Abraham Attah is a talented young fellow who became prominent for his role in the movie "Beast of no nation". The multiple award-winning movie of 2015 saw Abraham Attah play the role of "Agu". Agu was a young orphan being trained by a fierce warlord during the civil war era in Africa. Abraham Attah translated the character who got molested at a point quite well. That was his ticket to fame.
Abraham Attah was born on the 2nd of July 2001. He hails from Ga–Dangme ethnic group in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. He currently lives in the United States of America after his debut on Beasts of no Nation.
The nearly 20-year-old actor saw fame when he skipped school to play football. The street kid claimed that while playing with his friends, a white man named Nesbit arrived asking the children to audition for a movie role. After so many boys had auditioned, Abraham Attah's effortless interpretation of the character caught the director's eye and he eventually got the role of Agu in the Netflix Original movie.
Abraham explained that working alongside Idris Elba had been both intriguing and scary.
Attah was excited to be working alongside the man, yet feared his stature so many times.
The role played in the movie, won Abraham Attah the Ghana Movie Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role and Discovery of the Year. He was also recognized by the Black Film Critics Circle and won the Rising Star Award.
Abraham Attah has had over 10 nominations and won 5 awards, one of which is shared with Jacob Tremblay.
That same 2015, Abraham was cast to play the role of "Mebro" in a short movie entitled "out of the village".
Aside from the awards garnered as a result of the movie, Abraham Attah is said to have made at least some 1.2 Million Dollars from the movie.
Abraham was featured in the Spider-Man Homecoming movie to play the role of Abe Brown in 2017.
2020 was another great year that had Abraham playing a Nigerian Dayo Ayodele role in Tasmanian Devil. The story was based on an immigrated Dayo from Nigeria trying to fit into the American crowd.
His career, finances, and education are managed by Mawuko Kuadzi in the United States. Abraham as the frail Agu is now a muscled-up handsome gentleman that has women whispering behind him.
Abraham Attah who has stayed quite quiet over the years recently gained admission into Tufts University in the United States of America. Before this, he enrolled in the Cheshire Academy in Connecticut where he maintained a 4.0 GPA. He also played football for the Cheshire Academy boys team regularly and has scored some quick goals that made him popular.
The young star is a sensation still celebrated in Ghana and is currently the Ambassador for Ghana’s Free Education Policy.
Abraham Attah lives a comfortable yet humble life in the United States with a net worth of 1.2 million, as of 2021.
Abraham’s story is an illustration of how nature has a way of putting people just where they belong.
Despite running away from school to play football, Abraham Attah’s destiny still took shape perfectly and he got his opportunity right where he was.
Today, he’s one of the finest movie youngsters Ghana has ever seen.
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