What you don’t know about Osita Iheme (Pawpaw)

March 5, 2020
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Osita Iheme was born on February 20, 1982 in Abia State, Nigeria, where he also grew up. He is 38 years old presently.

Osita Iheme’s Career

Early in his career Osita was often typecast in the role of a child. In 2003, he rose to fame when he starred together with Chinedu Ikedieze in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa in which he played the role of ‘Pawpaw’. In this role, Osita played a mischievous child. He has played the role of a child in many of his films but later adopted more mature roles.

Displaying his versatility as an actor, Iheme decided to take on more mature and dramatic roles. This bold move has garnered him a number of awards most notably the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Africa Movie Awards, Best Actor Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards 2014.

He is the New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110 and the Author of an inspirational book titled INSPIRED 101. With just a decade in the Nollywood movie industry, Osita has wowed audiences and critics alike with his comedic timing, talent and versatility in playing different roles, starring in over a hundred movies. Multi-talented Osita is today one of the most popular faces in Nollywood.

Like his onscreen partner Chinedu Ikedieze, Osita has a small physique and the two are sometimes referred to as the midget duo. Osita’s rare condition gave him the advantage of being different and unique from all other actors in the Nigerian Movie industry.

He has evolved in his career from just a comedic actor to a multifaceted established actor. This has gained him respect throughout the Nigerian movie industry and its fans alike. 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.

Osita Iheme’s Family

He was born into a family of five children to Augustine Iheme, Herbert Iheme. He hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria but born in Abia State.

The popular Nollywood actor and comedian, Osita Iheme also known as pawpaw may be getting married soon, Nigerian media reported several years back. Wedding plans are said to be on the way as the actor prepares to tie the knot with his Ghanaian girlfriend. Pawpaw however, revealed that he was opting for a secret wedding

The reports come years after his screen twin brother Chinedu Ikedieze had a luxurious wedding. Fans in Nigeria have been pressuring the Iheme to follow on the footsteps of Chinedu.

Osita Iheme’s House

Osita Iheme is said to have acquired a landed property at an approximate cost of about N100 million located in an exclusive and the most expensive estate in Owerri, the capital of Imo State.

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