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Abraham Attah: "Spider-Man" & "Beasts of No Nation" Actor From Ghana

aisha Published On Mon Jul 06 2020   Modified On Mon Jul 06 2020
Abraham Attah: "Spider-Man" & "Beasts of No Nation" Actor From  Ghana

Abraham Attah is an actor well-recognized by his roles in 'Beasts of No Nation' as Agu, 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' as Abe, 'Out of the Village' as Mebro, 'Tazmanian Devil' as Dayo Ayodele, and so on.

Attah was born on June 15, 2001, in Ghana and has a star sign of Gemini. He was born in Ghana but moved to U.s. with his family for his career and education. Keep swiping down to known more interesting facts about Attah:

Net Worth: $700,000

Abraham Attah has earned an estimated net worth of $700,000 from his solo career as an actor. He is the part of few but big and successful movies which have been the major reason for his wealth. 

Attah was also an ambassador for the Free Education Policy in Ghana, in which he supported the policy with a picture endorsement.

How He Started His Career

'The Modern Ocean' actor didn't have any interest in acting from his childhood as he wanted to become a rapper in the future. Attah was discovered from a school where he was playing football while bunking the class while a white man was watching him play. 

Then he thought the man needed someone for the football team but he said to go for an audition and since he worked hard for the, he got it in first try.

A picture of Abraham Attah playing football.
A picture of Abraham Attah playing football.
Image Source: Instagram

Best and Worst Scene from 'Beast of No Nation'

Attah is known for his role in 'Beast of No Nation' as Agu said his most favorite scene in the movie was the part where they were in the jungle and was in front of audiences and behind him, he was going to kill the people living in the village. 

Likewise, he also hated the scene in the jungle where he had to wear shorts and slippers and Carry told him to go through the deep bushes as he was afraid what was ahead of him while those bushes were also dangerous.

Abraham Attah as Agu in 'Beast of No Nation'.
Abraham Attah as Agu in 'Beast of No Nation'.
Image Source: U.S. - Wall Street Journal

Was more Afraid of Idris Elba

In an interview New York Times, Attah said that he wasn't afraid of the disturbing and violent scene in the movie as in reality no one died and was actually carrying a rubber machete where he was killing a man in the movie. 

Although he was afraid of one person who is Idris Elba because he finds himself very small in front of Elba as "he was giant" said Attah. He was afraid of Elba for quite a long time and his fear all went away when he played football with him on the set which became normal to work.

Abraham Attah with Idris Elba.
Abraham Attah with Idris Elba.
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Appeared In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Attah was also one of the cast of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' where he has portrayed the character of Abe. 

The movie was made alongside Tom Holland, Robert Downey Jr., Zendaya, Donald Glover, and so on which is about an ordinary high school boy Peter Parker, who balances his normal life and superhero life in New York City. It was made on a budget of $175 million while made a huge profit of $880 million from its worldwide collections.

Abraham Attah in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' as Abe.
Abraham Attah in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' as Abe.
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Has Won Seven Awards

Attah has been nominated for 25 awards and among them, 23 awards are for the movie 'Beasts Of No Nation'. He has won 7 awards throughout his career for Black Film Critics Circle Awards for Rising Star, Black Reel Awards for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Film Independent Spirit Awards for Best Male Lead, Ghana Movie Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and so on.

A picture of Abraham Attah.
A picture of Abraham Attah who has won 7 Awards.
Image Source: Instagram

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Attah is active on Instagram and Facebook. He has gained around 167k followers on Instagram with the username 'abraham.attah' and 112,790 followers on Facebook with the username 'mrabrahamattah'.

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