Chinedu Ikedieze: Biography, Movies And Net Worth Of Chinedu Ikedieze

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Chinedu Ikedieze popularly known as Aki is an award-winning Nollywood Actor, who gained popularity, and breakthrough in the industry after the movie Aki ni Ukwa. He is also a comedian and an entrepreneur.

Chinedu Ikedieze Background

Chinedu Ikedieze was born on the 12th of December 1977, to Mr and Mrs Michael Ikedieze Ogbonna in Iluoma Nzeakoli, Bende, Abia State. As a child, Chinedu wanted to be either a doctor or a lawyer, but that narrative changed after he joined his secondary school’s drama society, and developed an interest in acting.

He studied mass communication at the Institute of Management & Technology (IMT), Enugu State after his secondary education.

His passion for acting led him to join the Institute’s theatre group. Chinedu was an active member of the group, so he took part in several large-scale productions. As a wise and smart guy, he saw it as an opportunity and utilized it by making industry contacts and honing his craft.

Chinedu’s desire to be one of the best in the industry led him to enrol at the New York Film Academy (NYFA) in 2004. He is married to Nneoma Ikedieze.

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Chinedu Ikediezie Career

After his studies at IMT, he started auditioning for movie roles. After several attempts, he was eventually chosen to act a minor role in the movie – Evil Men in 1998. The producers of the movie were pleased with his acting. As a result, they continued giving him roles in subsequent movies.

He got his big break and rose to limelight in 2002 when he acted as Aki in the movie Aki na Ukwa. Since then, the name Aki has stuck as a household name. Presently, Chinedu Ikedieze is one of the most recognized faces in Nollywood, as his movies are enjoyed by everyone, regardless of age.

He credits his rise to limelight in the Nollywood industry to the marketer and producer of the Aki na Ukwa movie – late Chukwuka Emelionwu aka Kasvid. Asides acting, Chinedu Ikedieze also has businesses in the media, fashion, branding/graphics, and tourism industry.

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Chinedu Ikedieze Filmography

2002 – 2003

Spanner with Nkem Owoh – 2002

Okwu na uka with Osita Iheme and Patience Ozokwor – 2002

Aka Gum with Osita Iheme – 2002

Aki na Ukwa with Osita Iheme – 2002

The Tom and Jerry with Osita Iheme – 2003

The Catechist with John Okafor – 2003

Show Bobo: The American Boys Kizzito with Osita Iheme – 2003

School Dropouts with Osita Iheme – 2003

Pipiro with Osita Iheme – 2003

Onunaeyi: Seeds of Bondage with Pete Edochie, Osita Iheme, Patience Ozokwor & Clem Ohameze – 2003

Lagos Boys with Osita Iheme – 2003

Family Crisis – 2003

Charge and Bail with Osita Iheme – 2003

Back from America with Rita Dominic – 2003

‘am in Love with Osita Iheme – 2003

Akpu-Nku – 2003

2 Rats with Osita Iheme, Patience Ozokwor and Amaechi Muonagor – 2003

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2004 – 2005

Spanner Goes to Jail with Nkem Owoh – 2004

Not by Height with Osita Iheme – 2004

Igbo Made – 2004

Big Daddies with Osita Iheme – 2004

Across the Niger with Pete Edochie, Kanayo O. Kanayo & Ramsey Nouah – 2004

Village Boys with Osita Iheme – 2005

Spoiler with Osita Iheme – 2005

Secret Adventure with Osita Iheme – 2005

Reggae Boys with Osita Iheme – 2005

One Good Turn with Osita Iheme – 2005

I Think Twice with Osita Iheme – 2005

Final World Cup with Osita Iheme – 2005

Colours of Emotion with Osita Iheme – 2005

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2006 – 2007

Young Masters with Osita Iheme – 2006

Winning Your Love with Osita Iheme & Patience Ozokwor – 2006

‘U’ General with Osita Iheme & Patience Ozokwor – 2006

Sweet Money with Osita Iheme – 2006

Royal Messengers with Osita Iheme – 2006

Magic Cap with Osita Iheme – 2006

Last Challenge with Kanayo O. Kanayo & Osita Iheme – 2006

Kadura with Osita Iheme – 2006

Jadon with Osita Iheme – 2006

Games Men Play with Chioma Chukwuka, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Ini Edo, Mike Ezuruonye & Jim Iyke – 2006

Criminal Law with Osita Iheme – 2006

Brain Masters with Osita Iheme – 2006

Brain Box with Kanayo O. Kanayo & Osita Iheme – 2006

Boys from Holland with Osita Iheme – 2006

Blessed Son with Osita Iheme – 2006

Thunder Storm with Osita Iheme – 2007

Stubborn Flies with Osita Iheme – 2007

Spirit of a Prophet with Osita Iheme & Clem Ohameze – 2007

Powerful Civilian with Osita Iheme – 2007

Power as of Old with Osita Iheme & Clem Ohameze – 2007

Escape to Destiny with Osita Iheme – 2007

Cain & Abel with Osita Iheme – 2007

2008 – 2014

Marcus ‘D’ Millionaire 1 and 2 – 2008

The Rain Makers 1 and 2 – 2009

Loyal Enemies 1 and 2 – 2010

Jack and Jill 1 and 2 – 2011

Village Rascals 1 to 4 – 2012

IV The Meeting – 2012

Take the Spotlight – 2014

Chinedu Ikedieze’s Television Series

He is currently one of the actors of The Johnsons as Efetobore Johnson.

Quotes Of Chinedu Ikedieze

“When common sense is COMMON, even animals become beneficiaries.”

“There’s a thin line between being hardworking, and being successful.”

“Be contented with what you have today; tomorrow shall be better.”

“You are bigger than all your problems. Just don’t give up.”

”Be amazing, be good, be pretty, be strong, be smart, be cool. But the most important thing is, be yourself.”

“…Taking a cue from the past helps you fine-tune the future.”

”Attach your brand to the right people with progressive minds…BIG THINGS are sure to come!”

Awards And Recognitions Of Chinedu Ikedieze

Filmmakers Association of Nigeria (FAN) Award

Lifetime Achievement Award at the Africa Movie Awards – 2007

Former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – Dr Goodluck Ebere Jonathan, honoured him as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – 2010

Miami- Dade County office of the Mayor and the County Commissioners honoured Chinedu Ikedieze as a Distinguished Visitor to the City of Miami, Florida – 2018

Net Worth Of Chinedu Ikedieze

According to Wikipedia.org, Chinedu Ikedieze is worth $3.5million.

Life Lessons From Chinedu Ikedieze

Disability cannot hinder you from attaining success unless you let it. In other words, you are in charge of your life so write your story the way you want it to be heard.

Once you know what you want, go for it. Train yourself to be good at it, and gain relevance in the industry.

No matter how long, keep being you, and keep doing your thing. Eventually, you would reap the fruits, no matter how long it takes, don’t ever give up.

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