Osita Iheme (aka Paw Paw) was born in Mbatoila Imo State, Nigeria in 1982 into a family of five children. After completing his Primary and Secondary Education in Abia State, he enrolled into Enugu State University and studied Mass Communication. His first movie titled Cold War was in 2001. However, his first lead role was in Aki na Ukwa; this movie also brought him to limelight. He played the role of a child in many of his films but later adopted more mature roles. Osita has evolved in his career from just a comedic actor to a multifaceted established actor.