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Abraham Attah Biography: Early Life, Relationship, Career, Awards, and Net Worth


Abraham Nii Attah (Born July 2nd,2001) to Mr. and Mrs. Attah in his hometown, Greater Accra region of Ghana. He is currently living in the United State of America, where he’s studying and pursuing his acting career at the same time, during his holiday he mostly be on film sets shooting movies.

Early Life and Education

Abraham Attah comes from a lower-class family in the Ga-Dangme ethnic group in Accra, Ghana. His father works at ports while his mother works as a trader in the market. He obtained his first school leaving certificate from a primary school in Accra, Ghana. He graduated from high school at 18 years old. At the moment, he is undergoing an undergraduate degree program at Tufts University in the United States of America.


Abraham Attah’s acting career was discovered by casting director Harrison Delbit. He made his feature debut in the film Beasts of No Nation (2015) in the leading role of Agu, as a child soldier during the Sierra Leone Civil War, and acted alongside top British actor Idris Elba. The movie was Netflix’s first original movie, and it was adapted from the novel written by Nigerian-American author Uzodinma Iweala. He won the Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2015.


Abraham Attah appeared in the Marvel Studios film Spider-Man in the year 2017. He was made an Ambassador for the Free Education Policy in Ghana after he supported the policy with a picture endorsement. He was awarded the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at the 72nd Venice International Film Festival.

In the year 2020, He was featured in the movie Title Tasmania Devil, he played the role of Dayo Ayodele and the movie was shot in Houston, Texas.


He has so far starred in several Hollywood movies, some of which are

  • Tasmanian Devil
  • Child Soldiers Agu
  • Out of the Village
  • Spider-Man Homecoming and many more.

Personal Life

Abraham Attah is currently single and there is no other information about his past relationship or previous engagement.


Year Award Category Result
2015 Black Film Critics Circle Rising Star Award ———— Won
Ghana Movie Awards Best Actor  Leading Role and Discovery of the Year Won
Independent Spirit Award  Best Male Lead Won
National Board of Review Award  Best Breakthrough Performance (shared with Jacob Tremblay) Won
Venice International Film Festival Marcello Mastroianni Best Young Actor Award Won
Gold Derby Film Award  Best Breakthrough Performer Nominated
Circuit Community Award  Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
Critics’ Choice Movie Award Best Young Performer Nominated
NAACP Image Award Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Nominated
St. Louis Film Critics Award Best Actor Nominated
Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award Best Youth Performance Nominated
Empire Award Best Male Newcomer Nominated

Abraham Attah Net worth

Abraham Attah’s net worth at the age of 20 has been estimated as $1 Million – $ 5 million.


Written by How Africa News

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