Fact Check: Is Ibrahim Chatta Dead? Nigerian Actor Death Hoax Debunked
Recently the news about Nigerian actor Ibrahim Chatta seems to make the public wild. Over the internet, many rumors are spreading like wildfire that actor Ibrahim Chatta is dead. After getting this kind of news fans are shocked when they get this news and they go all over the internet to know if this news was real or not. The death of Ibrahim Chatta has swept the internet. However, the report is incorrect; the actor is still alive and well.
Is Ibrahim Chatta Dead or Alive?
Ibrahim Chatta’s death became public after he uploaded a photo on his Instagram profile. The image showed him laying on a hospital sickbed, surrounded by wires and pipes. It has the words “Pls Stay Safe.” The image depicted him receiving blood and oxygen. People responded by suggesting the Nollywood actor was unwell, while others said he was dead. Ibrahim reacted, denying the rumors and stating that he was not dead. He explained that the shot was from a movie scene he was making and that he was attempting to keep his followers up to speed on his latest activities. Ibrahim also thanked those who contacted him to inquire about his health and apologized to his fans and followers for the inconvenience.
Ibrahim Chatta, born Ibrahim Abiodun Chatta, is a well-known Nollywood actor, producer, musician, and writer. He was born on October 13, 1970, in Bachata, Kwara State, Nigeria’s middle belt. The actor is of Tapa (Nupe ethnic group) heritage, and his mother is from Modakeke, Osun State. He is the youngest of 14 children in a huge Muslim family. Ibrahim received his school certificate from Saint Bridges Catholic Primary School in Bachata. He then attended a government secondary school until being sent to Aggiea, Niger State, due to his behavior. In his early years, he was renowned for his rowdy behavior, frequently getting into fights and causing problems. He then enrolled at Dende Secondary School in Aggiea but quit to pursue self-education through online courses and programs.
Ibrahim had three marriages. He was formerly married to Olayinka Solomon and Salamatu Mohammed Lafiaji, with whom he supposedly had a son called Malik. Ibrahim is currently married to his third wife, Laide (born Lizzy Berry). She is an aspiring actress. The pair married on October 1, 2016, and they will have a daughter in 2020. Ibrahim had a passion for theatre and would go to plays whenever a theatre troupe came to town. He saw great actors such as Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Ray Eyiwunmi (baba Ray), and the late Duro Ladipo perform.