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Rita Edochie first son Valentine Edochie is a Nollywood actor. He is just as gifted and talented like his mother, and is currently following the footsteps of his mother in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. Valentine Edochie is the first son of Nollywood actress Rita Edochie. He is an actor, a filmmaker, a movie producer and also a movie director. He has produced quite a handful of movies which he also features in as a lead character.

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Some of the movies he has acted, directed and produced include What He Never Told Mum, When A Man Cries, Power Of Hatred, In Cold Blood and many more. Valentine Edochie is very handsome and is currently the cousin brother to Nollywood famous actor Yul Edochie and the Nephew to Nollywood legend Pete Edochie.

He has acted alongside with top Nollywood movie stars like Zubby Michael, Regina Daniels, Uche Elendu, Somadina Adinma, Harry B, Destiny Etiko, Chizzy Alichi, Ken Erics and other top Nollywood celebrities. Nothing makes parents more proud than seeing their children becoming great and successful. Actress Rita Edochie is indeed a blessed woman for having a handsome son who is following her direction.

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Rita Edochie is an award-winning and a veteran Nollywood actress, film maker and a television personality known for her ability to cry in movies. She was born on 16th April 1962 in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.

Rita Edochie has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades and has contributed massively to the growth of the entertainment industry in Nigeria. She is currently one of the leading actresses in Nollywood. She is exceptionally talented as far as acting is concerned and she is always known for her ability to cry in movies.

Rita Edochie is happily married to Tony Edochie, Who happens to be the younger brother of Veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie. The couples have been married for over 30 years now and they are blessed with four lovely children. Who are identified as Judith Ibekwe, Valentine Edochie, Rondy Edochie and Amanda Edochie.

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Rita Edochie is a famous Nollywood actress and a television personality. She was born and bred in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She was brought up by her uncle, Mr. Okaka since her childhood. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.

Rita Edochie is a mother of four children and also a grandmother. Her first daughter is currently married with a beautiful child. Rita Edochie is currently the wife of Tony Edochie, the younger brother to Nollywood legend Chief Pete Edochie and who is also a staff at the Anambra State Broadcasting Service.

After completing her primary and secondary school education, Rita Edochie proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication in 1990. Rita Edochie joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1997 and rose to prominence after featuring in several Nollywood movies.

After her graduation from the university, she got a job as a radio presenter at the Anambra State Broadcasting Service and worked there for 7 years before she finally settled for acting in 1997. Rita Edochie’s family is very wide and compost of actors and actresses. Many people wonder if Rita Edochie and Pete Edochie are husband and wife. Well, that is not true. She is the wife of Tony Edochie, who happens to be the younger brother to Pete Edochie. Rita Edochie has been married to Tony Edochie for over 30 years now. She got married to Tony Edochie immediately she finished her secondary school education.

Rita Edochie has acted in over 200 Nollywood movies which include Waterloo, Mama Oyoyo, a Mother’s Pride, The Storm, Abuja Boys, Tears and Sorrow, Across the Bridge, Christian Girls, Circle of Lives, First Commandment, Floating Feelings, No More War, and many more. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies and always play motherly roles in movies. Rita Edochie has a cordial relationship with her brother-in-law, Pete Edochie and respects him so much as elder brother and a mentor.

During an interview with the media, Rita Edochie described her husband Tony Edochie as a good husband and a caring father. She has won awards like Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Rita Edochie and her son Valentine Edochie are one of the best characters to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

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