Ibrahim Chatta death news has trended all over the internet. But the information is false – the actor is alive and well.
Prolific Nigerian actor Ibrahim Chatta is also a singer, writer, and producer. He has starred in and produced several Yoruba films and over 100 soundtracks.
He is a successful Nollywood actor with a City People Movie Award for Best Actor of the Year (Yoruba) to his name.
Ibrahim Chatta Death Hoax – What Happened To Nigerian Actor? Health Update
Ibrahim Chatta death news started to circulate after he shared a post on his Instagram page. The picture showed him lying on a hospital sickbed, with wires and pipes around him. It was captioned with the phrase “Pls Stay Safe.”
The picture showed him being supplied with blood and oxygen. People reacted by saying that the Nollywood star was sick, as others claimed he was dead.
Debunking the rumors, Ibrahim responded, saying he was not dead. He revealed that the photo was from a movie scene he was filming and was trying to update his fans on his recent activities.
Further, Ibrahim thanked the people who called to ask about his health and apologized to his fans and followers for the inconvenience caused.
So, as things stand, Ibrahim Chatta is alive and well. The 52-year-old is working on his upcoming films.
Who Is Ibrahim Chatta? Wikipedia Bio
Ibrahim Chatta, full name Ibrahim Abiodun Chatta, is an accomplished Nollywood actor, producer, singer, and writer. He was born on October 13, 1970, in Bachita, Kwara State, a middle belt state of Nigeria.
The actor is of Tapa descent (Nupe ethnic group), while his mother is from Modakeke, Osun State. He comes from a large Muslim family of 14 children.
Ibrahim attended Saint Bridges Catholic Primary School in Bachita, obtaining his school certificate. He then went to a government secondary school but later relocated to Aggiea, Niger State, because of his conduct.
In his early years, he was known for having unruly behavior, often involved in fights and making trouble. He then enrolled in Dende Secondary School, Aggiea, but dropped out and decided to be self-educated via online courses and programs.
Ibrahim has been married thrice. He was previously married to Olayinka Solomon and Salamatu Mohammed Lafiaji and reportedly had a son named Malik from the former.
Ibrahim is now married to his third wife, Laide, whose real name is Lizzy Berry. She is a budding Actress. The couple wed on October 1, 2016, and had a daughter in 2020.
Ibrahim Chatta Career Details
Ibrahim always loved theatre and attended shows whenever a theatre group was in town. He watched performances of legendary actors like Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Ray Eyiwunmi (baba Ray), and the late Duro Ladipo.
These acts inspired Ibrahim to take up acting. His professional career started in 1985 when he got a big launch with Joseph Laoye (Uncle Joe), a product of baba Ray.
Despite being of Tapa descent, Ibrahim had a good command over the Yoruba language, and fluency in the same helped pave the way for his successful career as a Yoruba actor.
His notable movies are Aiyekoto, Affi wonmi, Dudu, Eni, Akisa, IrawoOke, Aiye Dudu, and others.
Moreover, Ibrahim is also a singer. He has produced over 100 soundtracks and several commercial jingles in the Yoruba language.
He has also collaborated with Alhaji Abdulkabir Alayande (Ere Asalatu) and has released some hip-hop tracks like Area, My Money, Friday Night, and Boom Boom Boom.