Nollywood actress/singer, Tonto Dikeh and Nigerian singer, Dbanj are a year older today.
She shared new photos to celebrate her birthday with caption:
“Another year yet, Thru d Upz n downz,Thru d miztakez N Mishapz, U neva went back on Ur Word concerning mii, I wnt 2 say Thank U Lord 4yet d opportunity 2 c another year in good health.A big thank u to all ma fanz #Loverz 4Stayin TRUE, God blezz U All #Pokonation #DBR”.
Tonto Charity Dikeh was born on June 9, 1985 and she comes from a family of seven.
The Rivers state born actress who came into limelight in 2005 after she became the first runner up on a reality TV show called’The Next Movie Star’ has since featured in over 30 movies.
Meanwhile one of Africa’s biggest entertainers, Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as D’banj who recently won the award of ‘Best Selling African Artist’ at the World Music Awards in Monaco in May turns 34 today.
Just as Tonto Dikeh shared new photos to mark her birthday, D’banj took to Instagram to unleash to RARE ONE ( White Lion) while announcing that this will be a birthday he will remember forever.
He shared the photo below with caption: “Introducing kiniwun funfun (WHITE LION). It’s been a blessed 34 years and I thank God for the Grace to see today because HIS Arm has sustained me and only HIS word to me Has made me whom I AM and as I mark Today, This will be a birthday I will remember forever because the heart of the RARE ONE ( White Lion)is unleashed!!! God bless my family, friends and wonderful fans and AC worldwide #10thanniversary #kiniwunfunfun #turnup!! Now u know the #KOKO #AFRICAISTHEKOKO“.
The award winning Nigerian music superstar, D’banj who is set to celebrate his 10th year anniversary in the music industry became popular after the release of his first hit Tongolo in 2004.
He signed on to Kanye’s music label, G.O.O.D Music in 2011 after his breakup with his former record label of many years, Mohits where he was the Vice-president, but he is now signed on to his own record label DB Records.
The Kaduna born Ogun state singer who graduated from Lagos State University has since enjoyed international success with his 2012 smash hit Oliver Twist, “Mr. Endowed,” featuring Snoop and has sold over 11 million albums in his career and his recent tracks which include: “Finally”, “Don’t Tell Me Nonsense, ‘Bother You’ is also enjoying massive airplay.
D’banj who is one of the highest paid artistes in Nigeria has has made a name for himself with so many endorsement deals such as being the first Music Ambassador to be signed to telecommunication giant, GLOBACOM in 2008, Nigeria’s first United Nations Youth Ambassador, Creative ambassador for the Bank of Industry amongst others.
D’banj has gained massive recognition internationally that he performed at the Mandela Charity Event in South Africa, Hit track “Top Of The World” became the theme song for the Africa Cup of Nation, also performed at the Africa Cup of National.
D’banj who has shown his interest in agriculture was appointed as an ambassador of Agriculture by the Ministry of Agriculture in Nigeria in March 2014 and he recently lauched his own product ‘Koko Garri‘.
We wish Tonto Dikeh & D’banj a happy birthday.