Yul Edochie was born Yul Chibuike Daniel Edochie on 7th January 1982.
He was named after popular Russian actor Yul Brynner.
He is the son of Nigerian actor Pete Edochie. He was raised both in Lagos and Enugu. He is the last of 6 children.
He Attended University of Port Harcourt, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts.
Yul Edochie got married to May Aligwe at age 22 and he has 2 sons and a daughter.