See What Really Happened With Ken Erics' Wife

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By  | Oct 27, 2022, 03:27 PM  | Relationships

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Ugochukwu Ekenedilichukwu Eric Nwenweh, sometimes known as Ken Erics Ugo or just Ken Erics, is a Nigerian actor, writer, producer, and infrequent musician who works in film and television. He co-starred with Tonto Dikeh and Yul Edochie in the film "The Illiterate," playing the part of Ugo. He is an Anambra State native.

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Early life

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The sixth of Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh's seven children, Ken Erics was born in Kano State, Northwest Nigeria, on February 28, 1985. Both parents are from Enugwu-Ukwu in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria.

He has Igbo ancestry. Erics attended the Binta Mustapha Science Nursery and Elementary School in Kano for his primary school and the Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) in Onitsha, Anambra State, for his secondary education. Erics first had an interest in the arts when he was a small child, and this led to his entrance to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, where he earned a degree in theatre arts. Additionally, he has a master's in theatre and film studies.

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Ken Erics’ wife

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In March 2019, Ken Erics made the decision to call it quits on his marriage to Onyi Adada. The actor claims that as things grew intolerable, it was crucial for him to end his marriage. He, though, expressed satisfaction at the union's dissolution.

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Why they broke up


Early in 2020, social media was flooded with reports about Onyi Adaba and Ken Eric's split. Onyi Adaba was accused by Ken Eric of concealing her secret boyfriend from him. Onyi, however, rejected this assertion, calling it incorrect and malicious.

Onyi Adaba detailed how her estranged husband fled the house for seven months without cause or explanation in a lengthy Instagram post. She swore she did not have a secret child in front of her unborn children.

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Ken Erics’Career

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In the 2001 "direct-to-dvd" film "Holy Prostitute," which Chris Ubani directed, Erics, then a first-year university student, performed a supporting role as a doctor in barely three scenes. After earning his degree from the university, he started going to auditions and was offered a couple more cameo roles in home movies. However, his performance of "Ugo" in the 2012 film "The Illiterate" won over viewers and provided him with more opportunities in the Nigerian film business.

As a writer, Eric's first piece of published work, Cell 2, attracted attention and has been used for academic and theatrical purposes in a number of Nigerian higher institutions.

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Erics, who previously had his own musical band, performs occasionally as a vocalist and musician and also plays the guitar and keyboard. He has worked on the creation of a number of original movie soundtracks.

He has also appeared in films with A-list actors including Yul Edochie, Desmond Elliot, Chiwetalu Agu, Regina Daniels, and Ngozi Ezeonu.

In 2014, Erics earned the Best Lead Actor prize at the Afrifimo Awards in the United States as well as the City People Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actor. He later went on to win the City People Entertainment Award for Best Lead Actor in 2015.

Erics was nominated for the Golden Movie Awards in 2018 for Best supporting Actor and went on to win the City People Entertainment Awards 2017 for Best Actor of the Year.

Inozikwa Omee, Ken Erics' debut single, was released in December 2018. His first single was met with cheers from his admirers. The wonderful song and exceptionally beautiful vocals are a blatant sign that Ken Erics is here to stay.
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