Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian Actor, On-air Personality, Television presenter and Producer. He is best known as "Kwame Mensah" in Nigerian soap opera Tinsel.
Chris Attoh Biography
He was born Christopher Keith Nii Attoh on May 17, 1979 into a family of four in Ghana. After his primary education, Chris enrolled into Achimota High School, Accra in 1989 before moving to Accra Academy Secondary School, Ghana in 1994.
Subsequently, in 1999, he attended Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). At KNUST, he bagged a B.A Degree in Painting and also did some courses in Graphic Design, 3D Modelling and Basic Animation.
Thereafter, he moved to London in 2004, enrolled into the London Academy of Radio and Television, and earned a certificate in Television Presenting.
Additionally, he has diplomas in Goal Public Relations, Multimedia and Digital Editing -level one, and Film Making and Directing. He earned them from I.C.S College (UK), Sound and Engineering Inst-S.A.E (UK) and New York Film Academy (U.S.A) in 2005, 2005 and 2010 respectively.
Basically, Chris has a sound educational and professional background, which has enabled him soar in his career.
Chris Attoh Personal Life
Attoh was once married to Damilola Adegbite a beautiful Nigerian actress. Damilola and Attoh met on the set of Tinsel and got married in 2015 after Chris proposed in August 2014.
However, the marriage ended in September 2017, and in October 2018, Chris married Bettie Jennifer, a US-based Business woman. Unfortunately, Bettie was shot dead on May 11, 2019 in Maryland, US.
Together with Damilola, Chris has a son, Brian. He was born in September 2014.
His hobbies include watching and making movies, swimming, teaching and dancing salsa, cooking and many more.
Chris Attoh Career
Attoh did his national youth service in Groove Fm, which marked the beginning of his career as an on-air personality. Next, he moved to Choice Fm and later, Kapital Radio, Metro TV, Viasat One Tv, G.T.V, Gh One and other broadcasting platforms in Ghana.
After school, to gain experience in TV presenting, he worked for Original Black Entertainment (OBE T.V) and was also hosting corporate events alongside.
Attoh’s acting career began early enough and shot to limelight in no time. He has featured in blockbuster movies like Happiness is a Four-letter work, A Trip to Jamaica, Sinking Sands, e.t.c
Also, he is a director, and has directed a couple of works such as One More Day (2014). Kintampo (2015), e.t.c He has also hosted shows and have interviewed A-list celebrities like Akon, Rihanna, Jay Z, Brick and Lace, e.t.c
Life & Living it, 2006
Sinking Sands, 2008
6 Hours to Christmas, 2009
Single and Married 2011
Bleeding Sunshine 2011
Deleting Bissi, 2011
Single and Married, 2012
Journey to Self, 2012
Flower Girl, 2013
Moving On (Tv Movie), 2013
Love and War (Tv Movies), 2013
A Trip to Jamaica, 2016
The Rangers, 2016
Happiness is a four letter Word, 2016
An Accidental Zombie, 2016
Potato Potahto, 2017
The In-laws, 2017
In Line, 2017
Love And Cancer, 2017
All About Love, 2017
An Accidental Zombie (Named Ted), 2018
Bad Luck Joe, 2018
International Affairs, 2018
Tinsel 2006 – 2013,
MTV Shuga 2014
Christian Jean in Hollywood, 2015
Our Best Friend’s Wedding , 2017
aFactory Entertainment Limited
Chris established a production and multimedia company called afactory Entertainment Ltd. It offers services like documentaries, corporate videos, TV programming, TV Commercials, film and radio jingles.
He founded aFactory with the objective to change the way viewers enjoy television shows, commercials, jingles and films. He has continued to wow his clients with his services.
Awards And Nominations
The Best Pan-African Actor of the Year, Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA), 2011 (won)
Best Dressed Male, Ghana Fashion Awards, 2011 (nomination)
Mode Man Actor of the Year, Mode Men Magazine, 2012 (won)
Best Event MC, Accra Nightlife Award, 2013 (nomination)
Best Actor in a Drama Series ‘Esohe’, Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, (Nominations) 2018
The Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘Esohe’ Africa Movie Academy Awards, 2018 (nominations)
Best Lead Role in Film ‘Esohe’ Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Non-Nigeria), 2018
Chris Attoh Net Worth
estimated his worth at $1 million. He is a brand ambassador to iflix in Ghana. Also, he has advertised for HappyDent Gum, Kasapa, Lipton tea, e.t.c