Osita Iheme was born on 20 February, 1982 into a family of five children. He hails from Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria. Bred in Abia State, Osita has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Lagos State University. He is widely known for playing the role of ‘Pawpaw’ in the film Aki na Ukwa alongside Chinedu Ikedieze. Osita popularly known as Paw-Paw.
Early in his career Iheme 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’
He is the founder of Inspired Movement Africa. A movement set aside to inspire, motivate and stimulate the minds of young Nigerians and Africans. In less than a decade he has gone on to become one of the most in-demand actors in Nollywood. In 2007 Osita received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards. He is considered to be one of Nigeria’s most famous actors.
Of recent, he has featured in several movies among which is Celebrity Marriage.