Tonto Dikeh is a popular Nigerian television personality, a dancer, a philanthropist, an investor and as well as an actress. She has been in the Nigerian entertainment industry for almost 15 years ago and she has always representing her fans on television. In this article, i will be sharing with you top real facts about Tonto Dikeh that you may not know.
Tonto Wigo Charity Dikeh popularly known by her fans as Tonto Dikeh is a popular Nigerian actress, a model, television personality, a recording artist and as well as a philanthropist. She is currently known as one of the most beautiful and highest paid actresses in Nigerian entertainment industry. She is popularly known among Nigerians as a result of her a romantic roles which she always play in movies. In most of her movies, she always features in a romantic, thriller and sorrowful movies. Tonto Dikeh has been in the nollywood entertainment industry for over a long time now. In most of her movies, she always play the roles of a romantic girlfriend, runs girl, palace maid, royal princess, widow, an orphan, the president daughter and an independent lady in most of her movies.
Tonto Dikeh was born on the 9th of June 1985 in Port Harcourt, the capital of Cross River State and she is currently a 34 year-old beautiful young lady. She is a proud indigent of Ikwere, a popular tribe in Rivers state. Tonto Dikeh was born into large family of eight (8) children . Unfortunately for her, her mother died since when she was just three (3) year-old. She is the third child of her father, she also have five (5) siblings from her step-mother.
She started her career as just a model when she was still in the university as an undergraduate student before she finally joined the Nigerian nollywood entertainment industry. Right from her childhood, she has always dreamed of becoming a popular figure in the future and as such, she was actively involved in her secondary school drama and press club. She is creative, skillful, gifted, beautiful and knows how to play her roles perfectly in movies. Due to her high level of creativity and intelligent, she can be best fitted into any roles given to her by the movie producer.
The actress completed both her primary and secondary school education and as well as obtaining her primary school leaving certificate in River state. She also sat and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate of Education (WASSCE) in Rivers state. Having completed her secondary school education, she proceeded to study Petrochemical Engineering in Rivers State University of Science and Technology (RSUST). Right from her tender age, she has always wished to become an actress in the nearest future. She developed passion towards stage performances, Drama and press presentation and modeling right from her tender age.
Tonto Dikeh contested and fortunately for her, she won the popular television show called "The Next movie Star"in the year 2005 . She has bagged her name among the top most popular Nigerian actresses as she have over three (3) million followers on her Instagram handle. She was given a lead roles in a movie after winning the television show. The actress registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in the year 2006.
After successfully completed her movie auditions, she acted her first movie in Nollywood titled "Dirty Secret", a movie which was said to be among one of the top mot marketable Nollywood movies. Due to the adult scenes in the movie, her characters in the movie created lots of controversies among her fans.
After been featured in several movies, she decided to try her talent in singing. Tonto Dikeh recorded and released some few singles before she was signed up by the TGP entertainment which is proudly owns by one the Nigerian popular musician, Terry G. She has created lots of controversies among her followers as she was severally criticize as a result of her vocal ability. Tonto Dikeh later signed into the Dbanj Music label on the 13th of June 2014. She later departed from the Dbanj label in the year 2015.
So far her in movies career, she has been featured in more than 160 Nigerian Nollywood movies. Some of her interesting movies includes; Love My Way, Sisters On Fire, Dirty Secret, Palace Maid, Garden Of Love And Terror, Royal Apart, Men In Love, Dangerous Child, Pleasure And Crime, The Bride and many others. Tonto Dikeh finally got married to the love of her heart, Oladunni Churchill in the year 2015but sadly, their union doesn't last long due to some misunderstandings between the two. Tonto Dikeh later depart from her husband's house along with her son.
After so many research, i have compiled some beautiful and recent pictures of Tonto Dikeh for some whom may not know her.
See beautiful pictures of Tonto Dikeh and her son below:
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