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Chris Attoh: "Our Best Friend's Wedding" Actor From Ghana

aisha Published On Sat Jun 27 2020   Modified On Sat Jun 27 2020
Chris Attoh: "Our Best Friend's Wedding" Actor From Ghana

Chris Attoh is an actor, director, and producer well-recognized by his works in 'Our Best Friend's Wedding' as Tunde, 'Bleeding Sunshine' as The Ghanaian, 'Closure' as Dele, and 'Sylvia' as Richard Okezie.

Attoh was born on May 17, 1979, in Ghana and has a star sign of Taurus. Here are some more interesting facts about Attoh:

Net Worth: $1.5 million

'Flower Girl' actor Chris Attoh has earned an estimated net worth of $1.5 million from his varied career as an actor, director, and producer. He also has two movies named 'A Soldier's Story 2: Return from the Dead' as Logan, 'Choices' as La Porsche, and a short movie Somniphobia as Dr. Brady which will increase his worth. 

Attoh is also the director of a television series 'CJ's Dream to Hollywood' (2015).

A picture of Chris Attoh.
A picture of Chris Attoh who is worth $1.5 million.
Image Source: The Guardian Nigeria

Education & Alma Mater

Attoh first attended Achimota School and Accra Academy at the same time where he was a classmate with Nathan Adisi, media businessman at Accra Academy.

He then got enrolled at KNUST a University in Kumasi, Ghana where he got a Bachelor of Arts degree in Painting. Later, he went to London and studied Banking and Securities.

Has One Older Brother 

Attoh has an older brother name Ken Attoh, a film producer, Cinematographer, and art director. He is the producer of 'Devil in the Detail', 'Potomanto', 'Rebecca', 'Grey Dawn', and so on. 

Ken is married to Shirley Frimpong-Manso, a Ghanaian film director, writer, producer, and the CEO of Sparrow Productions. The pair are married since 2009, and are blessed with a child together.

Chris Attoh brother Ken Attoh with his wife Shirley Frimpong-Manso.
Chris Attoh brother Ken Attoh with his wife Shirley Frimpong-Manso.
Image Source: GhanaCelebrities.Com

Ex-Wife: Damilola Adegbite

Attoh was previously married to Damilola Adegbite, an actress, model, and television personality well-recognized by her work in 'Merry Men 2', 'Flower Girl', 'From Lagow with Love', and 'Isoken'. The pair got married on February 14, 2015, and got divorced after two years in 2017, and are the parent of one child. 

Chris Attoh with his ex-wife Damilola Adegbite.
Chris Attoh with his ex-wife Damilola Adegbite.
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Second Wife: Bettie Jenifer 

Only after one year of his divorce with Adegbite, Attoh got married to late Bettie Jenifer, a US-based businesswoman at a private ceremony in Accra. 

The pair got married on 6 October 2018, and were together for a year. Then on May 11, 2019, Bettie was shot dead while leaving her office in Maryland in the US after work.

Chris Attoh with his late second wife Bettie Jenifer.
Chris Attoh with his late second wife Bettie Jenifer.
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Blessed With One Son

Attoh and Adegbite gave birth to a son in 2014, and named him Brian Attoh. The former pair have failed at their marriage but have made huge progress on parenting their child. However, it seems like his custody was given to Adegbite as she keeps on posting pictures and videos of him.

Chris Attoh's ex-wife Damilola Adegbite with their son Brian Attoh.
Chris Attoh's ex-wife Damilola Adegbite with their son Brian Attoh.
Image Source: Ghana Live TV

Started His Career Since 2010

Kwame Mensah from 'Tinsel' started his acting career in 2010, through a movie named '6 Hours to Christmas' as Reggie. Since then he has acted in more than thirty movies, television series, TV movies, and mini-series throughout his career. 

Some of his well-known roles are 'Our Best Friend's Wedding' (TV Mini-Series) as Tunde, 'Potato Potahto' as Gabby, 'A Trip to Jamaica' as Tayo, 'Shuga' (TV Series) as Nii, 'Sylvia' as Richard Okezie, and many more. 

Chris Attoh in 'Our Best Friend's Wedding' (TV Mini-Series) as Tunde.
Chris Attoh in 'Our Best Friend's Wedding' (TV Mini-Series) as Tunde.
Image Source: YouTube

Social Media Presence

As for his social media presence, Attoh is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained around 282k followers on Instagram with the username 'chrisattoh'. Likewise, Attoh has 46k followers on Twitter with the username 'chrisattoh' and 6,365 followers on Facebook with the name 'Chris Attoh'. 

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