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Chinedu Ikedieze: Adult Nigerian Actor Who Looks Like Kid

aisha Published On Sat Jul 11 2020   Modified On Sat Jul 11 2020
Chinedu Ikedieze: Adult Nigerian Actor Who Looks Like Kid

Chinedu Ikedieze is an actor, entrepreneur, and serial investor well-recognized by his movies like 'Lara and the Beat' as Big Chi, 'Aki na Ukwa' as Aki, 'Criminal Law' as Hippo, and 'Colours of Emotion' as Ebony. 

Ikedieze was born on December 12, 1977, in Abia, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Sagittarius. here are some more interesting facts about Ikedieze:

Net Worth: $3.5 million 

'Jack & Jil' actor Chinedu Ikedieze has earned a whopping net worth of $3.5 million from his varied career as an actor, entrepreneur, and serial investor.

Education & Alma Mater

Ikedieze was born and raised in Abia so he completed his primary and secondary education there. Later he persuaded a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Theatre Arts and joined the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) by getting a degree in mass communication. 

After completing his education, Ikedieze wanted to become a lawyer but went to make his career as an actor.

Wife: Nneoma Nwaijah

'The Rain Makers' actor is married to Nneoma Nwaijah, a fashion designer since December 2011. The pair met each other during movie production where his wife was the costume director and since then they started to work together which created spark between them which later turned into love. 

They held a grand wedding ceremony which was attended by several celebrities, public figures, close friends, and family members. 

Chinedu Ikedieze with his wife Nneoma Nwaijah.
Chinedu Ikedieze with his wife Nneoma Nwaijah.
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Rumored Of Having Children

Ikedieze and Nwaijah don't have a child together and they are not excluding the possibility to become parents in the future. However, the actor said he would like to have up to three children with Nwaijah. 

In 2017, he posted a picture holding a newborn baby on Instagram which created confusion among his fans that it was his child. 

Chinedu Ikedieze with his niece who was rumored to be his child.
Chinedu Ikedieze with his niece who was rumored to be his child.
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Later, Ikedieze quickly denied the rumors saying it was his niece. There was also a rumor going around that Nwaijah could not have any child so she goes to church to ask for a baby which was never confirmed by the pair. 

Wanted To Become A Lawyer

The 'Cain & Abel' actor was not into acting from the beginning so he was about to persuade his career as a lawyer. Then after completing his career, he went to pursue his career in film acting in 1998. 

Starting his career as an actor was not easy as he got small roles at the beginning of his career and made his first acting debut in the movie "Evil Men". 

Chinedu Ikedieze with Osita Iheme.
Chinedu Ikedieze with Osita Iheme.
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Then after four years of struggle, he rose to prominence after starring in 'Aki na Ukwa' alongside Osita Iheme. Since then he has acted in more than 170 movies, television series, and short movies like 'Spanner', 'Boys from Holland', 'Escape to Destiny', 'Blessed Son', 'Lagos Boys', 'Cain & Abel', and so on.

Is Positive About Being Short

As you can see, Ikedieze has a height problem and said because of it he has faced various embarrassment while growing up. During the 'Celebrities Road to Children' at the Royal Banquet Hall of Hotel Presidental, an eight years old child made the guest roar with laughter when he asked, 'Why is Aki so short?'.

A picture of Chinedu Ikedieze.
A picture of Chinedu Ikedieze.
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But Hardly Concealing his awkwardness he replied and explained patiently to the pupil saying that he was created that way. There are several tall people as well as short people even shorter than men and are short because it was how God created him. 

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Ikedieze is active on Instagram and Twitter. He has gained around 1 million followers on Instagram with the username 'chineduikedieze' and 73.9k followers on Twitter with the username 'ChineduIkedieze'.

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