Ken Erics Biography, Career, Movies, Wife, Family, and Net Worth

Ken Erics is a well-renowned actor in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood. He is also one of the most popular actors in Nigeria known for his embodiment of roles in every movie he has been featured in. He is also a model, producer, businessman, and investor.

Due to his good looks, great talent, creativity, etc, he has become well-loved by many Nigerians and Africans worldwide. Besides being an actor or writer, Ken Erics is also a philanthropist who is involved in many charitable and organized events and touches several lives through his engagement.

Ken Erics Biography

Ken Erics legal name is Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh. He was born on the 28th of February, 1985 in Kano state, Nigeria. He is however a native of Enugu state and is Igbo by the tribe. His parents are Mr Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Mrs Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh.

He is the sixth of seven children and spent his early days in Kano. After his primary education, his family relocated to the city of Onitsha in Anambra state. He continued his secondary education in Onitsha where he graduated and then got admitted into the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, to study theater arts.

He received a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts and went on to get a Masters’s degree in the theatre arts and film studies department.

Ken Erics Career

Ken Erics‘ acting career officially began in the year 2001 when he was still a first-year student at Nnamdi Azikwe University. He auditioned and was cast for his first role in a Nollywood movie. The film was directed by Chris Ubani and was titled ‘Holy Prostitute’. Ken Erics played the part of a medical doctor in the movie to perfection and his talent was clear to agents afterward.

Since 2001 till date, Ken Erics has gone on to feature in over 100 Hollywood movies. He also started producing movies with 6 released films under his producer belt. He also dived into the writing and scriptwriting side of the industry and has a published book titled ‘cell 2’ to his name.

Before becoming a major actor, Ken Erics had a musical band for which he was a vocal artist. He also plays the guitar and piano as well. His singing and instrumental talent have been used to produce many tunes featured in Nollywood movies. Ken Erics is an established actor, producer, writer, and singer and he has made good use of all his talents.

Ken Erics Movies

  • Holy Prostitute
  • Silence of the gods
  • Eran and Erak
  • Evil intention
  • Gold, not Silver
  • A Better Tomorrow
  • Days of Gloom
  • The Illiterate
  • Release me, oh Lord
  • Father Muonso
  • Burning Bridges
  • Sugarcane
  • Trials of Igho
  • Echoes of Love
  • Omalicham
  • Almost Perfect
  • Within these walls
  • Valerie
  • The Vengeance
  • Okafor’s Law
  • Crossed Path
  • What Lies Within
  • Omugwo
  • Body Language
  • The Bridge
  • Fate of Amanda
  • You Are My Light Melody
  • Ordinary Fellows
  • Discography
  • Inozikwa Omee (2018)
  • Thank You, Baba (2019)
  • Mama (2019)
  • Many Mysteries (2019)
  • Sugarcane Baby (2019)
  • Pretence (2019)
  • Anom Gi N’aka (2019)
  • Love is Life (2019)

Ken Erics Family, Wife & Children

Ken Erics parents are Mr Eric Chukwuemeka Nwenweh and Mrs Grace Ifeyinwa Nwenweh. Although he has seven siblings, their names are unknown.

He was married to his long-time girlfriend, Onyi Adada. The marriage took place in 2017. Their wedding was attended by notable individuals from the industry. Barely two years after the marriage, Ken Erics and his wife Onyi Adada decided to call it quits on their marriage in March 2019.

Ken Erics Net Worth

Ken Erics net worth is estimated to be between $800,000 – $1 million. He has amassed his wealth from payment from his acting work, his songs used in films, profits from movies he produced, social media royalties, paid endorsements and ambassadorships, etc.


Ken Erics was raised in a struggling background and didn’t have any connections in Nollywood when he began. Although his story was rough, he was able to use his God-given talents and has been blessed with a good job and many opportunities.

He is one of the most popular and well-liked actors in Nollywood today with his jovial personality and character embodiment.