Pat Attah is one of the prolific actors in Nigeria. He joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1993 and has been in the Nigerian movie industry for over two decades. He acts mostly in romantic movies. Patrick Uchenna Attah popularly known as Pat Attah is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, television personality, model, musician, guitarist and a philanthropist.
He has been regarded as one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria and also one of the best performing actors in Nigeria. He is always known for featuring in romantic roles in movies. He has been in the industry for over two decades. He always plays the role of a Casanova, player, lover boy, heart breaker and romantic husband and boyfriend in several Nollywood movies.
He was born on 17th March 1976 in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 43 years old. He is the last child in a family of six children. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
Pat Attah completed both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school he was actively involved in stage play and was an active member of his school dramatic club where he displayed his massive skill in acting and interpretation of roles.
After completing his primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Pat Attah proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in River State in the south southern part of Nigeria but could not finish his studies. He later went to Institute of Sport in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria where he read a course in Sport Management and graduated in 1993. While still in tertiary institution as an undergraduate Pat Attah began auditioning for acting jobs in Nollywood movies.
He started showing interest in acting right from his primary and secondary school days, he was fond of writing drama scripts and performing on stage. As a kid Pat Attah dream was to become a professional actor. He admired several Hollywood and British actors and wanted to become famous when he grows up. That is why he was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing arts while still in secondary school.
Pat Attah is one of the pioneers of the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and contributed immensely for the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria, Africa and rest of the world. Pat Attah is regarded as one of the most gifted, most creative and most talented actor in Nigeria due to his ability to interpret his roles very well. He is very good in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can fit in any character given to him by a movie director. He is also regarded as one of the most sought after actors in Nigeria and his movies are in high demands.
After completing his tertiary education, Pat Attah joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1993 and started attending movie auditions and acting as a minor character in movies. In 1994, Pat Attah rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Glamour Girls” a movie that brought him to limelight. The movie “Glamour Girls: earned him the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Pat Attah aside from acting is also a fashion model and a professional musician. He is a reggae artiste and has performed in many concert and shows in Germany. He has collaborated with artists like Marvelous Benji and OJB Jezreel. Pat Attah is now a born again Christian after giving a break in acting. However, while he was still acting in movies, he was popularly known for playing the role of a lover boy in several movies. He has also featured in several Hollywood movies. He has featured in the movie titled “The Same Day” a movie produced by a Hollywood producer in the United States of America.
Pat Attah in the cause of his acting career has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies he has acted include Glamour Girls, Be Not Afraid, My Love, My Wedding Eve, Colour of Money, My Everlasting Love, You Never Believe Me, Extreme Measure, Love From Above, Spirit of Love, The Same Day, Joy of a Mother, and many more. He is one of the most talented actors in Nigeria and also one of the highest paid actors in Nigeria. He features mostly in romantic movies and action thriller movies.
Pat Attah currently has an estimated net worth of over $2 million, making him one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria. He is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on his official Instagram handle. In 2009, Pat Attah received a life time achievement awards for Best Actors in Leading Roles. In 2011, he was awarded a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) being the highest honor and award giving a celebrity who has contributed immensely to the economy growth of the country. Pat Attah is indeed a character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
Pat Attah in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actor of the Year at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards. In 2015, Pat Attah turned to born-again Christian and relocated to Germany with his family where he is currently ministering the word of God and winning souls for Christ.