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Ato Essandoh


Ato Essandoh is a popular film and television actor from the United States. Ato Essandoh has appeared in various television shows, movies, and theater productions.

Early Life

Ato Essandoh was born in Schenectady, New York, United States, on the 29th of July 1972. Currently, he holds American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. His full name is Ato Essilfi Bracato Essandoh. He comes under the birth sign of Leo and is currently 51 years old.

He was born to his Ghanaian parents; Ebow and Monica Essandoh. There is very little information available regarding his childhood life and siblings.

Ato Essandoh – Education

He completed his high school graduation from New Rochelle High School in the year 1990. Later, he enrolled at Cornell University, earning his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

He is currently a member of the University’s Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the Irving Literary Society. Moreover, he originally became involved in theatre after being dared by his girlfriend. He learned acting from James Price at The Acting Studio – New York in New York City.

Professional Career

Ato Essandoh started his acting journey in 2001, appearing in an episode of the TV series “Third Watch” as a bike messenger. In the same year, he also appeared in “The Experience Box” and “The Accident” (short). He played a bouncer in the 2002 film “Roger Dodger.”

In 2005, he starred in the television show “Commander in Chief” and in the films “Hitch,” “Prime,” and “Saving Face.” One year later, the actor was cast in the film “Blood Diamond.”

During the same time, he also appeared on NBC’s “Conviction.” He then starred in the film “Falling for Grace” and the television series “Law & Order.”

Moreover, he appeared in the 2008 film “Nights in Rodanthe.” The following year, he was cast in “Royal Pains” and “Make My Day.” Following that, he starred in the series “Damages,” “Blue Bloods,” “White Collar,” and “Tremé.” Moreover, she starred in the 2012 film “Django Unchained” as well as the television shows “Copper” and “Elementary.”

Caption: Ato Essandoh during his acting work (Source: Cornell Alumni – Cornell University)

Two years later, he completed a number of both small and big projects, including “Believe,” “Madam Secretary,” “The Experience Box,” and “Wish I Was Here.” After that, he appeared in the television series “Girls” and “Person of Interest.”

He then landed roles as Lester Grimes in the series “Vinyl” and Dr. Isidore Latham in “Chicago Med.” During this period, he also acted in a film called “Jason Bourne.”  Some of her recent television works include; “Chicago Med” (a recurring role from 2016-2021), “Tales from the Loop” recurring role), “Evil” (2021), “Let the Right One In” (2022),  and “The Diplomat” (2023).

In addition, he recently lent his voice to the character Mr. Terrific in the 2024 film “Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths – Part One.” He reprised the same role in its sequel “Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths – Part Two” that same year.

Ato Essandoh – Net Worth 2024

Through her acting profession, she has lived a comfortable lifestyle. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at around $2 million. And, he has not mentioned his earning.

Relationship Status

Ato Essandoh has kept his personal life out of the public eye. There are no records of his former relationships. He is reported to be single right now and is not dating anyone.

Several wrong stories circulated that Essandoh died while filming ‘Django Unchained.’ Furthermore, he has not been involved in any noteworthy scandals throughout his career. There are currently no speculations about Essandoh’s career.

Body Measurements

Caption: Ato Essandoh posing for a photo (Source: imagista)

The American actor stands 6 feet 3 inches tall (1.91 m) and has a decent weight. Moreover, he has a pair of dark brown eyes with black hair colour.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@atoessandoh’ there are over 22.3K followers. Likewise, there are over 22.9K followers on his Twitter page ‘@AtoEssandoh’ and he is not present on Facebook.