Tonto Dike biography
Tonto Charity Wigo Dike, famously known as Tonto Dike, is a renowned Nollywood actress, songwriter, musician, model, Television personality, and a philanthropist. She is a famous actor when it comes to romantic scenes and controversial roles in movies. The renowned actress is very beautiful, courageous, and talented. She plays diverse movie roles due to her ability to interpret movie roles effectively. Tonto is very daring and is famous for acting roles other actresses fear in which she has exceptional and outstanding performance. This makes Tonto Dike highly on demand in the Nollywood. Miss Dike is one of the highly paid Nollywood Actress that is always in demand in the market.
Tonto Dike Birthday
Tonto Dike was born on 9th June 1985 in Port Harcourt, River State of Nigeria. He is currently 35 years of age. Toto celebrates her birthday in a colorful celebration every 9th June of every year with her family, friends, relatives, and Nollywood legends.
Tonto Dike family (Parents and siblings)
Tonto was born to both parents that raised her happily until her mother passed on at the age of three years. She hails from the Ikwerre tribe, and she is the third born of among the seven children of the family. Tonto’s family happens to be polygamous. Tonto has two siblings from the step mum who raised her as her own child. She holds both Nigerian citizenship and nationality.
Tonto Dike height and weight
Tonto Dike is a very beautiful woman that is charming to her male fans. The onscreen Goddess stands at a height of 5 feet 4inches (1.63m) and weighs about 150lbs (68Kg). She has light brown skin, shiny black eyes, and black hair. Her beauty is marveled by a curvaceous body figure that makes most of her fans helpless. Tonto is the true definition of African Beauty.
Tonto Dike Husband
Tonto Dike got married to Oladunni Churchill in August 2015 in a colorful traditional wedding and white color wedding, respectively. The couple welcomed their first child, a boy, in February of 2016 and named him Andre Churchill.
Tonto Dike divorce
In 2016, Tonto Dike’s marriage began to face a lot of controversies, and the couple is believed to have parted ways. It is rumored that Toto Dike divorced his husband, Churchill. Although she calls him ex, she has not clearly clarified if they are divorced or not. Apparently, Tonto is seemingly single after she parted ways with her lover and husband, Churchill.
Tonto Dike fame
The Nollywood icon is very famous on social media handles, having more than 4 million Facebook followers and two million Instagram followers. She is loved by many people for her exceptional and outstanding performance in daring roles. Her immense beauty and light skin is a secret behind her many male followers on social media.
Tonto Dike Education
Tonto Dike acquired her first School Leaving Certificate and Western Senior Secondary School Certificates in Port Harcourt. This implies that she spent her primary and secondary life in her village state, Port Harcourt, River State of Nigeria. The Nollywood star proceeded with her tertiary education at the River State University of Science and Technology, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Petrochemical Engineering. Tonto is just unique in most of the things from other Actresses. She is the only engineer graduate actress that has outstanding performance in arts theater. Could this be a reason she takes very daring roles in movies?
Tonto Dike Career
Tonto Dike commenced her journey into the Nollywood industry in the year 2005 when she contested and won a television reality show, The Next Movie Star. She gained popularity and attracted many movie directors and producers that started giving her movie roles. Dike is famous for acting daring and controversial roles in movies. The prominent actress has since been featured in more than 200 Nigerian movies. She plays different roles in movies, including romantic woman, traitor, husband snatcher, widow, princess, a royal queen, among others. She is well known to producers for perfect role interpretation and performance of roles feared by other actresses.
Some of the famous movies of the onscreen Goddess includes Dirty Secret, Missing Child, Garden of Love, Lust and Love, Palace Maid, Men in Love, The Bride is Mine, End of a Princess, among others. She has starred in movies alongside other renowned Nollywood icons like Ramsey Nouah, Vna Vicker, Patience Ozokwor, Jibola Dabo, Yul Edochie, among others. She is a very daring and interesting movie character to watch. Dike is just one in a million talent, unique in every acting aspect and a perfect role interpreter. She is currently one of the scarce and highly paid Nollywood actresses. It is believed that her profession makes her compromise with African traditions. She is one of few persons that play adult and partially nude scenes in movies.
Tonto Dike filmography
- Pounds and Dollars
- Anyway Match
- Love My Way
- Before Th Fall
- Total Love
- Strength of Strength
- 7 Graves
- Devine Grace
- Love and Lust
- Final Honor
- Missing Rib
- Crisis in Paradise
- Native Son
- Missing Son
- Last Mission
- Blackberry Bebs Reloaded
- Dirty Secret
- Mortal Desire
- Fatal Mistake
- Secret Mission
- Last Mission
- Throne of War
- Queen Sheba
- Battle of the Queens
- Criminal Widow
- The Terror of the Widows
- Missing Maradona
- Family Disgrace
- Rush Hour
Tonto Dike Music career
Tonto Dike is famously known for songwriting and singing both R&B and pop music. She has successfully recorded and launched some singles like Hi and Itz Ova that earned her numerous fans. At the early stages, The Nollywood queen featured in the Amaco Investment video song with Patience Ozokwor a fellow musician and actress too. Dike has made some collabo with other famous musicians in the sector. In 2014, she signed a collabo with the renowned musician with D’banj in a label DB records. She later in 2015 announced her departure from DB records. She, later on, she signed a collabo with famous Musician Terry G at TPG entertainment, where she participated in several songs. However, the fans were unhappy with her music career, claiming her voice is not suitable and entertaining enough.
