Actress Rita Tony Edochie is a Nigerian from Anambra state to be precise. Born into the family of Okwudili of Ogboli Olosi in Onitsha and married into the Edochie family in Nteje, Oyi local government area of Anambra state. She is the last of her parents and happily married to veteran broadcaster, Comrade Tony Edochie. She is blessed with four children, two boys and two girls. Actress Rita Tony Edochie had her primary education at Onitsha before proceeding to Awkunanaw girls Enugu where she had her secondary school education. She went on to register with the revered FAWAZ beauty and modeling Academy in Lagos, where she prepared herself to face the rigours of the entertainment industry. She also trained at the Grundvig Institute of fashion design and hotel management.
She later proceeded to the Institute of journalism, management and continuing education, Enugu State University of Management and Technology, where she obtained her Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication. Rita Tony Edochie worked with the Anambra Broadcasting Service where she headed the Make Up unit, and was also a foremost Television Presenter. She handled the very popular Television Request and also the Community Diary before venturing into the Film Industry. In Nollywood she has featured in a lot of movies and has also produced a few. She is one of the leading names in the Film Industry and is regarded as a veteran in the field of entertainment.