Osita Iheme Bio: Age, Origin, Height, Wife, Net Worth
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- Name: Osita Iheme
- Occupation: Actor
- Citizenship: Nigerian
Osita Iheme, MFR, is a Nigerian actor widely known for playing the role of Pawpaw in the comedy film “Aki na Ukwa.”
Where is Osita Iheme from?
He grew up in Abia State, where he attained his primary and secondary school education; the media doesn’t know information about his parents. But originally from Imo State, Nigeria.
Is Osita Iheme a graduate?
After secondary school, he moved to Lagos State and earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at the Lagos State University.
What is the age of Osita Iheme?
He was born in February 1982 in Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria.
Growing up, Osita has always been a film lover, but he was often typecasted for the role of a child due to his height.
However, his trim physique gave him an advantage over other actors, leading to him becoming one of Nigeria’s most famous actors, starring in over 100 films.
Iheme’s journey to fame began in 2003 when he acted in his first hit film “Aki na Ukwa.”
In the comedy film, he acted as Pawpaw, a role that brought him to fame, and he played the role of a mischievous child alongside Chinedu Ikedieze, who performed the part of Aki.
His subsequent movies included him playing child-like roles; however, he was cast for more mature roles as he grew in fame.
Osita is considered one of Nollywood’s most refined and funniest actors; his facial expression soon became a popular meme used on Twitter and other social media platforms.
This increased the Nollywood actor fan base, making him well known within and outside Nigeria.
In 2007, Osita Iheme was awarded “The Lifetime Achievement Award” at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Later on, in 2011, he was recognized as a “Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)” for his contribution towards the growth of the Nigerian film industry by the former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan.
He was also appointed the “New Generation Ambassador for Rotary Interest District 9110″. Aside from acting, Osita is also an author, with a book titled ” INSPIRED 101″.
Does Osita Iheme have a wife?
Osita Iheme is currently not married, according to the information available on the media.
However, the famous actor has kept his personal life private and away from the public’s eye, so one can’t tell his relationship status.
Osita Iheme Net Worth
Popular Nollywood actor Osita Iheme is estimated to have made a net worth of $3.5 million from his career as an actor and a businessman.