Tonto Dikeh Biography (Career, Education,Net Worth)

Tonto Dikeh Biography

Tonto Charity Dikeh  is a Nigerian actress, singer, songwriter and humanitarian born 9 June 1985. Tonto Dikeh set up her foundation On 27 August 2000; The Tonto Dikeh Foundation. The Foundation was established with clear vision and passion of making life better for all displaced and under privilege women, girls, youth, and children in Africa.

Early Life & Education

Dikeh was born into a family of seven and is the third of five children. Her family is from Obio-Akpor, a LGA in Rivers State, and is of Ikwerre descent. She lost her mother at the age of 3 and was raised by her step-mother, who has two children. Dikeh went to Rivers State University of Science and Technology were she studied petrochemical engineering. Her traditional marriage to Oladunni Churchill was held in August 2015. In February 2016, Dikeh gave birth to her son, whom she nicknamed Baby X. However since then the couple has gone and move different ways.

Career

She was featured in a movie titled Dirty Secret, which generated controversy among Nigerians due to its inclusion of adult scenes. She was criticized while others praise her for being professional.

Dikeh decided to pursue a music career, she was featured in a music video for Amaco Investments, alongside Patience Ozokwor. She made her music debut by releasing the singles “Hi” and “Itz Ova”, the latter of which features Snypa. On 13 June 2014, Nigerian singer D’banj signed her to his record label, DB Records and she left the records label in March 2015.

Endorsement

Dikeh was named an Ambassador to a property firm in Abuja on february 2016 (NUMATVILLE) worth millions of Naira.

On 9 January 2018, Dikeh gets an endorsement as a brand ambassador for a beauty and skincare brand (Pels International.

She became an ambassador for Sapphire Scents on 8 March 2018, a new perfume line offering distributorship business opportunites to Nigerians.

On 27 April 2018, Dikeh bagged an endorsement deal with the National Agency For Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) on human trafficking.

On 24 March 2019, Dikeh was revealed as the brand ambassador for Amstel Malta. This had happened when Dikeh stepped out in style for a dinner party organised by Amstel Malta. The dinner, organised specifically for brand influencers, saw Dikeh announced as one of its ambassadors.

On 23 May 2019, Dikeh signed a 100million naira endorsement deal with Zikel Cosmetics.

Selected Singles

Hi

Itz Ova

Crazically Fit” (featuring Terry G) (2012)

Jeje

Sheba (featuring Solid Star) (2013)

Ekebe (2014)

Sugar Rush (featuring D’banj) (2015)

Selected Movies

Tea or Coffee (2006)

Pounds and Dollars (2006)

Missing Rib (2007)

Final Hour (2007)

Divine Grace (2007)

7 Graves (2007)

Crisis in Paradise (2007)

Insecurity (2007)

Away Match (2007)

Games Fools Play (2007)

The Plain Truth (2008)

Love my Way (2008)

Before the Fall (2008)

Total Love (2008)

Strength to Strength (2008)

Missing Child (2009)

Native Son (2009)

Dangerous Beauty (2009)

My Fantasy (2010)

Zara

Dirty Secret (2010)

Last Mission

Blackberry Babes Re-loaded (2012)

Secret Mission

Rush Hour

Fatal Mistake

Family Disgrace

Miss Maradonna

Mortal Desire

Criminal Widow 1

Criminal Widow 2 (2013)

Then Terror of a Widow 1 (2013)

Then Terror of a Widow 2 (2013)

Battle of the Queens (2014)

Throne of War (2014)

Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is at $1.5million.

Social Media

Instagram: tontolet

Twitter: tontolet

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