Chris Attoh

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Chris Attoh (born Christopher Keith Nii Attoh; May 17, 1974) is a Ghanaian actor, on-air personality, television presenter and producer. He is best known as "Kwame Mensah" in Nigerian soap opera Tinsel.[1][2][3]


He attended Achimota School and Accra Academy. At Accra Academy, his classmates included the media businessman and radio personality Nathan Adisi. He then moved on to KNUST where he studied for a Bachelor of Art in Painting degree. He later went to London to study Banking and Securities.[4]

Hosting of events[edit]

He co-hosted the 2016 edition of the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards with Naa Ashorkor and Dj Black.[5] He was also the MC of the 2014 edition of F.A.C.E List Awards in New York City along with Sandra Appiah.[6]

Personal life[edit]

He was previously married to Damilola Adegbite, but was reported to be divorced in September 2017.[7][8] He re-married on Saturday 6 October 2018 to Bettie Jennifer, a US-based business woman at a private ceremony in Accra.[9] Bettie was shot dead on May 11, 2019 while leaving her office in Maryland in the US after work. [10][11]





  1. ^ Adeola Adeyemo (18 February 2012). "BN Saturday Celebrity Interview: 'The HOTTEST Nice Guy You'll Ever Meet!' – Ghanaian TV & Movie Star Chris Attoh of 'Tinsel' reveals ALL exclusively to BN". Bella Naija. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  2. ^ "EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: "Love is the one thing we will never comprehend…" CHRIS ATTOH- Ghanaian Actor, TV Host & M-NET's Tinsel TV Series Star". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Women Paint their Dreams on me - Chris Attoh". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh marries again [Photos]". Citi Newsroom. 2018-10-06. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  5. ^ "Chris, Naa and DJ Black to host VGMA 2016 - Graphic Online". 2016-05-03. Retrieved 2019-05-14.
  6. ^ "Industry Leaders in Business and Entertainment to be Honored at F.A.C.E List Awards". Black Enterprise. 2014-07-24. Retrieved 2019-05-13.
  7. ^ "M.I congratulates Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite on engagement". Archived from the original on 19 September 2014. Retrieved 18 August 2014.
  8. ^ "Exclusive: Chris Attoh opens up to BellaNaija about New Projects, Divorce from Damilola Adegbite & 'The Kindness Foundation". bellanaija. 25 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh marries again [Photos]". Oct 6, 2018. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  10. ^ Avila, Willian. "Woman Shot in the Head Leaving Maryland Office". NBC4 Washington. Retrieved 2019-05-11.
  11. ^ "Chris Attoh's wife Bettie Jenifer shot dead in US". Citi Newsroom. 2019-05-11. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
  12. ^ "Movie starring Yvonne Nelson, Chris Attoh, Henry Adofo premieres November 25". Entertainment. Nov 22, 2017. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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