Osita Iheme

Osita Iheme

Osita Iheme is a Nigerian actor, Producer and author. He is widely known for playing the role of Pawpaw in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze


20 February 1982


Osita Iheme was born on 20 February 1982


13 July 1998

Early life

Osita Iheme comes from a family of five where everyone is taller than him, and despite having an MBA degree, he chose to pursue a career in film acting starting from 1998 after considering becoming a lawyer.


13 July 2002


Osita Iheme, known for his typecast role as a child actor, gained fame in 2002 for his mischievous character Pawpaw in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa, and despite his small stature, he has evolved into a versatile actor, starring in over a hundred movies, serving as a New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110, authoring the book INSPIRED 101, and expressing his aspirations to pursue a career in politics.


13 July 2009


Osita Iheme's role alongside Chinedu Ikedieze in the 2002 film Aki na Ukwa, particularly his character, has become an enduring meme trend on social media platforms since 2019, leading to a widespread global fanbase.


13 July 2011


Osita Iheme received recognition for his comedic contributions to the Nigerian film industry, including the Nigerian National Honor of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) in 2011 and a lifetime Achievement award from the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2007.

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