Ken ERics is among Nigeria’s most prolific actors. The talented actor has been in the industry for over a decade, and has shown that one can definitely make it in the industry with dedication and hard work.

in this post I will be sharing with you the Biography, Career, and Net Worth of Nollywood famous actor Ken Erics.


Ken Erics Ugochukwu, popularly referred to as Ken Erics, is a prominent Nollywood actor , model, artist, entrepreneur, investor and a personality in television. He is very smart, skillful, imaginative and intelligent. He knows how to read his roles very well, and can step into any character that film directors and producers in Nigeria offer him. Mostly, he works in epic and romantic films. He is married.

Ken Erics was born on 28th February 1980 in Kano State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 40 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.

Ken Erics completed both his primary and secondary school education in Kano State in the northern part of Nigeria 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.
After completing his primary and secondary school education, Ken Erics proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in Anambra in the south eastern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. Ken Erics 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 performances and has acted in several stage dramas. He is a member of many theatre and drama clubs and was attending auditions right from his undergraduate days.


In 2000, Ken Erics joined the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood and got his first professional film role in a movie titled “Holy Prostitute” while still in the university. Currently Ken Erics is married to a lovely lady whom he met while still in the university. His passion for success and his prayers to God catapult him from hardship to a mega-superstar actor. He always acts in a sorrowful and romantic film, he is one of Nigeria’s most romantic actors.

. 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 rejection.

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, amongst others. He is very handsome and has been regarded as one of the most influential actor in Nigeria. In 2018, Ken Erics topped the list of the most handsome actors in Nigeria.

Ken Erics is not only an actor but a musician too. In 2018, Ken Erics chose to show the world his singing talents by releasing his first and hit single titled ‘Inozikwa Omee’ . Ken Erics claimed during an interview that his aspirations and ambition were to become a Gospel musician, but destiny took him to act and that’s how he found his way into Nollywood. Nollywood’s talented actor Ken Erics, after discovering his hidden talent in acting and proving his acting ability, decided to venture into music again on the list to fulfill his latent desire to become a gospel singer.

Besides acting, Ken Erics is also into other businesses such as real estate investment, show promoter and event planning.

Net Worth 

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. Ken Erics is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on his official Instagram handle.


He was rumored to be cheating on his wife by dating Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo because they were always seen together in events and award night, but he declaimed the rumor saying they are just friends and colleagues.

Superstar Ken Erics having a good time with actress Rachael Okonkwo

By Maffy Gondyi

Gondyi is a student of Psychology, a reserved personality, a critical thinker with an enthusiastic mind. He believes in making the world a better place; one word at a time. Mail me at [email protected]

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