Tonto Charity Dikeh (born 9 June 1985) is a controversial Nigerian actress, singer, songwriter and humanitarian. On 27 August 2000, she set up her foundation, the Tonto Dikeh Foundation.
The foundation was established with a clear vision and passion of making life better for all displaced and under privilege women, girls, youth, and children in Africa, in-respective of their Politically, Religious and Cultural differences.
It also aims to organise regular sensitization programs and symposium discussions that will bring sanity and civility to the black race; by taking issues that affect women, gender issues, rape, empowerment, climate change, and child rights.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Tonto Charity Dikeh|
|Stage Name:||Tonto Dikeh|
|Born:||9 June 1985 (age 36 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Ikwerre, Rivers, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Rivers State|
|Parents:||Veronica Dikeh, Sunny Dikeh|
|Siblings:||Tatiana Dikeh, Charles Dikeh|
|Husband • Spouse:||Olakunle Churchill (m. 2015–2017)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||Malivelihood (ex.), Prince Kpokpogri (ex.), Wizkid (ex.)|
|Children:||Andre Omodayo Churchill|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$1.5 million|
Early Life & Education
Tonto Charity Dikeh was born on the 9th of June 1985 in Ikwerre, Rivers, Nigeria. She was born to parents Mr Sunny Dikeh who is her father and mother, Mrs Veronica Dikeh as the third of five children.
She hails from Ikwerre descent in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. Tonto Dikeh lost her mum when she was 3 years old, so her stepmother raised her and her siblings. She has a sister named Tatiana Dikeh and a brother named Charles Dikeh.
She grew up in Port Harcourt and obtained a BSc in petrochemical engineering from the Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Tonto Dikeh got married to Oladunni Churchill in August 2015. The marriage produced a son, Andre Omodayo Churchill but the couple divorced in 2017.
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She has dated Malivelihood, Prince Kpokpogri, and Wizkid in the past.
Tonto Dikeh’s journey in the Nigerian entertainment industry started in 2006 after taking part in a reality Tv show – The Next Movie Star in 2005. Before then, she used to be a car dealer in Port Harcourt.
Amaco Investments featured her with Patience Ozokwor is a music video at some point in her acting career. After the video, she released her music debut with two singles, Hi and Itz Ova.
After that, a famous Nigerian singer – D’Banj, signed her to his record label – DB Records, on the 13th of June 2014. She left DB Records in March 2015 because she decided to explore other business ventures.
- Hi – 2012
- Itz Ova – 2012
- Crazically Fit (featuring Terry G) – 2012
- Jeje – 2013
- Sheba (featuring Solid Star) – 2013
- Ekebe – 2014
- Sugar Rush (featuring D’banj) – 2015
- Last Mission
- Secret Mission
- Rush Hour
- Fatal Mistake
- Family Disgrace
- Miss Maradonna
- Mortal Desire
- 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
- Pleasure and Crime – 2010
- Ropes of Faith – 2010
- Dirty Secret – 2010
- Ropes of Faith – 2010
- Blackberry Babes Re-loaded – 2012
- Criminal Widow 1 – 2013
- The Criminal Widow 2 – 2013
- Terror of a Widow 1 – 2013
- The Terror of a Widow 2 – 2013
- Battle of the Queens – 2014
- Throne of War – 2014
- Zikel Cosmetics signed an N100 million deal with Tonto Dikeh as an ambassador of their makeup brand in Africa on the 23rd of May 2019.
- She is an ambassador of Amstel Malt.
- Tonto is an ambassador of Sapphire Scents.
- She is an ambassador for the most famous Chinese Restaurant in Sub Sahara Africa – Silk Road Restaurant.
Tonto Dikeh Foundation
Tonto Dikeh established the NGO – Tonto Dikeh Foundation in the year 2000. She started the foundation because she has a passion for enhancing the standard of living of underprivileged and displaced women, girls, youths, and children in Africa, regardless of their political, religious and cultural differences.
The foundation also intends to constantly organize sensitization programs and symposium discussions on women, rape, empowerment, climate change, and child rights. Thus far, the foundation has assisted 6983 people with scholarships and healthcare provisions. The foundation is also involved with gender advocacy.
Sometimes addressed as a controversial figure, the media hasn’t ceased to note that she makes her earnings while being like that. Tonto Dikeh estimated net worth is at US$1.5 million.
- Instagram: @tontolet