Rita Edochie is a Nigerian veteran actress, TV host and politician. She is well known for her roles in movies such as Shining Light, Only Yesterday and August Meeting.
She has worked with top actors like Ngozi Ezeonu, Patience Ozokwor, and Ebele Okaro.
|Date of Birth:||April 16, 1968|
|Place of Birth:||Anambra|
|Parents:||Mr and Mrs Okwudili|
|Siblings:||Augustine, Nnoyelum (late)|
|Husband:||Tony Edochie (m. 1990)|
|Children:||Judith Nkiru Ibekwe, Great Valentine Somtochukwu Edochie, Whisper Amanda Edochie, Chukwuemekalum Randy Peters Edochie|
Rita Edochie was born on April 16, 1968, to parents Mr and Mrs Okwuduli. She has two siblings, a brother, Augustine Okwudili, and a sister, Nnoyelum Okwudili Odogwu, who passed away in 2015.
She is from the Igbo tribe and precisely from Anambra State, the South-east part of Nigeria.
She had both her primary and secondary education in Anambra State before proceeding to the higher institution.
Rita Edochie began her acting career in the 1990s.
She has starred in more than 50 Nollywood movies which include Shining Light, Only Yesterday, August Meeting, Breaking Rules, My Lost Love, Blood Line, In My Kingdom, Regret to Love, Pain and Glory, Night of Memories, Forbiden Throne, Stretched Heart, My sister’s Act and many others.
Rita Edochie got married to Tony Edochie in December 1990. Their union is blessed with four children. One of her children, Valentine Edochie, is a Nollywood actor and movie director.
Her husband, Tony Edochie, is the younger brother of Pete Edochie. She is the aunt of both Yul Edochie and Muna Obiekwe.
She also revealed that she she was sexually assaulted in primary school and gave birth to a child.
Awards & Recognition
Rita received the Ambassador for Peace Award of the Universal Peace Federation in 2016.
Rita Edochie is active on social media platforms. She is on Instagram @ritaedochie
Rita Edochie earns her career as an actress and entrepreneur. She has an estimated net worth of $350,000.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Rita Edochie:
Who is Rita Edochie?
Rita Edochie is a Nigerian actress known for her roles in movies Shining Light, Only Yesterday and August Meeting,
How old is Rita Edochie?
Rita Edochie was born on April 16, 1968
Where is Rita Edochie from?
Rita Edochie is from Anambra State in Nigeria
Is Rita Edochie married?
Rita Edochie is married to Tony Edochie, the younger brother of Pete Edochie.
What is Rita Edochie Net Worth?
Rita Edochie has an estimated net worth of $350,000.