Tonto Dikeh is a Nigerian actress, singer, and philanthropist. She was born on the 9th of June, 1985.
She became known in the Nigerian Entertainment industry when she became the first runner up on the reality show, ‘The Next Movie Star’ in 2006.
Let’s take a brief look at her profile below.
Tontoh Dikeh Full Name
She was born Tonto Wigo Charity Dikeh but is widely known as just Tontoh Dikeh or Tontole.
Tontoh Dikeh Age
She was born on the 9th of June, 1985. She is 35 years as of the year 2020.
Tontoh Dikeh Hometown
She hails from Obio-Akpor, in Rivers State, Nigeria. She is of Ikwerre descent
Tontoh Dikeh Family and Parents
She was born into a family of seven, she is the third born out of her five siblings and two siblings from her step-mother.
Her parents are Chief Sunny Dikeh & the late Mrs. Sunny Dikeh.
Tontoh Dikeh Education
Dikeh studied Petrochemical Engineering at the prestigious Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Tontoh Dikeh Personal Life
She gave birth to her son Andre Omodayo Churchill, whom she nicknamed Baby X in February 2016.
However, the couple separated not long afterward.
Tontoh Dikeh Career
She is known for various Nollywood movies but in particular, the movie “Dirty Secret” which brought about a lot of controversy as it contained a lot of sex scenes.
Following a successful acting career, 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. Tontoh announced her departure from DB records in March 2015.
On May 23, 2019, Tonto Dikeh signed a USD $5000 deal with Zikel Cosmetics.
She became the first Nigerian celebrity to be paid such amount for being an ambassador of a makeup brand in Africa.
Tontoh Dikeh Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Her official Instagram username is @tontolet. She is known on Twitter as @TONTOLET. Her Facebook account is simply Tonto Dikeh.