Meet Nollywood Actor, Chinedu Ikedieze popularly called Aki's, Wife - SALIENT TIMES ONLINE

Meet Nollywood Actor, Chinedu Ikedieze popularly called Aki's, Wife

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Contrary to the popular name by which popular Nollywood Actor is known by- Aki, his real name from birth is Chinedu Ikedieze. The actor is quite significant for his height and jovial behaviour in movies alongside his colleague Osita, another star who’s lacking in the height region.

Many think that these two are actually 'boys' barely grown up with a flair for acting, but unknown to many, Aki was actually born in 1977, which makes him about 42 now. In fact, Chinedu is not only grown up but has also married and quite settled with his wife. As for his height, he's reported to be 1.29 m (4 ft 3 in), an height short for a man of his age.

Chinedu started his acting career as early as the year 1998 being starred in the Movie 'Evil Men' and since then he's appeared in a number of films, dramas and soap operas. Some of them include Lagos Boys, School Dropouts, Tom and Jerry, Igbo made amidst many others. In many of the movies in featured in, roles which seem to come naturally to him usually involves comedy. Also, in many of these films, he acts the part of a young boy rather than the man he is.

Chindedu hails from Abia State and got his popular screen name from playing the role of Aki in the movie Aki na Ukwa. In this film, he was casted alongside his friend Osita as two mischievous boys. Aki, for most people is called Akin as the general audience still went ahead to tweak his screen name further. He graduated with a degree in Theater Arts from Institution of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu.

From being in films and dramas, 'Akin' has won a number of awards and has even been conferred with the award of Member Order of the Federal Republic by the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Amidst the awards he has won are the 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Africa Movie Awards and the Filmmakers Association of Nigeria Award.

Aki's married his wife Nneoma Ikediezea about 9 years ago. The traditional wedding was held on the 26th of November 2011 at the wife's ancestral home in IMO state, a town named Isiala Mbano. The ceremony was well attended by a number of notable people in Nigeria which includes the then-governor of Abia State, Dr. Theodore Orji and a number of other Nollywood actors.

Aki's Wife Nneoma Ikedieze attended Enugu State University of Technology. She supposed met Akin in the set of a movie while in Lagos as the Costume Manager. And although a time there were rumours of her childbirth across the nation, she's yet it give birth. The said rumour arose as a result of the fact that her husband, popularly called Akin uploaded the picture of a baby on his Instagram page. He however came out later to say that the baby was his niece, a statement which is yet to convince many Nigerians.