Nigerian actor Osita Iheme is a year older and is celebrating his new age in style – To mark his birthday, the 37-year-old actor released dapper photos on social media Famous actor, Osita Oheme, popularly known as Paw Paw clocked a year older on February 20 and released new dapper photos of himself to mark the special day.
Paw Paw was one of the interesting personalities that appeared in some of the favourite Nollywood movies in its early days. Himself and his closest colleague, Aki, were a strong force in the comic acting and doubtlessly cracked many Nigerians up with their talent. However, time has passed and while he remains a brilliant actor, he has also made major moves that has planted him in the business world, where he is currently thriving.
So, when he released dapper photos to mark his 37th birthday, for many of his fans, it was more than just celebrating a new age but an icon who has achieved much in life against all odds. It is easy to let a condition define you but people like Paw Paw are prove that the best can come out of whatever situation nature places one in. Happy birthday to a legend and one of Nollywood’s best.
He was born into a family of five children to Augustine Iheme, Herbert Iheme. He hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria but born in Abia State. The popular Nollywood actor and comedian, Osita Iheme also known as pawpaw may be getting married soon, Nigerian media reported several years back. Wedding plans are said to be on the way as the actor prepares to tie the knot with his Ghanaian girlfriend. Pawpaw however, revealed that he was opting for a secret wedding.
The reports came years after his screen twin brother Chinedu Ikedieze had a luxurious wedding. Fans in Nigeria had been pressuring the Iheme to follow on the footsteps of Chinedu. Early in his career Osita was often typecast in the role of a child. In 2003, he rose to fame when he starred together with Chinedu Ikedieze in the comedy film Aki na Ukwa in which he played the role of ‘Pawpaw’. In this role, Osita played a mischievous child. He has played the role of a child in many of his films but later adopted more mature roles.
Osita Iheme is said to have acquired a landed property at an approximate cost of about N100 million located in an exclusive and the most expensive estate in Owerri, the capital of Imo State.
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