Ken Erics Biography
Ken Erics is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, and occasional musician who works in the Nigerian film industry called Nollywood. Ken is a passionate about entertainment as he is multi-talented when it comes to the world of entertainment and showbiz.
He co-starred with Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie in the film “The Illiterate,” playing the part of Ugo. He has also been a part of many productions in Nollywood with top notch delivery of roles.
|Real Name:||Ugochukwu Ekenedilichukwu Eric Nwenweh|
|Date of Birth:||February 28, 1985|
|Place of Birth:||Kano State|
|Wife/Spouse:||Onyi Adada (Divorced 2019)|
|Occupation:||Actor,Writer, Producer, Singer|
Early Life and Education
Ken Erics was born on February 28, 1985 as Ugochukwu Ekenedilichukwu Eric Nwenweh, in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria, to Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh, both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria.
He is of Igbo descent. Erics received his primary education at the Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Elementary School in Kano and his secondary education at the Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Erics developed an interest in the arts as a child, which led to his admission to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, where he earned a degree in theatre arts. He also holds a master’s degree in theatre and film studies.
Erics made his acting debut as a first-year university student in the Chris Ubani-directed “direct-to-dvd” film “Holy Prostitute,” in which he played a doctor for three scenes.
After finishing his degree, he began attending auditions and was offered a couple more cameo roles in in-home movies. However, his performance as “Ugo” in the 2012 film The Illiterate won over viewers and opened doors for him in the Nigerian film industry.
Eric’s first published work, Cell 2, drew attention and has been used for academic and theatrical purposes in a number of Nigerian higher education institutions.
Erics, who previously had his own musical band, occasionally performs as a vocalist and musician, as well as playing the guitar and keyboard. He has contributed to the creation of several original movie soundtracks.
Erics won Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States in 2014, as well as Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Awards. In 2015, he won the City People Entertainment Award for Best Lead Actor.
Erics was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Movie Awards in 2018 and went on to win Best Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017.
Ken Erics’ debut single, Inozikwa Omee, was released in December 2018. His first single was met with applause from his fans. The fantastic song and stunning vocals are a clear indication that Ken Erics is here to stay.
He has also worked with A-list actors such as Yul Edochie, Desmond Elliot, Chiwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels, and Ngozi Ezeonu.
Ken Erics Filmography
2002: Holy Prostitute
2006: Silence of the gods
2007: Eran and Erak
2010: Evil intention
2011: Gold, not Silver
2011: A Better Tomorrow
2011: Days of Gloom
2012: The Illiterate
2013: Release me oh Lord
2014: Father Muonso
2014: Burning Bridges
2015 Trials of Igho
2015 Echoes of Love
2016 Almost Perfect
2016 Within these walls
2016: The Vengeance
2016: Okafor’s Law
2017 Crossed Path
2017 What Lies Within
2017 Body Language
2017 The Bridge
2017 Fate of Amanda
2018 You Are My Light
2019 Love Melody
2019: 100 Ordinary Fellows
- Inozikwa Omee (2018)
- Thank You Baba (2019)
- Mama (2019)
- Many Mysteries (2019)
- Sugarcane Baby (2019)
- Pretence (2019)
- Anom Gi N’aka (2019)
- Love is Life (2019)
Ken Erics decided to call it quits on his marriage to Onyi Adada in March 2019. According to the actor, it was critical for him to end his marriage as things became intolerable.
He, on the other hand, expressed satisfaction with the union’s dissolution.
Ken Erics Net Worth
Ken Erics is a Nigerian Actor with estimated net worth of $800,000
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