Tonto is among the Nigerian actress that has attained feats in the industry. Here we’ll look at her biography, earnings, and net worth.
Tonto Dikeh’s Net Worth, Earnings, and Biography
Tonto’s Biography and Early Life
Tonto Charity Dikeh or Tontolet was born on 9th June 1985 to Mr. Sunny Dikeh and Mrs. Veronica Dikeh. She’s the third out of five from a family in Obio-Akpor in Rivers state. She is of the Ikwerre tribe.
She lost her mom at age three and was raised by her stepmom, a woman with two children with names, Tatiana Dikeh and Charles Dikeh.
She was raised in Port Harcourt and bagged a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Tonto’s Career and Earnings
Tonto Dikeh was a car dealer in Port Harcourt before she made her entry into the Nollywood Industry in 2006. Her Debut was in the reality TV show, The Next Movie Star in 2005.
Tonto’s role in the movie, Dirty Secret, attracted a lot of criticism due to the sexual inclusions and some other adult scenes. Aside from that, she was applauded for her professional role.
Some other films she featured in are Last Mission, Zara, Secret Mission, Rush Hour, Fatal Mistake, Family Disgrace, Miss Maradonna, Mortal Desire, Tea or Coffee in 2006, Pounds and Dollars in 2006, Missing Ribs in 2007, and some other ones.
She then moved into the music industry, featuring in a music video with Patience Ozokwor for Amaco investments. Tonto’s debut in music is in her singles “Hi” and “Itz Ova” and the second features the artist, Snypa.
On 13th June 2014, D’banj signed her to Tonto to his record label, DB Records, which she left in March 2015. Tonto signed a lot of endorsements and ambassadorial duties. She signed an N100 million ambassadorial deal for the Zikel Cosmetic company on the 23rd of May 2019.
She signed ambassadorial deals worth millions of Naira for a property firm (NUMATVILLE) in Abuja on the 5th of February 2016.
She was an ambassador for Amstel Malt, Sapphire Scents, and Silk Road Restaurant (a famous Chinese Restaurant in Sub Sahara Africa)She was an ambassador of Amstel Malt.
Tonto Dikeh signed an endorsement deal with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on human trafficking on 27 April 2018
The Tonto Dikeh Foundation was established on the 27th of August 2000. Her vision and passion are to make life better for the displaced and less privileged on the continent no matter the political, religious, and cultural differences.
It was basically in favor of the feminine gender and issues concerning them. This and many more are achievements that brought her to the limelight and have raised her net worth to $1.5million.