Tonto Charity Dikeh is a Nigerian actress, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian who was born on June 9, 1985. Tonto Dikeh established her Tonto Dikeh Foundation on August 27, 2000. Tonto was announced as the African Democratic Congress’s deputy governorship candidate in the 2023 Rivers State gubernatorial election in June 2022. Following her election as deputy, she was greeted warmly by the people of Port Harcourt.
Quick Review Tonto Dikeh Profile
- Full Name: Tonto Charity Dikeh
- Date Of Birth: June 9, 1985.
- Place Of Birth: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
- Age: 37
- Occupation: Actress
- Year Active: 2006
- Net Worth: $1.5 million
Tonto Dikeh is the third of five children born into a family of seven. Her family is of Ikwerre descent and hails from Obio-Akpor, an LGA in Rivers State. She lost her mother when she was three years old and was raised by her stepmother, who has two children.
Tonto Dikeh decided to pursue a music career after a successful acting career. Prior to that, she appeared in a music video for Amaco Investments with Patience Ozokwor. She made her music debut with the singles “Hi” and “Itz Ova,” the latter featuring Snypa. D’banj, a Nigerian singer, signed her to his record label, DB Records, on June 13, 2014. In March 2015, Tonto Dikeh announced her departure from DB Records.
Tonto Dikeh appeared in the film Dirty Secret, which sparked outrage among Nigerians due to the inclusion of adult scenes. While some criticized her role as unconventional and un-African, others argued that Dikeh was simply being professional.
Tonto Dikeh Net Worth
Tonto Dikeh’s net worth is reported to be $1.5 million, but this cannot be confirmed by any credible wealth source.
- 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)
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