Tonto Dikeh Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth


Tonto Charity Dikeh is known for Game Fools Play (2007), My Life, My Damage (2013) and Broken Silence (2012). She was previously married to Oladunni Churchill.

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.

Tonto Dikeh Age

Tonto Dikeh is 37 years old.

Tonto Dikeh Career

Tonto was one of the contestants during for the reality TV show, The next movie star, aimed at discovering prospects for the movie industry. She ended as the first runner up, and from there, she never looked back. She then started hunting for contacts in the movie industry and got what she wanted. Even though she got her big break after becoming first runners-up on the reality show, The Next Movie Star, her second movie titled Holy Cross is what persuaded producers and directors to start casting her in more productions. This movie is also what made her very popular among her fans. One of the most controversial movies in Nollywood , Dirty Secret, was actually based on a true story and Tonto agreed to act in it after meeting the girl who inspired the writing and production of this film. 

Tonto Dikeh Personal Life

The Nollywood actresses started smoking at the age of 14 and it was no secret in the Nollywood scenes that she was a chain smoker. However, after prayers with T.B Joshua, the pastor of The Synagogue, she confessed that she had quit the habit. 
Tonto has been linked romantically to a lot of superstars including Iyanya, Wizkid and 2Face . However at the ELOY Awards she made an entrance flanked by Sexy Steel and Michael Awolaja. Michael is the man behind all of the customized Rolex and diamond iPhones that Tonto rocks. In her acceptance speech she said that he was her boyfriend keeping in line with the high-flying men she has been associated with. 2face Idibia‚Äôs Unforgettable concert got tongues wagging, thanks to a rather racy performance with Tonto Dike. The performance was released by Flytime TV showing the two getting hot and heavy.


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)

Net Worth

Her estimated net worth is at $1.5million.

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