Full Name/Real Name: Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh,
Date of Birth: 28 February 1985
Age: 34 years
Place of Birth: Kano State, Northwest Nigeria
State of Origin : Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
School Attended : Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State
Early, Educational, Family and Career Life
Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh, born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria on 28 February 1985. He is the sixth of seven children of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh both of Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He is of Igbo descent.
Erics had his primary education at Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Primary School, Kano, and his secondary education at Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha, Anambra State.
At a young age, Erics showed a passion for the arts, and this culminated in his admission to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, where he graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts. He holds a master’s degree in Theatre and Film studies.
In 2001, as a first year student in the University, he got his first movie role, in the Chris Ubani directed ‘direct-to-dvd’ movie ‘Holy Prostitiute’, where he played a minor role as a medical doctor, with just three scenes. He graduated from the University and he attended auditions and bagged a few other cameo roles in home movies.
Ekenedilichukwu professionally known as Ken Erics Ugo or simply Ken Erics is a Nigerian film and television actor, writer and occasional musician. Popularly known for his role as Ugo in the movie ‘The Illiterate’ alongside Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie. He is from Anambra State.
Ken wrote a book “Cell 2” which gained attention and has been used in a number of Nigerian tertiary institutions for stage productions and academic purposes.
He’s alleged to have something with Nollywood actress,Rachael Okonkwo. He has starred in movies with Rachael Okonkwo like ‘Blackberry Madness’, Open and Close’, ‘Ekaette Goes To School’, Agatha’,‘Pinging Ladies’, ‘White Ladies’ and many others exchanged some lovely messages with her alleged boo on Instagram.
Ken Erics and his sweetheart recently tied the knot in their hometown, Enugu Ukwu, Anambra State. His wedding took many by surprise on social media which made people believe the actor wanted a low-key wedding.
In 2014, Erics won the award for Best Supporting Actor at the City People Entertainment Award and Best Lead Actor at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States. In 2015, he won the Best Lead Actor award at the City People Entertainment Award.
Ken Erics Music
- Onye M Neso Part 1
- Onye M Neso Part 2
Ken Erics Movies
- Holy Prostitute Doctor
- Silence of the gods
- Eran and Erak
- Evil intention
- Gold not Silver
- A Better Tomorrow
- Days of Gloom
- The Illiterate
- Release me oh Lord
- Father Muonso
- Burning Bridges
- Trials of Igho
- Echoes of Love
- Almost Perfect
- Within these walls
- Valerie Joe
- The Vengeance
- Crossed Path
- What Lies Within