Ken Erics Biography

Ken Erics Biography

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Ken Erics Ugochukwu, popularly known as Ken Erics, is a Nigerian Nollywood actor, writer, producer, and musician. He was born on February 28, 1985, in Kano State, Nigeria. As the sixth child in his family, he grew up in Enugu-Ukwu, a small town located in the Njoka Local Government Area of Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria.

 

Ken Erics

Ken Erics

Full Name Ken Erics Ugochukwu
Date of Birth February 28, 1985
State of Origin Anambra State
Occupation(s) Actor, Musician
Place of Birth Kano State
Marital Status Divorced
Children None
Nick Name(s) Ken Erics
Age 38 years old (2023)
Net Worth $1.3 million

 

 

 

Education 

 

 

Erics attended primary school at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School". After completing primary school, he went on to Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) in Onitsha, Anambra State for his secondary education. Even as a young child, Erics displayed a strong interest in the arts. This passion led him to pursue a degree in Theatre Arts at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State. He successfully graduated from the university and later obtained a master's degree in Theatre and Film Studies.

 

 

 

 

Career

 

 

 

Ken Erics embarked on his acting career in 2001 while he was a freshman at the university. His debut was in a movie titled 'Holy Prostitute' directed by Chris Ubani which was released straight to DVD. He played a small part as a medical doctor. After graduating, he continued to pursue his passion for acting, attending auditions and landing some minor roles in various movies. However, his breakthrough came in 2012 when he played "Ugo" in the movie 'The Illiterate', earning him widespread recognition and opening up more opportunities in the Nigerian film industry.

 

 

In addition to acting, Erics is also a published writer. His first work, 'Cell 2', has been widely recognized and used in several Nigerian universities for academic purposes and stage productions.

 

 

Erics is also a part-time musician, playing the guitar and keyboard, and has even led his own band. He has contributed to the production of multiple original movie soundtracks.

 

 

His acting career has seen him sharing the screen with some of the top stars in the industry, including Ngozi Ezeonu, Yul Edochie, Desmond Elliot, Chiwetalu Agu, and Regina Daniels.

 

 

 

Parents 

 

 

Ken Erics, a Nigerian actor, hails from Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, where both his parents were born. His father, Chukwuemeka Nwenweh, passed away in 2022 and was an influential figure in his life. Erics often referred to him as a mentor and a hero. His father's death was mourned publicly by Erics on social media.

 

 

His mother, Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh, is celebrated by Erics for her wisdom, talent, and peaceful nature. He credits her for being a strong influence in his life and often shares his admiration for her on social media.

 

 

 

 

Ken Eric's Wife

 

 

 

Ken Erics, was once married to a stunning lady, Onyi Adada. their marriage ended in divorce in 2019. Ken stated that their relationship had become unbearable, leading to their decision to part ways. Onyi leveled some serious accusations against him, claiming that he was secretly gay and had a hidden boyfriend. She also alleged that he mysteriously left their home for seven months without giving any reasons. Onyi even mentioned an incident where she tried to be intimate with Ken, but he allegedly assaulted her. Ken, however, categorically denied these allegations, terming them as false and harmful. The couple divorced after just one year of being together.

 

 

 

 

Songs

 

 

 

Apart from acting, Ken Erics is also a musician. In 2018, he released his hit single titled "Inozikwa Omee."

 

 

Other songs include 

 

 

Sosongo

Chance 

Udala

Ihe mere

Mama

Onye m neso

Love is life

Thank you baba

Pretence

Sugarcane baby

Onye m dabere

 

 

 

 

Movies

 

 

 

Over the course of his career, Ken Erics has starred in over 250 Nollywood movies

 

 

Love Melody

Fate of Amanda 

You Are My Light

Body Language

Omugwo

Days of Gloom

The Illiterate

Release me oh Lord

Father Muonso

Burning Bridges

Sugarcane

Trials of Igho

Echoes of Love

Omalicham

Almost Perfect

Within these walls

The Vengeance

Crossed Path

 

 

 

 

 Net Worth