1967 before moving to the level of a managing director at the age of 20 Pete Edochie started his career as Jnr. Programmes Assistant at a radio station.
The Nollywood Actor became a house hold name in the Nigerian movie industry after given the lead roles in NTA adaptation of Popular Nigerian writer, China Achebe’s novel as Okonkwo in ‘Things Fall Apart”.
Pete Edochie who sets to celebrate his 74th birthday was born into a Christian family and he is a strong Catholic, he got married at his early 22 years old to Josephine of which they still happily married and they are blessed with six lovely children, with two of their children Yul and Linc are also Nollywood Actors.
Recall, the veteran actor trend on social media after saying it is an abomination for a man to kneel down to propose to a woman mostly in the Igbos culture it is total wrong and unacceptable because you as a man kneeled to a woman means you are giving her all the authority over you.
Adding that kneeling before a woman didn’t show any signs of respect or love, he is happily married to his work for many years now and they are still together even without him bending the kneel, in those days it is done by the parents of the groom who will visit the bride’s family and inform them about getting married to their daughter for their son.