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Tonko Dikeh Biography, Acting And Music Career.

Tonto Charity Dikeh was born on the 9th of June in 1985 into a family of seven and as the 3rd of five kids. She was born in Obio-Akpor LGA in Rivers State, where she also grew up. The 34-year-old is of Ikwerre descent.

She has never tasted poverty in her life as her family is rich and gave her everything she‘d wanted as a child. When Dike was only 3, she lost her mum. She was raised by her step-mum that’s two kids (boys).

Tonto Dikeh completed her primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt. She then gained to RSU to study Petrochemical Engineering. 

She stated that she liked paternal love because her dad was always here for her, so she did not miss anything despite losing her mum as a three-year-old baby. After the demise of her mother, her dad remarried, and both he and her stepmother tried their best to take care of her, filling the void her mum left behind.

She came into public view in 2005 with a movie titled Dirty Secret, which is a blockbuster film that generated a lot of controversies in this country as it contains many adult scenes.

Further, she participated in and won the television show The Next Movie Star. After emerging the winner of the talent scouting program on TV, Dike’s popularity soared in Nigeria, and this made her get leading roles in a number of movies.

One of the most famous film actors in the Nollywood film industry, she boasts over 5.3 million followers on Instagram.

Since 2005, Tonto Dikeh — who is also called Mama King — has featured in not less than 200 Nollywood movies. These include Missing Child, Dangerous Child, Ropes of Faith, Garden of Love, Men in Love, Before the RainRoyal ApartThe Bride is Mine, Native Son, Last Mission, Princess of My Life, Fatal ErrorZaraMiss Maradona, and several other films.

After achieving a successful acting career, she decided to venture into the music industry. She then dropped some singles; however, her music stirs much controversy in Nigeria because people deprecate her music style and vocal ability. Dike signed with TGP Entertainment belonging to Terry G.

Some sources, however, have claimed D Banj, whose real name is Dapo Oyebanji, was the one that registered her signature on his DB Records label on June 13, 2014.

She entered the music industry with two debut singles, which are titled Hi and Itz Ova featuring Snypa. When pop star D’banj signed her to DB Records label in June 2014, some of her followers suspected that the two had something else going on apart from music. Later, in March 2015, the artist announced her departure from the record label.

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