Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh turned 33 today and the excited mother of one who promised to have a ‘birthday she will always remember’ this year, treated her bestfriends, to a special birthday breakfast.
Her bestfriends who turned up for the birthday breakfast include Bobrisky, Toyin Abraham and many more. Here are photos and videos below;
Tonto Charity Wigo Dikeh is a Nigerian actress and singer who has been active in the entertainment industry since 2006. She is fondly referred to as Tontolet, Mama King, Poko or Tonto Dikeh. She was born on the 9th of June 1985 to an Ikwerre family of Rivers State, Southern Nigeria. Tonto lost her mother when she was a very little girl and was raised by her father and step mother.
The lovely actress had most of her education in Rivers State, she had part of her education at one of the Federal Government Colleges in Port Harcourt before proceeding to the Rivers State University of Science and Technology to study petrochemical engineering.
Dikeh admitted in an interview that she grew up in a comfortable home where she had her needs met, but was affected by the loss of her mother. In 2015, the actress took part in the “Next Movie Star” reality show which aimed at showcasing and searching for new acting talents. She emerged as the first runner up and began to feature in movies shortly after.
Her break in Nollywood came after she acted the movie “Holy Cross” and “Dirty Scarlet” in 2016 based on a true life story, which turned out to be one of her controversial movies that generated a lot if buzz from fans who criticized her role which some described as shameful and unafrican but movie critics described her role as professional and a display of talent. This controversy quickly expanded her fan base.
The actress till date is one of Nollywood’s best, her ability to interpret any role with ease coupled with her dancing and singing skills makes a her a uniquely valuable artist. She also has a reputation of being bold, blunt and confrontational, this explains why she is always in the news for controversy.