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Osita Iheme

  • Name: Osita Iheme
  • Birthdate: February 20, 1982
  • Birthplace: Imo state, Nigeria
  • Occupation: Nigerian actor, producer, comedian, entrepreneur and author


Osita Iheme is considered one of Nigeria's most famous actors and has received many awards and honours for his contribution to Nollywood. He started his acting career in 1998 but initially featured in minor roles. He rose to fame in 2002 when he starred in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa, playing a mischievous child. Since then, he has starred in over a hundred movies, mostly in comic roles.

He has also evolved from a comedic to a multifaceted established actor, featuring in adventure, drama, fantasy and family. He is also the founder of Inspired Movement Africa, which he established to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and Africans. He is the New Generation Ambassador for Rotary International District 9110, and the book Inspired 101 author.

Personal life

Osita Iheme grew up in Abia state and has an MBA from the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu. He is the youngest of five children born to Herbert Iheme and Augustina Iheme.

He has a small physique, making him different from other actors in the Nigerian movie industry. Osita Iheme is currently not married and has no children. He has managed to keep his personal and private life away from the public eye. He revealed in 2018 that he had desires and hopes to become a politician in the near future.

Net worth

Osita Iheme's net worth is estimated at $3.5 million.

His acting profession and other commercial endeavours have contributed significantly to his wealth. He also owns a mansion in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria.

Top 20 best Osita Iheme's movies

  1. Aki na Ukwa (2002) - Pawpaw
  2. Baby Police (2003) - Baby Police
  3. Mr Ibu (2004) - Osita
  4. Daddy Must Obey (2004) - Osita
  5. The Tom & Jerry (2003) - Jerry
  6. Magic Cap (2006) - Osita
  7. Stubborn Flies (2007) - Osita
  8. Brain Box (2008) - Osita
  9. The Catechist (2009) - Osita
  10. The Mirror Boy (2011) - Tijan
  11. Village Boys (2011) - Osita
  12. Kingdom on Earth (2012) - Osita
  13. The Fighter (2013) - Osita
  14. Double Mama (2013) - Arusi/Obama
  15. Colours of Emotion (2015) - Osita
  16. Celebrity Marriage (2017) - Osita
  17. Babysitter (2019) - Babysitter
  18. Welcome to Africa (2020) - Osita
  19. Christmas in Miami (2021) - Osita
  20. Aki and Pawpaw (2021) - Pawpaw

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