This post centers on a prominent Nollywood actor in the person of Chinedu Ikedieze AKA Aki who started his acting career at a very young age. He has now grown to become one of Nollywood’s leading and most influential actors till date.
Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) Biography
|Real Name||Chinedu Ikedieze|
|Date of Birth||12th December, 1977|
|State of Origin||Abia|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Producer and Brand Influencer|
Chinedu Ikedieze, born in Bende, Abia State, Nigeria is a renown Nigerian actor, entrepreneur and serial investor. he’s best known for acting alongside Osita Iheme in majority of the films after their breakthrough as duo dating back to the 2002 film Aki na Ukwa. He has featured in over 150 films during a career spanning over 20 years. He has acted several role of a child in most of his films during his early career as a result of his dwarf stature and physical appearance. He then transformed himself and acted in lead adult roles. he’s nicknamed as Aki for his performance in the film Aki na Ukwa. In 2011, he married a dressmaker Nneoma Nwaijah , and later the couple had their first child in 2012.
Chinedu pursued his primary and education in Aba, Abia State. After completing his education he pursued a better National Diploma (HND) in Theatre Arts and a degree in Mass communication from the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu (IMT). After completing his studies at IMT, he initially wanted to become a lawyer but pursued his career in film acting in 1998 and initially featured in small roles. He first acted in a theatrical role dated back to the 1998 film Evil Men. He enrolled in prestigious NY Film Academy in 2004.
Is Chinedu Ikedieze Still Alive?
There is a popular saying that there’s always an atom of truth in every rumor but this case is completely different. The question of whether Chinedu Ikedieze is still alive has been trending for sometime. The same rumor is still ongoing about Pawpaw (Osita Iheme), his professional colleague and close friend. To clear this rumor about Chinedu Ikedieze’s death, his fans worldwide should know that Chinedu Ikedieze also known as Aki is not dead. He is alive, hale and hearty. You can check out his recent IG video HERE in Houston, USA where him, Alibaba and Pawpaw (Osita Iheme) went to support their colleague hosting a comedy show.
Aki and Paw Paw Movies
He entered Nollywood industry in 2000 and rose to prominence in 2002 film Aki na Ukwa where he played the breakthrough role of Aki alongside his colleague Osita Iheme (Pawpaw). The duo were popularly called as “Aki Paw Paw” since the release of the film and that they featured together in several films in the lead roles. Both Chinedu and Osita has been maintaining onscreen and offscreen chemistry which is widely praised by the Nollywood fraternity.
In 2007, Ikedieze got the the Lifetime Achievement Award during the African Movie Academy Awards. He was also honoured with the Order of the Federal Republic which was given by the then Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan for his immense contributions to Nollywood and to the economic process of the country.
His execution together with his fellow dwarf actor Osita Iheme in the 2002 film Aki na Ukwa remains widely spoken and the duo especially Osita’s character has been trending through memes since 2019 in Twitter and his social media platforms.
Aki as popularly known has a lovely wife Nneoma with whom he got married on November 26, 2011. The ceremony was big and opulent with the participation of remarkable guests. Some Nollywood stars congratulated their dear colleague and the governor of Abia State also attended the festive event. as rumor has it, the couple met in Lagos while a number of Chinedu’s movies was produced. Nneoma was employed there as a costume director. because the who worked together, they need experienced some sparkle between them and eventually started their romance. that they had a standard wedding in Nneoma’s home town in Imo State.
Several years after the marriage, rumors started producing fake news about the divorce of the happy couple, to which Chinedu responded that it had been a fake which he was happy to spend a vacation together with his sweetheart in Paris, France. The spouses have also hinted that they were expecting their children soon. a while after the marriage , there appeared pictures of Chinedu holding a baby in his arms. The rumor quickly spread that the couple finally had their first baby but the knowledge was disproved by Chinedu himself. He said that albeit he and his beautiful wife would like to have up to 3 babies, the kid in the picture was his niece.
Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) House
Currently, Chinedu Ikedieze and wife are residing in an apartment in Omole Phase 1, Lagos but close sources reveal that they’re going to soon move out. Their new house project has been launched for a short time and it’s almost completed. we’ll update their house-warming party right after they announce it on Naijauto News. Don’t forget to see it daily.
How Old is Aki (Chinedu Ikedieze)
Chinedu Ikedieze’s was born on the born the 12th of December 1977. The veteran actor is 46 years old this 2023. He will be celebrating his special day widely with Family, friends colleagues and fans nationwide.
Chinedu Ikedieze’s Net Worth (2023) – $1.5 Million (USD)
The Nollywood star is one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about $1,500,000 dollars and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses as well.
Chinedu Ikedieze’s is one of the few Nigerian actresses that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential he has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Chinedu Ikedieze’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made her so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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