Born Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa in Lagos on May 21, 1979. IK is a Nigerian radio and television on-air personality. He is also a presenter on MNet’s Studio 53, and he is best known as the presenter of Big Brother Africa.
IK attended King’s College Lagos and then The University of Lagos where he got his start in the television industry on a show called Campus circuit television which aired on Africa Independent Television. After that he took a break from the industry to concentrate on his education and he graduated with a degree in Economics.
While studying in the university, he took part in many stage plays and concerts, where he discovered and groomed his talent as a Master of Ceremonies/Host.
After graduating from University in 2001, IK worked for Rhythm 93.7 FM, as a presenter popularly known as The Wild Child. However, in compliance with the National Youth Service Corps, which is a one-year mandatory service of all graduate Nigerians, he had to leave the radio station to serve in a neighbouring state. He also worked in an advertising firm as a Client Service Executive, and in 2005 he returned to the radio station, Rhythm 93.7, and retained the name The Wild Child.
IK got married to his wife, Olohije Osakioduwa in a church ceremony on 3 October 2008 in Lagos after four years of friendship and a year of dating. The couple have two children Osahar and Micah.