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Osita Iheme: Nollywood Actor Who Looks Like Kid

aisha Published On Mon Jul 13 2020   Modified On Mon Jul 13 2020
Osita Iheme: Nollywood Actor Who Looks Like Kid

Osita Iheme is an actor, author, and philanthropist well-recognized by his roles in Colours of Emotion as Spark, Double Mama as Arusi, Jack & Jill as Jack, Village Rascals as Popo, and Aki na ukwa as PawPaw.

Iheme was born on February 20, 1982, in Abia, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Pisces. Here are some more interesting facts about Iheme:

Net Worth: $3.6 million

'Green Snake' actor Osita Iheme has earned a whopping net worth of $3.6 million from his career as an actor and author. He is also the ambassador of the New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110.

Education & Alma Mater

Iheme was raised in Owerri, Imo State from where he completed his primary and secondary education. Then he got enrolled at Lagos State University from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Started His Career As A Child Actor

After completing his study, the 'School Dropouts' actor got into an acting career in 2001, where he got the roles of a child. Then after two years of working, he rose to fame from the movie 'Aki na Ukwa' alongside Chinedu Ikedieze. 

During the starting phase of his career, Iheme used to get the role of the child in many films but as he got famous, he started to get mature roles. He has acted in various movies like 'Baby police', 'Stubborn Flies', 'Boys From Holland', and 'Nollywood Babylon'memes

Osita Iheme with Chinedu Ikedieze in their movie.
Osita Iheme with Chinedu Ikedieze in their movie.
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His Character Became The Funny Meme

The 'Good Mother' actor role in the movie 'Aki na Ukwa' with his fellow co-star Chinedu Ikedieze is still widely spoken. The duo's character (especially Iheme) has been trending till now through various memes since 2019 on Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms globally. 

Osita Iheme in one of the funny meme.
Osita Iheme is one of the funny memes. 
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Since his breakthrough role with Ikedieze, they started to get a chance to act together in several films like 'Pipiro', 'Lagos Boys', 'Charge & Bail', ''am in Love', 'Not by Height', and many more. Because of the role, he got a huge fanbase globally and his character expression is still used to make various funny memes.

Honor With Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)

Iheme in an interview spoke on some matter where he showed concern towards the entertainment industry. He said the government should function with more budget than giving loans. His contribution and work made Iheme the Nigerian National Honour of Member and also was awarded the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) that was given by President Goodluck Jonathan.

Osita Iheme who was awarded the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
Osita Iheme who was awarded the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
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Author of 'INSPIRED 101'

Iheme is also the author of the book 'INSPIRED 101' which is an inspirational and motivational book. Like the title, Iheme book is about inspiration to the reader which is about his life experiences. 

Osita Iheme holding his book 'INSPIRED 101'.
Osita Iheme holding his book 'INSPIRED 101'.
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According to him, the book is like a dream come true for him and believe that it will have a positive impact on students and the person reading it. It is some parts that he believed and thoughts that he became from 'not too comfortable background' to a better person in the society.

Social Media Presence 

As for his social media presence, Iheme is active on Instagram where he has gained around 725k followers on Insta with the username 'OsitaihemeMFR'.

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