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Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Osita Iheme

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Osita Iheme (Pawpaw)’ Biography



Osita Iheme was born in Imbaitoli, Imo State on 25 August 1982. He is a notable Nigerian actor. He is renowned for his comedic role in most movies. He has a small physique, a unique attribute that has earned him popularity, as he is flexible and can take up roles of a kid or an adult as the case may be. He is well known as ‘Pawpaw’, a nickname he earned for playing a comedic role alongside his colleague and movie-twin brother, Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki) in the popular movie Aki Na Ukwa (2003). In fact, the movie launched Osita to stardom. He has won several awards prominent of which is the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR). He has starred in several movies most times playing a lead role.


Osita had his primary and secondary education in Aba. Then later he proceeded to Enugu State University where he studied Mass Communication.

Popular Roles: Osita Iheme usually plays the role of a mischievous child. At other times, he plays a frustrated village boy.

Breakout Movie including year released: Aki Na Ukwa (2003)

Popular Movies including year released:

  • Village Boy (2005)
  • Twin Brothers (2003)
  • Aki Na Ukwa (2003)
  • Aka Gum (2002)

Recent Movies including year released:

  • Task Force (2016)
  • Double Mama (2015)
  • Another James and John (2015)
  • Baby Guard (2014)


  • (MFR) Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2011
  • (Lifetime Achievement Award) 2007 Africa Movie Academy Awards


Currently the Nollywood actor is free of controversy. Sometime ago, one of his cars for his transportation business was completely wrecked in an auto accident in which no death was recorded. Though he lost a car, the popular actor was grateful no life was lost.

Social Profiles:

  • Osita Iheme’s Facebook: Osita Iheme
  • Osita Iheme’s Twitter: @ositaiheme
  • Osita Iheme’s Youtube: BestofOsitaIheme
  • Osita Iheme’s Instagram: @ositaiheme
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