This post centers on a prominent Nollywood actor in the person of Osita Iheme who started is acting career at a very young age. He has now grown to become one of Nollywoods leading actor and one the Nigeria’s most influential actor.
Osita Iheme’s Biography
Osita Iheme, is a renown Nigerian actor who is well- known for executing the role of a stubborn child, Pawpaw in the well-known film “Aki na Ukwa” together with Chinedu Ikedieze. The movie star founded the Inspired Movement Africa which the aim was solely to serve as inspiration, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and also Africans. Iheme got the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards In 2007,. He is widely considered as one of Nigeria’s most prominent actors. In 2011, President goodluck Jonathan honored him as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) . He originates from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria. Iheme had his childhood days in Abia State. He got admitted into Lagos State University where he now has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from .
Chinedu Ikedieze & Osita Iheme popularly known as Aki and Paw Paw respectively
In his early acting days, Osita Iheme was often played in the role of a young boy. He became so famous in 2003 when he featured together with Chinedu Ikedieze in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa in which he played the role of Pawpaw flawlessly. In this role, Iheme often played the role of a naughty child. He has played the role of a child in many of his films but years later has adopted more mature roles. Subsequently, the duo became one of the funniest Nollywood comedians of all time.
Osita is currently the new Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110 and also the author of book INSPIRED 101. Iheme has starred in over a hundred movies which has seen him starred with late veteran actor Sam Loko and is one of the house hold names in th Nigeria film industry. Like his onscreen partner Chinedu Ikedieze, Iheme has a small body physique. He had the advantage of being different from other actors in the Nigerian movie industry due to his rare condition. He has evolved in his career from a comedic actor to a multifaceted established actor. He has earned great respect throughout the Nigerian movie industry amd also from fans as well.
Osita Iheme death related rumours
It is said that negative or false rumours spread so quickly like wild fire, that has been the case of Osita Iheme, as it was believed that the Nollywood star lost his life in an unfortunate Incidence that unfolded years back, but such claims have been debunked because the Nollywood star is still alive and very healthy.
Osita Iheme’s Family
Osita Iheme was born in Abia State. to parents Augustine and Herbert Iheme five children. The actor is originally from Mnaitoli, Imo State, but spen his childhood days Abia where he completed his secondary education. He later moved to Lagos after he gained admission to study Computer Science at Lagos State University.
Osita Iheme’s, Wife
It was reported that Osita Iheme got married in 2017, but several months after, it all boils down to another media rumor. Shortly after his close pal and colleague, Chinedu Ikedieze tied the knot, all eyes turned on Iheme with speculations that he will soon follow suit.
However, it is believed the at the Nollywood star keeps his private/personal life away from the media due to public scrunity. The rumour that sprang from a Nigerian website created some content about the relationship between Iheme and the prominent Ghanaian actress, Nana Ama McBrown. While both kept mute about the rumor, it was confirmed that the Aba born actor was still single havn’t gotten any compassion yet..
As for whether he is dating anyone, the answer is yet to be confirmed. Despite not being particular about a woman’s physical quality,in an interview, Iheme stressed that he, like many Nigerian men, prefers a woman who is God-fearing and intelligent.
To reward his contribution towards the growth of the Nigerian Film Industry, in 2011 he was awarded the Nigerian National Honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by President Goodluck Jonathan. His performance together with his fellow dwarf actor Chinedu Ikedieze in the 2002 film Aki na Ukwa is still widely spoken and the duo especially Osita’s character has been trending through memes since 2019 on Twitter and other social media platforms globally. This eventually earned him a very large fan base.
Osita Iheme’s Age, Birthday & year
Osita Iheme was born on the 20th of February 1982 . The renown Nigerian actor is currently 39 years old. He celebrated widely with Family, friends colleagues and fans nationwide, his previous birthday and also intend doing so this year.
Osita Iheme’s Net-worth – $ 2.5,000,000
The Nolywood actor is one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about $ 2.5,000,000 and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses he has secured as well.
Osita Iheme is one of the few Nigerian actresses that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential she has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Osita Iheme’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made him so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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