Osita Iheme, MFR Who has a Net Worth of $3.5 million dollars, is a Nigerian actor, scrip writer, comedian, motivational speaker and a philanthropist.
He is widely known for playing the role of ‘Pawpaw’ in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze. He recently gained popularity in India due to his prominence in various memes. He is the founder of Inspired Movement Africa which he founded to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and Africans.
Now Let’s dig deep into his profile and see how he manage to find himself a place at the top.
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- Name: Osita Iheme
- Age: He is currently 38 Years Old
- Occupation: Actor, entrepreneur
- State: IMO State, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Marriage: not yet married
- Net Worth: $3.5 Million dollar
- Honours: MFR
Osita Iheme Early Life, Education And Career
Iheme was born 20th February 1982 in Abia State, Nigeria. But had his origin from IMO State, Nigeria. He was born into the family of five. Iheme Completed his primary and secondary school Education in Abia State, where he obtained both his first school leaving certificate and West Africa Senior School Certificate.
After he was done with his secondary school Education, he proceeded to Lagos State University (LASU) where he successfully obtain a degree in Computer Science.
Osita Iheme’s Career
Early in his career, Osita Iheme 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, Iheme played a mischievous child. He has played the role of a child in many of his films but later has adopted more mature roles. Subsequently, the duo became one of the funniest Nollywood comedians of all time.
He is the New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110 and the author of book INSPIRED 101. Iheme has starred in over a hundred movies and is one of the most popular faces in Nollywood. Like his onscreen partner Chinedu Ikedieze, Iheme has a small physique and the two are sometimes referred to as the midget duo. Iheme’s rare Physical appearance gave him the advantage of being different from all other actors in the Nigerian movie industry. Both Chinedu and Osita has been maintaining onscreen and offscreen chemistry which is widely praised by the Nollywood fraternity.
Osita’s Selected Movies
So far he has been starred in over 150 movies some of his selected movies are listed below:
Tell Them (2003), Oke Belgium (2003), Good Mother (2003), Informant (2003), Johnny Just Come (2003), Nicodemus (2003), Nwa Teacher (2003), Twin Brothers (2003), Aka Gum (2002), Okwu na uka (2002), My Business (2005), Reggae Boys (2005), Secret Adventure (2005), Spoiler (2005), Village Boys (2005), American Husband (2004), Big Daddies (2004), Columbia Connection (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), I’m in Love (2003), Baby Police (2003), Back from America 2 (2003), Charge & Bail (2003)
Osita Iheme Personal Life
Currently, Osita Iheme is not married. But at leisure, he loves playing football, exercising and reading books. He also loves watching TV.
For the kind of life he’s living today, he’s always thankful to God because he rose from nothing to something good.
Osita Iheme National Honors
Osita is a multi-faceted actor. For his incredible talent and hard work, the actor has received not only many awards and love of almost all Nigerians, but impressive amounts of money. The actor received Nigerian National Honor of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by President Goodluck Jonathan in 2011.
Osita Iheme Awards
As you all know, good performances deserves awards and recommendation , Osita Iheme is an example, he has so far secured so many awards for himself since his professional career kick off. the most prominent of his numerous awards are:
- Best Actor in a Leading Role (Secret Adventure), Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2006
- Lifetime Achievement Award, Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2007
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role, (The Mirror Boy), Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2011
- Best Actor in Nigeria, African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, 2014
Osita Iheme Houses and Cars
In his collection, there are two SUVs: the mid-size crossover Toyota Harrier and the sports car Honda, which the famous actor rarely uses. The last acquisition of Osita was a chic SUV Land Rover LR3.
Osita always keeps his private life and property secret, because for many years the fans didn’t even know what the well-known Nollywood actor has. However, several years ago it became known that Osita has a cosy house.
Insiders say that Osita’s house should cost 100 million dollars, but the actor invested much more in it, judging by the luxurious conditions and technical equipment. The actor’s house is located in the most expensive part of Imo State.
After buying the house Osita began construction of his hotel in Enugu. The actor himself built his house. He took part in its design and all the remote-finishing works. His hotel is called “Resident”. Many stars have already visited Osita’s hotel and left positive comments.
Osita Iheme Net Worth
Osita Iheme is currently one of the richest and the most influential actors in Nigeria today, he has estimated net worth of $3.5 million dollars as of this post.