Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor who is famous for his roles in movies such as “Aki na Ukwa,” “The Self-Destruction of Little Mark,” and “Ada My Love.”
But who is Osita Iheme really? And why is he so popular?
Read on to find out more about this incredible actor!
Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor and film producer best known for his role as Pawpaw in the award-winning film Aki na Ukwa.
Osita was born on February 20, 1982, in a small town in Nigeria.
After completing his secondary education at the International School of Theology (IMT), he initially wanted to become a lawyer but pursued his career in film acting in 1998.
He also starred in some TV series and more movies.
Osita is also the founder of Inspired Movement Africa, a non-profit organization that strives to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and Africans.
The Rise to Fame of Osita Iheme
Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor and comedian who is widely known for his role as Pawpaw in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze.
Osita Iheme has also starred in over a hundred movies, making him one of the most successful actors in the Nigerian film industry.
He has evolved from a comedic to a multifaceted established actor in his career.
He revealed in 2018, however, that he hopes to become a politician in the near future.
Osita’s career has followed a pattern of child roles, which followed him well into adulthood.
In 2002, Osita Iheme rose to fame when he starred alongside Chinedu Ikedieze in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa, a role in which he played an impish child who causes trouble for everyone.
Today Osita Iheme is considered by many to be a role model in the Nigerian film industry because of his work as an actor and comedian, as well as being a humanitarian.
Rotary International District 9110 appointed Osita Iheme as an ambassador who campaigns against Polio Disease in Nigeria.
Osita Iheme is a role model to many young people and has inspired them to follow their dreams.
His performance with fellow little person actor Chinedu Ikedieze in the 2002 movie Aki na Ukwa is still widely spoken about and is a favorite among the Nigerian fan base.
In 2019, pictures of Osita began to trend on Twitter and other social media platforms following a photo compilation paired with some of his catchiest lines from movies. This meme earned him an international fanbase.
Some of the films or shows by Osita Iheme
- Welcome To Africa (2023)
- Games men play 5: Computer Games is our Game (2018)
- Ada My Love (2018)
- The Self-Destruction of Little Mark (2017)
- Double Mama (2015)
- Mirror Boy (2010)
- Markus D Millionaire (2008)
- Stubborn Flies (2007)
- Boys from Holland (2006)
- Criminal Law (2006)
- Last Challenge (2006)
- Remote Control (2006)
- Royal Messengers (2006)
- Colours of Emotion (2005)
- Final World Cup (2005)
- Holy Diamond (2005)
- My Business (2005)
- Secret Adventure (2005)
- Spoiler (2005)
- American Husband (2004)
- Big Daddies (2004)
- Daddy Must Obey (2004)
- Mr.Ibu (2004)
- Baby Police 2 (2004)
- John and Johnny Just Come (2003)
- Green Snake (2003)
- 2 Rats (2003)
- Aki na ukwa (2003)
- Baby Police (2003)
- Back from America 2 (2003)
- Tell Them (2003)
- Good Mother (2003)
- Informant (2003)
- Johnny Just Come (2003)
- Twin Brothers (2003)
- Aka Gum (2002)
- Okwu na uka (2002)
Below are rare photos of Osita Iheme.
Who is the Wife of Osita Iheme?
Osita Iheme is reportedly happily married to his spouse, Noma Iheme. The couple has one son together.
However, few articles and reports have stated about Osita’s marriage. Most revealed that the Nigerian actor is still single.
If he is already married, the family surely keeps their lives away from the public.