Chinedu Ikedieze is a Nigerian actor. He was born on 12 December 1985 in Bende, Abia State, Nigeria. He is best known for playing alongside Osita Iheme in most movies after their breakthrough in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In 2007 Ikedieze received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards
Chinedu Ikedieze harboured dreams of being a doctor or lawyer but changed his mind after he joined his secondary school’s Dramatic Society. After his secondary school education, Chinedu proceeded to study Mass Communications at the Institute of Management & Technology in Enugu State. There he joined the theatre group and actively took part in the group’s activities, using the opportunity to hone his craft.
After graduation, Chinedu Ikedieze featured in his first big screen feature in 1998, playing a minor role in Evil Men. He featured in few more movies afterwards, and eventually had his big break in the 2002 movie, Aki na Ukwa, playing the role of Aki the mischievous child alongside Osita Iheme, who acted as Pawpaw, his partner in wicked deeds in the movie. the duo have solidified the name Aki & PawPaw in the Nigerian movie industry.
Chinedu Ikedieze Wedding – Chinedu Ikedieze Wife
The traditional wedding between the actor and his fiancee, Nneoma Nwaijah took place on Saturday, November 26, 2011 in his fiancee’s hometown – Isala Mbano in Imo State, Nigeria. The traditional wedding ceremony was a huge success. The reception venue was filled beyond capacity. In attendance at the wedding, was the governor of Abia State, Dr. Theodore Orji. The wedding was also attended by several top Nollywood stars and celebrities. Some of the Nollywood stars present at the ceremony include Mike Ezuruonye, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Uche Jombo, Emeka Enyiocha, and Ebube Nwagbo.
The graduate of the Prestigious New-York Film Academy has been recognized with a number of awards such as Filmmakers Association of Nigeria Award, USA, and notably the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Africa Movie Awards. He was conferred in 2011 with the honor of MFR (Member Order of the Federal Republic) by the Federal Republic of Nigeria.Chinedu Ikedieze is rated among the top 20 richest actors in the Nigeria.