Ibrahim Abiodun Chatta( October 13 1970) is a Nigerian Actor, Singer, Writer and Producer. He is known for the versatile role he performed in movies, acting in different characters in movies, especially acting in the role of Herbalist and other roles in movies. Ibrahim is popularly known for his role in Mafi Woomi(2008), Baba Tapa(2019), Sensation(2019), Olokiki Oru(2019) and King of thieves(2023).
■ Education&Early Life
Born on October 13, 1970, in Edu Local Government Area, Kwara State Nigeria to a Tapa Father and a Yoruba woman, from Modakeke, Ile Ife, living in your community gives him the ability to communicate in the Yoruba Language.
He attended Saint Bridge Catholic Primary School, Bachata, Kwara state for his primary school education, he then proceeded to Government Secondary School, Bachata, Kwara state, and he relocated to Aggie, Niger state before completing his secondary school education, due to his non-challenge attitude. he later enrolled in Dende Secondary School, Aggiea, he did not complete his secondary as he dropped out before then. The actor had been having not backed up the idea of furthering his education, as he self-Educated himself through Online Courses and Tutorials.
■ Acting Career
Growing up as a child, Ibrahim Chatta loved attending Theatre plays, he was opportune to see the performance of Legendary actors Like Oga Bello(Adebayo Salami), and Ray Ewi women and Co.
Ibrahim started his professional acting career in 1985 when he joined the crew of Joseph Laoye( Uncle Joe), which kick-started his acting career.
Grooming his career, he had to work as a bus conductor to support his movie Career, his success eventually pay off as he appear in a series of movies in 2006 including Aware Eni, Esuru, and Odun Baku in that same year, but he is still not known Popularly.
In 2012, Ibrahim Chatta rose to prominence when he debuted in Aiyekoto, 2012 produced by Shaafadeen Olabode and directed by Adebayo Tijani, he make an appearance in the movie alongside Bisi Komolafe, Muyiwa Ademola, Dele Odule, Femi Adebayo, Wale Akorede, Ariz Eniola and Kabira kafidipe, he made an appearance in series of movies following the years after and after.
In 2019, he starred in Baba Tampa alongside Femi adebayo .Ibrahim Chatta acted as Baba Tampa as the main lead actor alongside his son(Femi Adebayo ) in the movie, he depicts the life of a powerful and Notorious old man who possesses Spiritual power and deals with anybody he wishes to deal with, in that same year He also made an appearance in The blockbuster movie ” Olokiki Oru:The midnight Sensation.
In 2021, Ibrahim starred in President Kuti alongside Odunlade Adekola, Fathia Balogun, Afeez Abiodun, light Aboluwodi and Adeyemi Abisi, in that same year he featured as Abigun in Jakarinwo. In 2023, Ibrahim Chatta made an appearance in King of thieves alongside Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola , this movie break the record of the most sold yoruba movie in his first week at his release in cinema .
As a director, he directed Aware Eni, Atini’ogo, and odun Baku all in 2006 and Mafi Wonmi in 2008. He produced his sensational movie Olokiki Oru in 2019.
■ Selected filmography
¤ King of Thieves (2023)
¤ President Kuti(2021)
¤ Body Bag(2020)
¤ Mask in Silence (2019)
¤ Baba Tampa (2019)
¤ Olokiki Oru: The Midnight Sensation (2019)
¤ Sidi Ilujinle(2017)
¤ Omo University (2015)
¤ October 1(2014)
¤ Ibrahim Chatta was nominated City People Best Category Actor of the year ( 2016) ,but he refused the nomination,because he is not interested in the award, he claimed that most of the awards in Nigeria are not credible enough and he won’t allow anyone to tarnish his
¤City People Award For Best Actor of the year(2019)
¤ DIYMA Awards For Best Actor Category (2021)
■ Ibrahim Chatta Wives
¤ Nigerian Canadian Celebrities Entertainment Award For Special Recognition Award(2023)
Ibrahim Chatta&Olayinka Solomon Scandal
Ibrahim was married to two wives before he got married to the third one, the first wife was Olayinka Solomon, and before the separation his first wife, Olayinka Solomon claimed she beat him, but according to an interview with Nigeria Films.com, Ibrahim Chatta said he did not better his ex – wife contrary to what people think he does, he only hit her the day she slapped him for dating another woman, he further hinted that she was always misbehaving and she always dress indecently .
Ibrahim Chatta stressed that she featured her in his movie and since then she has took the idea of not coming home for months and he is left with the option of taking care of their child , that is why she dumped her .
Olayinka Solomon in her defense said that they met when they met on movie set and started living together in 2008, she furthered empahazized that she was her first love and she has not dated any man in Her whole life and that it was Ibrahim that deflowered her and that is why she submitted herself to him , but things took a turn when he collected all the money in her account and made her broke , realising she has no money again,he started misbehaving and started bringing women into their house . Olayinka is allegedly said to be married to an igbo businessman . Olayinka first Marriage to Ibrahim chatta produced a son, Malik in 2008.
■ Ibrahim Chatta& Salamatu Lafiaju
Following her breakup from Olayinka Solomon , Ibrahim got married to Salamatu Lafiaju , daughter of former Kwara state Governor in December 30th ,2012. The wedding was indeed a memorable one attended by high valued personality in the community , however after this marriage things begin to go hectic regarding to the allegation of Assault and Infidelity, as claimed by Salamatu . Ibrahim Denied this fact stating that it is impossible for him not to beat her , he claimed that she has no evidence, if he has beaten her she would have posted it on social media or probably he would gotten arrested, due to her personality as the Daughter of Senator and Governor .
But according to sources,the issue generated due to the low lifestyle Ibrahim chatta lived , Born with a silver spoon, Salamatu was not pleased with the living condition of where Ibrahim Chatta lived , prompting her to move out of Ibrahim Chatta House .
■ Ibrahim Chatta& Ololade Aishat
Following his separation from Salamatu, he tied a knot with another woman, an actress Ololade Aishat known as Lizzie Berry. The couple had their private wedding in an undisclosed location . The Actor always keep his private life with Ololade Aishat secret from Social media . Following their marriage a months after,the couple welcomed a baby boy in 2017 ,they also welcomed a daughter in 2020 .
■ Ibrahim chatta Networth
An Award actor ,director and Filmmaker he is estimated to be worth $1.6million- $1.8million , earning his money income as an actor, director and Filmmaker, he also earn money from Endorsement deal and Brand Endorsement.