Osita Iheme Net Worth: Biography, Profile & Age
Osita Iheme has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars. He’s a popular Nigerian comic actor who has featured in over 50 movies, and has won several awards to since the moment he became part of the Nollywood industry. Osita Iheme is much admired by millions of people in Nigeria, and he’s one of the richest actors in Nigeria. He earns mainly from acting movies, endorsement deals, and from landing adverts on his social media pages for individuals and brands.
He also owns an hotel in Owerri which is valued at millions of naira. Osita Iheme signed an endorsement deal reportedly worth N11.2 million naira in South Africa. He was born into a family of five children as Osita Iheme on the 24th of August, 1982, but is now fondly called “PawPaw” because of the roles he portrays in movies and because the name “Paw Paw” was the name of the character he portrayed in his hit movies. Paw Paw was birthed in Mbaitoli, Imo state, Nigeria. He was raised in Abia state, Nigeria.
He studied Computer Science at the Lagos State University and bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree after his studies. In 2001, Paw Paw became a part of Nollywood, but rose to stardom in year 2003 after featuring in a hit movie titled “Aki Na Ukwa” alongside popular Nigerian actor Chinedu Ikedieze. Osita Iheme has starred in movies where he took on the character of a child and also of an adult. He’s a professional actor and has acted most movies with his very good friend and actor, Chinedu Ikedieze.
Osita Iheme has won several movie awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Africa Movie Awards in 2007. In 2011, he was crowned Nigerian National Honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by the then President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. He is a very good friend of Chinedu Ikedieze, and they share very similar attributes in terms of physical statue and acting skills. They’re considered brothers by many as they both look alike, and act alike.
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