Richard Mofe-Damijo RMD is a well-known Nigerian actor, started his career in Nollywood in the late 1990s, and was a former Delta State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism.
Richard Mofe-Damijo Wiki
Richard is famous for leading roles in films and drama series, having appeared in dozens of films. RMD has won several awards, including the 2005 African Film Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The veteran Actor is known as Nigeria’s best grandfather, not only for his handsome appearance but also for his caring and charisma. He is currently the CEO of RMD Production Limited and is producing his drama series, The Lord X Family Show.
Richard Mofe-Damijo RMD Bio & Age
Richard Mofe-Damijo was born on July 6, 1961, in the Aladja Community of the Udu Kingdom, Delta State. Growing up in his native diplômé, he attended Midwest College in Warri and then graduated from Anglican High School, where he was a member of the Drama Club.
After high school, RMD enrolled in admission to the University of Benin to study theater arts. He received his law degree from the University of Lagos in 1997 and then graduated in 2004.
Richard Mofe-Damijo Career
RMD ran between his studies and his acting career. While graduating law from 1997 to 1999, he was featured as a leading actor in films such as Taoci, Scores to Settle, Diamond Ring, Freedom and Out of Bounds, the first film he wrote and produced.
Meanwhile, he appeared on the television soap opera Ripples in the late 1980s and, as a journalist, had a season with Metro Magazines and Concord Newspapers. He starred in thirteen films in 2003 alone, including Romantic Attraction, along with stars Chioma Chukwuk, Stella Damasus-Aboderin, and Zack Orji.
The following year saw Richard Mofe-Damia as the lead actor in 18 films, including I Want Your Wife; Deadly Desire and Critical Recognition: A Pan-African Action Movie. In the first edition of the 2005 African Film Academy Awards, Richard Mofe-Damijo was awarded for Best Supporting Actor. Dressage won the Special Recognition Award at 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards and won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 12th African Film Academy Awards 2016.
RMD played Kimberley’s father, along with famed comedian AY Makun and veteran actor Rans Nouah in the movie, 30 Days in Atlanta. The film premiered on October 31, 2014, and became the worst movie of all time in Nigerian cinemas in 2015. It also portrayed the groom’s father, Cheif Felix Onwuk, in the 2017 comedy-drama romantic film titled St.
RMD took a break from Nollywood from 2007 to 2013 to focus on politics. À it was after he was appointed Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
Richard Mofe-Damijo Net worth
Although the full value of his fortune remains unknown, he is no doubt super-rich, he is currently considered one of the richest actors in Nollywood. In addition to making money from movies, TV shows, politics, and brand acceptance agreements, RMD is an entrepreneur and currently runs its own movie production company.
Richard Mofe-Damijo is the proud father of five, three sons and two daughters, as well as a grandfather. Instagram shares photos of his family and is often grateful for the close relationship he has with his children and grandchildren.
His first and late wife, May Ellen Ezekiel, professionally known as MEE, was a popular magazine editor and television personality. They were happily married and had children, and they worked well until the disappearance of MEE in 1996: He died during a fibroid treatment at a hospital in Lagos.
A few years later, RMD married his current wife, Jumobi Adegbesan, a journalist who worked in the AIT Lunch Break talk show but who left the media field to work in the corporate sector. They got married in 2000 and had children. It seems she is attached to the family sharing close ties judging by the different photos it shares on social media.
According to RMD, his family is the most precious of all the gifts in his life. We agree with the veteran actor.