Patrick Uchenna Attah popularly known by his stage name Pat Attah is a veteran Nigerian Actor, Model, Musician, and Photographer. The actor is one of the frontiers-person of the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, and contributed greatly to the growth of the industry. Attah is considered one of the most gifted, creative, and talented actors the Nigerian movie industry has ever seen due to his expertness to interpret his roles very well.
Pat Attah Biography
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Attah was born on 17th March 1976 in his state of origin, Anambra State, the southeastern part of Nigeria. He is the last child of his parents and has three older siblings.
Pat Attah studied in Lagos State southwest Nigeria for both his primary and secondary school education and subsequently received both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. During the course of his secondary school education, he has been involved in stage plays and was an active member of his school dramatic club where he displayed his massive skill in acting and scriptwriting.
Upon the completion of his secondary school education in Lagos, Attah proceeded to the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. However, he did not complete his education at the institution. He then went to the Institute of Sport in Port Harcourt, where he studied Sport Management and finally graduated in 1993. All the time he spent in Port Harcourt as an undergraduate Attah was busy auditioning for acting roles in different Nollywood movies.
Patrick Uchenna Attah Career
Pat Attah made his entry into Nollywood in 1993 after graduating from the university but only got minor roles. 1n 1994 he rose to fame after featuring in one of Nollywood oldest blockbuster movies “Glamour Girls”, this movie earned him his first award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. He was popular for playing the role of a lover boy in different movies. He has also been featured in a Hollywood movie, he was featured in the movie “The Same Day” a movie produced by a Hollywood producer in the United States of America in 2012.
Besides being an actor Attah is also a model and a professional musician. He is a reggae artist and has performed in many concerts and shows in Germany. He has collaborated with popular artists like Marvelous Benji and OJB Jezreel.
Pat Attah is now a born-again Christian who has prioritized winning souls for Christ although he said he is not a pastor. He is also a professional photographer, he said photography is one of his hobbies.
Attah has featured in hundreds of Nollywood movies, listed below are some of the films he appeared in and the year of release;
- Glamour Girls (1994)
- The Suitors (2000)
- Love in Bondage (2002)
- Battle Line 1&2 (2002)
- Passionate Soul 1&2 (2002)
- Jealous Lovers 1&2 (2003)
- Honey 1&2 (2003)
- Genesis of Love 1&2 (2003)
- Break Up 1&2 (2003)
- Temple Love (2004)
- Love from Above (2004)
- In Totality (2004)
- Died in Save 1&2 (2004)
- Diamond Lady: The Businesswoman 1&2 (2004)
- Dear Sister (2004)
- Danger Signal (2004)
- Arsenal 1&2 (2004)
- The Prince 1&2 (2005)
- Songs of Sorrow 1&2 (2005)
- Orange Groove 1&2 (2005)
- Only Love 1&2 (2005)
- More than Gold 1&2 (2005)
- I want my Money 1&2 (2005)
- Fools in Love 1&2 (2005)
- 11 Days 11 Nights 1&2 (2005)
- Spirit of Love 1&2 (2006)
- Unbreakable Affair (2006)
- Secret Fantasy 1&2 (2006)
- Joy of a Mother (2006)
- Extreme Measure 1&2 (2006)
- Immaterial 1&2 (2007)
- The Same Day (2012)
Pat Attah Wife and Family
The actor relocated from Nigeria to Germany in 2015, as a result, has stopped acting but is more focused on his musical career and photography. He reportedly married a German woman and they both have a son named Emmanuel. Attah and his family currently live in Hamburg, Germany.
Pat Attah has won a few prominent awards in the Nigerian Movie Industry during his career, which includes;
- 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
- In 2011, Pat Attah was awarded a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) one of the highest honors and award given to a celebrity who has contributed greatly to the economic growth of the country.
- Best Actor of the Year at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards
- In 2009, received lifetime achievement awards for Best Actors in Leading Roles.
Pat Attah Net Worth
Pat Attah’s net worth is currently estimated at over $2 million placing him among the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. The actor is also popular on social media with thousands of followers on his official Instagram handle @patrick_ata.