Chris Attoh Biography: Wife, Child, Age, Movies, Brother, TV Shows, Instagram, Girlfriend

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Christopher Keith Nii Attoh (born May 17, 1979), popularly known as Chris Attoh, is a versatile Ghanaian figure in the entertainment industry. 

Renowned as Kwame Mensah in the Nigerian soap opera TinselChris Attoh is celebrated for his multifaceted talents as an actor, film director, on-air personality, television presenter, and producer. His exceptional range of skills has solidified his status as a prominent figure in the entertainment landscape.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Christopher Keith Nii Attoh
Stage Name: Chris Attoh
Born: 17 May 1979 (age 44 years old)
Place of Birth: Ghana
Nationality: Ghanaian
Education: New York Film Academy, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Height: 1.87 m
Parents: Fred Attoh, Akan Attoh
Siblings: Ken Attoh, Tenne Attoh
Spouse: Chinecherem Eze (m. 2021), Bettie Jenifer (m. 2018–2019), Damilola Adegbite (m. 2015–2017)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Brian Attoh
Occupation: Actor • Media Personality
Net Worth: $1 million-$3 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Chris Attoh, a gifted individual from Ghana, was born in Accra on May 17, 1979. Born Christopher Keith Nii Attoh to the late Fred Attoh and Akan Attoh, the actor has a brother named Ken Attoh and a half-sister, Tenne Attoh, from his father’s previous marriage. 

Fueled by his passion for performing, Chris Attoh pursued his education at the esteemed New York Film Academy – Performing School, complementing it with studies at the elite Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.


Chris Attoh made his entry into the entertainment industry through radio. He developed his presenting abilities at Groove FM and Choice FM, ultimately securing a highly sought-after position at Metro TV. His natural charm and ability to express himself soon led to widespread recognition in Ghana. Attoh responded to the call and decided to pursue a career in acting.

He got the opportunity to appear on television in a well-known Ghanaian series called Things We Do for Love. Through this show, Attoh caught many viewers’ attention, marking the beginning of his journey towards success. However, his role as Kwame Mensah in the Nigerian soap opera Tinsel propelled him to fame within Nigeria and across the entire African continent. This breakthrough role made Attoh a pan-African star, further establishing his presence in the entertainment industry.

Chris Attoh‘s acting talent is demonstrated through his wide range of roles in various films. Not only has he successfully portrayed intricate characters in movies such as Sinking SandsFlower GirlHappiness is a Four-Letter Word, and Potato Potahto, but he has also explored opportunities in international projects like the popular MTV series Shuga and the American film An Accidental Zombie Named Ted.

Chris Attoh‘s love for storytelling goes beyond his acting career. In addition to his acting roles, he has taken on the role of director for various short films and documentaries, demonstrating his creative vision and skill as a director. Furthermore, Attoh founded A Factory Limited, a company focused on media production and development, creating film, television, and radio content.

Awards & Nominations

  • Best Actor at the African Viewers Choice Awards (details unavailable)
  • Best TV Actor at the African Movie Academy Awards (details unavailable)
  • Best Actor at the Universal Achievement Awards (details unavailable)
  • Best Actor in Ghana at the City People Entertainment Awards (details unavailable)
  • Actor of the Year at the Men of the Year 2012 awards (Mode Men magazine, in association with Johnnie Walker)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Chris Attoh (@chrisattoh)
  • Twitter handle: Chris Attoh (@chrisattoh)
  • Facebook: Chris Attoh

Personal Life

Chris Attoh, aged 44, and Damilola Adegbite, a Nigerian actress, crossed paths while working on Tinsel‘s TV show and tied the knot in 2015. Their son, Brian Attoh, was born the year before. Although they divorced in 2017 under undisclosed circumstances, they maintain an amicable relationship for their son’s well-being.

In 2018, Chris Attoh entered a marital union with Bettie Jennifer, an esteemed investment banker from the United States. Sadly, their marriage did not endure for an extended period and came to an end in 2019 amidst a cloud of controversy. 

The exact causes for their divorce became subjects of intense speculation among the public, but Chris consistently asserted that it was primarily due to irreconcilable differences between him and BettieChris Attoh, previously married to Damilola Adegbite, has a son.

Chris Attoh has reportedly married a new romantic partner in California. The Ghanaian actor is rumored to have exchanged vows discreetly with Chinecherem Eze, a Nigerian investor, producer, and actress residing in the U.S., in an intimate court wedding held in California on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.



  • A House Divided (2019-2023)
  • Somniphobia (2019)
  • The Perfect Picture (2019)
  • Happiness is a Four-Letter Word (2016)
  • Flower Girl (2013)
  • Tinsel (2008-2013) – Kwame Mensah
  • An Accidental Zombie Named Ted (2018)
  • In-Line (2018)
  • A Trip to Jamaica (2016)
  • Journey to Self (2012)
  • Single and Married (2012)
  • Scorned
  • Life and Living It
  • Esohe

TV Shows

  • Fifty (2020)
  • BRAT TV (2020)
  • Shuga (Season 3) (2013-2015)
  • A Soldier Story 2: Return from the Dead
  • Love and Cancer
  • Love and War
  • Moving On
  • Closure
  • International Affairs
  • Lotana
  • The Rangers; Shadows Rising
  • Sinking Sands
  • One More Day
  • The In-laws

Directorial Work

  • Nine (2023) – TV Mini-Series
  • Max Lewis (2021) – TV Series
  • Kintampo (2018)
  • CJ’s Dream to Hollywood (2015) – TV Series

Net Worth

Chris Attoh has amassed an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $3 million.

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