Ken Erics Ugochukwu popularly known as Ken Erics is a popular Nollywood actor, singer, model, producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. He was born on 28th February 1980 in Kano State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 42 years old. He is originally from Enugu-Ukwu, a small town in Njoka Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently the sixth child in the family.
He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character giving to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. He acts mostly in epic and romantic movies. He is currently married.
Ken Erics completed both his primary and secondary school education in Kano State and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. He had the passion for acting at a very tender age and started acting from his local church dramatic club.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Ken Erics proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in Anambra and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. He had so much passion for acting which took him to study Theatre Arts in the university. While growing up Ken Erics has done so many stage play and has acted in several dramatic club. He is a member of many theatre and drama clubs and was attending movie auditions right from his undergraduate days.
Ken Erics joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2000 and got his first professional movie role in a movie titled “Holy Prostitute” while still in the university as an undergraduate. Ken Erics is currently married to a beautiful lady whom he met while still in the university. His determination for success and his prayers to God skyrocket him from a struggling actor to a mega superstar actor. He always act in epic, sorrowful and romantic movie, he is one of the most romantic actor in Nigeria and every girl’s crush.
During an interview, Ken Erics revealed that his rise from a struggling actor to a celebrity actor wasn’t a bed of roses after all. According him, he went through hell just to get movie roles. He also stated that he slept in motor parks, uncompleted building and garage in Lagos when he came for a movie audition and had no where to stay.
He also revealed that he was rejected many times in audition and he had to go through hell to get a movie role. He had slept in motor parks, uncompleted building and under-bridge in Lagos just to get movies role. His passion for acting is amazing and he never gave up on his career even with all the rejections.
Aside from acting Ken Erics is also into other businesses such as music, real estate investment, show promoter and event planner. His latest music videos are making waves in Nigeria. He was rumored to be dating Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo because they were always seen together in events and award night, but he declined the rumor saying they are just friends and colleagues.
Ken Erics in the cause of his career as an actor has starred in over 250 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies he has acted include Evil Intention, Father Ebube Muonso, Royal Sin, The Illiterate, and many more. He is very handsome and has been regarded as one of the most influential actors in Nigeria. In 2018, Ken Erics topped the list of the most handsome actors in Nigeria.
Ken Erics currently has an estimated net worth of over $1.3 million, making him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. He has received a national award by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (MFR), which happens to be the highest award and honor given to a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the economic growth and development of the country through entertainment. Ken Erics is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on his official Instagram handle and Facebook page.
Ken Erics is not just an actor but also a musician. In 2018, he decided to show the world his singing talents by releasing his hit single titled Inozikwa Omee. During an interview, Ken Erics stated that his dreams and ambition was to become a gospel musician but fate took him to acting and that is how he finds his way into Nollywood.
After discovering his hidden talent in acting and proven his acting prowess, Nollywood talented actor Ken Erics decided to venture in music once more at list to fulfill his secret ambition of becoming a gospel singer. He has been described as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria. He is indeed an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.