Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Wigo Charity Dikeh-Churchill (born 9 June 1985), better known as Tonto Dikeh, is a Nigerian actress, singer, and philanthropist. Tonto Dikeh is from Ikwerre in Rivers State.

Dikeh was born into the family of seven, she lost her mother at the age of 3. She is the 3rd child out of her 5 siblings, and two siblings from her step-mother.

She attended Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt where she studied Petro-Chemical Engineering.

In 2005 Tonto competed against other contestants on a reality TV show “The Next Movie Star”; she was the first runner up. “Next Movie Star” brought Tonto Dikeh close to Nollywood, and soon after the show she was featured on the movie, “Holy Cross”.

With her appearance on “Holy Cross” more movie directors and producers were willing to cast her and she appeared in scores of movies ever since.

Her role in “Dirty Secret” generated controversy amongst Nigerians because of nude roles she took in the movie.

In January 2011 Dikeh took part in a charity fashion show in Lagos with Banky W, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and others.

Tonto Dike is said to be a chain smoker, reports says she started smoking since the age of 14 but recently confessed to have stopped smoking after having an encounter with the famous Prophet TB Joshua during one of his television programs on Emmanuel TV.

Some social media reports says Tonto Dikeh is a proud person, she was reported to have insulted publicly her kinsmen.

On an interview on a popular television station in Lagos, Tonto Dikeh said, “I am very hardworking and I make much money from working hard”

The Petrol Chemical Engineering graduate says she wants to be the first Black Camera woman in Africa and so she’s too busy to be concerned about the many gossips going around about her.

Tonto Dikeh said she does not write letter “S” but use “Z” in words that requires “S”. She also does not write “dots”, but uses “star” symbol for words that requires a dot.

The movie star, who claims not to write job applications, says she desires to study cinematography in a university if she gets the opportunity.

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