Chris Attoh

Biography of Chris Attoh, A Well-known Actor and Filmmaker

This post is about Chris Attoh, a Ghanaian renowned and long-standing in the Nigerian film industry.

Highlights:

  • Born in Accra, Ghana, on May 17, 1979
  • Alumnus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana
  • Founder of aFactory Entertainment Limited

Who is Chris Attoh?

Christopher Keith Nii Attoh, popularly known as Chris Atto, is a multi-talented media personality. His expertise is not limited to the film industry. He is also a radio presenter and TV show host. Chris Atto is famous for his role as ‘Kwame Mensah’ in the Nigerian Telenovela series ‘Tinsel.’

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He has starred alongside media best both at the local and international level, featuring in several movies, TV, and web series.

Chris is one of the long-standing stars in the industry. He has been active for over 20 years and is worth over $700,000.

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Chris Atto was born in Accra, Ghana, on May 17, 1979. He has a brother named Ken and a step-sister called Tenne. Chris attended Achimota Primary School and Accra Academy Secondary School. 

He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Painting from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. After graduating, he relocated to London, UK, in 2004 and studied banking and security.

Chris also attended the New York Film Academy. In 2015, he had his first marriage with Damilola Adegbite, a Nollywood actress whom he met on the Tinsel set. Their union barely lasted two years until they divorced. The couple have a son together named Brian Nii Ayittey Olaferomi Attoh. 

The following year, Chris remarried in October 2018. His new spouse is Bettie Jennifer, a US-based businesswoman. She was murdered seven months after their marriage by an unknown gunman.

Chris got married again on April 28, 2021. His spouse is Chinecherem Eze, a film producer, actor, and investor.

Career

Chris wears many hats in the entertainment industry. He is an actor, movie producer, director, TV show host, an on-air personality, and the founder of a multimedia company.

He started his career as an actor in the early 2000s, starring in African and international movies. These include Love and Cancer, Remedial, Nine, Love and War, Moving On, Closure, International Affairs, Lotana, and The Rangers. He featured alongside Nancy Isime, Tina Mba, Adesuwa Etomi, and other Nollywood stars in the 2022 movie ‘The Set Up 2’ where he acted as Eugene.

Chris Attoh TV host

Chris has also played roles in several TV series, including Shuga 3, Tinsel, A House Divided (UMC), and Fifty – the Series.

He is also famous for his role as ‘Kwame Mensah’ in the Nigerian soap opera ‘Tinsel,’ where he starred alongside Baaj Adebule, Efa Iwara, and Damilola Adegbite.

As an on-air radio personality, Chris Atto has worked as a presenter at Groove FM, Choice FM, and Capital Radio.

He has also worked as a TV host at Metro TV. Chris has interviewed top celebrities like Rihanna, Jay Z, and Akon in his shows.

Chris Attoh also runs a multimedia company called aFactory Entertainment Limited, specializing in TV programming, movie production, TV commercials, radio jingles, etc.

Awards and Recognitions

Chris has won several awards, including the African Viewers Choice Awards, African Movie Academy Awards, Universal Achievement Awards, and City People Entertainment Awards.


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