Chinedu Ikedieze is a famous actor, serial investor, and also entrepreneur from Abia, Nigeria. Chinedu Ikedieze rose to fame for working with Osita Iheme in several films including the 2002 movie, “Aki na Ukwa”.
Table of Biography
Chinedu Ikedieze’s birthdate is 12th December 1977 and his birthplace is Iluoma Uzuakoli, Bende, Abia, Nigeria. His age as of 2021 is forty-three years old and his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Similarly, the actor holds a Nigerian nationality, is of Igbo ethnicity, and has been following Christianity. He even has a nickname which is Aki. Unfortunately, there is no information about the Nigerian actor’s family and childhood. But he must have been through a tough time while raising up.
Regarding his educational background, the actor completed his primary and secondary teaching in Aba, Abia State. After then, he went on to study for a Higher National Diploma (HND) in the field of Theatre Arts. He then went on to get a degree in Mass communication after joining the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT). After this, the actor first was aiming to be a lawyer. However, he went on to grow some interest in acting which she started in the year 1998 with several small characters.
Career and Professional Life
After completing his every education, Chinedu got a minor character to act in the movie, “Evil Men” in the year 1988. Likewise, he has got several other small characters to act after then. In the year 2004, the Nigerian actor got into the significant New York Film Academy. He then got into the Nollywood industry in the year 2000. It was in the year 2002 when the Nigerian actor started gaining fame after appearing in the movie, “Aki na Ukwa”. There, Ikedieze got the breakthrough character of Aki to act together with another Nigerian actor, Osita Iheme.
The pair were widely known as “Aki Paw Paw” after the movie was out. In fact, they were presented together in numerous movies as lead characters. Additionally, their work in the 2002 movie, “Aki na Ukwa” is still extensively appreciated all over the Nigerian industry. Mainly Iheme’s role has been trending because of the memes on every social media platform from the year 2019. Osita’s name is also present on the list for being one of the richest Nigerian actors. He and Osita are still preserving their onscreen and off-screen interaction which is broadly admired by the Nollywood community.
The small Nigerian actor has altogether been present in more than 150 movies in his twenty years of an acting career. He has mostly got the kid characters to act in most of his movies at the time of his initial career. The main reason for this was due to his dwarf physical appearance. After getting several kids’ roles, he finally started getting the characters if lead adults. He successfully got the Lifetime Achievement Award in the year 2007 at the African Movie Academy Awards. The former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan respected him along with the Order of the Federal Republic.
The honor was for his offerings to Nollywood and to the financial development of the nation. He was also respected in the year 2018 in Miami, Florida, the USA. for being a notable guest of Miami city. Being thankfulness the Nigerian actor said “From the bottom of my heart I say thank you to Miami-Dade, country office of the Mayor and the county commissioners for honoring me as a distinguished visitor to the city of Miami, Florida. You have just given me a key to more success in life. He, therefore, encouraged all to believe in themselves if the world believes in them”.
The Nigerian artist has been earning an impressive amount of money from his professional career. As of November 2021, the net worth of Chinedu Ikedieze is approximately $3.6 million dollars. However, there is no information about the Nigerian actor’s salary. His primary source of income is as an actor, film director, scriptwriter, entertainer, and movie producer too. With his income alone, he has been living a luxurious life and giving luxurious life to his wife and child.
Chinedu has been in a happy marital life with a woman, Nneoma Nwaijah. After their marriage, his wife took the actor’s surname and her name changed to be Nneoma Ikedieze. As for his wife’s profession, she is a good fashion designer. Their amazing wedding took place in December 2011 between their relatives and close friends. After then, the couple became the parents of their first child who was born in the year 2012.
Since he has been private about her personal life so there is no further information about the Nigerian actor’s other relationships. Likewise, he has not been a part of any unnecessary rumors and controversies as well. The Nigerian actor looks like a low-profile person who is just more focused on his acting career. Furthermore, it seems like the actor does not want to mix up his personal life with his professional life.
As for the main concern of the Nigerian artist which is his height, he is different than other normal people. He has a small height even at the age of over forty. Ikedieze is 4 feet 2 inches tall and he has an average body weight. However, there are no further details regarding his body measurements, weight, and many others. The actor has a dark complexion with a pair of dark brown and short dark brown hair too. As of now, the Nigerian artist is in good health condition and still rocking wherever he goes.
Being a famous artist, Chinedu has been highly active all over the social media platforms without any doubt. The Nigerian artist has an Instagram account with 1.1 million followers. Similarly, he has already gained 73.9 thousand followers on his Twitter account. Ikedieze’s Facebook page is also very popular since it has already collected 4.7 thousand followers there.
Now it is for sure that the Nigerian actor is still very famous and the credit goes to himself. But it is also true that he rose to fame due to his acting skills and mainly because of his small height. Even after being different from normal people, everyone loves him onscreen every time he appears.