Tonto Dike Awards and Honor
Tonto Dike is a very talented, determined, and daring movie character. Her great skills and knowledge and amazing beauty have won her lots of fans besides making her an exceptional Nollywood actress. In the course of acting, Tonto has nominated for several awards from which she has bagged many of them. Some of the prestigious awards Dike bagged includes:
- Best Actress of the Year at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
- Best Actress in Leading Roles at City People Entertainment Awards
- Most Prominent Actress of Nigeria at African Movie Academy awards
Tonto Dike is Model
Tonto Dike is one of the few Nollywood actresses that have received honor and endorsements for her outstanding performance and courage. She has been chosen to be an ambassador of several multinational organizations. Recently, Dike signed a lucrative deal with Zikel Cosmetics that earned her 100 million Naira. In 2018, Tonto was an instrumental ambassador of beauty and skincare brand at Pels International, a deal that was highly lucrative for her. In March 2018, Dike was a brand ambassador for Sapphire Scents, a new perfume, and increased its sales within Nigeria and the rest. In 2016, Dike announced the brand model for NUMATVILLE, a property firm, a deal that earned her millions of Naira. She also bagged a model deal with a National Agency in 2018, for Prohibition on Human Trafficking in Persons. In 2019, the Legendary actress was branded the ambassador of Amstel Malta at a firms Dinner party, one of the most lucrative deals she has ever signed.
Tonto Dike salary
Tonto Dike has been in the Nollywood industry for over a decade now. She is a scarce character due to her daring roles, making her highly demanded by movie producers. It is obvious that Tonto Dike earns good money for her movie role. She has, however, not disclosed how much she gets. Just keep a tab, and we shall update the details.
Tonto Dike Net worth
Tonto Dike is considered one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria. She is approximated to be worth $1.2 million. She raises her wealth from Nollywood movie acting, music career, and endorsement deals. She lives a lavish and luxurious life owning multimillion houses and vehicles.
Tonto Dike wiki
- Full Name: Tonto Charity Wigo Dike
- Famous as: Tonto Dike
- Gender: Female
- Age: 35 years
- Date of Birth: 9th June 1985
- Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, River State of Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Citizenship: Nigerian
- Race/Ethnicity: Black
- Height: 5 feet 4inches (1.63m)
- Weight: 150lbs (68Kg)
- Eye Color: Black
- Hair Color: Black
- Skin Color: Light Brown
- Body Measurements: Unknown
- Parents: Unknown
- Siblings: Seven
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Marital Status: Divorced
- Spouse: Unknown
- Children: One, Andre Churchill
- Education: River State University of Science and Technology
- Profession: Petrochemical Engineering
- Occupation: Nollywood actress, songwriter, musician, model
- Salary: Under Review
- Net Worth: $1.2 million
Tonto Dike Philanthropy work
Tonto Dike is a very kind and generous person, different from the character she portrays in movie acting. She founded The Tonto Dike Foundation that aims at making people life better worth. The foundation helps the less privileged women, youths, girl children, and street children in Africa. The foundation offers a platform for deliberations and sensitization on matters affecting women, rape, climatic change besides empowering the less privileged in the society.
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Frequently asked questions about Tonto Dike
Who is Tonto Dike?
Tonto Charity Wigo Dike, famously known as Tonto Dike, is a renowned Nollywood actress, songwriter, musician, model, Television personality, and a philanthropist.
How old is Tonto Dike?
Tonto Dike was born on 9th June 1985 in Port Harcourt, River State of Nigeria. He is currently 35 years of age.
How tall is Tonto Dike?
Tonto Dike stands at a height of 5 feet 4inches (1.63m) and weighs about 150lbs (68Kg). She has light brown skin, shiny black eyes, and black hair.
Is Tonto Dike Married?
Tonto is currently single and divorced. She was once married to Oladunni Churchill and had one child, Andre Churchill, but the two parted ways in 2016.
How much does Tonto Dike earn?
It is obvious that Tonto Dike earns good money for her movie role. She has, however, not disclosed how much she gets. Just keep a tab, and we shall update the details.
How much is Tonto Dike Worth?
Tonto is approximated to be worth $1.2 million. She raises her wealth from Nollywood movie acting, music career, and endorsement deals
Is Tonto Dike dead or alive?
Tonto is still alive and in good health conditions as of 2020. There is no data linking her to the death of her life being in any kind of danger.
Where is Tonto Dike now?
Tonto Dike is still active in Nollywood acting, songwriting, singing, model, and modeling. She has not indicated an interest in quitting any of her career roles.
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